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Event Series Mystery of the Christmas Star

Mystery of the Christmas Star

Versant Power Astronomy Center 167 Rangeley Rd., Orono

Journey back 2000 years to Bethlehem as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the Star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. Investigate possible dates for the birth of Christ and look at recorded sightings of significant historical and astronomical events during this timeframe. We’ll explore scientific explanations for celestial objects […]

Yuletide Celebration

Collins Center for the Arts

The University’s major choral ensembles collaborate to perform their annual holiday concert. An afternoon of festive music and fun for the whole family. General admission $12, all fees included. Free with a student MaineCard To learn more about the University of Maine instrumental and choral ensembles or for a complete list of School of Performing […]

Event Series Let it Snow: A Holiday Music Journey

Let it Snow: A Holiday Music Journey

Versant Power Astronomy Center 167 Rangeley Rd., Orono

Let it Snow features a new variety of festive classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Brenda Lee, including a stunning multi-media finale by the Trans Siberian Orchestra.  The soundtrack is visually enhanced with thematic animation and is an entertaining experience for all ages, especially families. Tickets are $9 for general […]

Bella, An Immigrant’s Tale

Minsky Recital Hall University of Maine, Orono

Bella, An Immigrant’s Tale by actress and playwright, Vicki Summers is a one-woman play that chronicles the remarkable life journey of Vicki’s beloved grandmother from the pogroms of Russia (modern […]