CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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Now through Sep 7 City & Lighthouse TourFirst introducing city highlights including the Portland Observatory, Fort Allen Park, Longfellow Square, The Victoria Mansion, and the vibrant Arts District, followed by Portland Head Light!

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The Scenic Route Maine Tours
Now through Oct 27 Land and Sea – Portland CityWhat do you get when you combine a Lighthouse Lovers Cruise with a Portland City Tour? A unique land and sea tour of Portland with time to enjoy lunch and shopping, too!

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Portland Discovery Land & Sea Tours
Now through Oct 27 Portland City and Lighthouse TourGet on board the "Discovery" trolley! Sit back, relax and enjoy a 105-minute, fully narrated tour as our engaging and informative guides treat you to Portland's diverse history and hidden gems.

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Portland Discovery Land & Sea Tours
Now through Oct 31 Two-Hour Wind Jammer SailsBoard the Bagheera or the Wendameen for a two-hour sail on Casco Bay, the perfect way to experience the beauty of the Maine coast, complete with lighthouses, seals, seabirds and the rugged coastline!

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Portland Schooner Co.
Now through Oct 31 Wadsworth-Longfellow House ToursIn June 2002, the Maine Historical Society celebrated the centennial of the Wadsworth–Longfellow House as Maine's first house museum open to the public. Join us for an hour-long guided tour of this historic landmark.

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Maine Historical Society
Now through Sep 7 Land and Sea – Peek at PortlandMaximize your sightseeing with this exceptional combo tour. Hop aboard the trolley for a fully narrated tour of the Portland peninsula, and then enjoy a Lighthouse Lovers Cruise of Casco Bay!

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Portland Discovery Land & Sea Tours
Now through Oct 27 Lighthouse Lovers CruiseEnjoy this narrated 90-minute scenic cruise through busy Casco Bay and its innermost islands to see lighthouses, forts, lobster boats, seals, and seabirds!

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Portland Discovery Land & Sea Tours
Now through Oct 10 The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley TourMay 18 to June 13 Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12 pm Saturday at 10 am June 15 to October 10 Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12 pm and 2 pm Tuesday and Thursday at 2 pm Saturday at 10 am No tours: May 25, July 4, Sept 1

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Maine Maritime Museum
Now through Oct 11 Full Day Casco Bay CruiseThis cruise is for those who want to spend a full day on the water and have a chance to see some of the small communities around Casco Bay that are still dependent on the sea for their existence.

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Casco Bay Custom Charters
Now through Oct 12 Historical Walking Tours of PortlandTours leave from the MHS museum store and are 60-75 minutes in length. Tours are limited to 12 guests and are first-come, first-served.

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Maine Historical Society
Now through Oct 11 Portland Harbor & Cliff Island CruiseThis 3-4 hour cruise offers great sightseeing, including 4 lighthouses, and also offers a chance to explore more of the Casco Bay Islands.

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Casco Bay Custom Charters
    
Now through Oct 11 Portland Harbor & Lighthouse CruiseThis 2-hour trip is great for a sunset cruise or as a nice way to get on the water for a bit of sightseeing and relaxation. This trip gets you close to 4 lighthouses, including Portland Head Light!

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Casco Bay Custom Charters
Now through Aug 31 Seal and Osprey WatchObserve playful seals and nesting sites of the magnificent osprey while enjoying the beauty of Casco Bay!

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Atlantic Seal Cruises
Now through Oct 11 The Goslings CruiseLet us show you one of our favorite places in Casco Bay on this cruise which can last anywhere from 4 hours to all day depending your preferences. Come join us for a picnic or a nice swim on the beach!

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Casco Bay Custom Charters
Now through Oct 29 City of Portland, Portland Head Light TourJoin us for this historical tour form the four districts of Portland to Cape Elizabeth and Portland Head Light. Learn more about the city as you travel along Casco Bay's dazzling coastline!

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Seagull Seaside Tours
Now through Oct 29 Kennebunkport TourJoin us for one of our historic tours through the Kennebunks in a comfortable 6-passenger van for more of an interactive tour for our guests! Tour departs daily at 10:25AM, reservations required.

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Seagull Seaside Tours
Now through Aug 30 Maine Supporting Maine ExpoJoin us every other weekend starting in May thru the end of August for a sampling of local Maine businesses. Be sure to check our website often, as the vendors will change!

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The Maine Mall
Now through Sep 19 Stone Conservation & PreservationOur workdays consist of simple stone resets, cleaning stable stones, and minor repair of smaller stones. All volunteers welcome, even with no experience. We will train you!

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Spirits Alive
Now through Oct 27 Portland Fire Engine Co. TourPortland Fire Engine Co. operates a unique multimedia history tour of Portland Maine aboard a Vintage Fire Engine! The tour is a great way of reliving Portland’s past with amazing views and photo opportunities.

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Portland Fire Engine Co.
Now through Sep 26 Sunset Lighthouse CruiseThis 90 minute narrated cruise offers guests a chance to relax and unwind as we cruise around the inner islands and lighthouses of the bay at dusk.

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Portland Discovery Land & Sea Tours
Now through Sep 7 5 Lighthouse TourThe rocky and spectacular coastline near Portland is filled with historic lighthouses. Visit Maine's famous coastline known for it's jagged and dramatic cliffs, and add 5 lighthouses to your vacation scrapbook!

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The Scenic Route Maine Tours
    
Now through Sep 7 Kennebunkport TourEnjoy the scenic drive to the lovely seaside village of Kennebunkport. Here the lobster men still rule and locals treat you as a long lost friend. Sit back, relax and enjoy our beautiful state!

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The Scenic Route Maine Tours
Now through Sep 7 The Best of the Scenic Route ComboIn our combo deal, you will get our City & Lighthouse Tour PLUS our popular 5 Lighthouse Tour for a discount! Many of our guests enjoy both tours and it guarantees the maximum sightseeing in Portland!

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The Scenic Route Maine Tours
Now through Sep 7 Peek at Portland TourPrefer to peruse Portland on your own time? Hop aboard the Peek at Portland Tour for a 45 minute sneak peek of all that Portland has to offer – leaving you plenty of time to explore the city on your own.

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Portland Discovery Land & Sea Tours
Now through Aug 31 Eagle Island AdventureVisit the historic home of Admiral Peary on Eagle Island! Bring your hiking shoes as we explore the woodsy island trails, beachcomb the shoreline and watch for seals at Casco Bay's seal resting areas.

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Atlantic Seal Cruises
Now through Dec 31 Happy Hour!Every Monday - Friday 4-6 pm $3 Rising Tide Daymark and Allagash White

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The Thirsty Pig
Now through Aug 31 River CruisesMaine Maritime Museum conducts a variety of regularly scheduled river cruises that focus on viewing lighthouses in the area or experiencing the natural setting along the Kennebec River and connecting waterways.

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Maine Maritime Museum
Now through Dec 31 Happy Hour!-- MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY -- HAPPY HOUR 4-6 PM / 10-CLOSE

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Local 188
Now through Dec 31 mosart212 LIVEEVERY FIRST FRIDAY: mosart212 from 5-7PM

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The Thirsty Pig
Now through Dec 30 Open Mic NightEvery Wednesday night from 7-11pm we have fantastic local artists playing in our bar with great food and drink to match! It doesn't cost anything to play and is all ages!

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Dogfish Bar & Grille
Now through Oct 18 Walking ToursCome see one of the oldest historical sites in Portland! These 1-hour tours are led by trained volunteers, who cover the cemetery's history, prominent historical figures, and early gravestone art.

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Spirits Alive
    
Now through Dec 31 Live Acoustic Music by James Wholey EVERY SATURDAY @ 2PM: Live Acoustic Music by James Wholey

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The Thirsty Pig
Now through Dec 31 Armed Forces/Military AppreciationMembers of the military, veterans and their families can show their IDs at the on-site Information Center all year long to receive a free VIP Coupon Book!

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Kittery Premium Outlets
Now through Dec 31 The Exchange – An Open Mic EventJoin us every Tuesday at 7PM for an Open Mic Night!

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The Thirsty Pig
Now through Sep 20 Thomas Moser: Legacy In WoodThe ICA at Maine College of Art is free and open to the public Wednesday - Sunday 11am-5pm, Thursday 11am -7pm, and First Fridays 11am-8pm.

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Maine College of Art
Now through Aug 31 August LIVE MUSIC Performances!Come enjoy some good food, good laughs, and great music right on the water at Portland Lobster Co.!

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Portland Lobster Company
Now through Aug 31 Beat the Back to School and College BluesDon't let summer slip away without one last trip with the kids!

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Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort
Now through Oct 31 Tate House Museum TourTour of 18th century Georgian Home of British Mast Agent George Tate and his family. Oldest home in Portland open to the public for tours. Docent led tours of this restored colonial home are offered Wednesday through Sunday. Call 774-6177 or go to www.tat

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Tate House Museum
Now through Aug 30 Rising Tide Brewing Company ToursCome get an exclusive tour of our brewery in downtown Portland! We'll show you around and explain the processes involved in the creation of our product line!

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Rising Tide Brewing Company
Now through Oct 12 Whale WatchA Maine Whale Watching adventure awaits you aboard the Odyssey! Great fun and educational for the entire family. Join our Captain as he sets course on a journey to view them in their own environment!

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Odyssey Whale Watch & Nature Cruises
Now through Aug 30 American Folk FestivalThe American Folk Festival is a large-scale, three-day event. Held each year at the end of August in downtown Bangor, Maine, the Festival presents the music and dance from the many cultures that make up America today.

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Aug 31 TODAY! 5 Lighthouse Bike TourDiscover Portland by Bike. See 5 Lighthouses, learn Portland's history and eat Portland's best lobster roll.

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Summer Feet Cycling Adventures
Aug 31 TODAY! b.good Comedy Club Night!Local talent brings the laughs!

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b.good
Aug 31 TODAY! Half-Price Wine Night!Half Priced Bottles of Wine From our Reserve List EVERY Monday, 4 PM to Close!

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Local 188
Aug 31 - Sep 5 Maine Mead Works Brewery TourVisit Maine Mead Works and get a tour of the behind the scenes processes involved in the creation of their products!

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Maine Mead Works
Aug 31 TODAY! Monday Night Live Jazz-- MONDAY NIGHT LIVE JAZZ -- Starts at 10pm.

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Local 188
Aug 31 TODAY! Monday Night ScrambleMondays Starting May 4th

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Nonesuch River Golf Club
Aug 31 - Sep 4 New England Distilling Brewery ToursOpen for tours and tasting Mon-Fri, noon to 5 pm, Sat, 10 am to 4 pm. Also available by appointment.

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New England Distilling
Aug 31 TODAY! Old Port Culinary Walking TourJoin Maine Foodie Tours on our flagship culinary walking tour! Our knowledgeable foodie guides will introduce you to the dining delights of Portland's Old Port.

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Maine Foodie Tours
Aug 31 TODAY! Old Port Lunchtime Lobster CrawlSavor a diverse menu of mouthwatering sea fare featuring Maine's most coveted crustacean, the lobster, during the Old Port Lunchtime Lobster Crawl!

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Maine Foodie Tours
Aug 31 TODAY! Poland Spring Concert SeriesCome enjoy this musical concert series in the scenic Poland Spring Park! All programs start at 7 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM; For the 2015 season, ticket prices $7.50.

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Poland Spring Preservation Park
    
Aug 31 TODAY! Rockland Lunchtime Culinary Walking TourExplore Maine's classic coastal cuisine, craft beer, cola, candies, confections and many other local foodie treats on our NEW tour in the charming city of Rockland!

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Maine Foodie Tours
Aug 31 TODAY! Savor Bar Harbor Culinary Walking TourLobster rolls and peekytoe crab cakes, handcrafted beer and blueberry-based confections, are a few of the local delicacies to sample on our Savor Bar Harbor tour itinerary.

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Maine Foodie Tours
Aug 31 TODAY! Story WalkJoin us on Monday mornings for a 1-mile stroll on our trails stopping to read along the way.

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Pineland Farms
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