Mr. Longfellow's Cocktail Party & Magical History Tour
Mr. Longfellow's Cocktail Party
Friday, May 12, 2017
5:30pm - 8:30pm
The night before the Magical History Tour we'll party at the beautiful and historic State Theatre at 609 Congress St, Portland.
Guests will enjoy a dazzling live auction, and can keep bidding in our silent auction featuring art, travel, and adventures.
Location: State Theatre, 609 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101.
Food: Scrumptious light fare will be served, including a complimentary signature cocktail. A full cash bar is available throughout the evening.
Tickets: Get your tickets online or by calling us at 207-774-1822 ext. 216, or by visiting our store at 489 Congress Street. Tickets are $60/ adult – cocktail party only; $175/ Patron; $75/ MHS member for both party and tour day; $85/ adult (non-member) for party and tour day.
Magical History Tour
Saturday, May 13, 2017
10:00am - 4:00pm
The Magical History Tour is your key to unlocking fascinating historical places in Portland that are not usually open to the public. It's a self-guided tour guaranteed to amaze and amuse both adults and children. Equipped with a map, and at your own pace, you will be greeted by guides at each location ready to share the history of the tour stop. This year, we celebrate Portland's creative legacy—a rich history of art, entertainment, and architecture.
All of our sites are new this year, except for the winner of our People's Choice site—voted your favorite from the past two years! And this year, the majority of sites will be walkable.
You'll find out where the tour will take you when you get your map on Saturday—or join us for the grand reveal at Mr. Longfellow's Cocktail Party.
Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @MaineHistory for updates and clues on locations!
Location: The Magical History Tour starts at Maine Historical Society's Brown Library at 485 Congress Street, located next door to the Wadsworth-Longfellow House. This is where guests check in, get their maps and bracelets, and can buy event-day tickets.
Tickets: Get your tickets online or by calling us at 207-774-1822 ext. 216, or by visiting our store at 489 Congress Street. Tickets are $35/ adult; $25/ MHS member; $5/ junior ticket (under age 18). Combo tickets also available.
We need volunteers for the Magical History Tour! Learn more and sign up to Volunteer!