Harvest Ball

The 15th Harvest Ball will be held October 20, 2023, at the Holiday Inn By the Bay, 88 Spring Street in Portland.

The ball will be hosted by the bishop and will feature a social hour with hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, dinner, the music of The Carmine Band, and great company. The social hour begins at 6 p.m., with dinner served at 7:15 p.m. Music and dancing conclude at 11 p.m.

Proceeds benefit Harvest magazine.


Our menu will include maple glazed salmon with rice and brussels sprouts or maple-glazed pork loin with roasted potatoes and asparagus. A vegetarian option will also be available.

Special Room Rate 

For those who wish to stay overnight at the Holiday Inn By the Bay, a reduced room rate is available for ball attendees. When calling, let them know it is for the Harvest Ball. When registering online, use the code HAR.


The Holiday Inn By the Bay has a garage next to the hotel. The fee is a flat rate of $5 paid upon entry. There is also limited, on-street parking available.

View photos below from the 14th Harvest Ball. 


Harvest Ball ballroom
The Lafrenieres and DeGrinneys
St. Michael Parish in Augusta table
Holy Family Parish in Greenville parishioners.
Parish of the Ascension of the Lord parishioners and Fr. Scott Mower
Office of Lifelong Faith Formation table.
The Carmine Band
School principals pose with Bishop Robert Deeley.


Ms. Lois Czerniak
Harvest Editor