What's Bangor Greendrinks?
Great beer, Great folks, & Great causes
We offer family-friendly events where we raise our pints to locals dedicated to sustainable business. All of our events focus on growing sustainable local businesses and provide a great opportunity to network with professionals from throughout the Greater Bangor Region.
Events Every Second Tuesday
Bangor Greendrinks meets at a various locations in Greater Bangor on the second Tuesday of each month. Sometimes, we even throw a surprise event in the mix. Want to receive occasional updates and event announcements? Sign up here.
Friendly And Also With Snacks
Please join us for our next event! In addition to some delicious local beer, we also bring amazing snacks.New to town? We’d love to introduce you to the Greendrinks community. Just let us know you’re coming!
The Best Part?
All funds raised at our events are given back to the community through Green Grants. We know there is a lot of creativity out there just waiting to be tapped, so if you’ve got a an idea to make our community more sustainable and wonderful, we’ve got up to $2,500 to help make that it a reality.
Green Grants By You!
2017 - Greater Bangor Trail Map - $4,250
$4,250 to create a comprehensive map of trails in Bangor, Orono, Old Town, Veazie, and Brewer. Maps will be free and available to the public by mid 2018.
2017 - Bangor Walkability Forum - $500
$500 to help fund the planning and execution of a Bangor Walkability Forum and to support need-based registration scholarships and travel stipidens to ensure all people can attend the event.
2017 - Greater Bangor Solarize - $500
$500 to help fund and promote Greater Bangor Solarize, a solar photovoltaic (PV) group purchasing program that works to lower installation costs and provide a cost-effective way for communities to increase the number of residential and small business solar installations.
We'd love to hear from you!
Abby Roseberry Rice
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This January we’re throwing a block party… a Nichols Block Party! Every tenant in the newly rejuvenated Nichols Block at 187 Exchange Street is teaming up to host Greendrinks on Tuesday January 9th from 5-8pm. Bangor Arts Exchange will be hosting us in their beautiful ballroom, withBlack Bear Brewing Co. serving their delicious beer, Bangor Symphony Orchestra providing some[…]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… when Greendrinks heads home to Central Street Farmhouse for our annual #BGDHolidayParty. Prepare to be dazzled by an incredible variety of home brewed beer, wine, and cider. Food and tunes to be announced. This hyper-local retail establishment will also be open for business until 8, so it’s the perfect time[…]
Please join us in celebrating the completion of the first Bangor Innovative Neighborhoods competition, on November 28th from 5-8pm at the Bangor Public Library! Thanks to the generosity of Bangor Savings Bank, we’ll be serving up some great beer, fine wine, and delicious foods as awards are presented to the winning neighborhood team projects. The purpose of Innovative[…]
This October, join us for our best Artober event yet! The University of Maine Museum of Art will be hosting us in their gorgeous lobby or statue garden if this unseasonably warm September weather continues. UMMA’s four exhibits which will be open for viewing, just leave your beer in the lobby. On top of the museum’s art,[…]
Bangor Greendrinks and Waterfront Concerts are back at it Tuesday, September 12! Join us backstage in the VIP tent of the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion for beer and snacks, and learn about all of the green efforts happening at Waterfront Concerts! Our beers this month are a selection of the awesome breweries Waterfront Concerts has to offer! We know you’ll[…]
After two very warm Greendrinks in a row, please join us for a lovely evening OUTSIDE at Maine Audubon‘s Fields Pond Audubon Center on August 8th from 5-8pm! Maine Audubon Society is dedicated to provide the people of Maine with the right tools to become the nation’s most informed and effective stewards of wildlife and habitat. We accomplish[…]
We’re sure you’ll have no objection to our next event! Eaton Peabody is hosting at COESPACE July 11th. We’ll have beers from Orono Brewing Company on tap, some wine, as well as snacks from Fork & Spoon! As always, Greendrinks is a free family-friendly event, so bring the kiddos! There is a suggested $5 donation, and we ask that you bring your[…]
This June, we’re heading out to the Willie Wags for a wicked fun time at Downtown Bangor’s newest retail store. Okay, so Downtown is anywhere but the willie wags, but whatever. Come join us as Rudman Winchell Counselors at Law and Willie Wags team up to host Greendrinks on June 13th from 5-8pm. Keeping in[…]
In honor of National Bike to Work Month AND International Compost Awareness Week, Bangor Greendrinks is teaming up with Walk-n-Roll andMaine Resource Recovery Association for our next event! Join us at Fork & Spoon on Main St and get the dirt on composting! We’ll have beer from 2 Feet Brewing, and raffle off compost bins[…]
Fresh off the presses: the April edition of Greendrinks will be hosted by the fine folks at Print Bangor on Tuesday, April 11th from 5-8pm! Print Bangor would love to show you all the fabulous renovations they’ve been doing to their historic building on Central Street, however we’ve been told cold local beer and high-end[…]