The temps may still be cool, but summer activities in Portland are heating up. Circus Olé and Feast of Fools is putting on Congress Square Park's premier summer performance in Congress Square Park this Friday, May 3rd from 6pm-8pm.

The group will fill the brightly colored park with all sizes of puppets, masks, instruments, and costumes to take an in-depth look at politics and circus. Multiple local musicians accompany the, including Westbrook's Jon Mathieu on accordion.

Circus Olé and Feast of Fools via facebook

Don't fret if you can't make it to today's free show - Congress Square Park has a calendar available online where you can peep upcoming shows, gatherings and activities all summer long! Upcoming events include the Maine Academy of Modern Music Showcase on May 10th, a clowning workshop on May 17th, and a steel drum concert on the 24th. There are so many outdoor activities and concerts you stumble across when you're just out and about during summer months - why not plan ahead and be sure you're there for the good ones?