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Events Calendar - 2022

Find a multitude of fun events and great things to do, including weekend events, throughout the year, like music; festivals; comedy; outdoor fun; boat cruises; excursions for families and kids; food, wine and beer tastings. Weather is no problem; lots of things to do happen indoors.
Be sure to check out the listings of year-round Fairs & Festivals throughout New England. See also, Great Things to Do.

COVID-19 mask and social distancing requirements are still in place at some entertainment venues and live events and festivals in New England. Please check with each venue before purchasing tickets or attending an event.

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Dinner

Summer River Party – Waldoboro ME

Jul 7, 2022 - Aug 18, 2022 Tops’l Farm, 365 Bremen Road, Waldoboro, ME

Spend your summertime Thursday evenings at Tops’l Farm’s riverside yurt. These seafood-dinner-and-drinks affairs celebrate high summer on Midcoast Maine, as well as the river that borders the farm. Enjoy live music, a roaring bonfire, tons of seafood, and community fun. Held on 7/7, 7/14, 8/4, and 8/18.

Fashion

Exhibit: “Northern Threads: Two Centuries of Dress at Maine Historical Society” – Portland ME

Mar 16, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022 Maine Historical Society Main Gallery, 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME

This two-part installation covers the history of fashion in Maine over the course of two centuries. It delves into the social, economic, and environmental histories of Maine people, and aims to dispel the myth that Mainers “do not care about fashion.” Explore garments, military uniforms, and accessories. The first part of the exhibit runs from March 16 – July 30 and covers 1780-1889; part two runs from August 12 – December 31 and covers 1890-1980.

Performing Arts, Theater, Dance

“The Sound of Music” – Brunswick ME

Jun 8, 2022 - Jun 25, 2022 Pickard Theater, at 1 Bath Road, Brunswick, ME

During this classic family favorite, hear songs including “My Favorite Things,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” “Climb Every Mountain,” and, of course, “The Sound of Music,” played live. The story follows a free-spirited postulant who is sent to be governess to the seven children of a widowed naval captain in prewar Austria.

"Lysistrata" – Monmouth ME

Jun 25, 2022 - Aug 18, 2022 796 Main Street, Monmouth, ME

On a mission to end the Peloponnesian war, Lysistrata bands together the women of Greece in a pact to withhold sex until the men declare peace. As the women tantalize and tease their way to a cease-fire, a timeless story emerges of sexual politics, political power struggles, and the battle between the sexes. Funny, poignant, and a little dirty, Lysistrata is a comic romp of more than adequate proportions. See the website for a detailed performance schedule. 

Pets

Woofstock – Kennebunk ME

Jul 30, 2022 - Jul 30, 2022 The Animal Welfare Society, 46 Holland Road, Kennebunk, ME

Bring the family, including your fur babies, to this food and beer festival at the Animal Welfare Society in Kennebunk, Maine. Enjoy live music, local craft brews, games, a dog agility course, giveaways, food trucks, and more.

Trains

Ice Cream Express – Alna ME

Jul 2, 2022 - Aug 20, 2022 Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum, 97 Cross Road, Alna, ME

Ride through Maine's pristine Sheepscot Valley to Top of Mountain aboard a steam train. After a short layover, double back to the WW&F’s Alna Center headquarters to enjoy some delicious Deb’s Ice Cream. Held on July 2nd and August 20th.