Polar Bear Dip & Dash to benefit Climate Action in Maine, Dec. 31, 11 a.m., 5k run starts 11 a.m. at Back Cove parking lot, Polar dip/swim starts 12 p.m. at East End Beach, Registration $35. (photo courtesy Natural Resources Council of Maine)
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BENEFITS

Maine Beer Company with the help of LLBean is collecting non-perishable food and cash donations for Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program through December | Bring 5 non-perishable items or $5 for a chance to win an LLBean 16’ West Branch Canoe | Monday, Dec. 30 we release Black Barn Program No. 10 | 11am | 525 US-1 | Freeport

Give Back Hope, a holiday benefit show for two regional charities, Hope Acts and Dignity, Saturday, Dec. 28, 8 p.m.
Sun Tiki Studios, 375 Forest Ave, Portland

Saturday 28

Give Back Hope, SeepeopleS with Rad Plaid & Sun Tiki Studios present a holiday benefit

show for Hope Acts and Dignity | Sun Tiki Studios | 375 Forest Ave, Portland | 8 pm

Tuesday 31

Polar Bear Dip & Dash, 12th annual, benefit for Climate Action in Maine | 5k run starts 11am at Back Cove parking lot | polar dip/swim starts 12pm at East End Beach | Registration fee $35 | FMI, nrcm.salsalabs.org/dipdash

DANCE

Friday 27

Dance Party with rotating DJ’s | Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St., South Portland | 8:30pm | Free

TRVP NITE Presents: Black Friday | Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St, Portland

Tuesday 31

Noon Year Dance Party | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 11:30am | Free

Primo Cubano: A New Year’s Eve Dance Party | One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201, Portland | 9pm | $20 – $25

Friday 3

Dance Party with rotating DJ’s | Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St., South Portland | 8:30pm | Free

Saturday 4

Beginner tap dancing class | Portland Adult Education | 14 Locust St., Portland | 10am | $12 – $72

Bowie Night – A Glam Dance Party! | Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St, Portland | 8pm

Tuesday 7

Beginning Swing Dance Classes w/ Portland Swing Project | Mechanics Hall | 519 Congress St, Portland | 6pm | $12 – $80

Thursday 9

Flamenco Dance Class For Total Beginners | Bourassa Dance Studio | 525 (rear) Forest Ave, Portland | 6pm | $10 – $55

Friday 10

Dance Party with rotating DJ’s | Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St., South Portland | 8:30pm | Free

Burlesque @ Bayside Bowl X (Mr & Mrs F-Smart) | An evening of burlesque and bowling |  58 Alder St, Portland | 8pm | $5 at door

Saturday 11

Beginner tap dancing class | Portland Adult Education | 14 Locust St., Portland | 10am | $12 – $72

HerMojo | Mayo Street Arts | 10 Mayo Street, Portland | 8:30pm | $20

Sunday 12

Dances of Universal Peace | Creating Space Yoga Studio | 1717 Congress Street, Portland | 1:30pm | $5 – $20

Tuesday 14

Beginning Swing Dance Classes w/ Portland Swing Project | Mechanics Hall | 519 Congress St, Portland | 6pm | $12 – $80

FILM

Thursday 26

Earth’s Wild Ride/Great Planet Adventures | Southworth Planetarium | 96 Falmouth St, Portland | 11am | $5 – $5.50

Sunday 29

Rusty Rocket’s Last Blast! | Southworth Planetarium | 96 Falmouth St, Portland | 3pm | $5 – $5.50

Wednesday 8

Continuing the Conversation About Dying and Death | 129 Island Ave, Peaks Island | 7pm

FOOD + DRINK

Wednesday 25

Happy Hour Music Series! | Blue | 650A Congress St, Portland | 5pm

Thursday 26

Happy Hour with Andrea Re & Friends | Blue | 650A Congress St, Portland | 5pm

Saturday 28

Party to Party 2019 | The Public Works | 52 Alder Street, Portland | 7:30pm | $45 – $80

Sunday 29

Wine & Oysters Walk | with Sommelier Erica Archer | Starting location varies: winewiseevents.com | 2:30pm | $75 – $85

Wednesday 1

Happy Hour Music Series! | Blue | 650A Congress St, Portland | 5pm

Stump Trivia | Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave, South Portland | 8pm

Thursday 2

Bess Jacques & The Strays | Solo Italiano | 100 Commercial St, Portland | 6pm | Free

Ladies Night | Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave, South Portland | 9pm

Karaoke | Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave, South Portland | 10pm

Friday 3

Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey | The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St, Portland | 5pm

Live Music | Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave, South Portland | 9pm

Saturday 4

Afternoon Acoustic Concert | Urban Farm Fermentory Portland | 3pm | Free

Portland Wedding Show | Holiday Inn By The Bay | 88 Spring St, Portland | 5pm | $10

New Foodways Celebration Dinner for Cultivating Community | Milk & Honey of Swallowtail Farm | 84 Cove Street, Portland | 5:30pm | $55

Sunday 5

Ayurvedic Cooking Class and Community Dinner | Good Medicine Collective | 231 York Street, Portland | 4pm | $35

“Season of Light,” Southworth Planetarium’s annual holiday program through Jan. 6. Southworth Planetarium, 96 Falmouth St., Portland, 780-4249, $5-$5.50.

HOLIDAYS

Thursday 26

Meloon Chapel at Woodfords Church | 202 Woodford Street | Dimensions in Jazz | Home for the Holidays | 8pm | $5 – $20

Friday 27

Emily Bodley & friends | The Thirsty Pig | 37 Exchange St, Portland | 7:30pm

The Mallett Brothers Band Holiday Show | Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St, Portland | 8pm | $20

Saturday 28

Portland Nutcracker Experience and dance-along at Brick South, Thompsons Point | 10am – 5pm | $25-$50

Monday 30

2 Nights of New Year’s Eve with Maine Dead Project – Night One | 25 Temple St. Portland | 8pm

Tuesday 31

2 Nights of New Year’s Eve with Maine Dead Project – Night Two | 25 Temple St. Portland | 8pm

A New Year’s Eve 1920’s Masquerade! | The Maine Table | 700 Main Street, South Portland | 8pm

New Year’s Rockin’ Eve: Gamma Goochies, Euphemia, Tarantula Bros & more!! | Geno’s Rock Club | 625 Congress St, Portland | 9pm | $10

NYE at Thompson’s Point | Halo At The Point | 10 Thompsons Point, Portland | 9pm | $25 – $60

Portland NYE Bar Crawl | 37 wharf st, Portland | 6pm | $30

Primo Cubano: A New Year’s Eve Dance Party | One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201, Portland | 9pm | $20 – $25

LITERARY ARTS

Thursday 26

Book Bambinos | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 10:30am

Friday 27

Preschool Story Time | at Peaks | Riverton Branch | 1600 Forest Avenue, Portland | 10:15am | at Burbank | Burbank Branch | 377 Stevens Avenue, Portland | 10:30am

Letter Zoo | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 10:30am

Tales for Twos | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 10:30am

Saturday 28

Many Voices Teen Book Group | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 1pm | Free

Ellis Paul | One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201, Portland | 8pm | $25 – $30

Thursday 2

Betsy Ross House Book Group | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 1:30pm

Tuesday 7

First Tuesday Book Club | Maine Charitable Mechanic Association | 519 Congress Street, Portland

Wednesday 1

Tales for Twos at Burbank | Burbank Branch | 377 Stevens Avenue, Portland | 10:30am

Thursday 2

Spanish Story Time | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 10:30am

Betsy Ross House Book Group | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 1:30pm

Friday 3

Douglas W. Milliken | Maine Charitable Mechanic Association | 519 Congress Street, Portland | 7pm | Free

Sunday 5

Community Storytime at Print! | Print: A Bookstore | 273 Congress Street, Portland | 11am | Free

Tuesday 7

Preschool Story Time | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 10:30am

First Tuesday Book Club | Maine Charitable Mechanic Association | 519 Congress Street, Portland

Wednesday 8

Rhythm and Rhymes for Babies | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 10:30am

Thursday 9

Writers’ Meet-Up | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 6pm

Evening Book Group: Main Library | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 6:30pm

The Lost Family – Book talk with novelist Jenna Blum | Jewish Community Alliance of Southern | 1342 Congress Street, Portland | 6:30pm

“A Dangerous New World” Meghan Sterling and Kathleen Sullivan discuss their new anthology | Print: A Bookstore | 273 Congress Street, Portland | 7pm | Free

Friday 10

Carmen Lynch at Empire Comedy Club | Empire | 575 Congress St, Portland | 6:30pm

Saturday 11

Play Me a Story January 11 2020: I’ve Got a Feelin’ Series & Author Event | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | 10:30am | $8 – $15

The Wolff Sisters / Chris Ross and the North | One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201, Portland | 8pm | $10 – $12

Tuesday 14

Cindy Copeland presents her new graphic novel, CUB | Print: A Bookstore | 273 Congress Street, Portland | 5pm | Free

MUSIC

Wednesday 25

Aura | 121 Center St | “Rap Night,” with Ill By Instinct & El Shupacabra | 9pm

Blue | 650A Congress St | Happy Hour Music Series!  5pm | Irish Session | 9pm

Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St. South Portland | Karaoke @ SPT | 8:30pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Acoustic open mic | 7pm

Thursday 26

Aura | 121 Center St | “Retro Night,” with DJ Jon | 9pm | Free

Blue | 650A Congress St | Happy Hour with Andrea Re & Friends  5pm | Frank Fotusky 7pm

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | KARAOKE w/ DJ COUGAR (Every Thursday)

Gritty McDuff’s – Portland | 396 Fore Street | A Band Beyond Description [Grateful Dead tribute] | 9pm | Free

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Mike Mahoney | 9pm

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Karaoke | 10pm

Solo Italiano | 100 Commercial St | Bess Jacques & The Strays | 6pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Happy Folk

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | Quiet Riot Act | 6pm

Willows Pizza Restaurant | 740 Broadway South Portland | open mic | 7pm | Free

Friday 27

Aura | 121 Center St | “Plague,” goth/industrial night | 9pm

Blue | 650A Congress St | Carl Dimow Quartet 6pm | The Library Band 10pm

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | DJ NoKlipz | 9pm

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | Saiya Kil Live in Portland | 7pm | $10

Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St | The Mallett Brothers Band Holiday Show | 8pm | $20

Portland House of Music & Events | 25 Temple St. | Keelan Donovan Home for The Holidays | 7pm | $15 – $20

St. Lawrence Arts | 76 Congress Street | Old Eleven | 7pm | $15 – $18

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Live Music | 9pm

Silver House Tavern | 123 Commercial St | karaoke | 9pm | Free

Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St. South Portland | Dance Party with rotating DJ’s | 8:30pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey 5pm | 4th Friday Jazz feature with the rotating special guest 8pm

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | Vinyl Tap in the Porthole Pub! | 6pm

Saturday 28

Empire | 575 Congress St | Colby Bradshaw 7pm | $10 – $15.46 | Late Nite Comedy  10pm | $5 – $5.15

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | 80’s n Retro Party!

Geno’s Rock Club | 625 Congress St | Crushed By Amps, Osmia, Capisic & Hyht | 8:30pm | $10

Merrill Auditorium | 20 Myrtle Street | Classical Mystery Tour | A Tribute to the Beatles with Symphony NH | 7pm

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | Ellis Paul | 8pm | $25 – $30

Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St | Kenya Hall & Friends present 10th Annual Stevie Wonder Tribute Night | 8pm | $15

Portland House of Music & Events | 25 Temple St. | Harsh Armadillo + West End Blend | 8pm | $10 – $15

Silver House Tavern | 123 Commercial St | karaoke | 9pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Hannah Damon and Friends

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | Fog Ave in the Porthole Pub! | 6pm

Thompson’s Point | Portland Nutcracker Experience at Brick South – Come Dance with Us! | 10am | $25 – $50

Urban Farm Fermentory | Afternoon Acoustic Concert | 3pm | Free

Sunday 29

Blue | 650A Congress St | Choro Louco | 5pm

MJ’s Wine Bar | 1 City Center | Bess Jacques & The Strays | 7pm | Free

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | OLS & State Theatre Present: GoldenOak | 7pm | $12 – $15

Monday 30

Empire | 575 Congress St | “The Great Open Mic” | 6pm

Novare Res Bier Cafe | 4 Canal Plaza | Portland Pub and Chantey Sing | 7pm | Free

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Marc Beatham | 9pm

Tuesday 31

Bayside Bowl | 58 Alder St | NYE: Quannum MC’s (Blackalicous, Lyrics Born, Lateef The Truth Speaker) | 9pm | $40

Blue | 650A Congress St | JAZZ SESH (open jazz jam) | 9pm

Geno’s Rock Club | 625 Congress St | New Year’s Rockin’ Eve: Gamma Goochies, Euphemia, Tarantula Bros & more!! | 9pm | $10

Gritty McDuff’s – Portland | 396 Fore Street | Travis James Humphrey | 9pm | Free

Local 188 | 685 Congress St | Nightshades | 10pm | Free

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Mike Mahoney | 9pm

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | Primo Cubano: A New Year’s Eve Dance Party | 9pm | $20 – $25

Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St | Moon Hooch | 8pm | $25

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Weekly Tuesday open mic night at the Sea Dog Brewery in SoPo | 8pm | Free

Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St. South Portland | Papa Tim & The Desperate Man’s Blues Explosion | 8:30pm | Free

State Theatre | 609 Congress St | The Ghost Of Paul Revere | 8pm | $25

The Whiskey Barrel | 82 Hanover St. | Frequency NYE 2020 | 7:30pm | $30 – $40

Wednesday 1

Aura | 121 Center St | “Rap Night,” with Ill By Instinct & El Shupacabra | 9pm

Blue | 650A Congress St | Happy Hour Music Series! 5pm | Irish Session 9pm

Empire | 575 Congress St | December Comedy Co-Op Showcase @ Empire Live Music & Events | $5 – $5.15

Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St. South Portland | Karaoke @ SPT | 8:30pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Acoustic open mic | 7pm

Thursday 2

Aura | 121 Center St | “Retro Night,” with DJ Jon | 9pm | Free

Blue | 650A Congress St | Happy Hour Music Series! | 5pm

Gritty McDuff’s – Portland | 396 Fore Street | A Band Beyond Description [Grateful Dead tribute] | 9pm | Free

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Mike Mahoney | 9pm

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Karaoke | 10pm

Solo Italiano | 100 Commercial St | Bess Jacques & The Strays | 6pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Bard’s Harvest

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | Quiet Riot Act | 6pm

Willows Pizza Restaurant | 740 Broadway South Portland | open mic | 7pm | Free

Friday 3

Aura | 121 Center St | “Plague,” goth/industrial night | 9pm

Geno’s Rock Club | 625 Congress St | Bitter Bones, Desmo., Bad Move, Hallowell & Falseheart | 8pm | $10

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | DJ NoKlipz | 9pm

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Live Music | 9pm

Silver House Tavern | 123 Commercial St | karaoke | 9pm | Free

Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St. South Portland | Dance Party with rotating DJ’s | 8:30pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey 5pm | Jazz Friday with Melissa and her Minions 8pm

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | Joan Kennedy! in the Porthole Pub! | 6pm

Saturday 4

Geno’s Rock Club | 625 Congress St | Obsidian Tongue, In Human Form, Apollyon & Imipolex | 8:30pm

Seasons Grille | 155 Riverside St | karaoke | 8:30pm

Silver House Tavern | 123 Commercial St | karaoke | 9pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Matt Meyer and The Gumption Junction | 8pm

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | Slygo Road in The Porthole Pub! | 6pm

Urban Farm Fermentory | Afternoon Acoustic Concert | 3pm | Free

Monday 6

Empire | 575 Congress St | “The Great Open Mic” | 6pm

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Marc Beatham | 9pm

Tuesday 7

Gritty McDuff’s – Portland | 396 Fore Street | Travis James Humphrey | 9pm | Free

Local 188 | 685 Congress St | Nightshades | 10pm | Free

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Mike Mahoney | 9pm

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Weekly Tuesday open mic night at the Sea Dog Brewery in SoPo | 8pm | Free

Space Gallery | 538 Congress St | Tōth | 8pm

Wednesday 8

Aura | 121 Center St | “Rap Night,” with Ill By Instinct & El Shupacabra | 9pm

Blue | 650A Congress St | Happy Hour Music Series! 5pm | Irish Session 9pm

Empire | 575 Congress St | Laughter in the Rafters at Empire Comedy Club | 7pm | $5 – $5.15

Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St. South Portland | Karaoke @ SPT | 8:30pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Acoustic open mic | 7pm

Thursday 9

Aura | 121 Center St | “Retro Night,” with DJ Jon | 9pm | Free

Blue | 650A Congress St | Happy Hour Music Series! | 5pm

Bourassa Dance Studio | 525 (rear) Forest Ave | Flamenco Dance Class For Total Beginners | 6pm | $10 – $55

Empire | 575 Congress St | Jonathan Tillson @ Empire Live Music & Events | 7pm | $5 – $10.31

Gritty McDuff’s – Portland | 396 Fore Street | A Band Beyond Description [Grateful Dead tribute] | 9pm | Free

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Mike Mahoney | 9pm

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Karaoke | 10pm

Solo Italiano | 100 Commercial St | Bess Jacques & The Strays | 6pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Polly J | 8pm

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | Quiet Riot Act | 6pm

Willows Pizza Restaurant | 740 Broadway South Portland | open mic | 7pm | Free

Friday 10

Aura | 121 Center St | “Plague,” goth/industrial night | 9pm

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | DJ NoKlipz | 9pm

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | James Montgomery | 8pm | $30 – $35

Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St | Girls Just Want To Have Fundamental Rights | 7pm

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Live Music | 9pm

Silver House Tavern | 123 Commercial St | karaoke | 9pm | Free

Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St. South Portland | Dance Party with rotating DJ’s | 8:30pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey at 5pm | Jazz Friday with Latin infusion Viva at 8pm

Saturday 11

Mayo Street Arts | 10 Mayo Street | HerMojo | 8:30pm | $20

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | The Wolff Sisters / Chris Ross and the North | 8pm | $10 – $12

Seasons Grille | 155 Riverside St | karaoke | 8:30pm

Silver House Tavern | 123 Commercial St | karaoke | 9pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Steamboat gypsy band | 9pm

Urban Farm Fermentory | Afternoon Acoustic Concert | 3pm | Free

Vapors Of Morphine (feat original members) | w/s/g Pretty Sad & Will Bradford (SeepeopleS) + Sparxsea| All ages | Bayside Bowl | 58 Alder St, Portland | $12 Adv, $15 door | 8:30PM

Sunday 12

Creating Space Yoga Studio | 1717 Congress Street | Dances of Universal Peace | 1:30pm | $5 – $20

Merrill Auditorium | 20 Myrtle Street | Peter and the Wolf | 2:30pm

Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St | The Rock and Roll Playhouse plays Music of The Beatles for Kids | 11:30am | $15

Monday 13

Empire | 575 Congress St | “The Great Open Mic” | 6pm

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Marc Beatham | 9pm

Tuesday 14

Gritty McDuff’s – Portland | 396 Fore Street | Travis James Humphrey | 9pm | Free

Local 188 | 685 Congress St | Nightshades | 10pm | Free

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Mike Mahoney | 9pm

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Weekly Tuesday open mic night at the Sea Dog Brewery in SoPo | 8pm | Free

THEATER

Broadway National Tour: “Waitress” | Merrill Auditorium | 20 Myrtle Street, Portland | Fri Jan 10 8pm, Sat Jan 11 2pm, Sat Jan 11 8pm | $45 – $75

Maine Voices Live with John Cariani | One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201, Portland | Tue Jan 14 7pm | $3 – $20

Play Me a Story January 11 2020: I’ve Got a Feelin’ Series & Author Event | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | Sat Jan 11 10am | $8 – $15

VISUAL ARTS

Season of Light | Southworth Planetarium | 96 Falmouth St, Portland | Through Dec 26 | Thu Dec 26 3pm, Fri Dec 27 3pm, Fri Dec 27 7pm, Sat Dec 28 3pm, Wed Jan 01 1pm, Thu Jan 02 1pm, Sun Jan 05 3pm, Mon Jan 06 1pm, Tue Jan 07 1pm | $5 – $5.50

THE TOLERANCE PROJECT | A showcases of posters designed by artists from around the world | Maine College of Art | 522 Congress Street, Portland | through Feb. 22 | Free

The Complete City: Imagined | Displays of historic maps of Portland | through Jan. 31 | UNE Art Gallery | 716 Stevens Ave., Portland | Free

Donahue Gallery First Friday Open House | Donahue Gallery | 30 Nutter Road, South Portland | Fri Jan 03 6pm | Free

Holiday Offerings 2020 – Ringing in the New Year | Richard Boyd Art Gallery | 15 Epps Street, Portland | Fri , Sat, Sun 10am through Jan. 12 | Free