#ARTober rolls on in #DowntownBGR this weekend! While ARTober events do happen all over the great City of Bangor, Maine - City Hall, we have a concentration of activity right here within our boundaries. Dig this list and find something that will satisfy your artistic urges:
TODAY! ** University of Maine Museum of Art - Exhibiting artist Philip Frey - Artist discusses process, methods, and inspiration for his new work "Parallels." 12noon. Free.
ONGOING ** Bangor Historical Society - Ghostly Bangor Walking Tours. Learn spooky stories about Downtown and the Queen City from knowledgeable BHS tour guides. Remaining tours Sat 10/22, Tuesday 10/25, Thursday 10/27, and Saturday 10/29 at 7pm. $10/person, $5/under 12.
Everyone loves a parade! It's never too early to start planning for the annual Festival of Lights parade, coming soon to a #DowntownBGR near you... ... See MoreSee Less
Festival of Lights 2016
December 3, 2016, 4:30pm - December 3, 2016, 5:30pm
The Rotary Club of Bangor will host its annual Festival of Lights Parade on Saturday, December 3, 2016, beginning at 4:30 pm in downtown Bangor.
Our 2016 parade theme is “Holidays from around the World”. As in the past, we hope to present a spectacular nighttime parade, featuring entries that convey the many ways of celebrating winter in Maine.
For those wishing to enter floats, information and application can be found at www.bangorrotary.org.
We look forward to seeing you!
Time to redecorate Norumbega Parkway with new winter lights! The Downtown Bangor Partnership's Beautification committee takes on this project with a team of volunteers - if you would like to lend a hand, it would be appreciated! It happens this Saturday, October 22, starting at 9am. #beautifylocal #winterlights #DowntownBGR ... See MoreSee Less
Saturday the 22nd, from 9:00am until noon... join the Beautification Committee in tidying up and hanging additional winter lights before winter sets in! This is also a great time for gardeners who plan to re-adopt to put in bulbs for next year... bring your gloves, ladders and tulips.
The Downtown Bangor Partnership has teamed up with the Bangor Farmers Market to enhance a normal Sunday market with entertainment, activities, and more! Please join us this Sunday, October 23rd, from 11am-2pm in the Abbott Square lot (across from the Library) for great local food, plus live music from the Salt River Boys, a kids' activity from Maine Discovery Museum, and much more! Three cheers to all of the wonderful farmers producing great food right here in the greater Bangor area, and to the supportive (and hungry!) community that embraces them. #eatlocal #shoplocal #harvesttime #heybangor ... See MoreSee Less
Bangor Farmers Market: Harvest Edition
October 23, 2016, 11:00am - October 23, 2016, 1:00pm
Bangor Farmers Market
The Bangor Farmers Market & the Downtown Bangor Partnership are teaming up to bring you a super-charged harvest edition of the regularly scheduled Sunday market in Downtown Bangor!
On Sunday, October 23rd, come to the market for the usual -- great, local food from your favorite area farms -- and stay for some added entertainment! There will be live old-time Appalachian stringband music from the Salt River Boys, a fall-themed kids' activity from the Maine Discovery Museum, a "Spin In" from One Lupine Fiber Arts (bring your wheel and some fiber to join in!), cider pressing, and more! Make sure to stop by for some great local food, and stay to celebrate the season and our fabulous community!
October 17, 2016: I will be having a soft-opening today at 10:00am to test the systems, work out some kinks, and hopefully chat with a few locals that love Stephen King's works. I am still adding stock to the shelves for the next few weeks/months, but If you are around Bangor, please stop by and say hello. Gerald
Celebrate ARTober with Bangor Ballet and Fine Prints, teaming up for a live photo shoot in the beautiful glass atrium. Costumed Nutcracker dancers will also visit storytime, upstairs in the children’s room.