This Week’s Events: Mead, Wine, Cider, Immgrant Eats, Chowder Competition

Tuesday — there will be a mead workshop at the Urban Farm Fermentory.

Wednesday — the Monument Square Farmers Market is taking place, there will be mead tasting at Down East Beverage and a wine tasting event at co-hosted by Browne Trading and Havana South, and the weekly Wine Wise class will focus on wines for Thanksgiving.

Thursday — there will be a Thanksgiving wine tastinngs at Browne Trading and Aurora Provisions, and Patty Howells Cooking is teaching a cooking class on Autumn stocks and soups. PortlandTaps.com is holding their Third Thursday event at Novare Res.

Friday — there will be an Italian wine tasting at Rosemont on Brighton.

Saturday — Rabelais is hosting a book signing at Quimby Colony with Jane Ziegelman, author of 97 Orchard, An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement and Andrew Coe, author of Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States, the Deering Oaks Farmers Market is taking place, and wine tastings are taking place at Scarborough Wine Outlet and Kitchen & Cork. Novare is having a Harvest Cider event all day on Saturday with “12 ciders and cysers from the UK, US, France and Spain and 2 live cider pressings.”

Sunday — Siano’s is hosting the 1st Annual Fall Chowder Competition and the 20/20 wine charity event will feature 20 wines for Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving — to see all the Thanksgiving related events, resources and dining options in one place, visit the PFM Thanksgiving Resource Guide. It’s been updated it with a lot of new material since last week.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.