The Weekend Guide for August 9th-11th

What a weekend it is shaping up to be in Portland, Maine! Check out an Italian Bazaar for some amazing food, grab a ticket to the Craft Brew Races, or go play catch at the Portland Sea Dogs field! 

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The Weekend Guide for July 5th-7th

This is a music heavy weekend in Portland, Maine. With performances by Billy Bob Thornton, Third Eye Blind, Ashley McBryde, and more there is no shortage of amazing events! 

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The Weekend Guide for Jan 11th – 13th

Whether you’re all about getting fit or getting lit in the new year, the Old Port is giving you a weekend full of opportunities to reach your goal.

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The Weekend Guide for Jan 4th – 7th

There’s nothing more brutal than the first week back at work after the holidays, and nothing sweeter than spending the following weekend in the Old Port to kick off another great year!

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The Weekend Guide July 28-30, 2017

Another weekend in the Old Port is fast approaching. Check out everything that is going on this weekend in Portland!


 Mass Mainehem Tap Take Over

The Thirsty Pig hosts a collaborative tap takeover with beers from Orono Brewing Company and Medusa Brewing Company on the eve of the Maine Brewers Guild Summer Session. The takeover begins at 7 and the beers flow until 9. In addition to all the amazing beer, The Thirsty Pig is partnering with Beeler’s Pork to make a special sausage for this event. [Read more…]

The Weekend Guide July 14-16, 2017


Kick off your weekend at Dogfish where Rexy and the Bones will be performing live. This unique set delivers funky music, including covers of Blackstreet, Glass Animal, TLC, and of course some of their originals. There is no cover, just a suggested donation of $10 will get you through the doors. Don’t miss out!

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The Weekend Guide July 7-9, 2017

I hope you have had a couple of days to rest up and prepare for this weekend after your long holiday weekend last week. This weekend is filled with charitable opportunities, races, lobster, Ninja Turtles, beer and of course a ton of fun!

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The Weekend Guide April 28th-30th, 2017

Friday April 28th– The weather has been unpredictable. Monday my iPhone weather app told me it was going to rain for the next eight days, Tuesday there was predicted sunshine for Friday and Sunday but now it looks like we may just have some clouds over our heads.

Regardless of weather, we all know Portland is always prepared for a good time and Friday evening is filled with events made to give someone a good night out. Rising Tide Brewing Company is hosting it’s event Beer & Oysters from 4-7pm. Whether you are into beer, into oysters or just want to bring your friends somewhere you know that you can have a good time, show up here and meet some new people, they are always hosting events just for us! [Read more…]

The Weekend Guide March 31st-April 2nd 2017

Friday March 31stAccording to scientists raw oysters really are aphrodisiacs (and now is the time to eat them). This means good news for Mainers and Portland Old Porters alike. Kick off the start of spring with O’ Oysters for fresh and delicious hand-shucked oysters and cold, hand-crafted beer. Rising Tide Brewing Co. will be hosting the event from 4-7p.m. at their 103 Fox Street location. Spring is the time of year the shellfish have their greatest aphrodisiac quality. Grab your lover, friend, or significant other and head to Rising Tide for Beer & Oysters! [Read more…]

Harvest on the Harbor Harvest Dinner on the Stage


October 22 marked day two of the five-day culinary extravaganza, Harvest on the Harbor, with The Stage Dinner at Merrill Auditorium. Guests sipped on Ménage a Trois Prosecco in the lobby before taking their seats on stage in the shadow of the world-renowned Kotzschmar Organ.

Approximately 100 guests were treated to music from the Thornton Academy Jazz Band while they dined on six courses prepared by chefs from Lolita, Isa Bistro, Café Miranda, Union at The Press Hotel, Zapoteca and Azure Café. [Read more…]