"I'm in a love affair with Portland, Maine. It's real, it's deep, it's never ending. I'm never leaving."

-Josh Merrill, Portland resident

We couldn't agree more, Josh, and (with Valentine's Day upon us) we thought we'd take a look at some of the swoon-worthy events happening this weekend. Be sure to get out and discover more to love in Downtown!

For the music lover

PSO POPS! presents Portland in Love
Merrill Auditorium
20 Myrtle Street

Saturday, February 13 (7:30pm)
Sunday, February 14 (2:30pm)

Get swept away by music's most passionate moments -- guaranteed to make you fall in love all over again! For more info and tickets, click here .

For the history lover

Love in the Longfellow House
Wadsworth-Longfellow House
489 Congress Street

Thursday, February 11 (6-7:30pm)
Saturday, February 13 (4-5:30pm and 6-7:30pm)
Sunday, February 14 (4-5:30pm and 6-7:30pm)

Bring your special someone to a love-themed tour of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House. Learn about 19th century courtship rituals and the family's many romances, heartbreaks, marriages and more. You'll also enjoy locally-made chocolates, a glass of champagne or sparkling cider, and roses from Harmon's & Barton's.

For more info and tickets, click here .

For the adventure-seeker

"Not Your Average Date Night" at The Escape Room
496 Congress Street 

The adventure game that has gained popularity world-wide arrived in Portland last summer! In 60 minutes or less, your group will work as a small team to escape the locked room by cracking codes and solving puzzles. A fun, unique outing for a group of friends, family members or coworkers. For more info, click here.

For the word lover

SPACE Gallery presents Love Stories
534 Congress Street

Sunday, February 14 (7:00pm)

A free community event featuring six local writers. They'll take turns reading their version of a "love story" while you are yours enjoy a hot beverage. For more info, click here.

For the movie lover

Tumbledown Movie
Portland Museum of Art
7 Congress Square

Tumbledown is a romantic dramedy by Portland filmmakers  Sean Mewshaw and Desi Van Til. The acclaimed film takes place in Maine and stars Rebecca Hall and Jason Sudeikis. For showtimes, click here.

For the wine lover

Wine Tasting at LeRoux Kitchen
161 Commercial Street

Saturday, February 13 (1-3pm)

Sample dessert wines for Valentine's Day with Central Distributors, featuring Suzie's Amazing Brownies!  Wine tastings are held on the second floor and are free of charge. Participants must be 21+.

Wine Tasting at Sweetgrass Old Port
324 Fore Street

Open Thursday through Monday (11am-6pm)
Sunday (12-5pm)

Enjoy a wine and chocolate pairing featuring truffles from Dean's Sweets! For more info, call 207-761-8GIN.

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