Food Events Calendar 2016

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Farm to Table Dinners

Friday Farm Dinners at Appleton Farms - Ipswich, MA

Jul 15, 2016 - Sep 30, 2016 Appleton Farms, 219 County Road Ipswich, MA
Bring your family and enjoy the sunset over the Great Pasture during a dinner of fresh-from-the-farm food. Dinner will feature a seasonal menu of, for example, pizza from our earth oven, grass-fed hamburgers, seasonal salads, and homemade ice cream. Enjoy a cold beverage while you play lawn games and listen to live music. Ticket price includes the full dinner buffet, non-alcoholic beverages (beer and wine will be available for purchase), dessert, games, music and fun. Dinners are held rain or shine. Held on Friday evenings through September 30. Email: appletoncooks@thetrustees.org
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $45; children, $15; children under age 1, free
Telephone: 978-356-5728


Cape Cod Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival - Cape Cod, MA

Aug 27, 2016 - Aug 27, 2016 Cape Cod Fairgrounds Cape Cod, MA
Attend one of the most anticipated events of the season, the Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival. Sample treats from over 20 of the best food trucks from New England, as well as 50+ craft beers available for tasting. There will be music for entertainment, so bring lawn chairs and blankets for comfort! Email: info@foodtruckfestivalsofamerica.com
Time: noon-6 p.m.
Admission: $5 online, $10 at gate

Food, Wine, Beer

Summer 2016 Culinary Festival at Wequassett Resort - Chatham, MA

Jul 14, 2016 - Sep 1, 2016 Wequassett Resort & Golf Club, On Pleasant Bay Chatham, MA
From late June and into September, there will be seven Thursday night events featuring exquisite cuisine, drinks and an unbeatable view of Pleasant Bay. Reservations are required for all events. Featured events include:
Bubbles, Bites and Lollipops on July 14. Sip champagne and enjoy the cuisine of award-winning chefs.
Starlight Dance Party on July 18. Enjoy craft cocktails by Belvedere Vodka, hors d'oeuvres and dancing under the stars.
Gin and Scotch on August 11. Begin the evening with Hendricks' Gin Martinis, followed by a three-course meal, and finish with Balvenie Single Malt and a cigar.
Five-Star Celebration on August 25. Chef Nathan Rich of the Five-Star Twin Farms in Vermont presents a decadent menu paired with wines by winemaker Joe Wagner.
Hops and Hogs on September 1. Beer will flow, pigs will "fly" and Andrea, the Judge and the Sinner, will keep you dancing.
A Mediterranean Sojourn on September 15. Journey through Spain and Italy with Chef Tim Labant's menu, complemented by wines selected by Giovanni Bon Martine and lovely Flamenco music.
Time: Consult event website or call the hosts
Telephone: 508-430-3000


Suffolk Downs Racing and Food Truck Festivals - East Boston, MA

Aug 6, 2016 - Aug 7, 2016 Suffolk Downs, 525 McClellan Highway East Boston, MA
Live Thoroughbred racing returns to Suffolk Downs during three weekend festivals with a dozen food trucks, craft beer, live music and family activities like pony rides, a bounce house and face painting. Each weekend will feature steeplechase racing on Saturdays and there will be stakes races restricted to horses bred in Massachusetts on both days. The three weekend events are July 9-10; August 6-7; and September 3-4
Time: Gates open at 11 a.m. and first post for live racing is scheduled at noon.


Summer Brewfest 2016 at Indian Ranch - Webster, MA

Jul 30, 2016 - Jul 30, 2016 200 Gore Road Webster, MA
Beer aficionados and novices alike will have the opportunity to sample local, regional and international micro-brews, craft beers and malt beverages while enjoying delicious food, listening to live music, and taking part in plenty of fun and games on the beach. Music by Stillburnin. Ticket includes entrance and beer tasting (excluded in the designated driver ticket). BBQ by BT’s Smokehouse and concessions are available for purchase.
Time: 2 p.m.
Admission: Early bird, $25; Advanced, $35; Day-Of, $40

Boston Seafood Festival - Boston, MA

Aug 7, 2016 - Aug 7, 2016 212 Northern Ave Boston, MA
This family-friendly event will be a day of sensational seafood tastings, clambakes and chef demos, educational events, and family fun.
Time: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Admission: $15