Tuesday – Little Brother and Smalls are collaborating on a pop-up dinner with a menu that includes Dan-dan Noodles (pork or vegan options), Chicken Spring Rolls, a summery Celery Salad (v), and Chili Crisp Sundaes.
Wednesday – it’s the Frying Dutchman’s last day in business.
Thursday – 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. Petite Jacqueline will be serving 7-course chef’s tasting menu.
Thursday-Saturday – The Kneading Conference and Maine Artisan Bread Fair will be taking place in Skowhegan.
August 3-5 – the Wavy Days 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 5/6 – Wild Blueberry Weekend is taking place—visit a wild blueberry farm is a county near you.
August 6/7 – Chef Amy Kayne from 2Gether is serving a pair of candlelight dinners on House Island in Casco Bay.
August 12/13 – The Saint Peter’s Italian Bazaar is taking place.
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 10 – the Maine Cheese Festival is taking place.
September 24 – The Saltyard is holding a cocktail brunch at Wolfe’s Neck Center in Freeport.
September 30 – Tender Table is holding their 3rd annual food and art fair in Congress Square Park.
October 8 – Maine Open Creamery Day is taking place.
November 5 – Chaval is holding a late harvest dinner at Wolfe’s Neck Center in Freeport.