SWING INTO SUMMER with 317 Main!



The 2018 House Party Auction Includes The Following Memorable Experiences. Proceeds From The Auction Support Music Education.
Thanks In Advance For Your Generous Bids!




Are you freaking out because the parade is a only a month away and you still haven’t claimed a spot along Main Street with lawn chairs? Here’s your opportunity to have the perfect place to watch the Clam Festival parade in style and comfort from the front yard of 317 Main. We will block off a stretch of our Main Street curbside and set you up with 12-16 folding chairs, two six-foot folding tables and lounge chairs on our front lawn, and two to four on site parking spaces next to your picnic reserved for your party. Plus some useful extras thrown in! All yours from 3 to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 20, 2018. Value: $ Priceless.

Donor: 317 Main Staff




Winter is never too far away… how about an escape plan to a recently renovated townhouse located just 6 minutes from Sunday River’s South Ridge Lodge? Ski all day, then head back to hang out by the fire, soak in the hot tub  – or head out to enjoy the nightlife. This spacious townhouse with a gorgeous view of the mountain can be shared by families (8-10 people)  and be made available for a Monday – Sunday time period during the 2018-19 ski season, but not during school vacation weeks. Dates to be determined in agreement with the owners by December 1. Value: $1,800.

Donor: The Sinclair/Turkel Family




Thinking about putting together a demo? The Bob Crewe Program in Art and Music has a state-of-the-art recording studio available to you or a small group. You’ll have two hours of studio time to create your own musical masterpiece; the time will include the recording expertise of MECA’s experienced staff. Date to be to be determined in agreement with Steve Drown. Value: $500.

Donors: Dan Crewe and Steve Drown




Do you dream of attending your own private concert with one of Maine’s top music stars? “Songs and Stories” with Spencer Albee at WOODHULL Public House will be an experience like no other: an intimate, private show where up to 12 of your favorite guests will be able to sit, relax, listen and interact with Spencer as he plays and sings to you. You will also have a dedicated and attentive server to keep your cold cocktails and delicious dinner flowing to your table — with all food and drinks for 12 included! (*gratuity is the only thing not included) Final date TBD, but will be a Thursday in late September or October. Your private experience will run from 5-7 p.m., with music from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Value: $600 for Spencer and $50/person for dinner and drinks = $1200.

Donors: WOODHULL Public House and Spencer Albee




Who needs Coachella!? Create your own Portland music festival with Thompson Point and State Theater concerts this summer! This amazing package includes two tickets each to the following concerts:

8/4: Guster at Thompson’s Point (already SOLD OUT!)

8/7: Franz Ferdinand at the State Theatre

9/1: Ghostland at Thompson’s Point

10/7: The Music of Cream at the State Theatre.

Value: $804.

Donor: State Theatre Portland/Thompson Point



A quintessential summer day in Maine: a sunny day with the salt air in your lungs and the wind in your hair… as you cruise around Casco Bay with Captain Jeff. From aboard the Abby D, enjoy the wildlife and scenery as you haul traps, then enjoy a picnic lunch on an island. Date to be determined in agreement with the Diggins Family. Value: $525.

Donor: The Diggins Family



Looking for the perfect venue for your own concert, film premiere, or a private party to celebrate a special milestone, complete with quality grub and badass beer?!? Michael Gilroy invites your group to use the theatre at Frontier Cafe in Brunswick. Frontier and Oxbow will throw in a Market Place platter and a keg of beer to sweeten the deal. Occupancy: 100, seated: 75. Weekday evening rental; date and additional details to be determined in agreement with Frontier. Value: $875.

Donors: Frontier Cafe and Oxbow Brewing Company



View Maine Magazine’s photos from every year of the 317 House Party! 2017 2017 20162015 and 2014 



Joy & Chip Ahrens
Rachel & Justin Alfond
Cass Baker & Anthony Foianini
Anne Ball & Dennis Welsh
Kyo Bannai & Craig Schneider
Mary Baumgartner & Philip Jones
Meg Baxter
Nancy & Dave Berrang
Aimée & Mark Bessire
Ann & Rob Billings
Ken & Emily Blaschke
Molly & Adam Burk
Gail & Peter Cinelli
Kristin & Craig Coleman
Sarah & Russ Cox
John Duffy
Marjorie & Greg Dwyer
Lynne & Jay Espy
Sarah & Tom Flanagan
Polly & Fred Frawley
Leandra & Thomas Fremont-Smith
Chelsy & Michael Gilroy
Marcie & Andrew Griswold
Laura & Bill Hagedorn
Cyrus & Patty Hagge
Henry Hamrock & Tamson Bickford-Hamrock
Judy & Peter Haynes
Karen Herold & Mark Isaacson
Payson & Peter Higgins
Linda & Charlie Horstmann
Heidi & David Kleban
Celine & Chris Kuhn
Megan & Clayton Kyle
Cathy & Neil Lamb
Darcy Latkin & Charlie Schmidt
Leann & Tom Leahy
Laura Ligouri & Kevin Sztam
Tiffany & Andrew Marianski
Mark Mason
Jeannie & Kevin Mattson
Meeghan McLain & Joel Antolini
Toni & Dick Merrick
Stephanie Meyer & Justin Whitlock
Deirdre Nice
Janice O’Rourke & Darren Setlow
James & Erica Olson
Fritz & Susan Onion
Owl & Elm
Tania & Joseph Powers
Hannah Quimby & Zak Klein
Leora Rabin & David Inger
Debra Ramsey & Rich Brimberg
Ben & Katie Redfield
Rebecca Rundquist & Killian King
Philip & Susan Schneider
Cheryl & Tim Seavey
Marie & Andy Sevier
Lynn & Jim Shaffer
Emily & Matthew Siegel
Amy Sinclair & Tux Turkel
Lynn & Stephen Smith
Sandy Stevens & Tim Carnes
Bud & Susan Stiker
Sally Struever & Peter Eiermann
Lisa Thomas & Alistair Raymond
Kimberly & Tracy Tippie
Rob & Betsy Tod
Rosemary & Hans Underdahl
Sarah & Jim van Fleet
Heather & Tay Veitch
Yasmin & Brit Vitalius
Andrew Watt & Sarah Cotsen
Ronnie & Evan Weston
Leah Whalen & Will Kilbreth
Jeff & Nancy White
Heather & David Whiting
Emma Wilson
Carol & Joe Wishcamper
Timothy Wyant & Claudine Weatherford


Cass Baker
Kyo Bannai
Ann Billings
Emily Blaschke
Gail Cinelli
Marlena Faxon
Suzanne Harden
Linda Horstmann
Masey Kaplan
Tom Leahy
Mika Lentz
Chris Moore
Adrienne Nardi
Caitlin Shetterly
Amy Sinclair
Bud Stiker
Sally Struever
Leah Whalen
Erin Zeli


For 2018 sponsorship or volunteer opportunities, please contact Sally Struever at sally@317main.org
Thanks for you interest in 317 Main.


House Party 2017 Highlights

The House Party is 317 Main's most important fundraiser
Nearly 200 friends of 317 Main traveled from near and far to help strengthen our music community
Kyo and Emma, proving that groovy never goes out of style
Music Education Director Chris Moore in rainbow regalia
Flight 317, a 317 Student Band, starting off the evening with a few bluegrass tunes
The food and signature drinks are always delicious
Join us for House Party 2018 Thursday, June 14th, 6-9pm