Through May 1 – the 4th Maine Seaweed Week will be taking place.
Wednesday – the regular Portland Farmers’ Market season begins on Wednesday April 27th in Deering Oaks Park. The market has been in operation since 1768.
Wednesday through Friday – the Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition is taking place in Portland.
Thursday – Friends & Family is collaborating with American Fizz on the kick-off of an all American wine list they’ll be serving through Sunday.
Saturday – Novare Res is holding their annual celebration of Oxbow beers with Farmhouse Funkadelic, serving 22+ Oxbow beers.
May 2 – Death & Co will be taking over the bar at the Hunt & Alpine Club.
May 3 – Upcoming restaurants Twelve and Bar Futo are collaborating on a dinner taking place at Evo; there are a 5:30 and 8:30 seating.
May 4 – Chaval is holding a Star Wars themed May the Fourth dinner, and Liquid Riot and Cheese Louise are teaming up on a 5-course dinner.
May 11 – Crispy Gai is hosting a dinner in collaboration with Little Brother Chinese, Norimoto Bakery, Indy’s Sandwich, Ghee, Pho Huong and Golden Wat on a 5-course dinner. The dinner is a benefit for United Asian Communities.
May 25 – the debut of Season 5 of the Netflix show Somebody Feed Phil. Season 5 includes an episode shot in Portland, Biddeford and the Midcoast.
June 13 – The 2022 Beard Foundation Awards gala is taking place in Chicago. Five Maine chefs and restaurants are contenders for this year’s awards.
June 13 – 19 – the 5th Annual Portland Wine Week will be taking place—see details on their Women in Wine Dinner.
July 21 – Magnus on Water chef Ben Jackson will participating in the Outstanding in the Field series with a dinner at Glidden Point Oyster Farm in Edgecomb.
July 23 – Chaval chefs Ilma Lopez and Damian Sansonetti will participating in the Outstanding in the Field series with a dinner at Dandelion Spring Farm in Bowdoinham. The Wavy Days Beer Fest is taking place.
September 3 – Tender Table is holding their 2nd Annual Food & Art Fair in Congress Square Park.
October 9 – the Maine Cheese Guild is holding Maine Open Creamery Day.