This Week’s Events: Portland Beer Week, Cooking Classes, Movie Night, Pie Tasting

Portland Beer Week — more than 50 events are taking place now through Sunday. See the Portland Beer Week calendar for  all the details.

Wednesday — the Maine Cooperative Extension is teaching a food safety class for people helping to cook meals for crowds, and the Monument Square Farmers Market is taking place.

Thursday — Grace will be donating $5 per person that has dinner to the Red Cross for victims of Sandy, they’ll be gathering coats and blankets which Sharon Kitchens from Delicious Musings will be driving down to NY/NJ next week. The Great Lost Bear is showcasing beer from D.L. Geary’s, a Thanksgiving wine tasting is taking place at Aurora Provisions, and Bartlett Winery, Sweetgrass Distillery, Bar Lola and El Camino will be at Seawall for an event featuring Drinking in Maine by Russell French and Michael Saunders.

Friday — there will be a wine tasting at Rosemont Market on Brighton.

Saturday — Rosemont is holding a pie tasting at their Brighton store and a natural wine tasting at their Munjoy Hill store, Sea Change Cooking is teaching a cooking class, and the Deering Oaks Farmers Market is taking place.

SundayPocket Brunch (sold out) is taking place, Babbette’s Feast is the featured film at Petite Jacqueline’s movie night.

Great American Bake Sale — Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale is taking place during the month of November. Proceeds are being donated to the Good Shepherd Food Bank and other organizations that fight hunger in Maine.

Emilitsa — Emiltsa has begun serving lunch on Thursdays and Fridays with a menu of soups, salads, sandwiches and traditional greek comfort food.

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.

2 comments on “This Week’s Events: Portland Beer Week, Cooking Classes, Movie Night, Pie Tasting

  1. This Thursday at Grace we will be donating $5 per person that has dinner with us to the Red Cross for victims of Sandy. There will be live jazz courtesy of Rob Shreiber and Standard Issue and wine specials. Come have a great meal and help support a great cause.

  2. The Foreside Tavern will be also doing an event on Thursday, $1 from every dinner, $3 from every Sebago Slick Nick sold, and $3 from our wine special will go to aid the Red Cross and also Ted & Honey, a Brooklyn restaurant that Grace and the Tavern were paired up with through They were ravaged by Sandy and we are very excited to be restaurants helping a restaurant.

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