What to do in Portland this week, for $20 or less

15 October 2019

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Looking to shake up your regular routine? Check out these five ideas for what to do in Portland this week, all clocking in at under $20 per person.

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Sell Into Retail and Foodservice 

From the event description:

This Workshop Series is designed to help food and beverage companies navigate the complex retail and foodservice buying environments to sell more, locally and beyond. Buyers from Hannaford and Sodexo will share the secrets to success.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 5 p.m.

Where: Pierce Atwood, 254 Commercial St.

Admission: $20-$30

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2019 BioME Annual Conference

From the event description:

Join us for the BioME 2019 Annual Conference to learn about the life sciences industry in Maine, network with the biotech and medical device community and receive a copy of the BioME 2019 Industry Report. The theme of this year's Conference is "State of the Industry" and we will start off by sharing key findings from the 2019 BioME Industry Report focused on employment, earnings, establishments, economic impact, investments and other important aspects of this sector.

When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 12:30-6 p.m.

Where: Hannaford Hall - University of Southern Maine, 88 Bedford St.

Admission: $10-$60

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Mercedes Benz Bash

From the event description:

Come celebrate this Benz Bash for Arbonne's newest Regional Vice President, Stephanie Pinkham, and her team. This evening will be marked by Pinkham receiving her new Mercedes Benz, courtesy of Arbonne’s Mercedes Cash Bonus program. In addition, you will get to hear about the Arbonne business opportunity and how she built this business alongside an existing career.

When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 6-8 p.m.

Where: Portland, Maine Elks Lodge #188, 1945 Congress St.

Admission: $10 (guest ticket); $20 (consultant ticket)

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Van Gordon Martin and Zeme Libre Album Release Show

From the event description:

Van Gordon Martin and Zeme Libre are holding their album release show at the Bayside Bowl. Van Gordon Martin is a guitarist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist producer, while Zeme Libre is a New England-based band that has quickly garnered a reputation for its unique high energy blend of Afro-beat, Reggae, ska and funk.

When: Friday, Oct. 18, 8:30-11:30 p.m.

Where: Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St.

Admission: $10

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Possum with Carinae and Plains

From the event description:

Possum is making their Portland Maine debut with us here at Sun Tiki with Carinae and Plains. The group first connected over the sounds of CAN, Grateful Dead, Fela Kuti and Ty Segall, resulting in an other-worldly fusion of garage, kraut, psych rock and ethno jazz with heavy, time-bending rhythm, chugging bass and hypnotic riffs.

When: Friday, Oct. 18, 9 p.m.

Where: Sun Tiki Studios, 375 Forest Ave.

Admission: $10

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