Saturday, October 7
Good times on tap today up in Gardiner, where the Swine & Stein Oktoberfest takes place at various venues downtown. In addition to craft beer and sausage and live music, there’ll be fun activities like a moustache competition and the annual rock-paper-scissors championship. Tix: $20 (all ages; 21+ for brews). gardinermainstreet.org. And tonight at One Longfellow Square (181 State St., Portland), Seth Warner and Marc McElroy present “Don’t Be Denied: A Tribute to Neil Young’s ‘Ditch Trilogy,’” playing rough-hewn gems from Young’s 1973-75 albums Time Fades Away, On the Beach and, joined by a full band, Tonight’s the Night, at 8 p.m. Tix: $12 (all ages; benefits opioid-recovery efforts). 761-1751. onelongfellowsquare.com.