Community Events Calendar

Welcome to the Downtown Bangor Partnership Community Calendar! Downtown Bangor is always busy with an exciting festival, concert, theatre production, or cultural event! Browse our calendar and visit us soon!

Jun
8
Sat
Downtown Bangor Wheatpaste Murals Sponsored by Waterfront Concerts @ Downtown Bangor
Jun 8 – Oct 19 all-day

Wheatpaste header with sponsor

The Downtown Wheatpaste project returns for a second year, bigger and better with more murals. Join the hunt and use the hashtag #BGRWheatpaste to track the murals on social media. The Wheatpaste mural project is made possible by the generous contributions of Waterfront Concerts, now celebrating their 10th year.

NEW THIS YEAR:
The Maine Highlands is hosting a mural scavenger hunt to win tickets to Waterfront Concerts! For full details and to sign up visit https://visitmainehighlands.com/bangormurals/

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Email downtown@bangormaine.gov for volunteer opportunities.

Sep
25
Wed
Studio Visit @ University of Maine Museum of Art
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

How do museums and curators propel the careers of artists? How do studio visits inform the curatorial process? How does the collaborative relationship between curator and artist influence the final exhibition? Join us for this lively panel discussion featuring four voices in contemporary art.

5:30 – 6 PM : wine and cheese reception
6:00 – 7 PM: Panel discussion
featuring

Jaime DeSimone, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Portland Museum of Art
Alfredo Gisholt, Artist and Associate Professor of Art, Brandeis University
Nina Jerome, Artist and Retired Professor of Art, University of Maine
George Kinghorn, Director and Curator, UMaine Museum of Art

Seating is limited. First come, first serve. RSVP required by calling 207-581-3370 or email kathrynj@maine.edu

DIY Dried Wreath Class @ Accents Home Furnishings & Decor, Inc.
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us Sept 25th from 6pm to 8pm
Come learn, create, socialize and just have fun!
Accents welcomes Nicole from Creative Designs & DJ Entertainment as our guest hostess – Nicole will give a hands on demonstration and walk you through making your own 18″ to 22″ completed dried flower wreath to freshen up your fall decor.
All materials will be provided.
Enjoy a 10% shopping discount to freshen up your fall decor!

Sep
27
Fri
Bangor Celtic Crossroads Festival @ Bangor Arts Exchange
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day

Concert with Ireland’s Gerry O’Connor and Kevin McElroy.

Sep
28
Sat
Ceilidh with Andrew Finn Magill and Owen Marshall @ Unitarian Universalist Church
Sep 28 all-day

Irish and Scottish music and dance. Family friendly event. Belfast Scottish Country dancers.

Oct
16
Wed
Pebble Art Class @ Accents Home Furnishings & Decor, Inc.
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Last Pebble Art Class of the Year!
Make a gift or make one for yourself.
Join us October 16th Wednesday from 6-8, bring a friend, relax and enjoy a night out!
All materials will be supplied for each participant to make an 8×10 framed pebble art.
Hands on demonstration with step by step instructions to create your own unique design or follow along as we create our best selling design.
All participants can enjoy a 10% discount to get your home ready for Fall.