Ongoing Events

11/19/21 to 12/10/21

Maine College of Art & Design 2021 Online Holiday Sale

The Holiday Sale supports MECA&D’s incredible community of artists, and provides an opportunity to purchase handmade arts, crafts, and gifts for the holiday season.

Featured work at the Holiday Sale will be created by artists throughout the MECA&D community, including faculty, staff, alumni, students, and friends and will be featured on an online sale platform hosted by the college. Proceeds from the sale go to support both the participating artists and MECA&D students.


12/3/21 to 12/12/21

Visit Freeport’s 28th Annual Sparkle Celebration

Visit Freeport presents the 28th Annual Sparkle Celebration. The Parade of Lights is back to kick off the festivities on Friday, December 3 at 6pm and is followed by Santa leading a countdown to bring the talking Christmas tree to life.

The Talking Christmas Tree chats, sings, tells jokes and more! Don’t believe us? Visit us and hear this merry little tree for yourself!

You may also encounter Freeport’s Stealth Elf! This sneaky little rascal visits every year and surprises jolly shoppers with free gift cards to Freeport businesses.

Tripadvisor recently included Freeport among the Top Ten Fastest Growing Winter Destinations Worldwide for Americans. Visit us this holiday season to experience the magic of winter in Freeport.

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