Freeport celebrates arts & culture all year long!
Freeport artists and organizations are hard at work all year long, enriching the community with their work.
Looking for something to do? The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Freeport (ACAF) maintains an events calendar all year-round.
Freeport Players has been entertaining and enriching the commnuity through theater for over 25 years. The Players stage three main-stage productions each season, including the holiday favorite WFCP Home Time Radio Hour, a variety show in the style of the old-time radio shows that is a highlight of Freeport's Sarkle Weekend. Other offerings include play readings and the Ghosts Of Freeport's Past cemetery tours (with Freeport Historical Society).
Freeport Fourth Friday "Just Desserts" Concert Series
On the fourth Friday evening of each month from January through May, MASISTA (Maryellen & Sam In Support Of The Arts) and Freeport Community Services showcase local musicians in "house concerts" at Freeport Community Center. Past performers have included bluegrass bands Windy Ridge Band and Crabapple Jam, classical pianist Laura Kargul, blues/roots musicians Rob Babson / NE Town, jazz & pop from David Watts and the Ladies Of Flame, and even a steel drum band.
Check out VisitFreeport's events calendar to find out what is going on in Freeport every day of the year.
RSU5 Community Programs
RSU5 Recreation and Community Education programs include many classes and outings that focus on arts and culture, with options fo all ages. Offerings change each semester, but typically include theater camps, dance and music lessons for youth and painting, photography, culinary and music classes for adults.
Freeport Historical Society, Harrington House, 45 Main Street
Freeport Historical Society connects us to our history and heritage with exhibits and events at their headquarters in Harrington House and at Pettengill Farm, a preserved saltwater farmhouse.
Greater Freeport Community Chorus
Greater Freeport Community Chorus performs two concerts each year -- a holiday concert in December and classical concert in the spring. Membership in the chorus is open to all singers in Freeport and surrounding commnuities.
Coastal Winds is comprised of dedicated and talented woodwind, brass, and percussion instrumentalists. Membership is on a volunteer basis, and includes professional musicians, teens, business people and retirees from the Mid Coast area. Conductor Brendan Krueger - also the band director and principal of Pine Tree Academy in Freeport - founded the Coastal Winds in 2000.
Pine Tree Academy
Pine Tree Bell Ringers
The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers play five octaves (61 bells) of English handbells and three octaves of choir chimes. The group consists of eleven young musicians in grades 8 through 12. The Bell Ringers have performed throughout New England, Europe and South America.
Pine Tree Academy Band & Choir, Pine Tree Center For The Arts
The PTA Band & Choir present concerts and PTCA offers private lessons during the school year.
L.L.Bean Lecture Series
L.L.Bean's Outdoor Discovery School presents lectures on a variety of topics connected to the outdoors -- ecology, adventure travel, and much more.
Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive
Freeprt Community Library is -- of course -- a great source for literary arts with a terrific collection of books in all genres and for all ages. But the offerings don't stop there. The library screens movies, presents talks with Maine authors, hosts the Open Stage Coffee House, and more.