Harvest Happenings Around Town
Throughout town during the month of October several businesses will be offering "Harvest Happenings" - from special tours, to cooking demonstrations in their store, special culinary related events, and more...
A Harvest Culinary Walking Tour of the Old Port
Join fellow foodies for a tasty walking tour featuring the culinary talents in the Old Port. Entertaining tour guides share the culinary history of the town while showcasing the talents that make us the "foodiest small town in America"! Tours run often, last 2-2.5 hours, and visit 7 locations over a 1.4 mile walk. Groups are limited to 14 to offer a highly interactive experience.
This Walking Tour Includes Samplings of:
• Fresh Maine lobster served with a unique twist
• Maine artisan cheeses from local farms
• The best Maine smoked seafood
• Downeast Maine wild blueberry preserves with scones
• The original whoopie pie
• Dark chocolate truffles made with Aroostook County potatoes
• Nationally recognized handcrafted ales
The "Oh So Sweet" Chocolate Tour
Portland is home to talent creating all sorts of deliciousness with chocolate! Explore the sweet tastes on a guided walk around the Old Port. Learn the benefits and the history of the cocoa bean as we enjoy them at 5 locations on a guided walk around the Old Port. Taste baked goods, and confections, ice cream, fudge, and artisan truffles. Sit down to enjoy chocolate cupcakes and finish our walk at a beautiful gathering spot with your new friends and a chocolate martini!
To check the schedule for both tours and to book tickets, visit www.mainefoodietours.com or call us at: 207-233-7485
Harvest Caviar with Eve's at the Garden
Join executive chef Tim Labonte, along with specialist Rod Mitchell of Brown Trading Co. and Erica Archer of Wine Wise for this very special evening of fine caviar, tapas, and wine pairings.
The Caviar Dinner, Friday, October 26, 6:30 p.m
- Pemaquid Oyster / Asparagus Crème / Slow Onions with Siberian Caviar
- Chick Pea Bruscetta / Tomato Jam / Spoonbill
- Panini Bite / Ricotta / Lobster / Galilee Osetra Caviar
- And a Browne Trading Caviar Service table, where you can taste and learn about the evening's select caviar.
First: Scrambled Egg; Egg Roll / Sea Urchin Hollandaise / Candied Orange Zest
Second: Tartar Plate with Salmon & Bluefin Tuna / Flax Seed Relish / Vodka Compressed Melon / White Sturgeon Caviar
Third: Maine Shrimp Gnocchi / Gulf Shrimp / Warm Lemon Thyme Milk / Imperial Caviar
Fourth: Smoked Trout Bread Pudding / Brussels Sprout / Beets / Hackleback Roe
Chocolate Date / Apple Parmesan Cannoli
Wine Wise Pairings:Wines for the Caviar Dinner, paired with each course, will be selected by Ms. Erica Archer, founder of Wine Wise and Portland's one-of-a-kind experiential wine educator. Erica will also attend and will introduce each wine.
We invite you to reserve seats now by ordering tickets online or by calling the Hotel, (888) 798-9090. Per person, all-inclusive tickets are $120. Prepaid reservations are required. Minimum cancelation notice of 48 hrs.
A Harvest Haunted History Tour
Join your fellow thrill seekers and history lovers for this award winning tour. Professional performance artists turn factual dark history dating from the 1600's into theater and even Stand-up comedy at times. Featuring Indian Attacks, Witch Trials, Pirates, terrific story telling, hysterical impersonations and more - don't miss out!
Tour meets in park in front of Flatbread at 72 Commercial St.
$16 Adults, $13 Seniors and $11 Children 12 and under
Oct 25th - 27th at 8:00pm
"Harvest the Savings" at Kittery Premium Outlets
Present this coupon at the information center located at Kittery Premium Outlets (4) for a free coupon book worth hundreds in savings on your fall and early holiday shopping. Outlet prices are 25-65% off regular retail prices. Harvest additional savings at Aeropostale, American Eagle, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Calphalon, Champion, , Gap, Hanes Brands, J.Crew, Levi's, Lindt Chocolate, Le Gourmet Chef, Movado, Nike, Polo, Tommy Hilfiger, Tumi, Old Navy and many more.
375 US Route 1 - Suite 220
Kittery, ME 03904
Free Coupon Book
Open Mon - Sat 9am - 9pm
Sunday: 10am - 6 pm
Harvest on the Harbor Schedule*
10:30am – Savory and Sweet Souffles -- Staff member and trained chef Matt Burnham will be creating delectable, soufflés including a lemon/blueberry soufflé and a cheese and mushroom soufflé. Come and learn the secret to making these feathery, light creations.
1:00pm –Olive Oil Cake & Olive Oil Ice Cream – LeRoux’s own Liz Harris will be showcasing these lovely desserts using infused olive oils from our own olive oil selection. Our blood orange and lemon olive oils will be featured in these recipes.
1:30pm – Cookbook Signing – Kate Schaffer from Black Dinah Chocolatiers will be here to sign her book “Desserted, Recipes and Tales from an Island Chocolatier”. Kate will also be bringing down some delicious samples from her kitchen on Isle au Haut.
3:15pm – Butternut Squash Ravioli -- Matt will return to the kitchen to demonstrate the process of making fresh pasta from scratch, how to roll out and stuff the ravioli, as well as the secret to making a delicious harvest butternut squash filling.
10:00am – Hearty Hunter Biscuits and Downeast Seafood Gumbo – Maine cookbook author Kate Krukowski Gooding will be on hand to sign her books as well as to create these deliciously savory comfort food recipes. Kate also always brings a surprise treat for tasting while you’re waiting for the main course. You won’t want to miss this!
1:00pm - 3:00pm – Wine Tasting. We will continue to serve Kate’s hot biscuits and gumbo for our October wine tasting. Chosen by our wine buyer, Susan Grenier, along with Pine State Beverage, these featured wines will be available for purchase as well as tasting.
3:15pm – Buche de Noel. – Every good meal should be topped off with a great dessert. We are topping off this fantastic day of food with the king of holiday desserts, the Buche de Noel. Liz Harris will return to the kitchen to remove the intimidation factor, and show you how to impress family & friends by demonstrating how to create this perennial holiday favorite.
1:00pm – 3:00pm – Reva Davis from Wusthof Cutlery will be conducting a Knife Sharpening Seminar. Bring 1 knife to be sharpened at no charge and up to 2 more for $3/each. No scissors or serrated knives please. All proceeds to benefit Preble Street Resource Center.
*Schedule is subject to change; all events are free of charge and held at LeRoux Kitchen, 161 Commercial St.
Honda Harvest Test Drive
Your local Maine Honda Dealers invite you to test drive the all-new 2013 Honda Accord. It is designed with you in mind. Featuring technology breakthroughs like the Forward Collision Warning system, Lane Departure Warning and the Honda LaneWatchTM, this ninth generation Accord has an elevated level of style, luxury and safety. Visit your local Maine Honda dealer to test drive the new Accord and find out why Honda is rated the most trusted brand by Kbb.com. We look forward to seeing you at Harvest on the Harbor where you can view a full Honda line up as your taste buds savor the flavor.
Berlin City Honda of Portland
Prime Honda- Saco