Special Events and Fundraisers

Show your support for The Public Theatre and have a blast at the same time! Our special events contribute to our ability to provide high-quality, professional theatre and help to keep our ticket prices affordable for all.

Play in the Snow at Lost Valley

A family-friendly skiing, snowboarding, and snowtubing event.

Come out and embrace the winter at our 2nd annual Play in the Snow Family Fundraising event. Enjoy discounted lift tickets, snow tubing, and more.

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Annual Father-Daughter Valentine Ball

Create lifelong memories with your child by taking them out for a night on the town.

Held annually at the Ramada Inn in Lewiston, you can treat your child to a festive evening of dressing up and dancing! Children 4-12 years-old are sure to treasure this special time with their loved one spending quality time together cutting a rug to the music of a live DJ. Light snacks, keepsake photography and a whole lot of fun is to be had at this very popular annual event.

Tickets go on sale the Monday after Thanksgiving. NEW: Tickets may be purchased online, over the phone, or in-person. Space is limited and tickets sell out quickly. Please mark your calendars!

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Silent Auction Fundraiser – Coming April 2023

There’s something for everyone at our silent auction featuring items from businesses, and craftspeople from around the state. Make your donation today!

Vacation trips, gift certificates, coveted products and crafts—our silent auction has it all, thanks to the generous support of businesses and individuals in our community.

April 10 – 30, 2023 The Public Theatre will present an ONLINE Silent Auction and we are inviting you to be a part of it!

A selection of items will be featured in the lobby during run of Jeeves & Wooster in ‘Perfect Nonsense’, April 21-30, as well.  But patrons loved the convenience of our past Online Auctions and bidding will start on April 10th.

The Silent Auction is our single largest fundraiser. Support The Public Theatre by donating an item or service to be auctioned off, or bidding on an item!

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2022 Holiday Raffle

Help keep us strong with a chance to win $1,500 cash!

2022 Holiday Raffle Winner

Meg Sawyer

Thank you to all who purchased a ticket.

I Am A Story – at the Auburn Public Library – Now Online!

Join The Public Theatre and the Auburn Public Library for a morning of interactive and theatrical storytelling.

I Am A Story is an interactive and theatrical program designed to introduce children and their families to the magical and meaningful world of live theatre through contemporary and classic children’s literature. Recommended for children ages 4-8 (Pre-K to Grade 3)

Due to the pandemic we have moved this program online.  Videos are hosted by the libraries and free to access.

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The Public Theatre

31 Maple Street
Lewiston, ME 04240

Business: (207) 782-2211
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