• HOT TICKET

100-Mile dinner at Madd Apple spotlights finest in local Maine foods

INDULGE IN a feast of local foods at a five-course, 100-Mile Wine Dinner. Start with a Maine shrimp and corn fritter served with a glass of white wine from Oyster River Wine Growers, followed by the “Ultimate Maine Lobster Roll” served with Honeymaker strawberry mead and more. Dessert is tree-ripened peaches with chocolate and tawny port gelato.

WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Bibo’s Madd Apple Cafe, 23 Forest Ave., Portland

HOW MUCH: $60

RESERVATIONS (REQUIRED): 774-9698

• CHEAP THRILL

Summer’s almost over —  so have a beer, chill out

HAD ENOUGH of the visiting relatives yet? Grab some “you time” by joining the party at the August “Third Thursday” event sponsored by PortlandTaps.com. A beer in hand, a deck under foot, new friends all around — what better way to savor the final days of summer?

WHEN: 8 to 11:45 tonight

WHERE: Brian Boru, 57 Center St., Portland

HOW MUCH: Cost of beer

INFO: PortlandTaps.com