Searching for Home

Where:  Space Gallery

538 Congress Street


When:  Thursday, November 15, at 7:30 PM

What:  Music for 2 violas and 2 cellos

Price:  $13-$18

Viola and cello concert probing the relationship between music and identity while exploring the lush sonorities and sumptuous world of the lower strings.  Enjoy music by composers Caroline Shaw, Nico Muhly, Paul Wiancko, and George Benjamin.



Sole a Con Partida/Shared Solitude

Where:  Mayo Street Arts

10 Mayo Street


When:  Saturday November 17 at 8:00 PM; and Sunday November 18 at 4:00 PM

What:  Flamenco dancing with singing and guitar

Price:  $30

Flamenco performance by Internationally renown master flamenco dancer Miguel Vargas with singer Ale “El Cano” and guitarist Alconchel Ortega and guest appearance by local dancer Lindsey Bourassa.

The General

Where:  Merrill Memorial Library-Yarmouth

215 Main Street


When:  Wednesday, November 15, from 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

What:  Silent Film-Comedy

Price:  Free and with Popcorn!

Silent Comedy featuring Buster Keaton made towards the end of the silent film era.  Inspired by “Great Locomotive Chase”–a true story of an event during the American Civil War.  Now often ranked among the greatest American films ever made.

Homer Bound—World Premiere

Where:  Lawrence Arts Center

76 Congress Street


When: 11/07/18—12/02/18 7:00 and 7:30; Sunday Matinee on 11/18/18 at 2:00 PM

What:  Play

Price:  $25.00–$32.00

Hilarious comedy from playwright Karmo Sanders (known locally as the “Marden’s Lady”).  The play is set on a small fishing island off of the coast of Maine.  Watch six colorful characters prepare for a shot-gun wedding. 


Refuge Malja

Where:  Portland Stage Company

25A Forest Avenue


When:  Through 11/18—Call for schedule

What:  Play

Price:  Varies

Exploring the story of a Jewish-American war photographer compelled to assist a young refugee seen through the lens of her camera.  “A poetic drama spanning decades that explores how we define our own “Malja” (refugee).”  Portland Stage Company Website

Cooking with Seaweed

Where:  Heritage Seaweed

61 India Street


When:  Thursday, November 15 from 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

What:  Cooking Class and Demonstration

Price:  $15

Explore the culinary possibilities of Maine’s native edible seaweeds with an experienced harvester.  Sample different dishes and learn how to incorporate seaweed into your daily cooking.  Join Micah Woodcock of Atlantic Holdfast Seaweed Company.



Wine Dinner

Where:  Porthole Restaurant and Pub

20 Custom House Wharf


When:  11/15/18 is sold out; Next Dinner:  11/29/18

What:  Multi-course dinner with wine pairings

Price:  $40/pp or $75 per couple

Join Chef Gary Poitros and Wine Connoisseur Terry O’Brien for a multi-course dinner with carefully selected wine pairings.

Farmer’s Market—Winter Location in South Portland

Where:  Old Hamlin School Gym

496 Ocean Street

South Portland

When:  Sundays, 10:00 AM—2:00 PM November through April

What:  Food Market; Other Vendors

Price:  Free

Stop by the Winter Farmer’s Market in South Portland on a Sunday for the next few months.  Lots of items sold at this market like:  mixed vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, milk, yogurt, cheese, chocolates, truffles, gluten-free foods, seafood cakes, soups and grass-fed beef, pork, lamb and goat.


 Birds on Tap—Relaxed Birding and Beer Adventures

Where:  From Newcastle to Kittery


When:  11/18/18 and 12/02/18

What:  Bird watching and Beer drinking, combined

Price:  $65/pp

A perfect introduction to birding and/or craft beer.  Visiting breweries from Newcastle to Kittery.  Bird guiding by author Derek Levitch.  Light snacks included.  On November 18 the trip will start at Sabattus Pond for birding and then travel to Lewiston to visit Baxter Brewing Company and then ending in Freeport at Maine Beer Company.  These trips are put together by Maine Brew Bus and Freeport Wild Bird Supply.

Storytelling— “The Land that Sustains Us:  Stories from the Field”

Where:  Maine Historical Society

489 Congress Street


When:  Thursday, November 15 at 6:00 PM

What:  Stories from Farmer’s and from the world of Archaeology

Price:  $10 Members; $15 for Non-Members

Real farm stories from Jan Goranson of Goranson Farm in Dresden and from John Bunker of Super Chilly Farm who is “widely acknowledged” to know more about Maine heritage apples than just about anyone in the state.  You’ll also hear from Sarah Loftus of Northeast Archaeology Research Center talking about her book based on the history of the Jefferson Farm.  Local food served at the end of the program.  And don’t miss the on-going exhibit “Maine Eats:  The Food Revolution Starts Here.”