“Celebrating Diversity in Maine” 2021 Calendar | Proceeds support scholarships for first generation refugee youth pursuing higher education | More info at ChanceToAdvanceME.org
Annual Polar Bear Dip & Dash goes virtual | organized by the Natural Resources Council of Maine to benefit Climate Action | Participate Dec. 27 – Jan. 3 at location of your choice | $50 registration | Chance to win prizes | Information at nrcm.salsalabs.org/dipdash/index.html
“John Lewis: Good Trouble” chronicling Lewis’ social activism | PMA Films | bit.ly/31sorvW | All proceeds to benefit NAACP-Maine
“RBG” | PMA Films and Magnolia Pictures offer a digital purchase of the film for $6.99 with an hour-long interview with filmmakers | Portion of proceeds to benefit ACLU Women’s Rights Project | portlandmuseum.org/filmscreenings/rbg
James Theberge and Ian Stuart | Dinner and a Show | 7-9pm | $50 | Stroudwater Distillery | 4 Thompsons Pt | bit.ly/34kXuME
Funk You, 2020! A Mad Horse New Year’s Eve Virtual House Party | Zoom break-out rooms with dancing, cocktails and more | 8-10pm | Tickets start at $5 | madhorse.com/virtual-events
“The Changin’ Times of Ike White” | Documentary | $12 virtual screening| Support The Apohadion x SPACE | $12 | Through Dec. 31 | bit.ly/2IWNl0O
A few local sources to follow for virtual film screenings | Frontier, Brunswick: explorefrontier.com/events/virtual-cinema | PMA: portlandmuseum.org/filmscreenings | The Apohadion: theapohadiontheater.com/.
“The Hermit,” North Pond Hermit documentary | free stream on Vimeo:
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Common Ground Fair Livestream Recordings | If you missed the fair, you can watch it online at mofga.org/ | Learn to make sauerkraut: bit.ly/3lTSQez | Listen to keynote speakers Winona LaDuke, Leah Penniman, Barbara Damrosh: bit.ly/
3qBj5ds | and more.
OUT Maine Emerging Leaders | Online LGBTQ+ group for young adults, 18-22 | Free | Every other Monday 2:30-3:30pm | Registration: bit.ly/3hRxlJw
OUT Maine Youth Programs | Online LGBTQ+ groups and programs for ages 11-22 | Free | Info at outmaine.org/programs/youth-programs
Trivia Night at Stars and Stripes Brewing | every Thursday 6pm | 8 Varney Rd, Freeport | Socially distanced tables | 317-1115 | StarsStripesBrewing.com
Holiday Display of Lights at LLBean | Holiday lights, music, interactive walk to learn about global traditions | Daily 5-9pm | Free | 95 Main St, Freeport
’Twas the Night Before Christmas | video recording hosted by The Public Theatre in Lewiston with Maine illustrator Matt Tavares and Maine fiddler Greg Boardman | Free | Visit thepublictheatre.org.
Be a part of Maine history by contributing your story of life during COVID-19 to the Maine Historical Society’s Maine Memory Network | Details and guidelines for story submission on mainememory.net/mymainestories.
Free Ebooks for Students | Commemorate the end of World War II | Free military history downloads | also African-American and Latino history downloads | ebooksforstudents.org/.
Maine Jewish Museum Pop-Up | 67 Washington Ave., Portland | Tues-Fri 11-4 | Sat. 11-5 | Closed Sun-Mon | Masks required | New Holiday Season exhibits through Dec. 24
Magic of Christmas at Home | Portland Symphony Orchestra | Through Dec. 31 | Pay-what-you-can options | More info at: portlandsymphony.org/event_series/magic-of-christmas/
Christmas with Kennerley | Home for the Holidays with the Kotzschmar Organ | Available online through Dec. 28 | Pay-what-you-can, starting at $10 | foko.org | program notes and tickets at bit.ly/3p5gTcm
A ChoralArt Christmas | Streaming online from 2:30pm Dec. 6 through Dec. 31 | Free | choralart.org/Events/christmas/
“Sacred Resonance” Kennedy Center Arts Across America | Portland Ovations with Indigo Arts | On Demand | Through Dec. 31 | Info and links at portlandovations.org
Cellist John Bennett | Noonday Concert Series Online from the Portland Conservatory of Music | Free online | for program schedule and viewing, visit bit.ly/3oXE2hM | Through Dec. 30
Boy Singers of Maine | Noonday Concert Series Online from the Portland Conservatory of Music | Free online | for program schedule and viewing, visit bit.ly/3oXE2hM | Through Dec. 30
Ben Cosgrove | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | facebook.com/portcityblue
Winter Recital Celebration | Palaver Music Center | Featuring kindergarten and first-grade students from the After-School Strings Program | Pre-recorded and premiered live | 6-7pm | More info at palaverstrings.org/events/fall-recital
Brad Terry and Peter Herman | Jazz duet | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $12 advance / $15 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info/tickets at cadenzafreeport.com
Town Meeting | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | facebook.com/portcityblue
Lucinda Williams | It’s Only Rock and Roll: A Tribute to the Rolling Stones | 8pm | $20 | statetheatreportland.com/events
O Radiant Dawn: A ChoralArt New Year | 12pm | Free | Through Jan. 31 | Information at choralart.org/concerts-events/
Noonday Concert Series Online from the Portland Conservatory of Music | Free online | for program schedule and viewing, visit bit.ly/3oXE2hM
Live Bands Every Sunday | Through Dec., 12-2pm | Stars and Stripes Brewing, Veteran-owned | 8 Varney Rd, Freeport | 317-1115 | StarsStripesBrewing.com
Irish Night at Blue Virtual Concert Series | Wednesdays 8pm on Facebook | bit.ly/2Ebi60a for info and schedule.
SPACE House Shows | weekly live stream series on Instagram | Tuesdays 8pm | facebook.com/SPACE538/ for information and Instagram links.
PEACE OF MIND
Yoga for Sustainable Activism | SeaChange Yoga | wellbeing for organizers and activists | Mondays 6-7pm | Donations accepted | via Zoom | seachangeyoga.org/lovewarriors
Queer Yoga with SeaChange Yoga | Online trauma-informed classes | Th 6-7pm | $15 suggested donation | seachangeyoga.org/queeryoga
Community Meal | Free boxed meals for take-out | Trinity Lutheran Church in conjunction with Wayside Food Services | every Wed 1-2pm in parking lot at 612 Main St, Westbrook | Please wear a mask.
Curbside Souper Supper at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth | Free, 2nd and 4th Fridays | Masks and social distancing
Recovery Yoga | SeaChange Yoga | for people in recovery from substance use disorder | Tues/Thurs 1:30-2:20pm | Free | seachangeyoga.org/recovery-yoga
Gentle Chair Yoga with AARP Maine | SeaChange Yoga | Fridays 8:30-9:15am | $15 suggested donation | through Dec. 18 | info at seachangeyoga.org/aarp-chair-yoga
“A Child’s Christmas in Wales” | Online presentation by the Freeport Players on YouTube | Donations appreciated | For link and more info visit fcponline.org | Available through Jan. 6
“A Christmas Carol” | The Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth | Tues-Thurs 7pm, Fri 7:30pm, Sat/Sun 2pm | $20 | masks required | For more info visit
thefootlightstheatre.com | Through Dec. 23
“A Christmas Carol” | Portland Stage | 25A Forest Ave | In person single tickets starting at $35, through Dec. 23 | Masks must be worn at all times | Digital on-demand Dec. 15 – Jan. 3, $25 | Info and tickets at portlandstage.org/show/a-christmas-carol/
“Pride@Prejudice” | Plays of Futures Passed Series, Theater at Monmouth | Join Austen’s characters as they tweet, messsage and blog in this fun adaptation | Dec. 18-24 | $25 / student $20 | 48-Hour Rental | Info and link at theateratmonmouth.org/plays/plays-of-futures-passed/
Jekyll & Hyde | Tophat Productions’ Oct. 30 production from Mayo Street Arts online: bit.ly/32s7naE
Mad Horse Theatre presents two free audio plays from L.A. Theatre Works | “MoFo with the Hat” and “Behind the Sheet” | Visit madhorse.com/virtual-events for more info
Mayo Street Arts Pop-Up Gallery | 67 Washington Ave, Portland | Two exhibits curated by June Fitzpatrick through Feb. 26 | for more info visit mayostreetarts.org/2020/12/11/msa-pop-up-gallery/
Splay | curated by Kelly McConnell and Ashley Page | through Jan. 16 | Able Baker Contemporary | 29 Forest Ave, Portland | Open Fri/Sat 3-5:30pm | ablebakercontemporary.com\
Cyanotype | through Feb. 20, 2021 | Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | Face masks required | covestreetarts.com
Greenhut Galleries Holiday Show | Through Jan. 30, 2021 | 146 Middle St, Portland | 772-2693 | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | greenhutgalleries.com/exhibitions-events/holidayshow2020
“Rolling in the Yule Tide” | Paintings of the Maine coast by Paul Brahms | Casco Bay Artisans | 68 Commercial St, Portland | 11am-6pm | cascobayartisans.com
“Barns, Farms, & Other Work Structures” | Janice L. Moore Virtual Gallery Exhibition | Now through Dec. 31 | 15% of sales proceeds to benefit Maine Recovery Fund | bit.ly/2Hqe6dq
“STEAM” curated by Wes LaFountain | “STEM + Arts” | through Dec. 31 | Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | covestreetarts.com | Face masks required.
2020 Vision: Past, Present & Future | Artists’ interpretations of a moment in Maine’s history | On view: creativeportland.com/2020vision | through April 15, 2021.
Maine Museum of Photographic Arts | “MMPA Antidote,” mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org, featuring Maine art and artists | updated regularly with interviews and Q&As.
“I am an American” | 5 artists participate in illustrating the theme of being an American | through Jan. 16, 2021 | Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | Face masks required | covestreetarts.com