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Classes

National Honeybee Day - Boston, MA

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017 KITCHEN at Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover Street Boston, MA
Enjoy this showcase of this sweet and healthy treat. The day will include a honey extraction demo, fresh honey samples, sampling of foods made with honey, raffles prizes coloring activities for kids, a talk about bee farming and the bee industry in Massachusetts.
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Admission: Free

Dinner

A Moveable Feast: Oktoberfest at the German American Cultural Society - Pawtucket, RI

Sep 9, 2017 - Sep 9, 2017 German American Cultural Society of Rhode Island, 78 Carter Avenue Pawtucket, RI
An evening of German food, music, dancing, and history. The festivities will include German folk dancing, live accordion music, and a talk on the history of the German community in Rhode Island.
Time: 6-11 p.m.
Admission: $50
Telephone: 401-769-9675

Fall Farm to Table Supper - Stamford, CT

Sep 14, 2017 - Sep 14, 2017 Bendel Mansion of Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road Stamford, CT
The Stamford Museum & Nature Center hosts a Fall Farm to Table Supper and fundraiser. Dinner is by Matt Storch, chef and owner of Match Restaurant in South Norwalk. Match has been rated four stars by the New York Times. The menu will include wood grilled bass with fennel agro dolce and crispy chicken with fresh black truffles; baked spinach and ricotta ravioli; and an arugula salad.
The evening will begin with a cocktail hour, followed by a preview of the Stamford Museum’s fall exhibition, "Illustrations of Imaginative Literature: The Korshak Collection." Opening on September 22, this exhibition features masterpieces of American and European science fiction, adventure and fantasy. The evening is a fundraiser for the museum.
Time: 6-10 p.m.
Admission: $125 per person

Tasting Event and Farm-to-Easel Invitational Art Auction - Freeport, ME

Sep 17, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017 Wolfe's Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road Freeport, ME
Join us for an afternoon of great food from Frontier Café and Gather, and a live and silent art auction featuring local artists. Visit a variety of tasting stations for delicious food and bring home an original piece of art. For guests age 21 and older.
Time: 3-6 p.m.
Admission: $50 per person, includes all food and drinks.
Telephone: 207-865-4469

Gills + Grapes Dinner: Eating with the Ecosystem - Middletown, RI

Sep 21, 2017 - Sep 21, 2017 Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road (Route 138) Middletown, RI
Newport Vineyards and Eating with the Ecosystem present an evening of education and eating local with a 5-course dinner paired with Newport Vineyards wines, led by Executive Chef Andy Teixeira, along with Newport lobsterman Al Eagles. Part of the proceeds will go towards the Scales & Tales Mobile Food Boat Program.
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Admission: $90 per person, includes 5-course pairing dinner, tax, and gratuity

Farm to Table Dinners

Barn Supper by Nebo Lodge at Turner Barn - North Haven Island, off the Coast of Rockland, ME

Jun 29, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017 138 Turner Farm Road North Haven Island, off the Coast of Rockland, ME
Every Thursday evening a special feast is prepared by Nebo Lodge and served at the Turner Farm barn. Guests enjoy a family-style feast of vegetables and meats raised at Turner Farm, including a seasonal cocktail . The five-course meal, which includes beer and wine, is served as the sun sets over the fields. Round-trip boat transportation from Rockland is available. Held Thursday evenings. Map. Reservations: reservations@nebolodge.com
Time: 5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $110 per person; under 21 - discounts available; please call
Telephone: 207-867-2007

From Field to Fork - A Late Summer Crop Dinner - Concord, MA

Aug 23, 2017 - Aug 23, 2017 Verrill Farm, 11 Wheeler Road Concord, MA
Dine under tents as twilight settles over fields where crops are grown. Prepared by Verrill Farm chefs. The menu features appetizers; a buffet with entrée and dishes using tomatoes, corn and other seasonal favorites; rolls; and dessert. Cash bar serving wine and beer. Guitarists Enrique & Jay return to perform their popular mix of musical styles.
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $48 per person. Reservations required
Telephone: 978-369-4494

Harvest Dinner at Wolfe Neck Farm - Freeport, ME

Oct 15, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017 Wolfe's Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road Freeport, ME
Come celebrate the harvest season at the Mallet Barn with the Wolfe’s Neck Farm. Feast on the harvest of the season with Chef Josh Barry and his team from UNION. Enjoy a seated, family-style dinner along with delicious local desserts and drinks. For guests age 21 and older. Ticket Release starts September 7.
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Admission: $100 per person
Telephone: 207-865-4469

Farms

Farm Dinner at Weir River Farm - Hingham, MA

Aug 14, 2017 - Sep 14, 2017 Weir River Farm, 140 Turkey Hill Lane Hingham, MA
Celebrate local food with your family and friends and enjoy a catered meal prepared with produce from Weir River and other local farms. Play horse shoes or corn hole, or go on a barnyard tour before dinner, then stick around to watch the sun go down. Live music by farmers. A full menu including children’s dinner will become available. Preregistration is required
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $60; children, $20
Telephone: 781-740-7233

Festivals

Pawtucket Greek Festival 2017 - Pawtucket, RI

Aug 18, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017 Assumption of The Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 97 Walcott Street Pawtucket, RI
The Assumption Greek Church Festival will transform the parish grounds into a Greek Village. Come and enjoy Greek food, pastries, a cafe, a cooking with fillo demonstration, dancing, a Greek Marketplace. The festival is held rain or shine, under tents. There is ample street parking. Free shuttle bus service available at the easy-access parking lot, minutes away, on Roosevelt Avenue across from Pawtucket City Hall.
Time: Friday, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, noon-10 p.m.; Sunday, noon-9 p.m.
Admission: Free admission
Telephone: 401-725-3127

Corn & Tomato Festival - Concord, MA

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017 Verrill Farm, 11 Wheeler Road Concord, MA
Join the fun at this festival featuring Verrill Farm's two most popular summer crops plus activities & entertainment! Tasting includes: Over 30 varieties of Verrill Farm grown tomatoes, heirloom and hybrid, sliced and ready to eat, plus cherries. Several styles of Verrill Farm grown corn including bicolor white. Also, live music by the Sky Blue Boys; hay rides and pony rides (for a fee).
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Admission: Free admission; tastings are adults, $9; children under age 10, $5

Blues N Brews 2017 - Westford, MA

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017 Nashoba Valley ski area, 79 Powers Road Westford, MA
Blues N Brews is a two-day live music festival with beer tastings. Music by top blues bands along with craft beers, barbecue, brisket, pulled pork, and grilled chicken, as well as raffles, games, crafts, and vendor booths. Held rain or shine. A
Time: Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: $50
Telephone: 978-692-3033

Festa Italiana Portland 2017 - Portland, ME

Aug 24, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 Pioneer Courthouse Square Portland, ME
Non-stop entertainment, food, wine and beer gardens, raffle and more. Time: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Time: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Manchester Food & Wine Classic - Manchester Village, VT

Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017 3567 Main Street Manchester Village, VT
The inaugural Manchester Food & Wine Classic is a celebration of fine wine, gourmet cuisine and entertainment. Guest may enjoy grand tastings  and seminars featuring more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors and locally made produce.
Time: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Admission: General Admission

Odyssey: A Greek Festival 2017 - Orange, CT

Sep 1, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017 St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 480 Racebrook Road Orange, CT
Enjoy sumptuous Greek food along with a marketplace, song, dance, and presentations on Greek culture and religion.
Time: Friday-Sunday, noon to 10 p.m.; Monday, noon-7 p.m.

Food, Wine, Beer

Leddy Park Beach Bites - Burlington, VT

Jul 26, 2017 - Sep 6, 2017 Leddy Park, Leddy Park Road Burlington, VT
Spend an evening by the lake in the picnic area behind Leddy Arena for the popular Lakefront Food Truck socials There will be food trucks, kids activities, entertainment, free bike valet service, beer garden, and more! Dates are: July 26, August 9, August 23, September 6. Map.
Time: 5-8 p.m.

Dine Out Boston 2017 - Boston, MA

Aug 6, 2017 - Aug 18, 2017 Participating restaurants Boston, MA
Dine Out Boston was formerly known as Restaurant Week Boston. Participating restaurants design prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner. Diners can choose from old favorites to the latest culinary hot spots; from the award-winning restaurants of Boston and Cambridge to the gourmet gems in the suburbs. Dates: August 6-11 and 13-18 Prices are per person and exclude beverages, tax and gratuities. No passes, tickets or coupons are required. See event website for participating restaurants.
Time: Mealtimes
Admission: Lunch, $15, $20, $25; dinner, $28, $33, $38

Milford Oyster Festival 2017 - Milford, CT

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017 Milford Center & Harbor Milford, CT
Dive into many types and preparations of oysters at this popular food festival, which also include children's entertainment and live music by Blackberry Smoke, the Artimus Pyle Band, and Dizzy Fish.
Time: 6-10 p.m.
Admission: $5 cover charge, youth under 14 admitted free.

Tastings

Fire on the Mountain Chili Fest - Henniker, NH

Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017 Pats Peak Ski Area, 686 Flanders Road Henniker, NH
Local restaurants face off in the professional chili-making category, while home chefs go toe-to-toe for best amateur chili chef. Sample as many as you can and cast your People's Choice award vote. enjoy a KidZone and a vendor fair with specialty food and craft experts.
Time: Noon-4:30 p.m.
Admission: $6-$12.

Appetizer & Dessert Crawl - New Haven, CT

Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017 The Shops at Yale, 255 Crown Street New Haven, CT
Enjoy appetizer and dessert samples from 12 great restaurants at The Shops at Yale. Ticket price includes free parking at the 150 York Street Garage. Check in begins at 12:30 p.m. on Broadway Island, 56 Broadway.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Admission: $20

A Taste of Tidewater - Falmouth, ME

Aug 24, 2017 - Aug 24, 2017 Parish House, Episcopal Church of St. Mary, 43 Foreside Road Falmouth, ME
A Taste of Tidewater has a reputation as the event for fabulous food, beautiful Maine art, and a fun and festive evening. Enjoy live music by the Pinetones and small plates by several of Portland’s prominent chefs. Guests  will also be able to buy original works of art.
Time: 5:30-8 p.m.
Admission: $75/person or $125/couple
Telephone: 207-781-6099

Gunstock Mountain Brew and BBQ - Gilford, NH

Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 Gunstock Mountain Resort, 719 Cherry Valley Road (Route 11A) Gilford, NH
Enjoy samples of beer and cider from 30 breweries and barbecue samples. Friday brings Taps and Apps from 5 to 8 p.m. This VIP event will showcase seven breweries and pair their beer with seven small plates. On Saturday VIP Hoppy Hour is 3 to 4 p.m. VIP ticket holders get early access to the event. Beer 101. Come learn the ins and outs of the fast growing industry with this informative demonstration (3:15-4 p.m.). Mountain Brew & BBQ is 4 to 8 p.m.
Time: See description above
Admission: $45-$75

The Clustertruck Food Festival Craft Beer and Winery Garden - Lancaster, MA

Aug 26, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 339 Seven Bridge Road ( Route 117) Lancaster, MA
Join us for delicious eats from all over the world, represented by dozens of food trucks, from all over New England. Shop hundreds of local artists and farmers market vendors. Have a beer or wine at the Kalon Farms Hillside Cellars.
Time: Noon To 7 PM
Admission: $10 for parking; festival admission is free.

Stowe Wine and Food Classic Grand Tasting 2017 - Stowe, VT

Aug 27, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017 Topnotch Resort Mountain View Pavilion, 4000 Mountain Road Stowe, VT
Guests enjoy an all-inclusive afternoon of wine tasting along with artisan spirits and craft beer for one ticket price. The Grand Tasting features premium wines from around the world, Vermont craft beers, and local gourmet foods. The silent auction features fine and collectible wines, vacation getaways and other great local treasures. For guests age 21 and older.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Admission: $65 in advance;| $75 at the door

Pints on the Pier - Bath, MA

Aug 30, 2017 - Aug 30, 2017 Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street Bath, MA
Sample some of the state's best brews while enjoying live music from The Squid Jiggers! Sunset on the Kennebec River sets the scene for an awesome party on the pier. Food on-site will include Glidden Point Oyster Farms, Taco the Town, and Ottodog! Admission includes all beer and cider samples and one hot dog. For guests age 21 and older.
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Admission: Members $44; nonmembers $55

Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival 2017 - Bennington, VT

Sep 2, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017 66 Colgate Heights, Route 9W Bennington, VT
Come, sample, and buy garlic-enhanced food and crafts from hundreds of different vendors, all made from garlic and herbs: garlic ice cream to garlic jelly, pickled garlic, roasted garlic, garlic braids. Watch planting and braiding and cooking demonstrations.
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: $6-$8
Telephone: 802-447-3311

Chili Challenge & Brews - Waterville Valley, NH

Sep 3, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017 Town Square Waterville Valley, NH
Area restaurants compete in Town Square for the title of the best chili around! Admission fee gets guests samples of every chili and a voting ballot. Starts at noon, along with a free outdoor concert.
Time: Noon-4 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $7.50; children, $5
Telephone: 800-468-2553

Milk & Honey Wine + Cheese Class - Middletown, RI

Oct 26, 2017 - Oct 26, 2017 Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road (Route 138) Middletown, RI
Join Newport Vineyards for an evening and let wine and cheese experts take you on a journey through Milk & Honey cheeses paired with Newport Vineyards wines. Dine at Brix after class to cap off the night in front of the fireplace. A limited number of tickets is available.
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Admission: $42 per person