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Shannon Bryan

Shannon Bryan has a fondness for Maine’s peculiar goings on. And helmet cams. There’s definitely a fondness for helmet cams.   Since she arrived in Maine 10 years ago, it’s been her mission to experience it all firsthand – from the cardboard boat races to the paddleboard jousting tournaments. With any luck, she’ll persuade you to try it, too.

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Posted: October 17, 2012

Let your genius shine during pub trivia: 10+ Maine bars where you can use your brain

Written by: Shannon Bryan


Trivia is great for the brain. And it makes you better looking.

Trivia is great for the brain. And it makes you better looking.

Workweeks can be so…blah. If only there were some nighttime occupation you could participate in that would both stimulate your noggin and enable you to unashamedly support your local watering hole. Enter: pub trivia. There’s plenty of trivia night to go around:

Sebago Brewing Company
7 p.m. Mondays at two locations:
211 Fore Street, Portland | 207-775-2337 |
67 Portland Rd., Kennebunk | 207-985-9855 |

Jimmy the Greeks
7 p.m. Mondays | 215 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach | 207-934-7499 |

Run of the Mill
7 p.m. Mondays | 100 Main St., Saco | 207-571-9648 |

The Liberal Cup
8 p.m. Tuesdays (starting in mid-February) | 115 Water St., Hallowell | 207-623-2739 |

Binga’s Stadium
8 p.m. Tuesdays | 77 Free St., Portland | 207-347-6072 |

Ri Ra
8 p.m. Tuesdays | 72 Commercial St., Portland | 207-761-4446 |

Elements Books Coffee Beer
7 p.m. Tuesdays | 265 Main Street, Biddeford | 207-710-2011 |
You can have a team of up to 6 people and there will be prizes.

Brian Boru
7 p.m. Wednesdays | 57 Center St., Portland | 207-780-1506 |

Bugaboo Creek
7-9 p.m. Thursdays | 264 Gorham Road, South Portland | 207-773-5400 |
Throwback Thursday trivia every Thursday night

Margarita’s (Brown Street)
7:30 p.m. Thursdays | 11 Brown St., Portland | 207-774-9398 |

Champions Sports Bar
7:30 pm Thursdays and Sundays | 15 Thornton St., Biddeford | 207-282-7900 |
Karaoke starts right after trivia with $2 wells and $2 drafts all night


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