Please join us for the inaugural Biddeford Ball + Fashion Show benefit from 7 p.m.-midnight on August 23rd, 2014 inside Building 13 of the Pepperell Mill Campus. The ball was conceived by Roxi Suger and her husband Julian, and will consist of a runway show featuring Angelrox and lots of local models, a Makers Market, silent auction, food, and of course, lots of dancing to a mix of live music from the very danceable Old Soul and DJ music!
This exciting event will raise funds Union Church’s missions with local food banks, and for the exterior renovation of the Marble Block, the historic building at 129 Main Street in Biddeford that was donated to Engine in 2011 and is beginning renovation.
EVENT PARTNERS ARE ANGELROX, HEART OF BIDDEFORD, UNION CHURCH MISSIONS, AND ENGINE.
SPONSORS INCLUDE SUGER, BANDED HORN, BISCUITS & COMPANY, LIV FOR EVENTS, PEPPERELL MILL CAMPUS, SACO VALLEY CREDIT UNION. MEDIA SPONSOR IS MAINE MAGAZINE.
The River Jam will be an all-music weekend in Biddeford this fall! The Main Stage will be outdoors on Saturday, Sept. 27 in the huge lot behind York Street (part of the Pepperell Mill Campus). The Outdoor Stage will feature some of Maine and New England’s favorite bands, with a feel-good vibe, along with Banded Horn Brewery and food trucks!
Saturday night on the outdoor stage, start the night with What Cheer Brigade, then Kingsley Flood! Lady Lamb the Beekeeper will headline a great night of music! The evening outdoor stage has a $5 cover charge.
During the day, we have Rob Duquette, Michael Wingfield, Amy & the Engine, The Band Apollo, and one more to be confirmed.
The Oak + the Ax Fest (at 140 Main Street) will have music Friday night, all day Saturday, and Sunday.
Plus, a “fringe” fest will also be brewing in all the venues throughout town, with a great variety of music spread out over the weekend. During ArtWalk Friday night, you’ll hear music all over town, and can even get in on the act. Join Jim O’Neil at City Theater from 6:30-8 p.m. for an On-Stage Open Jam.
Also on Saturday, we’ll weave our 10 year tradition of Chalk on the Walk into all this fun by hosting a kid’s area with Chalk While You Rock. Bounce houses, bungie jumping, horse rides, and good things to eat too!
Lots more info coming soon! HOB will partner with the Pepperell Mill Campus, the Oak + the Ax, Biddeford Savings Bank, local sponsors and various venues to host this great weekend of musical entertainment!
Biddeford + Saco Art Walk
Coordinated through Engine, this great community event happens the Final Friday of every month, with a special holiday Art Walk on Dec. 5, 2014. Check out the Biddeford + Saco Art Walk page to see all of the venues and the monthly offerings.
Our annual event to bring hundreds of kids downtown for some Halloween fun. Most often held on Halloween, the Promotions Committee will confirm the exact date by mid-year.
Downtown Holiday Festival
This year’s festival featuring music, Santa, and fun will be 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5. The Downtown Holiday Festival will be held in conjunction with a special Biddeford + Saco Art Walk.