A pop-up Thanksgiving Farmers’ Market is happening in Midcoast Maine on Sunday, November 19, 11 am to 3 pm rain or shine. Area market vendors and food producers are coming together on the grounds of Appleton Creamery, 780 Gurney Town Road in Appleton to offer a menu of local goods to provision Thanksgiving dinner. In addition to a full line of cheeses from Appleton Creamery, the market will include Brazen Baking with crackers and pies, Fine Line Farm with vegetables, Turtle Rock Farm with condiments, Copper Tail Farm with cajeta and caramel, Ravenswood Flower Farm with table arrangements, and a few more producers.
This family and kid-friendly event is a great opportunity to meet the farmers and cheesemaker, the goats, puppies, peacocks, chickens and Guinea fowl, right at the farm. If the weather is inclement, the vendors will be setting up in the greenhouse. For updates visit appleton.creamery on Facebook or appletoncreamery.com. Find our locaton HERE.
Annual Holiday Open House at the Winery in Union Saturday and Sunday, December 9th and 10th, 11 am to 5 pm Wines, spirits, foods, and gifts for your holidays! See location and learn more about Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery HERE
Two big cheese events in October
Both events are organized and sponsored by the Maine Cheese Guild. Learn more here:
Open Creamery Day • Maine Cheese Festival
Appleton Creamery will be pairing its cheeses with wines at Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery as part of the Maine Open Winery Day on September 16th, from 11 am to 4 pm in Union, Maine. Appleton Creamery cheeses will be for sale. Savage Oakes has a full day of tasting and vineyard touring activities planned, along with a gourmet burger lunch. You can learn more about this event on Savage Oakes’ Facebook event page.
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Saturday, September 16. “Wineries across the state will be hosting tastings, tours, and special events to celebrate Maine Open Winery Day. It’s an opportunity for Maine’s winemakers to showcase their wineries and for customers to learn more about making wine from traditional and not-so-traditional products.” Sponsored by The Maine Winery Guild. Learn more at mainewineryguild.com.
August 19th to 26th
“Where else can you enjoy wine from over 20 Maine wineries under one roof? Come sample wines made from Maine wild blueberries, fruits, honey and grapes (yes, some grapes grown in Maine, too).”
Learn more about the Union Fair and the Maine Wine Pavilion. Find directions here.
Concerts in August and September
Lyle Lovett And His Large Band – Aug 13
The Marcus King Band – Sept 1
James McMurty – Sept 2
Visit savageoakes.com to learn more.
ME Water Buffalo Co, Saturday, August 12th from 11-4. Water buffalo calves to cuddle, rides out to the pasture on the wallow wagon to see the adult buffalo up close, goats to pet, water buffalo cheeses to sample. The farm store will be open with fresh buffalo cheeses, yogurt & gelato. Bring your cameras but PLEASE LEAVE YOUR PETS AT HOME. For more info see our website www.mewaterbuffaloco.com.
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Two Locations – Sunday, June 18, 2017 ~ 11:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
Savage Oakes Vineyard & Winery
Wine and cheese come together to celebrate Dad at Savage Oakes Vineyard & Winery.
“Treat Dad right this Father’s Day with a scenic trip to Union and a memorable day of wine, cheese, olive oils, ice cream and a Farm-To-Table barbeque. Join us for this special Father’s Day celebration.”
Midcoast Cheese Trail members Copper Tail Farm and ME Water Buffalo Co will be joining Savage Oakes for this event, along with other local food producers. Check out this and other Savage Oakes’ events here.
Fathers’ Day at Sweetgrass, Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery
Music, spirits, wine and cheese at the farm.
“Sweetgrass Farm Winery and Distillery, producer of wines and spirits including the popular Back River Gin is hosting award winning Appleton Creamery which features a wide selection of cheese, from their ever popular Camdenbert to their award winning Chevre. A free concert on the lawn with Lauren Crosby singing songs from her new album, Back River Beauties, will begin at 2 pm; bring your lawn chair, relax, enjoy the music and the view.” Learn more about this and other Sweetgrass events here.
Sunday, June 4th, 11 am to 3 pm, 35 Townhouse Road, Whitefield, Maine. Please join us for our 4th Annual Open House, meet our fuzzy friends responsible for all our delicious cheeses, snuggle their kids and lambs, taste our award winning cheeses and feast on cheese, lamb and goat inspired dishes in the most dazzling farmscape backdrop of North Whitefield’s picturesque Sheepscot Valley. Kid friendly, open to all.
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