THE INCREDIBLE BREAKFAST COOK-OFF
Friday, Feb. 27, 7-9 a.m. | Sea Dog Brewing Company, 125 Western Ave., South Portland | $25 | brownpapertickets.com
Maine’s title for "Best Breakfast" is up for grabs at this breakfast competition. Attendees taste the sweet and savory offerings and vote for their favorites. Proceeds benefit Preble Street Resource Center.
THE SIGNATURE COCKTAIL PAIRING EVENT
Sunday, March 8, 6-8 p.m. | Prime Mercedes-Benz, 137 U.S. 1, Scarborough | $50 | brownpapertickets.com
New this year, Maine’s master cocktail shakers will pair their entries with a bite from their restaurant. Attendees get to select the best cocktail as well as best cocktail and food pairing. Proceeds benefit Preble Street Resource Center.