2015 MAINE: January - March 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2014 - 2013)
January 13-15, 2015 Agricultural Trade Show 2015
The 74th 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.
January 14-16, 2015 Milford Aquaculture Seminar - Portland, Maine
January 14-16, 2015 Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition
Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition and the Milford Aquaculture Seminar in association with Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island Aquaculture Alliance and Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association
February 8, 2015 Altrusa's Great Chili Chowder Challenge
This fun-filled event put on by Altrusa International of Portland, a non-profit organization, 12:30PM to 3PM at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland, Maine. Restaurants/chefs compete for awards in various categories. Juried by judges as well as the attendees. Come taste some of the best local chilis and chowders. Tickets at door are $23.00. For additional information or to buy advance tickets for $20.00 call 797-4494. Entertainment and Door prizes! Lots of fun for everyone!
February 14, 2015 VALENTINE'S DAY 2015
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.
March 2-6, 2015 National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) was launched in 1989 to raise awareness of the availability of the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to all children.
March 5-7, 2015 40th Annual Maine Fishermen's Forum 2015
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 18, 2015 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.