This Week’s Events: Beard Awards, Rising Tide Dinner, Star Wars Dinner, Falmouth Kitchen Tour

Monday — The 2016 James Beard Awards Gala is taking place in Chicago. Andrew Taylor and Mike Wiley from Eventide, and Brian Hill from Francine Bistro are nominees for Best Chef: Northeast, and Rob Tod from Allagash is a nominee for Outstanding Beer Wine and Spirits Professional. Sur Lie is holding a Rising Tide beer dinner.

Wednesday — the 3rd Annual Piccolo Star Wars dinner is taking place, as is the Monument Square Farmers’ Market.

Thursday — The Great Lost Bear is showcasing beer from Lone Pine Brewing.

Saturday — it’s the first day of the Falmouth Kitchen, and the Deering Oaks Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Sunday — products from a number of food vendors and local vendors will be on sale at the weekly Crofters & Artisan Market.

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.