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Jul
17
Wed
JEWELRY MAKING & MOCKTAILS at Botanically Curious @ Botanically Curious
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
JEWELRY MAKING & MOCKTAILS at Botanically Curious @ Botanically Curious | Portland | Maine | United States
Join us for a fun evening at Botanically Curious in Portland where you’ll learn how to make your very own hoop earrings with Elise Marie Designs while sipping refreshing herbal tonics. Unleash your inner artist and create unique jewelry pieces that you can wear or gift to loved ones. No experience or tools are necessary, as we will guide you through the process step by step. What to expect: 1 Herbal Mocktail included with ticket price Each participant will make 1 pair of hoop earrings. All materials and supplies are provided. Just bring good vibes! You’ll get to pick your beads from a variety of gemstone, glass and metal beads and make it unique to you! Materials are hypoallergenic. You will leave with digital files of where to buy tools, supplies, and directions. This is a great class for anyone who wants to learn a new craft, or who wants to add a personal touch to their jewelry collection. We also think it would be a great idea for birthdays, bachelorette parties or a team building activity! About Me: Elise DeSalvo, Owner of Elise Marie DeSigns, inspires with uniquely hand-crafted designs and a marketplace of local goods. We strive to empower customers to look and feel their best while also supporting female-owned small businesses. Learn more at: https://elisemariedesigns.com
Jul
18
Thu
Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in A Play” at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Elephant & Piggie's "We Are in A Play" at the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine | Portland | Maine | United States
“Elephant & Piggie’s ‘We are in a Play!’”
at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
June 29 – July 28, 2024

Tickets: $20. Members receive a 10% discount. https://www.kitetails.org/elephantandpiggie
About: Spend some time with the quintessential Best Friends Forever as they prove that opposites not only attract, but opposites can get together and put on a really great show.Experience the dramatic highs and lows of ice cream cones melting, new toys breaking, and what being someone’s best friend is all about. Packed full of playful interaction with the audience. “Can we make you sing Banana?”
This play is a reminder that a play in the theatre is inspired by the play that you do everyday. We are all in a play together!
Based on the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems
Published by Hyperion Books for Children.
Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems.
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.
Directed by Liz Carlson.
Art by Leticia Plate.
Dates and times are subject to change. The Theatre lobby opens 30 minutes prior to each show, and the doors to the Theatre open 20 minutes prior to showtime. Tickets to theatre shows are non-refundable and transferable pending space and availability in other performances.
American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided Saturday, July 13 at 11 am and Saturday, July 20 at 11 am.
CMTM offers additional discount options including AAA, Military, EBT, Seniors, and more: kitetails.org/accessibility
Shakespeare’s: LOVE’S LABOR’S LOST in Deering Oaks Park @ Deering Oaks Park
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm
Shakespeare's: LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST in Deering Oaks Park @ Deering Oaks Park | Portland | Maine | United States
Fenix Theatre Company proudly presents Shakespeare’s

LOVE’S LABOR’S LOST

directed by Katelyn Manfre

Welcome to the beautiful island of Navarre! The King and three of his lords have forsworn the company of women and dedicated themselves to their studies – just as the Princess of France arrives on business with her three ladies in tow. Rich characters, lively original music, and wild wordplay abound in this fast-paced comedy perfect for a summer night. 


Bring a chair, pack a picnic, and join us for Shakespeare in Deering Oaks Park as this beloved Fenix tradition returns for its 16th season in Portland, Maine!

Don’t miss this energetic production, featuring a talented cast of 8 local Maine actors and original songs by Paul Fidalgo. 

July 11 – August 3

Thursday July 11 at 6:30pm

Friday July 12 at 6:30pm

Saturday July 13 at 6:30pm

Thursday July 18 at 6:30pm

Friday July 19 at 6:30pm

Saturday July 20 at 6:30pm

**Wednesday July 24 at 6:30pm**

Thursday July 25 at 6:30pm

Friday July 26 at 6:30pm

Thursday August 1 at 6:30pm

Friday August 2 at 6:30pm

Saturday August 3 at 6:30pm

RAIN DATES: Sunday July 21 & Sunday July 28 at 6:30pm

No show on Saturday, July 27.

The OPENmic at Empire Comedy Club @ Empire Live
Jul 18 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The OPENmic at Empire Comedy Club @ Empire Live | Poland | Maine | United States
-OPENmic-
Empire Comedy Club in Portland, ME hosts a stand-up comedy open mic on Thursday nights. The sets are up to 5 minutes long, and the event is open to performers of all levels. It’s a great opportunity for aspiring comedians to test their material in a supportive environment. The mic typically runs from the 8:30PM till 10PM. Whether you’re a seasoned comic or trying stand-up for the first time, this open mic provides a welcoming space to showcase your talent and connect with the local comedy community.
Hosted by Ben Chadwick
8PM DOORS | 8:30PM START (in event of early show, OPENmic starts immediately after)
21+ | FULL BAR
Jul
19
Fri
Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in A Play” at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Elephant & Piggie's "We Are in A Play" at the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine | Portland | Maine | United States
“Elephant & Piggie’s ‘We are in a Play!’”
at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
June 29 – July 28, 2024

Tickets: $20. Members receive a 10% discount. https://www.kitetails.org/elephantandpiggie
About: Spend some time with the quintessential Best Friends Forever as they prove that opposites not only attract, but opposites can get together and put on a really great show.Experience the dramatic highs and lows of ice cream cones melting, new toys breaking, and what being someone’s best friend is all about. Packed full of playful interaction with the audience. “Can we make you sing Banana?”
This play is a reminder that a play in the theatre is inspired by the play that you do everyday. We are all in a play together!
Based on the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems
Published by Hyperion Books for Children.
Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems.
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.
Directed by Liz Carlson.
Art by Leticia Plate.
Dates and times are subject to change. The Theatre lobby opens 30 minutes prior to each show, and the doors to the Theatre open 20 minutes prior to showtime. Tickets to theatre shows are non-refundable and transferable pending space and availability in other performances.
American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided Saturday, July 13 at 11 am and Saturday, July 20 at 11 am.
CMTM offers additional discount options including AAA, Military, EBT, Seniors, and more: kitetails.org/accessibility
Free Friday at Portland Museum of Art @ Portland Museum of Art
Jul 19 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Free Friday at Portland Museum of Art @ Portland Museum of Art | Portland | Maine | United States

PMA Free Fridays are made possible by the generous support of Patricia H. Dodd, Cyrus Hagge, and Anne and Vince Oliviero, The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, Inc., Bangor Savings Bank Foundation, L.L.Bean, Evergreen Credit Union, and The Via Agency. Free Fridays are supported in part by Art for All.

Shakespeare’s: LOVE’S LABOR’S LOST in Deering Oaks Park @ Deering Oaks Park
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm
Shakespeare's: LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST in Deering Oaks Park @ Deering Oaks Park | Portland | Maine | United States
Fenix Theatre Company proudly presents Shakespeare’s

LOVE’S LABOR’S LOST

directed by Katelyn Manfre

Welcome to the beautiful island of Navarre! The King and three of his lords have forsworn the company of women and dedicated themselves to their studies – just as the Princess of France arrives on business with her three ladies in tow. Rich characters, lively original music, and wild wordplay abound in this fast-paced comedy perfect for a summer night. 


Bring a chair, pack a picnic, and join us for Shakespeare in Deering Oaks Park as this beloved Fenix tradition returns for its 16th season in Portland, Maine!

Don’t miss this energetic production, featuring a talented cast of 8 local Maine actors and original songs by Paul Fidalgo. 

July 11 – August 3

Thursday July 11 at 6:30pm

Friday July 12 at 6:30pm

Saturday July 13 at 6:30pm

Thursday July 18 at 6:30pm

Friday July 19 at 6:30pm

Saturday July 20 at 6:30pm

**Wednesday July 24 at 6:30pm**

Thursday July 25 at 6:30pm

Friday July 26 at 6:30pm

Thursday August 1 at 6:30pm

Friday August 2 at 6:30pm

Saturday August 3 at 6:30pm

RAIN DATES: Sunday July 21 & Sunday July 28 at 6:30pm

No show on Saturday, July 27.

Moonshake at SPACE @ SPACE
Jul 19 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 20 @ 2:00 am
Moonshake at SPACE @ SPACE | Portland | Maine | United States
$30 weekend pass
Friday: $15 advance, $20 day of show
Saturday: $20 advance, $25 day of show
Two nights of mid-summer dance party bliss from the Moonshake crew. Featuring international touring DJs and New England’s finest selectors.
Curators of SPACE’s 2022 and 2023 New Year’s Parties, an outdoor festival in Hiram, and countless underground parties, the Moonshake crew hosts a two-night celebration with international and local DJs, an immersive light show, and custom sound design. Expect proper dance party vibes like nothing else you’ll experience in Portland this season— with mixes spanning house, disco, electro, dancefloor, techno, and beyond.
Jul
20
Sat
Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in A Play” at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Elephant & Piggie's "We Are in A Play" at the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine | Portland | Maine | United States
“Elephant & Piggie’s ‘We are in a Play!’”
at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
June 29 – July 28, 2024

Tickets: $20. Members receive a 10% discount. https://www.kitetails.org/elephantandpiggie
About: Spend some time with the quintessential Best Friends Forever as they prove that opposites not only attract, but opposites can get together and put on a really great show.Experience the dramatic highs and lows of ice cream cones melting, new toys breaking, and what being someone’s best friend is all about. Packed full of playful interaction with the audience. “Can we make you sing Banana?”
This play is a reminder that a play in the theatre is inspired by the play that you do everyday. We are all in a play together!
Based on the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems
Published by Hyperion Books for Children.
Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems.
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.
Directed by Liz Carlson.
Art by Leticia Plate.
Dates and times are subject to change. The Theatre lobby opens 30 minutes prior to each show, and the doors to the Theatre open 20 minutes prior to showtime. Tickets to theatre shows are non-refundable and transferable pending space and availability in other performances.
American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided Saturday, July 13 at 11 am and Saturday, July 20 at 11 am.
CMTM offers additional discount options including AAA, Military, EBT, Seniors, and more: kitetails.org/accessibility
Portland Comics Club at Portland Public Library @ Portland Public Library
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Portland Comics Club at Portland Public Library @ Portland Public Library | Portland | Maine | United States
Portland Comics Club aims to support emerging graphic artists and cartoonists by providing support, reflections of ideas, and awareness to publishing and self-publishing. Open to the everyone in the public aged 16 and over. Some supplies will be provided. Discussion of graphic novels encouraged and welcomed. The Comics Club meets every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month.