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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Festival of Illumination 2022: Once Upon at Time - September 1 to December 31 at Southwick's Zoo in Mendon, MA


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.


Classic Rock Orchestra – Bangor ME

Jan 21, 2023 - Jan 21, 2023 1 College Circle, Bangor, ME

Hear the greatest Rock Anthems of the 70's and 80's presented live, in concert, with a Portland, Maine-based rock band and an incredible 11-piece orchestra. Featuring legendary favorites by Journey, Fleetwood Mac, Heart, Kansas, Pat Benatar, Boston, E.L.O, Toto plus many more hits that will have everyone dancing in the aisles.

To Whitney, with Love! – Bangor ME

Feb 11, 2023 - Feb 11, 2023 1 College Circle, Bangor, ME

Join American Idol LaKisha Jones in a celebration of the great ladies of soul from Diana Ross, Donna Summer, Tina Turner, and the legendary Aretha Franklin to the one and only Whitney Houston. “...From sound stages and concert halls across the country and around the world, Latisha’s got them standing in the aisles!"

Outdoor Activities

7th Annual Winterpaloozah! – Rangeley ME

Feb 19, 2023 - Feb 19, 2023 Haley Pond, 2484 Main Street, Rangeley, ME

Come play in the snow on frozen Haley Pond. Winterpaloozah celebrates the season with winter with a series of competitions (including a dog keg pull), wagon rides, ice skating, pond curling, snow castles, campfires, roasted marshmallows, hot cocoa, and more. Hot lunch will be served beginning at 11 a.m.

St. Patrick's Day

Irish Folk Singer Karan Casey – Bangor ME

Mar 4, 2023 - Mar 4, 2023 Gracie Theatre, 1 College Circle, Bangor, ME

Start your “St. Pat’s” celebration early with Karan Casey, the well-known Irish Folk singer performing songs charged with a sense of social responsibility. During her 25 year music career, Karan has released 11 albums and has toured extensively throughout North America, Europe and Japan. She has collaborated with such diverse musicians as Maura O’Connell, James Taylor, Bela Fleck, Boston Pops Orchestra, The Chieftains, and many more.