Weekend Spotlight: Four food/drink events to brighten your weekend

Posted:  Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 2:45pm

Now that we’re digging out from yet another nor’easter (please Baby Jesus, let this be the last one), it’s time for the weekend! The forecast looks clear, so it might be time to bust out on a road trip with some suggestions below—all with a food/drink theme.

Cheers to Jimmy Day

Saturday, March 10 — Warren

Simplicity Brewing Co. is getting the jump on Celtic celebrations this weekend with an ode to their most popular stout— the Venerable Jimmy Scottish Stout. They will be serving a beef stout stew to pair with it and . handing out some swag, drawings for merchandise and much more. "CHEERS to Jimmy" goes from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. FMI: Cheers to Jimmy

Killer Road Trip: Make your own ice cream sundae

Saturday, March 10 — Cambridge

This is a road trip smack in the middle of nowhere, Maine, but there’s a reward at the end of the drive. The Cambridge General Store & Restaurant knows everyone is sick of March and is offering an Ice Cream Social with a “Make your own Sundae with toppings bar.”Only $3.50 each. Cones and milkshakes also available. Come relax, play some games if you like. Maybe watch some sports in their library room from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. FMI: Make Your Own Sundae

Killer Road Trip: Irish Sessions at Geaghan’s Pub & Brewery

Sunday, March 11 — Bangor

Chances are next week if you’re trying to find classic ‘Irish sessions” music on the Holy Day of March 17, you’re going to have to travel far and have to elbow through crowds. Why not get your fix a week early at the most Irish pub in Bangor instead? It starts at 5 p.m. (And if you’re coming up for the Sea Dog event the same night, at least you can get a half hour in!) FMI: Geaghan’s Pub

Killer Road Trip: Sip, Snack and Paint

Sunday, March 11 — Camden

This seems like such a perfect way to enjoy a Sunday exploring your inner artist—why not have a beer, wine or cocktail, something to nosh on and get down with your creative self? The Sea Dog is hosting a Paint, Sip & Eat sessionw ith art instructor Valerie Wallace. Your choices are either painting on canvas ($30) or Bristol Paper ($20) with easy step by step instructions. Wallace guarantees this is a no pressure, fun for all ages event as you eat sip, paint and get to know people. FMI: Sea Dog

Kay Stephens can be reached at news@penbaypilot.com