Food Events Calendar 2018

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Community Food Truck Nights

Aug 2, 2018 - Oct 18, 2018 See description below Warwick, RI

October 4 -- Pontiac Park, Pontiac Street
October 18 -- Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Road

On-the-Farm Apple Harvest Dinner

Oct 27, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018 Scott Farm, 707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT

An apple lover’s delight, this 5-course harvest dinner held in the farm’s Apple Barn is co-hosted by Scott Farm and the Vermont Fresh Network. From salad to dessert, each course features select heirloom apples, heirloom cider, and vegetables grown at Scott Farm. BYOB. The dinner sells out fast.


Harvest on the Harbor 2018

Oct 16, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018 100 West Commercial Street 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 events include Different Roads, a Melting Pot of Flavor; Maine Lobster Chef of the Year; On the rocks Maine Distillers Happy Hour; Hair of the Dog Bloody Mary and Pig Roast Lunch; Oysterfest; and Market on the Harbor. Schedule of events and fees

Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival 2018

Oct 17, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018 Many locations Martha's Vineyard, MA

This four-day festival captures the magic of Martha’s Vineyard by focusing on its unique culinary culture. Events include Fresh Off the Farm, Bubbles & Shellfish, Thrill of the Grill, Joseph Carr Wine Dinner, Italian Salumi and Specialties, Red Wine and Chocolate Decadence, Timeless with Patrick Ahearn, Sea Oui Si, Flowers Wine Dinner, Grand Tasting VIP, and Grand Tasting, Deconstructed New England Clambake, Donkey & Goat Wine Dinner, Martha’s Vineyard Brunch Run/Walk 5k & 10k, and Sunday Brunch.
See festival website for detailed schedule and tickets.

New England Harvest Feast at Plimoth Plantation

Oct 27, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018 Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Avenue Plymouth, MA

An evening of entertainment and hospitality awaits you as you sit down to a 17th century meal at this historic site. Visitors from the past and historians from today answer your questions about England and Plymouth, Pilgrims and Native people. Enjoy centuries-old psalms and songs. Email: tdixon@plimoth.org with questions.

Richman Spooktacular Chili Challenge 2018

Oct 27, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018 Simsbury Performing Arts Center, 22 Iron Horse Blvd. Simsbury, CT

Forty chili cooks, including many pros and amateurs, will compete. Beer, wine, hard cider, and food will be available for purchase. Kids in costumes can trick or treat with our vendors, and everyone can compete in the costume contest! There will be live entertainment, featuring Still Kickin’ With the Big City Horns, Jake Kulak and the LowDown, as well as Atlas Gray.

Food, Wine, Beer

Burger Week '18

Nov 2, 2018 - Nov 8, 2018 Participating restaurants Burlington, VT

During Seven Days' Burger Week, sponsored by Budweiser and the Essex Culinary Resort & Spa, dozens of participating restaurants will serve up burger specials limited only by Vermont chefs' imaginations: breakfast burgers, triple-deckers, veggie burgers and many more.

Parties, Dances, Balls

Tea Time Series at the Isham-Terry House

Oct 21, 2018 - Dec 2, 2018 Isham-Terry House, 211 High Street Hartford, CT

Sip a variety of teas, taste seasonal sweet and savory small bites, and create a craft to take home. All teas will be presented by John Bates of The Town & County Club of Hartford. Registration recommended. Register by email at isham.terry@ctlandmarks.org. Isham-Terry House is a member of Connecticut Landmarks.
October 21 is Halloween Tea. Make decorated mask and come in costume
December 2 is Victorian Holiday Tea. Savor special holiday fare and learn the art of creating Victorian paper ornaments.


Salem Harvest Fest 2018

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018 Harborpoint @ Root, Shetland Park, 35 Congress Street, Bldg. 2, Third Floor Salem, MA

Celebrate the season with a grand tasting of fine wine, cider, mead and craft beer. Your ticket gives you a tasting glass, sampling of products, live music with Wood & Bone, and snacks.

Black Cider Festival 2018

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018 Scott Farm, 707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT

Five cider makers from four states come together in the Apple Barn to showcase their ciders, made with heirloom apples. Talk with Scott Farm’s orchardist Zeke Goodband and the cider makers to learn about bitter cider apple varieties, and sample black hard ciders, along with local food pairings. For guests age 21 and older. No dogs. Reservations are appreciated; walk-ins also are welcome.