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January 9-11, 2018
Maine Agricultural Trades Show
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.
January 13, 2018
Maine Brewers 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.
February 14, 2018 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 17, 2018 - Chili/Chowder Cookoff - Greenville, Maine
Come and taste some of the best Chili and Chowder that Moosehead Lake has to offer
February 17-24, 2018
National FFA Week
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
February 18, 2018
Annual Chocolate Festival
What better way to spend an afternoon at Moosehead Lake but at our Annual Chocolate Festival. Choose 12 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.
March 1-3, 2018 43rd Annual Maine Fishermen's Forum & Trade Show
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 5-9, 2018 National School Breakfast Week
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 8, 2018 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 20, 2018 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture
March 25, 2018 - 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!
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.
March 29, 2017 Maine Restaurant & Lodging Expo - Portland, Maine
Maine’s only comprehensive, business-to-business tradeshow for the hospitality industry. More than 120 companies exhibit their wares to hundreds of foodservice and lodging industry professionals – all under one roof, all on one day. Professionals in the restaurant and lodging industry including – restaurateurs, hoteliers, innkeepers, chefs & sous chefs, bar managers, dining room managers, front desk managers, banquet managers, bed & breakfast proprietors, pizza shop owners, deli owners, coffee shop owners - are invited to attend the Expo.
January 14-16, 2015 - Milford Aquaculture Seminar - Portland, Maine
March 20, 2014 No Kid Hungry Dinner - Ogunquit, Maine
No child in should grow up hungry in America, but one in five children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign is ending childhood hunger in this nation by connecting kids in need with nutritious food and teaching families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. You can help surround kids with the nutritious food they need where they live, learn and play.
January 23-24, 2013 Maine Potato Conference - Caribou, Maine
Held at the Caribou Inn and Convention Center and sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension, with speakers on pest management, insects, agronomy and diseases.
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