Special Events and Performances

November 2018

11/17
Saturday
Play Your Way: Sensory Saturday
11/17/2018
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Come experience the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine during a low-key, inclusive playtime for children with sensory integration challenges. Play in our exhibits during a quiet time and meet other families from the community.
This is a perfect time for families affected by Autism, Down syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder, or other challenges to experience the Museum & Theatre. Our staff will make special adjustments to our normal exhibit lighting and sound design; noise-reducing headphones will also be available. Only a limited number of visitors will be admitted to ensure a calm and welcoming play environment. Now FREE thanks to our long-time partner WEX!
To register, call 207-828-1234, stop by the front desk, or visit kitetails.org.

11/23
Friday
Sparks Ark Live Animal Show
11/23/2018
10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Join wildlife rehabilitator Josh Sparks to meet some truly amazing live animals and hear some awesome stories of animal rescue. Past animal presentations have included a fuzzy chinchilla, an owl, and a Fennec fox! Reservations highly recommended. $6/person plus admission. For tickets, register online, call (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.

Registration coming soon!
11/23
Friday
Sparks Ark Live Animal Show
11/23/2018
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Join wildlife rehabilitator Josh Sparks to meet some truly amazing live animals and hear some awesome stories of animal rescue. Past animal presentations have included a fuzzy chinchilla, an owl, and a Fennec fox! Reservations highly recommended. $6/person plus admission. For tickets, register online, call (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.

Registration coming soon!

December 2018

12/15
Saturday
The Victorian Nutcracker Preview with Portland Ballet
12/15/2018
10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
You're invited to a special guest performance by Portland Ballet. Watch a short preview of The Victorian Nutcracker, meet the dancers, and hear how they will bring this classic story to life on stage this winter season.

Free with admission
12/28
Friday
Animal Art Workshop with Sparks Ark
12/28/2018
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Taking inspiration from the Museum & Theatre's live animals, create a print of your favorite creature-- real or imagined! Then, attend Sparks Ark Live Animal Show and meet animals like fuzzy chinchillas, a fox, or an owl! Designed for ages 5-9. $30 per child, includes a ticket to Sparks Ark Live Animal Show and all materials (members receive a 10% discount).To register, call 207-828-1234, stop by the front desk, or visit kitetails.org

Registration coming soon!
12/28
Friday
Sparks Ark Live Animal Show
12/28/2018
10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Join wildlife rehabilitator Josh Sparks to meet some truly amazing live animals and hear some awesome stories of animal rescue. Past animal presentations have included a fuzzy chinchilla, an owl, and a fox! Reservations highly recommended. $6/person plus admission. For tickets, register online, call (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.

Registration coming soon!
12/28
Friday
Sparks Ark Live Animal Show
12/28/2018
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Join wildlife rehabilitator Josh Sparks to meet some truly amazing live animals and hear some awesome stories of animal rescue. Past animal presentations have included a fuzzy chinchilla, an owl, and a fox! Reservations highly recommended. $6/person plus admission. For tickets, register online, call (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.

Tickets coming soon!