Posts Categorized: Holiday

Magic of Christmas

Magic of Christmas Presented by the Portland Symphony Conductor Bruce Hangen will return to the stage for Maine’s favorite holiday tradition. This year will be our 39th year of Magic! Bruce Hangen was Portland Symphony Orchestra’s first Magic of Christmas conductor and he is back to bring Maine’s biggest tradition to the stage! Stay tuned for the… Read more »

The Polar Express at Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad

Presale starts on August 27th 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 »

FOKO events at Merrill

The Friends of The Kotzschmar Organ have a wide variety of events coming up.  Impressions – Wednesday, September 26  7:30 p.m. Jean-Willy Kunz is the organist with the Montreal Symphony, and he and his jazz ensemble will combine the versatility of the pipe organ with the smooth sounds of jazz for an unforgettable evening of music! The… Read more »

Maine State Ballet’s The Nutcracker is adding a third weekend of shows!

Maine State Ballet’s The Nutcracker is back and they are adding a THIRD weekend of shows! Tickets are on sale for all shows, including the new dates, Dec. 8 & 9. Maine State Ballet’s annual holiday production of The Nutcracker is a perennial favorite of Portland Maine’s holiday season and the performance at Merrill Auditorium… Read more »

Portland Ballet returns with The Victorian Nutcracker

The Victorian Nutcracker will return to Merrill Auditorium and to Westbrook Performing Arts Center, just in time for Christmas!   This annual production by Portland Ballet has become a Maine holiday tradition and family favorite, telling a classic tale set in Victorian-era Portland. Over 80 children from the greater Portland community will join the company of… Read more »

Spend the Holidays with ELF The Musical!

ELF THE MUSICAL IS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON’S MUST-SEE! ELF the Musical on tour is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to… Read more »

Manheim Steamroller Returns!

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH MANHEIM STEAMROLLER! The beloved holiday tour returns to Merrill Auditorium on Tuesday, December 04 at 7:30 pm.  Mannheim Steamroller, now in its 31st year, is still met by sold-out audiences. It was one of the top 20 concert tours in the nation last year. This year Mannheim Steamroller’s two touring ensembles… Read more »

Tickets to the Magic of Christmas

Magic of Christmas is back!   Conductor Bruce Hangen returns to the stage for Maine’s favorite holiday tradition – The Magic of Christmas! This is the 39th year that Portland Symphony Orchestra is bringing this family-friendly concert to Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine. The Portland Press Herald praised last years show with “soaring instrumental and vocal music,… Read more »