Food Events Calendar 2016

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An Evening With Celebrity Chef Jody Adams & Justin Urso - Chatham, MA

Nov 9, 2016 - Nov 9, 2016 Chatham Bar Inn, 297 Shore Road Chatham, MA
Five course dinner with welcome reception and wine pairing. Proceeds to benefit Future Chefs, which prepares young people for early employment and post-secondary opportunities in the culinary field. Reservations required, please call 508-945-0096.
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $125 per person
Telephone: 800-527-4884


Cider Tasting; Cider Making; Cider Dinner - Shelburne Falls, Deerfield, Charlemont, Ashfield, MA

Nov 4, 2016 - Nov 6, 2016 Various locations Shelburne Falls, Deerfield, Charlemont, Ashfield, MA
The following are events of the Franklin County CiderDays. See CiderDays website for scheduling details.
Workshops, Talks and Tastings. Shelburne Buckland Community Center in Shelburne Falls. November 5. Free.
Friday Night Cider Cocktails. . The Arts Block in Greenfield. Sample cider cocktails and enjoy hors d'oeuvres at this limited-ticket event . November 4. $30.
Cider Salon The Cider Salon. Hard cider tasting with more than 90 cider brands from North America and Europe. Base lodge at Berkshire East Mountain Resort in Charlemont. November 5. Sessions are 3 to 4:30 p.m. and 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. $30.
CiderDays Locavore Harvest Supper . Held at The Warfield House in Charlemont. This locally-sourced savory fall feast features cider and apple varieties prominently. November 5. $45.
Ice Cider Tasting . Deerfield Community Center in Historic Deerfield. November 6. $30.
Saturday Night Cider Pub Sing with Amanda Witman and Tim Van Egmond, 8:30 - 10:30 at the Ashfield Community Hall.
Hard Cider Release and Heirloom Apple Orchard Tour. Take a tour of Tip Top Orchard, one of the most beautiful orchards in the state, to learn about their rare and unusual apple varieties. November 5. Noon-2 p.m.).
Apple-themed cooking demos at Clarkdale Fruit Farms, Deerfield. November 6.
Time: Various times; consult host website
Admission: Consult event website

Food, Wine, Beer

Salem Fall Restaurant Weeks - Salem, MA

Nov 6, 2016 - Nov 17, 2016 Participating restaurants Salem, MA
Salem Restaurant Week is the perfect time to dine out at the dozens of excellent eateries. Participating Salem restaurants will offer a two-course dinner for $19; a three-course dinner for $29; or a three-course dinner and wine flight for $49. Dates: November 6-10, 13-17
Time: Mealtimes
Admission: See description above


Fireside Chats at The Fireplace - Brookline, MA

Oct 1, 2016 - Dec 17, 2016 The Fireplace Restaurant, 1634 Beacon Street Brookline, MA
Twice-monthly Fireside Chats have nothing to do with FDR and everything to do with fun seminars on topics like chardonnay, absinthe and pinot noir. Every other Saturday, you are invited to sample wines, spirits, beers and “tastings” of the season’s bounty. Farmers, vintners, aficionados and master brewers will educate and amuse with knowledge and anecdotes, while those who attend will share food and drinks. Reservations are appreciated but not required.
October 1: Chardonnay; October 22: Hard Cider; October 29: Absinthe
November 12: Pinot Noir; November 26: Petit Syrah
December 3: Scotch; December 17: Sparkling Wine
Time: 3-4:15 p.m.
Admission: $25- $30
Telephone: 617-975-1900


Salem Spirits Trolley - Salem, MA

Oct 7, 2016 - Nov 4, 2016 Pickering Wharf, 23 Congress Street Salem, MA
The Salem Spirits Trolley is a sipping tour visiting Salem’s local craft cidery, distillery, and brewery. The approximately three hour journey includes tastes at three stops. The journey beings with a quick overview of what spices are used in making these fine beverages, and information on Salem’s illustrious spice trade history. Tickets may be purchased in advance on the website below. For guests age 21 and older.Dates: October 7, 14, 21, 27, November 4.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Admission: $40