Posts Categorized: Family

What Ovations’ Insiders Can’t Wait For This Season

Who better to give event recommendations than the people on the inside? With an incredible line up for 2019-2020 ranging from an intimate performance by renowned pianist Gabriela Montero to the cerulean covered spectacle of the Blue Man Group, it was nearly impossible for the Ovations‘ staff to pick just one performance that we each can’t wait for this season…. Read more »

Listen to our James Kennerley inspired Playlist!

  The Kotzschmar Organ presents James Kennerley and friends on Friday, September 13th at 7:00pm.   James Kennerley presents a variety of pipe organ compositions as well as special presentations by guest artists. Violinist Morgan Peppe is the 2019 FOKO scholarship winner. Pianist Chiharu Naruse is faculty at the Portland Conservatory of Music. Soprano Malinda… Read more »

The Polar Express at Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad

Presale starts on August 26th at noon. THE POLAR EXPRESS™ is the largest annual event at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad (MNGRR) drawing over 14,000 passengers each year! The fun begins at the Ocean Gateway Visitor Center, which serves as our train depot. Holiday decorations inside the train add to the festive atmosphere as guests… Read more »

Check out our “Wings” inspired playlist!

  The Kotzschmar Organ will be showing Wings on Friday, Augst 23rd at 7:00pm at Merrill Auditorium This epic World War I-era silent film was the first Academy Award-winning Best Picture in 1929. Boston organist Peter Krasinski, who specializes in the art of live improvised silent film accompaniment worldwide, will put the music to the film. As… Read more »

Check out our North Woods Throw Down playlist

  Thank you to everyone who joined us for The North Wood Throw Down Charity Softball Game! it was truly a great night at the ballpark for the whole family! Please enjoy our special Baseball playlist that we’ve put together just for you and we’ll see you again soon!   And thank you to those that… Read more »

Check out our James Kennerley and the Kotzschmar Festival Brass playlist

Thank you to everyone who joined us for James Kennerley and the Kotzschmar Festival Brass! James Kennerley and The Brass always gives us a wonderful performance. Please enjoy our special Kotzschmar Organ inspired playlist that we’ve put together just for you and we’ll see you again soon!   And thank you to those that took our survey…. Read more »

Thanks to everyone who attended Opera Maine’s The Magic Flute

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Opera Maine’s The Magic Flute! We’re guessing that the production ended on a high note… we could hear the cheers for the curtain call all the way from the box office! Speaking of high notes, please enjoy our special Magic Flute inspired playlist that we’ve put together just for… Read more »

Learn more about the North Woods Throw Down

  Maine Game Wardens will play New Hampshire Conservation Officers in a charity softball game at Hadlock Field. Fans of the sport and North Woods Law are sure to have a great time at this family friendly event!  Half of the proceeds will go to Maine and New Hampshire Make a Wish Foundations. The remainder… Read more »

The award-winning George Lopez is more than meets the eye!

  The Incredible George Lopez is coming to Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine on September 28th and there are great tickets still available! As you prepare for your evening with George Lopez, here are some fun facts that will make your evening even more enjoyable.   George Lopez’s best friend is Sandra Bullock! Ms. Bullock… Read more »