Rwandan Cooking Class, followed by a traditional Rwandan meal, St. Pius X Church, Portland. $15. 797-7026, Ext. 211. 5:30 p.m. Friday.

Dinner with the Brewers, pre-Maine Brewers Festival dinner and beer tasting, Windham Hotel, South Portland. www.learnyourbeer.com. 6 p.m. Friday. $69 dinner only; $99 for dinner and festival.

Maine Brewers Festival, sample beer and listen to live music, Portland Expo. $32. www.learnyourbeer.com.1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday; 21-plus.

Pie-making class, learn how to make an apple pie with flaky crust, Pineland Farms, New Gloucester. $45. www.pinelandfarms.org. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

The Taming of the Brew, Shakespearean pubfest and beer tasting, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport. $25. www.freeportshakespearefestival.org. 7 p.m. Monday.

Wine dinner, five-courses featuring wines from Spain and Portugal, Bar Lola, Portland. $70. 775-5652. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.