Southern Maine Events Calendar
March 4th to March 10th
Have an event coming up this winter? Let everyone know about it with the Local Events Calendar! Email Jen Harkins at firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief description or press release.
Events for Tuesday, March 4th
Winter Wonderland at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester from 10-11:30am. Grab your hats and mittens and prepare to explore the winter wonderland outside! Learn and talk about how Maine animals survive in the cold months and what makes Maine winters so special! Tickets are $5 per person. FMI visit pinelandfarms.org.
Lunchtime Lecture “History of Portland’s Chinese Restaurants” with speaker Gary Libby at 12pm. Gary will talk about Maine’s Chinese community, and will share history and highlights from the variety of Chinese restaurants that have existed in Portland over the years. FMI visit mainehistory.org.
Trivia night at Ri Ra Irish Pub known as “Pub Quiz” starts at 8pm. There will be drink specials for you and your friends including the $2.50 trivia night pint. FMI visit rira.com.
Events for Wednesday, March 5th
2014 Portland Flower Show begins with Opening Night Gala & Awards Ceremony from 6-9pm at the Portland Company Complex. This year’s show runs March 5th – March 9th. FMI, tickets, and times visit portlandcompany.com.
Portland Stage presents “Veils” by Tom Coash (World Premiere) at 7:30pm. Veils is a contemporary drama about bridging the gap between the West and the Middle East. FMI and tickets visit portlandstage.org.
Events for Thursday, March 6th
Tonic & Vertical Horizon with special guest, Dishwalla at the Asylum in Portland! Doors open at 8pm and the show starts at 9pm. Must be 18 years or older to attend. FMI and tickets visit portlandasylum.com.
Oyster Thursday at Five-Fifty-Five in Portland. Enjoy $1.55 oysters and a bartender’s choice drink special in the bar/lounge (while supplies last). FMI call 207-761-0555.
Dinnertime Discussion & Sampling “Maine Restaurant Fare” with food historian Sandy Oliver at the Maine Historical Society on Congress St. in Portland at 7pm. In honor of Maine Restaurant Week (3/1-3/10), Sandy presents a talk and food demonstration/sampling themed in notable Maine restaurant dishes. FMI visit mainehistory.org.
Events for Friday, March 7th
First Friday Art Walk in downtown Portland. On the first Friday evening of every month, the city’s artists, galleries, and arts venues open their doors for Portland’s thriving First Friday Art Walk. FMI visit liveworkportland.org.
Fridays on the Farm at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester from 10am-11:30am. Explore life on a farm! Help collect eggs, milk a cow, and help feed the farmyard animals. Fun and open for all ages! FMI visit pinelandfarms.org.
Friday Night Jazz at Solo Bistro in downtown Bath featuring Gary Wittner on guitar and vocals and Rafael Freyre on bass and vocals. FMI call Solo Bistro at 207-443-3373.
Events for Saturday, March 8th
Rescues on the Runway at the Maine Mall in South Portland from 2-5pm. Shoppers will see dozens of adoptable dogs and cats from rescue organizations located throughout the mall. Check out the “Catwalk” at Center Court from 2:30-3:30pm, where dogs and cats will be walked down the “runway” for viewing. FMI visit mainemall.com.
Winter fun at Range Pond State Park! The Kids Ice Fishing Derby is from 8-12pm. Free ice fishing equipment for the first 500 kids that register, compliments of the Kittery Trading Post! First Special Olympics entrants will get a free ice fishing trap. FMI call the park at 207-989-4104 or visit icefishingderby.com.
Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra play at One Longfellow Square at 8pm. Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra began in 2005 and have since played all over the United States. They’ve even won an Obie Award for “No Place to Go” in 2012. FMI and tickets visit onelongfellowsquare.com.
Events for Sunday, March 9th
Schooner Fare/ Devon Square & Friends Reunion Show at The Landing at Pine Point in Scarborough at 3pm. Performers include: Alana MacDonald, Tom Dyhrberg, Dave Row, The Squid Jiggers, Don Campbell, and many more. All proceeds benefit the Jack McPhillips Memorial Fund, a non-profit that gives funds to people in immediate need throughout the year. FMI visit thelandingatpinepoint.com.
My Gay Banjo! Queer country duo, “My Gay Banjo” is making waves in the country music scene as openly LGBT musicians, having recently released their third album, “Country Boys in the City.” Check them out at St. Lawrence Arts in Portland at 7pm. FMI and tickets visit stlawrencearts.org.
Portland Pirates vs Springfield Falcons (Columbus Blue Jackets) at 4pm at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee. Come cheer on your Portland Pirates, a member of the American Hockey League and affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes. Secure your seats today for some of the best high-flying action that the AHL has to offer! FMI and tickets visit portlandpirates.com.
Events for Monday, March 10th
George Daniell: Studies of Monhegan Island. Witness an intimate selection of photographs and drawings that George Daniell (United States, 1911-2002) created on Monhegan Island during the summer of ’36, at the advent of his artistic career. See them for yourself on display through August at the Portland Museum of Art. FMI visit portlandmuseum.org.
Team Trivia Night at Sebago Brewing Company in downtown Portland from 4pm to close. Monday is also burger and a pint night at Sebago. Get 1 beer and 1 burger for only $9.99! FMI call 207-775-2337.
Bluegrass Night at OTTO from 8pm to 10pm. Every Monday night is Bluegrass Night at OTTO’s new 574 Congress Street expansion. Listen to Joe Walsh & Friends crank out world-class bluegrass for FREE! FMI call 207-773-7099.