Food Events Calendar 2017

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Art of Cooking Event - Orleans, MA

Oct 24, 2017 - Oct 24, 2017 TBA Orleans, MA
A food and wine tasting celebration featuring a slate of acclaimed Cape Cod chefs in six Orleans kitchens, a dessert and bubbly reception and a silent auction featuring an array of exciting items to bid on. Tickets available online only, starting October 1.
Time: 3-6 p.m.
Admission: $45

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 Vineyardsfor an evening and let wine and cheese experts take you on a journey through Milk & Honey cheeses paired with Newport Vineyards wines. Receive $5 off a purchase of $25 or more in the Marketplace.
Time: 6-7:30pm
Admission: $42 per person

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 where wine and cheese experts take you on a journey through Milk & Honey cheeses paired with Newport Vineyards's wines. Plus, receive $5 off a purchase of $25 or more in the Marketplace.
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Admission: $42 per person


Candlelight Dinner at Old Stone House Museum - Brownington, VT

Oct 21, 2017 - Oct 21, 2017 Old Stone House Museum, 109 Old Stone House Road Brownington, VT
Return to a period in the 19th century when families ate dinner by the dim flickering of candles with the fresh produce of their own farms. Enjoy gingerbread, winter vegetables, meat roasted at the hearth, a variety of wines, and traditional apple pie. Register online for this romantic dinner that returns to our classic American roots.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $75
Telephone: 802-754-2022

Foliage Bluegrass Cookout - Harvard, MA

Oct 27, 2017 - Oct 27, 2017 Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Road Harvard, MA
Celebrate the fall foliage season with barbecue, brews, and live bluegrass at Fruitlands Museum. Enjoy farm to table buffet; tap your toes to catchy tunes; play games on the lawn. Music by bluegrass band, Railroad House. Ticket price includes dinner, one drink, games, music and fun. Registration is required and ticket sales will close October 24.
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $35; children, $15
Telephone: 978-456-3924

Dark and Stormy Tavern Dinner - York, ME

Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 Jefferds Tavern, Old York Museum Center, 3 Lindsay Road York, ME
Chef Jason Miller from York 54, returns to the hearth in Jefferds Tavern to cook up a fall feast. Hearty harvest fare and entertaining ghost tales from York's past provide the perfect antidote to October's shorter days and darker nights. The menu will be announced closer to the event. Reservations required. BYOB.
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $65


Harvest on the Harbor 2017 - Portland, ME

Oct 17, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017 O'Maine Studio, 58 Fore Street, Aura, Portland Company, and other locations Portland, ME
Experience the flavors of Maine at Harvest on the Harbor. The three-day event will feature seminars, tastings, and exquisite dinners crafted by renowned chefs from Maine and afar. Major event include Flavors of Maine, Maine Lobster Chef of the Year, Harvest Happy Hour, Market on the Harbor, and Harbor Crawl. See website for details of events.
Time: Consult event website
Admission: Consult event website
Telephone: 207-772-4994

Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival 2017 - Martha's Vineyard, MA

Oct 19, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017 Harbor View Hotel and several other locations Martha's Vineyard, MA
October 19 < br> Fresh Off the Farm. Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society. Festival kick-off presents farms and chefs and music from Vineyard band Good Night Louise.
Lobsterpalooza. Harbor View Hotel. Yankee mag food editor hosts a tasting of 3 types of lobster rolls.
Somm Throw Down with Colin Lynch. Harbor View Hotel. Three wine experts face off.
Sweet Tooth. Murdick's Fudge. Fudge paired with port wines
Joseph Carr Dinner. Charlotte Inn. Chef Justin Melnick and sommelier Joseph Carr present dinner and wines.
Island Inspired. Harbor View Hotel. Chefs Jeremy Sewall and Richard Doucette serve a dinner of many New England seafoods.
Wild Game Dinner. Détente. A dinner sourced through hunting, fishing, foraging and gathering. < br> o ya island. Grey Barn. A dinner focusing on seasonal produce, lamb, pork, and beef, fin- and shellfish.
Woodford Reserve Bourbon Dinner. Private Home. A four-course dinner paired with Woodford Reserve cocktails.
October 21
Walking Tour with Patrick Ahearn. Rosewater Market and Takeaway. Featuring Martha’s Vineyard architecture.
Oh Shucks! Edgartown Yacht Club. Taste a dozen briny bivalves from Vineyard oyster farms.
Woodford Reserve Bourbon Tasting. Harbor View Hotel. Learn about Woodford Reserve’s 200 flavors
Grand Tasting. Great Lawn, Harbor View Hotel. Three hundred winemakers, spirits, breweries, gourmet foods, restaurants.
Jean Trimbach Dinner. Harbor View Hotel. Winemaker Jean Trimbach hosts this wine dinner by Mary Dumont.
Coastal Exploration of Sea, Farm and Vine. Tasting dinner with Knightsbridge Winery and celebrated chefs.
October 22
Sunday Brunch with Fashions by The Great Put On. Harbor View Hotel. Brunch prepared by the chefs of the Harbor View Hotel.
Time: Consult event website
Admission: Consult event website

Food, Wine, Beer

Restaurant Week 2017 - Westerlyarea, RI

Oct 22, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017 Participating restaurants Westerlyarea, RI
Participating restaurants in the Westerly area will offer a three-course price fixed menu of $15 for lunch and $25 for dinner. Each restaurant offers its own unique menu. No tickets, coupons or passes are required.
Participating restaurants are Amigo’s Taqueria Y Tequila, 84 Tavern on Canal, The Cooked Goose, Guytanno’s Café, The Haversham Tavern, Longo’s Ristorante & Pizzeria, The Kitchen at Pleasant View Inn, The Sea Goose Grills & Raw Bar, Shore Diner Hall, Venice Restaurant, Vetrano’s Restaurant, Wilcox Tavern. Mia’s Prime Time Café,
Time: Mealtimes
Telephone: 401-596-7761


Open Hearth Cooking Demonstrations: Tavern Fare - Deerfield, MA

Oct 6, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 Hall Tavern Kitchen, Historic Deerfield Deerfield, MA
Colonial New England taverns were common in both small towns and cities. Taverns were known for their quick and hearty meals rather than fine dining. Come see the 1786 kitchen at the Hall Tavern and see what's on the Bill of Fare for the day. Date: October 6, 7, 8, 9, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28.
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.,
Admission: Adults, $18; youth age 6-17, $5

Parties, Dances, Balls

Harvest Party 2017 at Boston Public Market - Boston, MA

Oct 19, 2017 - Oct 19, 2017 Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover Street Boston, MA
Chef's Table. An intimate evening of culinary collaborations showcasing the talents of our farmers, fishers, and food entrepreneurs. Taste exclusive Market creations and raise a glass and fork to the bountiful New England harvest. 5:30-7 p.m. $500.
Market Party. A festive fundraiser celebrating the best of the Boston Public Market! Savor an evening with our vendor community over local libations, food, live music, dancing, and so much more. 7-10 p.m.
Time: 5:30-10 p.m.
Admission: See description above
Telephone: 617-973-4909

Brooklyn Brewery 2017 Tour – Been Mansion - Boston, MA

Oct 27, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 Boston Center For The Arts, 539 Tremont Street Boston, MA
Throw open the doors on tidal waves of sound, beer, hard-fought dynasties, beer, temples of Norm, plenty of food, sheer loyalty, and even more beer to back up the beer.
Time: Doors open at 6 p.m.
Admission: $50-$65


Flight Night at the Factory with Guinness and Taza Chocolate - Somerville, MA

Oct 19, 2017 - Oct 19, 2017 Taza Chocolate, 561 Windsor Street Somerville, MA
Join Guinness and Taza Chocolate for a chocolate and beer pairing night to celebrate 200 years of Guinness Stout in America. You will taste five featured pairings, and a range of Guinness beers and a variety of unique and seasonal stone ground chocolates. For guests age 21 and older.
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.

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

Spooktacular Chili Challenge - Simsbury, CT

Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center, 22 Iron Horse Blvd., Simsbury, CT
Along with the chili tasting, there will be local vendors, live entertainment, beer, wine, and hard cider. Kids can look forward to trick-or-treating, costume contests, clowns, the touch-a-truck exhibit, and more. Non-chili food items will be available for sale. Tickets can be purchased on the event website or by calling 860-651-7307.
Time: Noon-5 p.m.
Admission: Age 11 and older, $10 in advance
Telephone: 860-651-7307

Simmer N’ Brew Fest 2017 - Franconia, NH

Nov 4, 2017 - Nov 4, 2017 Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway & Ski Area260 Tramway Drive Franconia, NH
Live music, fresh brews from over 15 New England breweries and gourmet soups galore from local chefs and eateries. For guests age 21 and older. ,
Time: 3-7 p.m.
Admission: TBD
Telephone: 603-823-8800