Free French conversation meetup

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

Free French conversation meeting for anyone who speaks French.

Free

Bean Supper Feb 24 at Franco Center

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

The Franco Center will host a baked bean supper from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, in its Heritage Hall. Chef John Pulsifer has provided the menu which typically includes • Beans • Cole Slaw • Hot Dogs • Brown Bread or Fresh Baked Biscuits • Coffee, Tea, Lemonade • Fresh Baked Homemade Desserts The Franco Center provides access to Franco-American traditions such as meetups for conversational French speakers, La Rencontre luncheons with entertainment, concerts by Franco-American performers, and food such as bean suppers and tourtière pies. Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for children 12-and-under. CLICK HERE [...]

$12

Bridgton Jazz ensemble to perform at Franco Center Feb. 25

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

The 17-member Bridgton Jazz ensemble will perform from 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Franco Center. The ensemble includes vocalists who perform music and songs from the 1940s to today. The event will include a dance floor, cash bar, and concession stand. This is a fundraiser for the families and victims of the Oct. 25, 2023 shootings in Lewiston. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door and can be bought in advance online at TICKETS or by phone at 207-689-2000. Tickets can be purchased in person when our box office is open from 10 a.m. to […]

$15 – $20

Line Dance Lessons at the Franco Center

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

Line dance lessons will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. $5 donation at the door. Jake Hodgkin will lead the class in the steps of many popular line dances. It’s a great workout if you’re looking for exercise, too. No need to register. Just drop in! Bring your friends.

$5

Free French conversation meetup

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

Free French conversation meeting for anyone who speaks French.

Free

USM professor to present free ‘Women Who Risked Everything’ concert at Franco Center March 1 

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

The Franco-American Collection at the University of Southern Maine, in collaboration with the Franco Center, will host “The Feminine Voice of Protest” at the 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston venue on Friday, March 1. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the program starts at 6 p.m. There is no admission fee. “The Feminine Voice of Protest” is a program about women composers who founded a resistance network in 1941 Paris. “They put themselves at great peril as they were Jewish and they sought to save French music, culture, and lives. Only the music of men at that time is remembered,” said Grammy-nominated soprano Malinda Haslett, the University of Southern Maine’s School of Music leader of the Voice Department. 

Free

Denny Breau to perform at La Rencontre March 7

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

The Franco Center presents a luncheon with live musical entertainment at its quarterly La Rencontre luncheon Thursday, March 7. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. for socializing. Lunch consisting of pot roast, potatoes, carrots, and dessert is served at 11:30 a.m. followed by featured musical entertainment by Denny Breau.  TICKETS Diverse cultures, performing arts, and languages come together at the Franco Center during La Rencontre (the gathering). Traditionally, in Franco culture, big celebratory meals included live music provided by members of the family and their neighbors. Many families made sure their kids each learned to play an instrument to entertain at [...]

$17

Magic Bus: The Who tribute band coming to Franco Center March 9 

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

PHOTO CAPTION: Portland-based The Who tribute band, Magic Bus, is coming to the Franco Center at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9. Tickets are available at 207-689-2000 and www.francocenter.org/shows. The Franco Center is at 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. Submitted photo.  Magic Bus: The Who tribute band coming to Franco Center March 9  LEWISTON–Magic Bus, The Who tribute band based in Portland, Maine, will bring their performance to the Franco Center stage at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9. The Who, one of rock’s most iconic bands, made the charts in 1964 with their hit song, “Can’t Explain.” That was the beginning of [...]

$25 – $35

Live Music by FRENZIE

The Pub at Baxter, 120 Mill St, Lewiston, ME 04240, USA 120 Mill St., Lewiston, ME, United States

Join us for live music by FRENZIE at The Pub from 7-10PM!

Free

BMW Last Hurrah

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

BMW: Breau Miller West, will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the Franco Center. The trio consists of well-known local musicians Denny Breau, Mark Miller, and Arlo West. Doors and cash bar will open at 1 p.m. with a meet-and-greet. The Franco Center is at 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door and can be purchased in advance online at TICKETS or by calling 207-689-2000. Our box office is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for those who want to buy tickets in person. [...]

$30 – $35

Free French conversation meetup

Franco Center 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

Free French conversation meeting for anyone who speaks French.

Free