Upcoming Events

July 4 – Portland’s 4th of July fireworks display will be taking place on the Eastern Prom.

July 6 – Author and cooking teacher Viola Buitoni will be the guest chef at a 5-course Italian dinner at Nina June in Rockport.

July 7 – The Portland Free Pantry is launching their mobile pantry. It will be located at the Urban Farm Fermentory for the following week.

July 8George + Leon’s will be opening in Westbrook, and Bev’s Cafe and Market (instagram) in Kennebunk will be opening with an open house party serving drinks and tastes from their menu.

July 9-10Bar Futo and the House of Suntory distillery are collaborating menu of yakitori and highball cocktails.

July 15 – Cook, author, and immigrant rights activist Louisa Shafia will be the guest chef for a Persian dinner at Nina June in Rockport. Shafia will also be teaching a pair of cooking classes at Nina June on July 9th and 10th.

July 23Maine Open Farm Day is taking place, and Maine Bakers for a Cause are holding an event at Ugly Duckling.

July 24Cabana and La Gallera are collaborating on a Puerto Rican cocktail pop-up dinner.

July 27 – Absolem Cider in Winthrop will be hosting chef Justin Smillie for a pizza pop-up called Slow Fires. Absolem will be serving a special line-up of cider, cocktail, and wine for the night and the crew from Table Bar is DJing the event.

July 27-29 – The Kneading Conference and Maine Artisan Bread Fair will be taking place in Skowhegan.

August 3-5 – the Wavy Dave’s beer festival and associated events are taking place. The beer festival itself will feature beers from 55 breweries and take place on Thompson’s Point.

August 23 – An Outstanding in the Field dinner is taking place at Dandelion Spring Farm with guest chef Neil Zabriskie from Regards.

August 25-27 – chefs Sam Hayward, Evan Mallett and others will be leading Take a Bite out of Appledore: An Eco-Culinary Island Retreat.

September 10Maine Cheese Festival.

September 24The Saltyard is holding a cocktail brunch at Wolfe’s Neck Center in Freeport.

September 30Tender Table is holding their 3rd annual food and art fair in Congress Square Park.

October 8Maine Open Creamery Day is taking place.

November 5Chaval is holding a late harvest dinner at Wolfe’s Neck Center in Freeport.