Ongoing Events


Bethel Harvestfest

Celebrate the harvest and the beginning of fall foliage season with artists & craft vendors, a farmers’ market, an apple pie contest, live music, pony rides, kids’ activities, and much more on the town common of Bethel, Maine’s most beautiful mountain village. Make a full weekend of it with lots of other events and attractions around the area. 

View the full schedule of the day’s events at

09/29/22 to 03/30/23

Talking Food in Maine: Intimate Conversation

  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • More Information: Website

Talking Food in Maine: Intimate Conversations, Season 3, is a free series of one-on-one conversations between host Cherie Scott, founder of Mumbai to MAINE, and notable culinary pioneers who have made a substantial contribution to the culinary arts in the state of Maine.

On Thursday, September 29, 2022 host Cherie Scott, @mumbai2maine welcomes guest Rob Dumas, UMaine’s Food Science Innovation Coordinator.

7-8:30pm at the Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta

This is a FREE event thanks to sponsors:

Maine magazine

Rising Tide

King Eiders Pub

*Don’t miss out on 2023 Talking Food In Maine Interviews!*

  • Christian Hayes – January 19th 

The Garrison and Dandelion Catering Co.

  • Mary Allen Lindemann – February 16th 

Coffee By Design, Co-founder

  • Barton Seaver – March 3oth

Sustainable Seafood Expert, Educator and Author


11/4/22 to 11/13/22

The Public Theatre presents “The Victorian Ladies’ Detective Collective”

The Victorian Ladies’ Detective Collective  by Patricia Milton

It’s “Sherlock Holmes” meets “Arsenic & Old Lace” in this entertaining murder mystery with a modern female sensibility. Two strong-willed sisters run a London boarding house for single ladies. When a series of mysterious murders terrorize their neighborhood, they find Scotland Yard to be no help at all! Taking matters into their own hands, the two women team up with a cheeky American actress and set off to solve the crime.

Hearing Assistance and handicapped seating are available upon request.


$25 Adult

$22 Group (10+)

$20 Student (19+ with ID)

$10 Youth (4-18)

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Dates and Showtimes 

Date Time
Friday, Nov 4, 2022 7:30 PM
Saturday, Nov 5, 2022 7:30 PM
Sunday, Nov 6, 2022 2:00 PM
Thursday, Nov 10, 2022 7:30 PM
Friday, Nov 11, 2022 7:30 PM
Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 3:00 PM
Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 7:30 PM
Sunday, Nov 13, 2022 2:00 PM




04/3/23 to 04/24/23

Architalx 2023

Architalx mission is to broaden awareness and understanding of architecture, landscape architecture and design by sponsoring lectures that foster evocative and creative dialogue within the design community and with the general public. Our goal is to enrich our community by gathering speakers from across the globe to bring world-class ideas and design to Maine.

Held every Monday in April at 6PM, Aura, Portland, ME

April 3:“Designing for Everyday Life”: Barbara Bestor / Bestor Architecture

April 10: “Making Architecture Public”: Nader Tehrani / NADAAA

April 17: “No Metal Edging”: Alain Peauroi + Story Wiggins / TERREMOTO

April 24: “Living Together”: Je Ahn / Studio Weave

Fiddler on the roof
04/28/23 to 04/29/23

“Fiddler on the Roof” Broadway National Tour

Broadway comes to Portland! Featuring a talented cast, lavish orchestra and stunning movement and dance from Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins, “Fiddler on the Roof” introduces a new generation to the uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life! Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” and “If I Were A Rich Man”, “Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter.

Performance Dates
    • Friday, April 28, 2023 at 8PM, Merrill Auditorium, Portland
    • Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 1PM & 7PM, Merrill Auditorium, Portland

For tickets call PortTIX at 207-842-0800 or visit PORTLANDOVATIONS.ORG

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