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Food Events Calendar 2018


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Dinner

Makers Table Pop-Up Dinners

Jun 28, 2018 - Aug 28, 2018 location TBA Martha's Vineyard, MA

Each Makers Table will be held at a different location on Martha’s Vineyard. Locations are announced three days before the event to ticket holders.
July 24 in Vineyard Haven. Homage to the colorful characters who people the 19th century whaling industry. Chef: Carlos Montoya, Garde East. Storyteller Bow Van Ripper
July 31 in West Tisbury. Celebrate a legendary Island painter who farms the landscapes he has painted. Barn Party Picnic throw-down, spit roasts. Chef: Nathan Gould. Music: PickPocket Bluegrass Band
August 9 in Vineyard Haven. Japanese izakaya meets farmhouse. Chefs: Yael Peet and Elena Yamamoto, KARASU. Farm tour with The Farm Hub. Music: David Wolff
August 14 in Chilmark. A Midsummer’s Night Dream with fairies, glitter and fanciful feast. Enjoy a plant-based feast in technicolor with Chef Ky Keenan.
August 21 in Vineyard Haven. Foraged, found, and fished foods not typically found on our grocer's shelves. Led by author and fisherman Paul Greenberg. Chef: Gavin Smith.
August 28 in Chilmark. Join an evening of authentic Mexican-inspired fare, dance beneath the stars. Chef: Spring Sheldon. Performance: The Yard Dancers.

Lobster on the Lawn

Jul 17, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018 Blantyre,16 Blantyre Road Lenox, MA

Featuring a seasonal local selection of traditional picnic favorites, including lobster, local pork, cheeses, charcuterie, and spreads. Dates: July 19, 26; August 16

Community Food Truck Nights

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

August 16 -- Conimicut Point Park, Point Avenue
September 6 -- GAMM Theatre. 1245 Jefferson Blvd.
September 20 -- Pawtuxet Park, Narragansett Pkway. And East View Street
October 4 -- Pontiac Park, Pontiac Street
October 18 -- Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Road

Makers Table Weekly Dinner

Aug 21, 2018 - Aug 28, 2018 See description below Vineyard Haven and Chilmark, MA

Farm.Field.Sea. and Chef Spring Sheldon present a weekly roving culinary feast. Dinner includes live music and art from 6 to 7:15 p.m. and a four-course dinner with paired wines from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 21 at Tisbury Spring Building , 400 West Spring Street, Vineyard Haven. Led by author and fisherman Paul Greenberg, we’ll learn about foraged foods, and his latest work The Omega Principle, an investigation into the fates of our bodies and our planet. Guest Artist: Colin Ruel. $165.
Tuesday, August 28 at The Yard, 1 The Yard, Chilmark. This is evening of authentic Mexican-inspired fare, dance beneath the stars with an evening of succulent food, a carnival of tastes, sips and sounds. Guest Artist: Mike Rottman.

Farm + Vine Wine Dinner with Twin Farms, Opus One Winery and Simon Pearce

Sep 6, 2018 - Sep 6, 2018 Ocean House, 1 Bluff Avenue Watch Hill, RI

The dinner will provide guests with an inside look into the best New England farm-to-table experiences. Executive Chef Nathan Rich of Twin Farms will be crafting the three-course dinner, to be served on Simon Pearce pottery. Wine pairings from Opus One Winery will be present. Couples will receive a complimentary decanter signed by Simon Pearce himself.

Farm to Table Dinners

Family Farm Feast with the Farm Café

Aug 19, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018 Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road Freeport, ME

The Family Farm Feast features Farm Cafe’s wood fired pizzas topped with Wolfe’s Neck vegetables and meats, and delicious side salads and homemade desserts. Hay wagon rides and kids’ activities add to the fun. This event is held at the Little River Campus. Tickets go on sale July 12.

Farm to Easel Invitational Art Auction with Frontier Café and Gather

Sep 23, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018 Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road Freeport Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road Freeport, ME

Enjoy great food from Frontier Café and Gather, and a live and silent art auction featuring local artists. Enjoy a wide variety of delicious appetizers made from farm fresh ingredients and bring home an original piece of art. This event is held at the Mallet Barn. Tickets go on sale July 26.

Harvest Dinner with the Harraseeket Inn

Oct 14, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018 Wolfe's Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road Freeport, ME

Feast on the harvest of the season with Chef Troy Mains of the Harraseeket Inn, 2018 Maine Chef of the Year. Enjoy a seated, family-style dinner along with delicious local desserts and drinks in our historic Mallet Barn. Tickets go on sale September 6.

Festivals

Grecian Festival 2018

Aug 17, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018 Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 97 Walcott Street Pawtucket, RI

Greek food, pastry, music, dance, marketplace.

Corn & Tomato Festival 2018

Aug 18, 2018 - Aug 18, 2018 Verrill Farm. 11 Wheeler Road Concord, MA

At this signature summer food fest, enjoy over 31 varieties of Verrill Farm-grown tomatoes, heirloom and hybrid, sliced and ready to eat; several styles of farm-grown corn; samples of corn and tomato dishes made in the farm stand kitchen; additional food served a la carte; live music by Monadnock Bluegrass; hay rides and pony rides.

Milford Oyster Festival 2018

Aug 18, 2018 - Aug 18, 2018 Milford Center & Harbor Milford, CT

Dive in a sample the oysters at this longstanding food festival, which also include children's entertainment and live music by Eddie Money and John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band. . Free admission. No pets. Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Oyster Eve is August 17 at Lisman Landing on Milford Harbor on Helwig Street with live music. 6-10 p.m., $5 cover charge, youth under 14 admitted free.

Fire on the Mountain Chili Fest 2018

Aug 19, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018 Pats Peak ski area. 686 Flanders Road Henniker, NH

This annual chili feed includes food, beverages, entertainment and activities for kids.

Food, Wine, Beer

Athenaeum Barbecue!

Aug 18, 2018 - Aug 18, 2018 St. John's Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street St. Johnsbury, VT

St. John’s Athenaeum hosts this annual barbecue and party. Pulled pork, brisket, ribs, chicken mac & cheese, coleslaw, baked beans, cornbread beer, soft drinks.

Tastings

E.A.T.T. Happy Hour With Maine Foodie Tours

Jul 20, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018 meet at LB Kitchen, 249 Congress Street Portland, ME

Explore the flavors of Portland’s favorite new neighborhood for foodies. Washington Avenue is brimming with culinary talent; see and taste it all, along with many points of interest along the way. Enjoy a mix of craft concoctions and light bites, meet the makers and learn the stories behind the plates and pours. This tour is 2.5 hours and for guests age 21 and older. Tours offered Fridays and Saturdays at 4 p.m.

Wyman Tavern Brew Fest 2018

Jul 26, 2018 - Aug 26, 2018 Wyman Tavern Museum, Main Street Keene, NH

The event will feature brewers from New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Massachusetts. Music by The Cold River Ranters and The Tavernators. Food by Stoddard Fire Department and Jim Eddie’s Restaurant. Fest is held rain or shine.

Mystic Eats 2018

Sep 7, 2018 - Sep 9, 2018 Cottrell Street Mystic, CT

Come, bring the family, and sample delicious food from 26 of Mystic’s premier eateries. Also partake of beer and wine in the Seaport Marine shed, live music and family entertainment all weekend, and beautiful views of the river.

Train Excursions

Chocolate & Wine Cruise with Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Aug 16, 2018 - Aug 16, 2018 Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, 1 Railroad Avenue Essex, CT

Ride our vintage train and riverboat and sample five pairings of chocolates and wine. Enjoy food from our Tuscan table throughout the evening. Finish the evening with a table of delicious, decadent and delightful chocolate desserts