This Week's Events

Tuesday — David Buchanan and Eli Cayer will be teaching a class on apple selection and usage for making cider at the Urban Farm Fermentory. Many local restaurants are participating in Portland Ovations’ 15th Epicurean Auction Benefit.
Wednesday Wine Wise is teaching a class on Chardonnay at The Wine Bar.
Thursday — there will be beer tasting at the West End Deli.
Friday — To kick-off their Grand Opening weekend for the new store, Rosemont is having an Italian wine tasting. It’s the first night of the NERAX cask beer event at Novare Res (30 cask beers), and the first day of the Common Ground Fair taking place in Unity, Maine.
Saturday — The ribbon cutting for the Rosemont is taking place in the morning and there’s another wine tasting at the store that night, the 7th Annual Lakes Brew Fest is taking place in Casco, Maine, the NERAX event at Novare Res continues into its second day as does the Common Ground Fair.
Sunday — the last day of the Common Ground Fair.
Farmer’s Markets — the traditional series of Farmer’s Markets are taking place Monday (Monument Square), Wednesday (Monument Square) and Saturday (Deering Oaks Park). Cultivating Community is running their new series of markets Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at various locations around the city.
For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.
If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.