P.O.E.T.S August Coffee Meetup, Blue Gardenia, 3747 N Mississippi, Mon August 7, 7 pm, sign up at coffee.meetup.com/202/events/5007150

Free your inner coffee geek at Blue Gardenia's Portland Coffee Meetup, sponsored by the Portland Oregon Espresso Tasting Society (P.O.E.T.S). Blue Gardenia roaster Dave Ewald will begin by roasting some Brazil Daterra Espresso Reserve, followed by a cupping of several estate coffees, and finish with an espresso tasting. AH

Cork and Pork, Urban Wineworks, Sat August 5th, 407 NW 16th, 226-9797

Pairing "fine wine with fine swine," the rhyme-happy folks at Urban Wineworks and Wild Plum Catering have teamed up to create a summer menu of pulled pork sandwiches and featured Oregon wines. The price of admission gets you a meal of pulled pork sandwiches, coleslaw, baked beans, and cobbler, plus live music from Tapas Musica. AH

Belly Button Wine Fest, Hip Chicks Do Wine, 4510 SE 23rd, Sat August 5, 6-10 pm, $5

Hip Chicks Do Wine is having a birthday party! The sassy shop opened five years ago this August, so shake your tail on down to the SE Holgate outpost for music by the electro-trio Carlyle, appetizers, and, of course, wine. AH