The Weekend Guide for Jan 11th – 13th | Portland Old Port

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.


Grab one of your favorite Rising Tide beers in their tasting room along with some treats from the members of Fork Food Lab, including prepackaged snacks and ready to eat options from Niyat Catering from 3-7 pm! Drinking local, eating local, what more could you ask for?

80’s ladies and gents and beyond, come sweat and slurp on at Maine Oyster Company from 4 to 10! Wear your best sweat suit or 80’s outfit to get a free prize! It’s going to be epic.

Love Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band? You were born to run to Aura at 8 pm as Bruce in the USA take the stage, proudly boasting the title of the band’s #1 tribute.

There’s not much that beats Friday night live music and some of the best BBQ in town at Salvage! Seth Warner will play and bring some of his talented friends starting at 8:30 pm, just in time for dinner.


Lucas Roy sings melodic roots Americana music with lots of character. This accomplished songwriter is bringing his engaging live act to the Thirsty Pig so that you can feast on some yummy food, AND feast your ears on his talents starting at 2 pm.

Unwind from the holidays and release layers of holding and tension in a Restorative Yoga & Yoga Nidra sequence with healing Reiki and essential oils starting at 4 pm and you’ll leave nothing short of completely refreshed. BYOB(lankie) if you wish, but bolsters, blankets, and blocks will all be provided.

What we all need these cold winter days is a little comic relief. The January edition of Make ME Laugh, Maine’s first and only live comedy game show at Empire starts at 8:30 pm and they’re bringing just that.

You’re on vacation, on an island, DJ JuLee is playing to a crowd of fellow carefree life-lovers. This is real life… Saturday. Join Brian Boru at their Hawaiian Beach Bash where $50 goes to the most rad costume and the Malibu flows for just $3 a drink all night!


Gather for a full day of wellness bliss and intention to assists you in creating your best year! Be Well Fest is giving you the tools you need to get inspired to make wellness changes in your life and become refreshed, reenergized, and inspired in the process! It starts at 10:30 am!

Dead Heads can gather at Port City Music Hall for The Music of Grateful Dead (for kids) brought to you by the Rock and Roll Playhouse, starting at 11:30 am!

Calling all gamers to Gritty’s Game Night! Starting at 7 pm, Gritty’s will host playin’ ‘n slayin’ Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart on the Nintendo Switch in their downstairs bar! Swing by and play for free!