Special Events and Performances

October 2018

10/26
Friday
Main Stage Production: Charlotte's Web Opening Night!
10/26/2018
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Meet Wilbur, the irresistible young pig; Fern, a girl who truly understands animals; and the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who helps teach Wilbur the true meaning of friendship. Based on the novel by E.B. White and adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette, Charlotte's Web, performed with permission from Dramatic Publishing by our company of young actors. After the show, meet the performers for a special gala celebration! $18/ticket (Museum & Theatre members receive 10% off). Purchase tickets online, by phone at (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.

10/27
Saturday
Main Stage Production: Charlotte's Web
10/27/2018
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Meet Wilbur, the irresistible young pig; Fern, a girl who understands animals; and the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who helps teach Wilbur the true meaning of friendship. Based on the novel by E.B. White and adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette, Charlotte's Web, performed with permission from Dramatic Publishing by our company of young actors. $10/ticket (Museum & Theatre members receive 10% off). Purchase tickets online, by phone at (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.

November 2018

11/11
Sunday
Play Your Way: Sensory Saturday
11/11/2018
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!