This Week’s Events: Speckled Ax, Gasharoo, Monkey Fist, Rabelais, Mother’s Day

MondaySpeckled Ax, a new coffee shop from the folks at Matt’s Wood Roasted Coffee is scheduled to open this morning at 567 Congress Street.

Tuesday — both the East Ender and Vignola/Cinque Terre are hosting wine dinners.

Wednesday — there will be a wine tasting at LeRoux Kitchen, and the Monument Square Farmers Market is taking place.

ThursdayGashsaroo is taking place at Novare Res, they’ll have 23 Allagash beers on tap. The Great Lost Bear is showcasing Shipyard’s new beer called Monkey Fist.

Saturday — it’s the opening day for the new Rabelais Books location in Biddeford, Rosemont is holding an event to showcase Spanish wine from C & P Wines (reservations required), Aurora Provisions is holding a tasting of cider, mead and kombucha from the Urban Farm Fermentory, Wine Wise is leading a wine walk in the Old Port, and the Deering Oaks Farmers Market is taking place.

Sunday — it’s Mother’s Day, one of the busiest restaurant days of the year. The Farmer’s Table and Wine Wise are collaborating on a Mother’s Day wine dinner.

Vinland Cooking Classes — the next session of chef David Levi cooking class series is scheduled to start on May 15. More information is available on the Vinland website.

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.