This Week’s Events: Beard Nominees, May the Fourth, Farmers’ Markets, Mother’s Day, Re-Openings

Monday – The Beard Foundation is announcing the nominees for this year’s awards program starting at 4 pm (see the list of Maine semifinalists here). Check back later today to see how many chefs and restaurants did. Piccolo is serving up their annual May the Fourth Be With You dinner as a takeout meal.

TuesdayPho Huong is launching their takeout service.

WednesdayBard Coffee will re-open for takeout from a window on Tommy’s Park, the weekday Deering Oaks Farmers’ Market is taking place, and the weekly EDL/Rad Plaid online happy hour series in continuing.

FridayTipo is re-opening for takeout (pre-order starting Monday).

Saturday – The weekend Deering Oaks Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Sunday – It’s Mother’s Day; some restaurants are planning special takeout menu’s. Check with your favorite eateries to see what their offerings are. Central Provisions is re-opening for takeout (pre-order starting Monday).

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.