This Week’s Events: Easter European Wine Dinner, Rising Tide Showcase, Farmhouse Funkadelic at Novare, Taste of the Nation Tickets

Tuesday — the monthly Local Foods Networking Breakfast is taking place at Local Sprouts, and Caiola’s and Devenish Wines are collaborating on a dinner which features wine from Hungary, Croatia, Austria, and Slovenia.

ThursdayNot So Hush Hush (sold out), and the Great Lost Bear is showcasing a select of beers from Rising Tide.

Saturday — there will be a wine tasting at Browne Trading, Novare Res is featuring 15+ beers from Oxbow Brewing with food pairing prepared by Browne Trading for the 2nd Annual Farmhouse Funkadelic, and the Winter Farmers Market is taking place.

Sunday — Rosemont is holding a Spanish wine event, and Petite Jacqueline is screening the movie Paris When It Sizzles for movie night.

Taste of the Nation — the 2013 Taste of the Nation is scheduled to take place June 23 at Wolfe’s Neck Farm in Freeport. Tickets are now on sale. The annual event raises money to combat childhood hunger in the Maine. Last year’s Taste of the Nation sold out and raised over $170,000.

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.