Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Festival Weekend...Greek, BBQ, Strawberry, Taste of The Nation, Plus

Starting Thursday Southern Maine foodies can start salivating as a weekend of festivals and food events kicks off with Portland's Greek Festival. 
Saturday brings Smokin' At The Ballpark, BBQ,  in Old Orchard Beach and the Strawberry Festival in Cape Elizabeth. Followed on Sunday by Taste of the Nation in South Portland. 
Oh yeah, theres a Vegetarian Food Festival somewhere... and Allagash Brewing is having a Premiere Party for it's Victoria Ale at the Victoria Mansion at 5:30 on Friday.
Check the Portland Food Map calendar for time and details... 
in the mean time here are a few photos from Taste and a KCBC BBQ cook-off from last year. 

This years Taste Of The Nation is Sunday the 26th of June.
It's an all around great deal!  Lot's of kids get a helping hand thanks to Share Our Strength.
and foodies from southern Maine and afar get a smart deal on tremendous food and drink, in a pleasant atmosphere
and there  is dancing and a silent auction as well.
Oh, and did I mention door prizes!
These are a few from last years well attended event.
Cinque Terre / Vignola

There is another foodie event this weekend in Old Orchard Beach, at Smokin' At The BallPark, on Saturday. The event is sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society.  Local favorite DennyMike's will of  course be on hand.  Here are a few images from last years competition in Eliot, Maine at Raitt Family Homestead.

1 comment:

  1. I hope I could attend some festival like this. I love Greek foods and BBQ!
    The BBQ Store