The Weekend Guide for Feb 8th – 10th | Portland Old Port

The Weekend Guide for Feb 8th – 10th

Live music, good food, good drinks and oh so much more. This weekend in the Old Port is sure to brighten your winter blues!


Celebrate the Chinese New Year with the Thirsty Pig, it’s only fitting since 2019 is the Year of the Pig! The special menu will include mushu pork, jian dui pigs in a blanket, tso bowl, sweet and sour pork kabobs, dumplings, great beers, and dancing at 8!

Come party as Cushnoc Brewing Co. and Urban Farm Fermentory combine to take over the taps at MAPS, including the release of their collaboration Graf (beer/cider hybrid) from 6-9 pm.

Beer and cheese, these are a few of our favorite things. Your ticket to Foundation Brewing and Winter Hill Farm’s third annual Beer & Cheese event includes five portions of cheese paired with five 4-oz pours of Foundation beers. It starts at 6:30 pm.

The Five Spot, the Philly Underground Bar is hosting Pick Your Pepper: A Hot Hot Hot Comedy Showcase, starting at 8 pm. This unique comedy show is FREE and sure to have you ROFLing.


Join Tipo this Saturday for their first annual Winter Carnival with Chef Chris Gould showcasing his ice-carving skills, cocoa (boozy or non-boozy), rose, and more, all for the price of a non-perishable ‘healthy after-school snack’ for their drive benefiting Wayside Food Programs.

Enjoy a special 75-minute all-levels Vinyasa Flow with essential oils, followed by a tasting of wine and chocolate strawberries, a veggie, local cheese, and fruit platter, and more goodies at Vinyasa and Vino, hosted by Creating Space Yoga starting at 3 pm.

Take it nice and easy with rock, blues, soul, and everything in between provided by Tumbledown, and craft cocktails provided by Maine Craft Distilling, starting at 7 pm!

The January edition of Make Me Laugh sold out solid, so don’t miss your chance to catch the February edition! Even if you don’t want to play the game, it’s so much fun to watch people make comedians squirm. Check it out starting at 8:30!


Join Boone’s Fish House & Oyster Room on the harbor for Sunday brunch with music provided by the Jason St. Pierre Jazz Trio! Sip on one of our specialty brunch drinks, fresh brewed coffee, and maybe a lobster eggs bene. Brunch is served at 10 am!

Owen Kennedy is a young Maine fiddler whose love of traditional music and enthusiasm for performing has captivated audiences of all ages, and he’s bringing his fiddle wielding friends to Oxbow for an afternoon show! Enjoy some great beer, Duckfat poutine, and fun fiddle music to forget about work on Monday.

Snuggle up with your special someone for showstopper after showstopper at PSO POPS! Broadway Romance brought to you by the Portland Symphony Orchestra and conductor Ted Sperling, starting at 2:30 pm!