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2020 MAINE: January - March 2020
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

(see also: 2021  -  2019  -  2018  -  2017)


 

January 14-16, 2020
Maine Agricultural Trades Show
Augusta, Maine
The annual Agricultural Trades Show will be held at the Augusta Civic Center.  Admission is FREE.  This show provides an atmosphere to walk through, observe, and educate the public about different areas of agriculture.

February 14, 2020  VALENTINE'S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.

February 16, 2020  16th Annual Chocolate Festival
Greenville, Maine
What better way to spend an afternoon at Moosehead Lake but at our Annual Chocolate Festival. Choose 10 tantalizing samples from a selection of chocolate delights. There will be a childrens corner with unique food, games and prizes. And don't forget to bid on the Chinese and Silent Auctions.

February 22-29, 2020  National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.

February 28, 2020  New England Craft Brew Summit
Portland, Maine
The theme of 2020’s Summit is ‘Sustainable Growth’. With the number of breweries in the USA doubling in the past five years, we’ll be exploring ways breweries can plan to grow and sustain their businesses for the years and decades to come – ensuring the craft beer industry can continue to positively impact communities around New England.  Over 20 Educational Sessions and a Vendor Expo will be offered throughout the day spanning interactive talks on Technical Brewing, Business Operations, and Hospitality topics.

February 29, 2020  Winter Session Invitational Beer Festival
Portland, Maine
Maine Brewers and Guest Breweries in support of the Maine Brewers’ Guild.  The second biggest and best brewfest in Maine will be held at Thompson’s Point in Brick South for an amazing afternoon.  To promote the Maine craft beer community, celebrate our incredible offering of Maine-brewed beer, and raise funds for the Guild.

 

Plus, we know how to create the best festivals: From world-class beer from world-class breweries, to live music, plus plenty of space at the venue to spread out, a variety of delicious food from local food trucks, this will be the biggest and best brewfest in Maine. Winter Session is one of two of Maine’s premier craft beer events. Virtually every brewery in Maine will be there.

March 2-6, 2020
National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.  'Make the Grade with School Breakfast.'

March 5-7, 2020  45th Annual Maine Fishermen's Forum & Trade Show
Rockport, Maine
This is the largest event of its kind in New England – one dedicated to offering fishermen, clammers, lobstermen, aquaculturalists and other related seafood industry participants an opportunity to meet on neutral ground with fisheries managers, state representatives, Congressmen and Senators.  We offer over 30 seminars on different subjects related to the fishing industry, gear regulations etc. In addition, there are family programs, a Trade Show, a Seafood Reception highlighting Maine’s seafood, a Banquet/Dance on the last night, as well as a benefit auction to raise money for kids from seafood families.  We welcome you and your family to get away to the Forum – for a whole bunch of great reasons!  There is no cost to attend the seminars, tradeshow, or auction.

March 8, 2020  Berwick Winter Farmers' Market - Berwick, Maine
Winter Farmers’ Market: February 9, March 8 & April 19, 2020.  * Locally Grown Fresh Organic Vegetables - Available All Winter Long  * Locally Raised Meats, and Eggs - Beef, Pork, Lamb  * Maine Coast Wild Fresh Fish  * Locally Grown Microgreens  * Local Honey  * Handmade Cheeses, Baked Goods and Canned Goods  * Homemade Meals For Your Freezer  * All Natural Skin Care Products  * Hand Crafted Jewelry, Floral Arrangements, Wooden Toys, and Home Decor Items  * Live Music  * Signed copies of our Berwick Local Chef Evan Mallett's Cookbook: "Black Trumpet: A Chef’s Journey Through Eight New England Seasons" available for purchase  **Now Participating in the SNAP/EBT Programs**  Did you know? If each household in Maine purchased $10 a week of food from local farmers, Maine's annual farm economy would increase by as much as $100 million. By shopping at the market, you are not only taking care of your body by eating healthy foods, but you are also supporting our local farmers, and helping to maintain agricultural sustainability today and in our future!  For a list of our Farmers and Vendors, and for additional information visit our website.

 

March 22, 2020
Maine Maple Sunday
Various locations, Maine
Enjoy Maine made maple syrup at the Annual Maine Maple Sunday.  Visit us again soon for a complete list of all participating producers throughout Maine as well the fun filled activities and sweet products available in your area!

March 24, 2020
'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize & celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture
 

2021 MAINE: January - March 2021
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

January 13-15, 2021
Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition 2021
Portland, Maine
The biennial Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition (NACE) was created in 1998 by the Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center with the goal of bringing together producers, service providers, vendors, researchers, students and managers from across the northeast region to discuss pressing issues and relevant research on aquaculture.
 

2019 MAINE: January - March 2019
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
waiting for new dates

February 10, 2019 - Berwick Winter Farmers' Market
Berwick, Maine
Winter Farmers’ Market: February 10th, March 10th & April 14th 2019.  * Locally Grown Fresh Organic Vegetables - Available All Winter Long  * Locally Raised Meats, and Eggs - Beef, Pork, Lamb  * Maine Coast Wild Fresh Fish  * Locally Grown Microgreens  * Local Honey  * Handmade Cheeses, Baked Goods and Canned Goods  * Homemade Meals For Your Freezer  * All Natural Skin Care Products  * Hand Crafted Jewelry, Floral Arrangements, Wooden Toys, and Home Decor Items  * Live Music  * Signed copies of our Berwick Local Chef Evan Mallett's Cookbook: "Black Trumpet: A Chef’s Journey Through Eight New England Seasons" available for purchase  **Now Participating in the SNAP/EBT Programs**  Did you know? If each household in Maine purchased $10 a week of food from local farmers, Maine's annual farm economy would increase by as much as $100 million. By shopping at the market, you are not only taking care of your body by eating healthy foods, but you are also supporting our local farmers, and helping to maintain agricultural sustainability today and in our future!  For a list of our Farmers and Vendors, and for additional information visit our website.

February 15, 2019  Winter Graze at Camp Hammond - Yarmouth, Maine
An evening at Graze at Camp Hammond begins at 6pm for cocktail hour, followed by a five course amuse bouche style dinner. Each course is paired with a local brewer in our beautiful restored historic venue in Yarmouth. We are also pleased to announce a portion of ticket sales will be donated to a non profit.  There will only be a few of these dinners offered, with a limited guest count, so be sure to get your tickets before it is too late!

February 28, 2019 - Portland Uncorked - Portland, Maine
The Portland chapter of the national organization Engineers Without Borders (EWB), will host our annual beer & wine tasting and silent auction.  It is a chance to enjoy an evening of fun and music while supporting our chapter’s projects.

March 9, 2019  Savor the Flavor - Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Dine around town on the Trolley.

March 15, 2019 - Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
Portland, Maine
Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the nation's premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists -- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.
 

2018 MAINE: January - March 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
waiting for new dates

February 17, 2018 - Chili/Chowder Cookoff - Greenville, Maine
Come and taste some of the best Chili and Chowder that Moosehead Lake has to offer
 

2017 MAINE: January through March 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

waiting for new dates

February 10, 2017  Winter Graze at Camp Hammond
Yarmouth, Maine
We are pleased to announce our partnership with Funky Bow Brewery & Wiggly Bridge Distillery for our 2017 dinner!  At Graze, we strive to increase awareness about the importance of supporting local and sustainable producers. Our goal is to strengthen local communities and economies and to create new and sustainable income streams for local and family farmers, as well as craft beer, spirit and wines producers.  An evening at Graze at Camp Hammond begins at 6pm where there will be a cocktail hour, followed by a five course amuse bouche style dinner, Each course is paired with a local brewer in our beautiful restored historic venue in Yarmouth. We are also pleased to announce a portion of ticket sales will be donated to Embrace a Vet.

February 19, 2017  Altrusa's Great Chili & Chowder Challenge
Portland, Maine
THIS EVENT CANCELLED FOR 2017.

 

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