The Weekend Guide for November 16th – 18th | Portland Old Port

The Weekend Guide for November 16th – 18th

A little snow has never stopped the Old Port from having a jam-packed weekend, so why should we let it start now?


Craft cocktails and live music, just how you wanted to start your weekend off! Sam Hastings is a 23-year-old singer/songwriter that you may recognize from NBC’s The Voice, and he’ll be strumming his guitar at Maine Craft Distilling starting at 6:30 pm!

Joel Thetford has built a name as one of the most respected and beloved songwriters in Portland and he’s bringing his most musical friends to The Thirsty Pig for a jam session for your ears to enjoy, starting at 7 pm!

The holiday season is here and everyone’s favorite holiday comedy has come to Portland in the form of the Broadway musical! Catch Elf at Merill Auditorium this weekend with the first show starting at 8 pm!

The third Friday of each month brings the Dapper Gent’s guitar and cello duo Danny & Jake to Bull Feeney’s as they play indie covers of your favorite songs starting at 9:30 pm!


It’s eighteen twenty wines’ first birthday and they’re throwing a First Birthday Party! They’ll have delicious local cheese, crackers, and your favorite rhubarb wines at the ready for your enjoyment! Stop in starting at 12 pm to wish them a happy birthday!

Walk your way through Portland while learning all about pairing Italian wines with delicious foods from four great restaurants on a Wine & Food Walk with Wine Wise Events! Learn the basics of tasting or take your wine knowledge to the next level, starting at 2:45 pm!

Sip N’ Slurp with The Maine Oyster Company as they pour delicious fresh beers from Baxter Brewing Company starting at 4 pm!

Head to Andy’s Old Port Pub at 8:30 pm to enjoy the high energy Americana, classic rock, roots music, and strong harmonies provided by Onward!


Who likes oysters, mimosas, and workshops? In short, everyone. Learn the basics of pointed pen calligraphy with Oh Joy Calligraphy at The Shop while you slurp on some oysters and sip on mimosas, starting at 10 am!

A few of any girls’ favorite things, Barre, Beauty & Bubbles are being brought to you by The Rooted Collective! Enjoy a Barre class followed by sipping on bubbly and trying on face masks that are designed just for your skin type. Just the self-care Sunday you’re looking for, starting at 10:30 am!