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U.S. Food Festival Section: Listed by State & Month
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2017 MASSACHUSETTS - OCTOBER 2017
October 19-22, 2017 Martha's Vineyard Food & Wine Festival
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Now in its 10th year, the Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival (MVFWF), hosted by the Edgartown Board of Trade, has quickly grown into a world-class wine and culinary extravaganza on Martha’s Vineyard and has become a signature for the Town of Edgartown. Praised as one of the “2013 Top 10 Festivals to Taste” by Forbes Travel Guide, this Festival features wine tasting seminars, premium wines, cooking demonstrations by nationally recognized award-winning chefs and wine personalities, culinary dinners, and the Grand Tasting.
October 20-22, 2017 Worcester Spring Home Show
Our new showcase entrance will lead patrons to over 170 booths filled with all the latest products and services for your home, condo or apartment. And of course, you’ll get the expert advice you can only get by talking to real people. The Worcester Fall Home Show has everything you need to make your house into a home.
October 21, 2017 35th Annual Essex ClamFest - Essex, Massachusetts
Several local restaurants will offer their favorite chowder recipes in a competition to determine who serves the best chowder on Cape Ann. Other activities will include arts & crafts, entertainment, food pavilion, Ipswich Ale station, non-profit tables, children's activities and a health fair.
October 21, 2017 The Monkey Helpers' Annual Food Festivale
Join Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers as we raise important funds for our service animal Training and Placement programs. Get your tickets today and be treated to tasty bites from some of Boston's finest restaurants. Enjoy complimentary cocktails along with specialty wine and beer, while dancing to the live music.
October 21, 2017 Annual Salem Harvest Fest - Salem, Massachusetts
Celebrate the season with a sampling of the finest wines, mead and beer.
October 21-22, 2017 22nd Annual Boston Vegetarian Food Festival
Our Festival brings together an amazing array of vegetarian natural food providers, top national speakers and chefs, and educational exhibitors in a fun and welcoming environment. It is a chance to talk directly to food producers, learn the newest items in the marketplace, taste free food samples, shop at show special discounts, or simply learn what vegetarian foods are available and where you can find them!
October 24, 2017 Taste of the Region - Franklin, Massachusetts
Sample a variety of delicacies offered from around the region. This fun-filled food festival features an eclectic mix of up to twenty restaurants serving dishes sure to tease your taste buds. Enjoy wonderful music and bid on exciting items in our silent auction. This is an event you won't want to miss! Tickets cost $10 in advance or $15 at the door.
October 13, 2016 Fresh Taste - Wellesley, Massachusetts
The Natick Visiting Nurse Association (Natick VNA), the area’s premier free-standing, not-for-profit home health care agency. Annual Fresh Taste benefit from 6pm until 9pm at Elm Bank Reservation, Wellesley. All proceeds generated at Fresh Taste will benefit Natick Visiting Nurse Association.
October 15, 2016 North Shore Food Truck Festival
The 2nd Annual North Shore Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival! New England's most popular food trucks will be present along with multiple breweries.
October 6, 2015 Share Our Strength's No KId Hungry Dinner
No child 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.
October 25, 2015 The Boston Farmers Dinner - Boston, Massachusetts
Imagine shutting down a street in Boston to host a festive farm to table dinner while hearing stories from local farmers. How about in the historic financial district as a menu of farm fresh cuisine is served to your table? Gathered under the Boston autumn sky, we’ll be presenting the first ever, “Boston Farmers Dinner.” Franklin Street (from the cross streets of Broad St. to Batterymarch St.) will be closed to traffic for a Farm To Table inspired dinner featuring locally sourced items from area farms.Long, linen-clad tables will be set up in two rows down the middle of the street with seating for over 200 guests. This five-course dinner, artfully created and prepared by Umbria Prime’s chefs, will feature an optional wine pairing for an additional fee. While enjoying the fresh, local food, guests will hear from a variety of speakers on pertinent topics including the farmers who provided the food for the event. Local activists who share a similar mission will speak about topics such as biodiversity and sustainability. This event allows people to come together and not only enjoy local food, but also find out how to better support local farms.
October 25-29, 2015 Dine Out Cape Ann - Cape Ann, Massachusetts
The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the new Dine Out Cape Ann. Cape Ann is throwing away the tired restaurant week model and taking a fresh approach aimed at highlighting the unique flavor of each participating restaurant. The two week event will take place October 25th – 29th and November 1st – 5th, 2015, in restaurants throughout Cape Ann. Participating restaurateurs have been asked to create exclusive menu options that embrace their particular venue and highlight what makes them unique – from dishes that feature local seafood to signature cocktails and food pairings. This new spin culminates in a wide array of exceptional dining experiences that make up Dine Out Cape Ann.
October 17, 2014 Bounty-ful: A Taste of the Farm Stand
A fundraiser to support the Boston Bounty Bucks program - 6:00-8:30pm. The event will be held at the Benjamin Franklin Institute in the South End neighborhood of Boston. Bounty-ful will highlight tasting bites from local chefs, farm stand food producers, as well as samplings of local wine, spirits, and brews. This is a 21+ event. What better way to support your local community than by sampling food from a variety of delicious local restaurants and food producers? Proceeds from this fundraiser help raise critical funds for Boston Bounty Bucks. The Boston Bounty Bucks program offers an affordable way to increase access to fresh, healthy and local food for low income residents of Boston. The event promises to be a great way to celebrate the harvest with local foodies while raising funds for a worthy cause.
October 24, 2014 Whisky Live - Boston, Massachusetts
Whisky Live offers a fantastic evening of the finest whisky, incredible whisky cocktails, great food and fantastic entertaining – making enjoying whisky part of a lifestyle. Check out the exhibitor list and stay tuned for more incredible whiskies from around the world.
October 12-13, 2012 St. James Armenian Church Annual Bazaar / Food Festival - Watertown, Massachusetts
St James Charles Mosesian Cultural and Youth Center, Keljik Hall, 465 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown MA. Delicious Armenian Food, Delicacies and Pastries! Booths and vendors! Raffles, including the $100 Raffle, Apple Raffle, and $2 Raffle. Kidzone including pumpkin decorating, games, clown/balloon animals, and more! Ample parking lot and street parking. On the 71 bus line. For more information email [email protected]
October 20-21, 2012 National Cranberry Festival - Edaville, Mass.
Excitement and education for the whole family. Aspiring engineers of all ages will enjoy an authentic train ride through spectacular scenery, oftentimes past actual cranberry harvesting. Festival features include a harvest marketplace of handcrafted goods and goodies, featuring all things cranberry, live musical entertainment, meet celebrity host The Cat In The Hat, cozy up for a photo opportunity or stay for story time with one of his favorite Seuss books, live dog agility demonstrations by Thunder Under & Over in Plympton, Irish Step dancing, pony rides, and you can even take a helicopter ride for a bird’s eye view of our 1,300 acre cranberry plantation in all its fall beauty!
October 26, 2012 Tournament of Wines - Worcester, Massachusetts
We are bringing out our finest – Drop Dead Gorgeous armor, wines, and guests – to benefit education programs at the Higgins Armory. Featuring: 25 varieties of wine and an additional 12 varieties in the VIP area, Petite plates of food (only in VIP area), Music, Premium Raffle Drawing: $10 per ticket, additional cash bar, beyond the included wine tasting and hors d’oeuvre
October 15, 2011 Taste of Home Cooking School - Taunton, Mass.
The Sun Chronicle presents the Taste of Home Cooking School. Drop your whisks, grab your friends, & experience the excitement & fun of live cooking demonstrations!
October 10-16, 2010 Dine Out for Farms Week - Gloucester, Mass.
American Farmland Trust's inaugural Dine Out for Farms is a national, week-long event that will bring together restaurants and customers to support a sustainable future for America's farms. Restaurants across the country will raise funds and awareness for American Farmland Trust's programs that support farms and help save the land that sustains us.
October 14, 2010 NBJ Summit Extension at Expo East - Boston, Mass.
Join a panel of successful nutrition industry CEOs and hear how they rose up to where they are and how they’re staying put. How to identify emerging trends, integrate them into your business and capitalize will be the focus on this session.
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