Friday, October 7th– TGIF! Start your weekend off right with some drinks over at Rhum Food + Grog. Every first Friday of the month Rhum throws an event with Rhum infused house music and specialty cocktails. There is no cover for this event and it goes from 6:30-11:30. During the day from 11AM-4PM, Feeding the 5000 Portland, Maine is an interactive and informational event with high profile chefs and speakers will offer common-sense solutions on how to reduce the amount of nutritious food that goes to waste in our homes. Right in Portland’s Monument Square, local chefs and volunteers will serve thousands of people a delicious, free meal made entirely from fresh, locally grown food.
Saturday, October 8th– Look for a barking-good time? Head over to Thompson’s Point for the Ales for Tails event that will be going on from 2-5. There will be food trucks and plenty of beer to go around. Congress Street Starbucks will be whipping up puppachinos for your four-legged friends as well. All money raised will directly support the nearly 4,000 homeless and displaced Greater Portland animals we care for every year. Another tail wagging event will be at Little Tap House from 11AM-2PM. There will be a new fall release of DL Geary Brewing’s Coffee Porter. Each purchase of the brew will go towards The Pixel Fund!
Sunday, October 9th– It’s about to be an amazing Sunday funday because the one the only Anthony Bourdain is in town to reflect on diverse cultures, street cuisine and his travels to lesser-known locations around the world. He is ready to be brutally honest with lots of laughs, serious discussions and unapologetic irreverence. Have you ever had a smoothie bowl? If not, you HAVE to experience the happiness in a bowl. Blake Orchard will be launching their new winter menu from 6PM-9PM. They will have free juice and nut mylk samples as well as little bites to snack on.