Dimensions in Jazz

Where:  Meloon Chapel, Woodfords Congregational Church

202 Woodford Street


When:  12/27/18 – 12/30/18         7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

What:  Jazz Ensemble

Price:  $5.00 – $20.00


Join us to welcome home local musicians and celebrate the holiday season with some great jazz tunes!  The concert will feature jazz campers from the past 30-years and some friends.

Portland Conservatory of Music Website

See the Portland Conservatory of Music website for the list of musicians playing each day.

Primo Cubano:  A New Year’s Eve Dance Party

 Where:  One Longfellow Square

181 State Street


When:  12/31/18      9:00PM

What:  Dance Party

Price:  $20.00 – $25.00


Start the New Year with an evening of song and dance by Primo Cubano.  Hear Cuban music dating back to the turn of the 20th century.


 Meteor Shower Space Adventure

 Where:  Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine

142 Free Street


When:  12/28/18 from 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

What:  Mini Planetarium

Price:  Free with Museum Entrance Fee

Blast off into the Museum and Theater’s mini planetarium, see star constellations, orbit like the planets, and buckle-up for a bumpy ride exploring the science of meteors.

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Where:  Fairfield and Associates, PA

22 Monument Center


When:  12/28/18 at 6:30PM

What:  Card Playing and a Board

Price:  Free

Play Maine’s favorite board and card game every Friday night at 6:30PM.



Old Port Holiday Historic Walking Tour

Where:  Monument Square

22 Monument Center


When:  12/29/18 at 11:00AM

What:  Walking Tour

Price:   Free


Explore the Old Port’s rich history and places of interest in this fun 90-minute holiday historic walking tour for all members of the family.  Kids 16 and under FREE with a paying adult.


 Where:  Portland Museum of Art

522 Congress Square


When:  12/27/18 – 12/30/18 from  11:30Am – 1:00PM or 2:00PM – 3:30PM

What:  Stop-Motion Animation

Price:  $6.00-$8.00

Portland Oregon-based production company LAIKA has continually pushed the boundaries of craft and imagination in stop-motion animation over the course of four imaginative feature films:  CORALINE, PARANORMAN, THE BOXTROLLS, and KUBO & THE TWO STRINGS.

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New Year’s Eve 5th Annual Contra Dance with Maggie Robinson

Where:  Portland Public Library

5 Monument Square


When:  12/31/18 from 11:00AM – 12:30PM

What:  Dancing

Price:  Free

Children and families are invited to ring in the New Year with a family contra-dance on Monday morning December 31 at the Portland Public Library.  Maggie Robinson will be the caller and a live band of local musicians will provide the music for this 5th annual dance.  Contra dancing is about social interaction, meeting people, and making new friends, set to music.

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  New Year Gorham

 Where:  Gorham Municipal Building Complex

75 South Street


When:  12/31/18 from 2:00PM on through Fireworks at 9:00PM

What:  New Year Celebration for the Family

Price:  $5.00 – $20.00


This is a family celebration featuring all kinds of performing art, improv comedy, music, wild animals, puppets, magic, dance, and more.  Enjoy free ice skating at the USM Ice Arena and fireworks at 9:00PM.

All activities, except ice skating, will be held at the Gorham Municipal Building Complex.

Family Adventure Walk:  Bradbury Mountain

Where:  Bradbury Mountain State Park

528 Hallowell Road


When:  12/31/18 at 7:00 PM

What:   Mountain Hike

Price:   $4.00 – $6.00

MeetUp for advance tickets

Connect as a family away from the holiday hustle and bustle.  Kids of all ages are welcome.  Activity level:  EASY.  Weather appropriate clothing, waterproof footwear, binoculars.

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