Summer brings fun activities of all kinds, and for this weekend’s best events, we’re talking about one of our favorite things: food! It’s indoors, outdoors, on the mountain top, and the seashore.
Connecticut — Connecticut Wine Festival 2018 – July 21-22
Goshen Fairgrounds, Route 63, Goshen, CT
Taste the best of Connecticut’s wineries. Sample locally produced specialty foods. Enjoy live music. Browse for handicrafts.
Vermont — Vermont Brewers Festival 2018 — July 20-21
at Waterfront Park, Burlington, VT
The Vermont Brewers Festival is the one of the premier beer festivals in the world, held on the waterfront of Lake Champlain overlooking the Adirondack Mountains. Plan your tasting agenda. There are over 150 beers to choose from so save time by making your tasting decisions before you arrive.
Rhode Island — Providence Summer Restaurant Weeks 2018 – through July 21
Participating restaurants, Providence, RI
Providence is one of the nation’s hottest culinary destinations. Find out what the fuss is all about during Providence Restaurant Weeks. Choose from mouthwatering menus at nearly 100 restaurants. Enjoy three-course lunches at $16.95 and three-course dinners at $29.95 or $34.95, as well as two-for-one specials.
Rhode Island — Hellenic Fest of Newport 2018 – July 20-22
at St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church, Thames and Brewer Streets, Newport, RI
Come enjoy authentic Greek cuisine and pastries, live music and dancing, ouzo, Greek beer and wines and shop at the marketplace. Enjoy live music by the Athenian Entertainment Greek Orchestra, featuring modern and traditional music. The Newport Hellenic Dancers’ lively and skilled program embodies the joyful nature of the Greek culture.
Vermont — Blueberry Fest 2018 – July 22
at Okemo Mountain Resort, 77 Okemo Ridge Road, Ludlow, VT
The celebration starts at 10 a.m. in the Jackson Gore Courtyard with blueberry treats, blueberry pancakes and tie-dying T-shirts. Enjoy more treats while hanging with the kids and dancing to the kid-friendly tunes. Pie eating contest get sticky starting at 12:30 p.m.
Maine — E.A.T.T. Happy Hour with Maine Foodie Tours – July 20 and 21
meet at LB Kitchen, 249 Congress Street, Portland, ME
Explore the flavors of Portland’s favorite new neighborhood for foodies. Washington Avenue is brimming with culinary talent; see and taste it all, along with many points of interest along the way. Enjoy a mix of craft concoctions and light bites, meet the makers and learn the stories behind the plates and pours. This tour is 2.5 hours and for guests age 21 and older. Tours offered Fridays and Saturdays at 4 p.m.
New Hampshire — Food Truck Fest – July 22
221 Daniel Webster Hwy., Merrimack, NH
Bring the entire family for a day of delicious local food truck fare, local entertainment with The Slakas and local ice cold beer at the Budweiser Brewery in Merrimack.