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!
2016 - Downtown Recycling Bins - $2,500
We joined with Downtown Bangor Partnership and the City to purchase six new zero-sort recycling bins (and four additional trash bins) for downtown Bangor.
2016 - Garden Beds for Seniors - $1,000
We provided $1,000 to a student from the University of Maine to build raised bed gardens at a low-income assisted living facility in Brewer as part of a research project to examine the effect of gardening on maintaining older adult’s cognition and nutrition.
2016 - Friends of Lower Kenduskeag Stream, $2,400
We provided $2000 grant to purchases benches, dog waste bag dispensers, and trash barrels for the Kenduskeag Stream Trail. We also held a benefit event at Explore Bangor that raised another $400 for further trail improvements.
We'd love to hear from you!
Abby Roseberry Rice
Greendrinks is back for a warm August evening with the fine folks of theBangor Farmers Market, and we want you there! We’ll gather on Tuesday August 9th from 5 to 8 p.m. outdoors at the Pocket Park next to Central Street Farmhouse, in the heart of Downtown Bangor. During the festivities, you can learn about[…]
Greendrinks and Waterfront Concerts are at it again this coming Tuesday, July 12th from 5-8pm. Come enjoy the back stage amenities of theDarling’s Waterfront Pavilion VIP Tent, while learning about the many greening efforts going on at this phenominal venue. Throw in some cold local beer, good friends, and a warm summer night on the[…]
Bangor Daily News blogger Shelby Hartin visited Greendrinks is down with OBC yesterday and wrote a lovely piece about what she experienced. Here’s a sample: Perhaps the best thing about Greendrinks is what it does for the community. The funds raised by the events are given back through Green Grants, which support projects that make[…]
How can I explain it? It’s another bonus greendrinks! This time, we’re helping welcome Orono Brewing Company to Downtown Bangor while raising your awareness about the Bangor Land Trust and Pedal the Penobscot. We’re tentatively scheduled to be at Verve on Main Street in Bangor from 5-8pm on Tuesday, June 28th, but stay tuned in[…]
Greendrinks will be at the Bangor Beer Festival; Tap Into Summer put on each year by the awesome folks at Greater Bangor Convention & Visitor Bureau. This year’s festival will be on Saturday June 18th from 12pm – 4pm on the Bangor Waterfront! Visit Ticketmaster to get your tickets in advance: Get your tickets here!
It’s time to cross the bridge folks! Bangor Greendrinks is headed to Brewer. Geaghan Brothers Brewing Company is hosting at their production brewery and taproom at 34 Abbott Street in Brewer. Snacks will be provided by their pub giving you a copious opportunity to get crazy with your beer pairings as there will be 15[…]
Summer is just around the corner and we think that calls for a little extra celebration! Join us for a special spring shindig hosted by Explore Bangoron the 4th Tuesday, May 24th, from 5-8pm. We’ll have cold beer, home brewed wine, and delicious snacks. The best part is that all of the proceeds from this[…]
The time has come! Studio Linear is opening the doors to their new studio on May 10th in conjunction with Bangor Greendrinks. Beer on tap from Geaghan Brothers Brewing Company, music by Thom Cosgrove, wine from Central Street Farmhouse, and cocktails featuring Twenty2 Vodka infused with Unrest Roating Co. Coffee. Come check out Studio Linear’s new space[…]
Bangor Greendrinks joined the Bangor Area Food Council and Food AND Medicine to sponsor the annual Bangor CSA Fair, held Sunday, March 20 at the Sea Dog Restaurant. Nearly 400 people visited the fair, which featured thirteen local farms and orchards selling shares in their community-supported agriculture (CSA) arrangements. The event featured children’s activities in[…]
This April we’re letting Greendrinks off the leash by heading up to visit our friends at the Family Dog in Orono. We’ll have a bunch of local beers on tap, delicious food to sample and of course Family Dog’s full food/drink/ice cream menu will be available for purchase. Because of Maine liquor laws, you’re regular suggested $5[…]