Weekend Spotlight: Beats & Eats, Bread & Brews, and Arts in the Park

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 12:00pm

    After rounding the corner of the longest day of the year, we’re finally going to feel some summer temperatures this weekend. There are a few fun happenings in the Midcoast and up in Bangor for the foodies, and art and music lovers with all kinds of indoor-outdoor events!

    Arts in the Park in Belfast

    Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25—Belfast

    Arts in the Park is back this summer holding its 26th annual event on the ocean with nearly 100 artists, live music, and food, See our past story on it here and here’s the artist list. This is a free, public event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and you’re sure to find something amazingly handcrafted from one of the vendors.

    Bread & Brews

    Saturday, June 25—Unity


    Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) is once again hosting a Maine-grown grain fest with beer from local breweries, grain demos and workshops, and good food and music. They’ll also be cooking up fresh bread in their wood-fired oven all afternoon, along with special workshop on pizza. See our first story on it in 2019. Get your tickets; they will sell out early. Admission costs $50 ($45 for MOFGA/MGA members) – for full event, includes beer tastings.

    Killer Road Trip: Beats & Eats Food Truck Festival

    Saturday, June 25—Bangor


    It’s going to be a beautiful day at the Bangor Waterfront Park where food trucks and street food vendors from all over Maine will be on site starting at 11 a.m. along with beer, wine, ciders, seltzers, and live music. Ticketed events include music by Dom Colizzi's band, The Tourmalines, playing Top 40s, pop-rock through the decades from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. (Tickets $10 each.) From 4 to 9 p.m. Rowdy Yates will be playing country-rock with The Allison Ames Band. (Tickets $20 each.) FMI: Tickets

    Kay Stephens can be reached at news@penbaypilot.com