Posts Categorized: Holiday

Charter a Private Caboose on the Holiday Express!

  Are you looking for a way to spread some holiday cheer for your family, get out of the house, and have a nice time—but are concerned about being in a space with other people? Well, the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad’s Holiday Express may be just the thing you’re looking for! This year, to accommodate concerns… Read more »

Portland Ballet Presents A Victorian Nutcracker

  Portland Ballet’s A Victorian Nutcracker takes the stage on December 21st-22nd at The Westbrook Performing Arts Center. Family-favorite A Victorian Nutcracker returns to the stage in December! This annual production is a cherished holiday tradition for Maine audiences, with its timeless tale of a young girl, her Nutcracker Prince, and the Mouse King, and… Read more »

A Magic of Christmas inspired playlist, made just for you!

The Magic of Christmas is back at Merrill Auditorium on December 12th-15th and the 20th-22nd. The Magic of Christmas is being conducted by the PSO’s new Musical Director, Eckart Preu. Enjoy classics like Sleigh Bells, Ave Maria, You’re a Mean One Mister Grinch, and many more! Enjoy our holiday playlist!   And don’t miss our… Read more »

Maine State Ballet’s The Nutcracker has inspired our holiday playlist!

  Maine State’s Ballet The Nutcracker is back at Merrill on Nov. 29-Dec. 1 and Dec. 6-8.  Maine State Ballet’s annual holiday production of The Nutcracker is a perennial favorite of Portland’s holiday season – a family holiday tradition. Under the direction of Artistic Director and former New York City Ballet member Linda MacArthur Miele,… Read more »

Tree Lighting at Monument Square

Details from the tree lighting from our friends at the City of Portland and Portland Downtown!  Check out their website for the latest updates Friday, November 29, 2019 • 4:30pm-6:30pm Hood Eggnog, MEMIC, and Portland Downtown invite you to an evening of entertainment and merriment in Monument Square. Bundle up, enjoy the sights and sounds of… Read more »

Hear our Magical Cirque Christmas Playlist!

  A Magical Cirque Christmas is at Merrill on Friday, November 15th at 7:30pm The producers of Broadway’s smash hit “The Illusionists” have brought together the world’s greatest entertainers for a spell-binding and incredible new holiday production – A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS! Experience the magic of the season with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists… 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 »

Holiday Playlist

Thanks to everyone who have attended our holiday events! For all of you who spent the holidays with us, and for those who love to get into the holiday spirit, here is a very special playlist for all to enjoy. And don’t forget to check out all of our great shows coming up in the… Read more »