It’s the first weekend of Fall! Time to clock out and have some fun. This is your complete guide for how to make the most of this weekend with friends or family.
This week’s guide features outdoor dancing, films, comedy, and more.
Friday, September 24th
The amazing Allagash sales squad from all over the country assembles and takes Portland for the week. To celebrate they will be running 5+ lines of delicious Allagash beer all week. Allagash has given them a bunch of awesome swag that will be raffled as well! All you have to do is drink Allagash to enter. Check out this list of beers : Fox Leap, Windfall, Heart of Heart, Pick your own, Little Sal, Saison Gratis, Ghoulship, White, River Trip, Nowaday, Sixteen Counties
Who says there’s no pop artists in Portland? Come check out these 3 amazing singers/dancers/artists. Each showcasing their own original songs, these ladies will not disappoint. Break out your best outfits and be ready to sing and dance all night long
Maybe you’re looking for something less hectic, like film. Well look no further.
Unravelling the hidden agendas of the richest men and most powerful art institutions in the world, The Lost Leonardo reveals how vested interests in the Salvator Mundi are of such tremendous power that truth becomes secondary.
Performances by: Ghazia, Nova Dawn, The Sisters Phoenix, Barefoot Truth Dance Company, DJs Pet and DoomsdayJ spin goth/industrial/dark dance music! Dark shimmy attire is encouraged!
Saturday, September 25th
Walking Tour of Eastern Cemetery | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Eastern Cemetery
Walk Portland’s oldest burial ground with a trained guide! Visit the cemetery’s unique field of underground tombs, the oldest gravemarker from 1717, the final resting place of the famed Captains of the 1813 battle between the Boxer and the Enterprise, and the interesting carvings of Portland’s first stone-cutter, Bartlett Adams.
As one of today’s premiere stand-up comics Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings performing at a Las Vegas coffee house. The comedian, who pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his son, sells-out arenas and theaters across the world.
Ultimate Afrobeat nightlife experience. In the luxurious basement of Aura, an exotic cultural and partying experience.Come celebrate different music vibes, and different genres of music with the best Djs around.
Salsa in the Square | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Congress Square Park
For one night, Congress Square in Portland turns into a Northern Havana. PM Salsa brings you the lesson and a dance floor. Primo Cubano brings the sounds of Cuba.
5:00 – 5:30 PM will be lessons for beginners.
Pastry Chef Jasmine will take you step-by-step through the croissant-making process. In this hands-on class, you will make the ‘détrempe’ and ‘beurrage’, then learn how to properly shape, fill and bake to achieve flaky, delicate croissants.
Portland’s queen bee of DJ’s, Ryssa help’s to celebrate the birthday of Citrus’s very own doorman Luke! Playing upbeat house, techno and disco with guest Tumbl Down.
Sunday, September 26th
On the porch of her one-time Nashville home, Liz Cooper had a multimedia project that combined two of her loves: lips and cigarettes. She painted her own lips with red paint and kissed a canvas two or three hundred times, later dotting them with the detritus left behind in ashtrays by her friends.
Singer and musician Joan Kennedy is a Canadian born & raised and Portland, Maine based crossover country, pop, and blues star known to millions.
Alive with kinetic & creative energy, Mainers and Makers, snag a drink, Shop small, with a beverage in hand. Come out and enjoy a plentiful market full of locally crafted Maine goods.
From the seacoast of Maine, Roots Rhythm & Dub, an alternative reggae band, fuses traditional rock influences with a progressive reggae sound. Their appeal draws from an eclectic musical background where each member contributes their own unique flavor.
The band has long been praised for their harmonies and intelligent songwriting, described by NPR as “exquisitely-arranged, literary-minded, baroque folk-pop,” and their dynamic presence.