Monday – Broken Arrow is holding a farm dinner at Winter Hill Farm in Freeport.
Tuesday – a 10-course cider dinner featuring Absolem Cider taking place at Oxbow Beer Garden in Oxford, Maine.
Friday – Chaval is holding a Spanish wine dinner with winemaker Fredi Torres who produces wines in Priorat, Montsant, and Conca de Barbera. Maine & Loire is holding a double wine tasting on Finger Lakes wines with Ian Barry Wines and on biodynamic champagne with Vinotas Selections.
Saturday – the inaugural Maine Wild Wine Fest is taking place in Freeport.
May 24 – the reopening of Little Tandem in East Bayside.
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. Owners of Stars and Stripes Brewing and of Eighteen Twenty Wines will be among the honorees at the 2022 Maine Small Business Awards Ceremony.
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 18 – the grand opening of the Absolem Cider tasting room in Winthrop, Maine.
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.
July 25 – 30 – the Kneading Conference is taking place.
September 3 – Tender Table is holding their 2nd Annual Food & Art Fair in Congress Square Park.
September 19 – 25 – Maine Lobster Week is taking place in Skowhegan.
September 23 – 25 – the Common Ground Fair is taking place in Unity.
October 9 – the Maine Cheese Guild is holding Maine Open Creamery Day.