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Dubai Food Festival

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The Dubai Food Festival is the only truly citywide food festival in the Middle East. Held every year, it celebrates Dubai’s emergence as a gastronomic destination. The festival offers a calendar of exciting food-related events and promotions, highlighting Dubai’s unique food scene, its personalities and its world-class dining experiences.

With over 200 nationalities living in Dubai, the Dubai Food Festival reveals the diversity and creativity in our culinary offerings—from gourmet and avant-garde restaurant concepts to local haunts and hidden gems.

The Dubai Food Festival 2016 will be held from 25 February to 12 March 2016.

Dubai Food Festival is organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM). It is part of a larger strategy to develop a year-round programme of citywide festivals that contributes to the growth of tourism and retail sectors in Dubai.

For more information visit http://dubaifoodfestival.com/about-dff/

Ripe Food & Craft Market

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Every Friday in January and February 2016, from 9am to 5pm
Zabeel Park

Under the Patronage of the Dubai Crown Prince, HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, The Ripe Food & Craft Market will take place every Friday at Zabeel Park, Gate 2.

We will be extending our shopping hours at The Ripe Food and Craft Market taking place in Zabeel Park during the month of January and February 2016. Taking place every Friday, our hours will be from 9am until 5pm, starting from the 8th January.

You can expect the welcomed by over 100 of Dubai’s talented local businesses and artisans with a wide selection of foodies, fashion designers, arts and crafts, live musicians, kiddie’s activities and so much more. Make your Friday afternoon last a little longer by meandering under the lush green palm trees, picking up some delicious locally made treats, and enjoy the cooler months with family and friends in the lush surroundings of Zabeel Park.

Ripe Organic will be offering a variety of freshly harvested organic fruit and veggies from local organic certified farms, like Ripe’s famous cherry tomatoes, kale, cucumbers, beetroots and lettuce. Ripe will also have a full range of pantry essentials including coconut oil, honey, gluten-free products and superfoods.

Find the Ripe Food & Craft Market at Zabeel Park in Dubai with extended hours from 9am – 5pm during January and February 2016.

For more information visit http://www.ripeme.com/market-zabeel-park

 

Southampton SeptemberFest

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Friday, September 25 from 6:30 pm
Saturday, September 26 from 10 am
Sunday, September 27 from 9 am
Various locations in Southampton Village


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 • 6:30 PM

Kickoff Party at Agawam Park, Southampton Village

COUNTY LINE BAND 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

THE MUSIC STYLINGS OF BEAU HULSE 7:30 pm-8:00 pm

$30 per person in advance ($40 at the door)

Complimentary Beer & Wine 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Cash Bar 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Food available by your local food trucks


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Garlic Festival

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Saturday and Sunday, September 19 and 20, from 10 am till 6 pm
Garden of Eve Organic Farm and Market, 4558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead

Long Island’s ONLY Garlic Festival, an all-day celebration of the wonders of “Garliciana,” with festival vendors featuring a wide variety of garlic inspired foods, crafts, music and just plain garlic to eat and plant. Admission just $5 per person, children under 6 free. EXOTIC FOODS Chow Down! You won’t believe the many different ways garlic can be used. Here’s a tasty sampling . . . garlic jellies, garlic soup, pickled garlic, and GARLIC ICE CREAM!! GARLIC AND CRAFT MARKETPLACE Garden of Eve and the other Long Island Organic Farms represented grow more than a ton of freshly harvested, organic garlic. . . stock up, for months of tasty, healthy, garlic-enhanced meals – or plant some in your garden yourself! We’ll have garlic of several different varieties on hand, as well as garlic braids and crafts. This is your best opportunity to buy some of the world’s tastiest and freshest garlic to eat and plant in your own garden. FAMILY ACTIVITIES AND ENTERTAINMENT Enjoy live music both days. Kids will love the children’s games and play equipment, pony rides, hay rides, and animals to see and feed.

For more information visit: http://www.gardenofevefarm.com/garlic-festival.htm

Harbor Fest

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Saturday and Sunday, September 12 and 13
Various Locations in Sag Harbor

Once described as the largest block party extending out over the water, this year Harborfest will be a village-wide event celebrating the maritime history of Sag Harbor.

The arts & crafts fair and sidewalk sale on Main Street will be held this weekend as well!

Enjoy and Celebrate Sag Harbor!

Calendar of Events

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12TH

9am
FREE Pilates on the Beach, Norma Jean Pilates                Windmill Beach
10am – 5pm
Arts and Crafts Fair OPEN for business                              Marine Park
Sidewalk Fair OPEN for business                                        Main street/business district
Food and Non Profit Vendor Booths OPEN for business    Long Wharf
11am
Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre moving walk
Live Music                                                                            Long Wharf
CHILDRENS Tug of War                                                      Windmill Beach
11:30am
American Beauty:  one hour cruise                                     Long Wharf
Flyboard Demonstration                                                      Long Wharf
12noon
Whaleboat races begin                                                      Windmill Beach
1pm
American Beauty:  one hour cruise                                    Long Wharf
CHILDRENS Corn Shucking Contest                                Windmill Beach
1:30pm
Flyboard Demonstration                                                    Long Wharf
2pm
Whale Boat Races                                                            Windmill Beach
2:30pm
CHILDRENS Potato Sack Race                                        Windmill Beach
American Beauty:  one hour cruise                                   Long Wharf
3pm
CHILDRENS Hula Hoop Contest                                      Long Wharf
Whaleboat Races                                                             Windmill Beach

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 13th

10am – 5pm
Arts and Crafts Fair OPEN for business                              Marine Park
Sidewalk Fair OPEN for business                                        Main street/business district
Food and Non Profit Vendor Booths OPEN for business   Long Wharf
11am
CLAM CHOWDER CONTEST                                               Long Wharf
Live Music                                                                             Long Wharf
CHILDRENS Tug of War                                                       Long Wharf
11:30am
American Beauty:  one hour cruise                                     Long Wharf
Flyboard Demonstration                                                      Long Wharf
12noon
Whaleboat Races begin                                                      Windmill Beach
1pm
American Beauty:  one hour cruise                                     Long Wharf
CHILDRENS Corn Shucking Contest                                  Windmill Beach
Annual Wood Regatta, Women’s Open One Design          Breakwater Yatch Club
1:30pm
Flyboard Demonstration                                                      Long Wharf
2pm
Whaleboat Races                                                                Windmill Beach
2:30pm
CHILDRENS Potato Sack Race                                          Windmill Beach
3pm
CHILDRENS Hula Hoop Contest                                        Long Wharf
Whaleboat Races                                                               Windmill Beach
3-5pm
Live Music:  Jim Turner                                                       Long Wharf

For more information visit: http://sagharborchamber.com/vendors/harborfest-2014/

 

Bethlehem Harvest Festival

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October 10, 2015 from 11 am to 8 pm
Bethlehem, PA

The 10th-Annual Harvest Fest, featuring craft vendors, live music, and soup, wine, and beer tastings. A fun event for the whole family!

 

Festival on Main Street: 11 am to 5 pm

Festival and Biergarten in Sun Inn Courtyard: 11 am to 8 pm

Wine and Soup Tastings: 12 pm-4 pm

Beer Tastings on Main Street: 1 pm-4 pm

Beer available at the Biergarten: 11 am to 8 pm!

For more information visit:
http://www.downtownbethlehemassociation.com/events/bethlehems-harvest-festival

First Friday

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September 4, 2015
Downtown Bethlehem, PA

First Friday is a monthly celebration of arts and culture in the Southside Shopping and Arts District of Bethlehem. Peruse the art galleries, unique boutiques, salons and shops, while enjoying food and wine samples, live music, and special deals.  Enjoy happy hour, or grab dinner at one of the downtown restaurants for a full evening of fun.

Ceviche Festival

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August 28, 2015 – September 9, 2015 09.00-18.00
Pie del Cierro, Close to the Botas Viejas (Old Boots Monument) and the San Felipe Castle

Fresh seafood and traditional sweets

Lovers of succulent lime-cooked prawns, squid, octopus and chipi-chipi (whelks) have two weeks to enjoy the very best seafood street food delights in Cartagena.

Just behind the castle by the statue of the old boots, a monument to Cartagena’s most famous poet, el Tuerto Lopez, you will find an army of Cartagena’s finest ceviche sellers battling it out for the crown of best prawn cocktail in town.

Other lip-smacking treats include the traditional sweets prepared by the colourful ladies from Palenque and some of the best fried street food options in Cartagena.

It’s a culinary treat that shouldn’t be missed.

Crown Maple Pig Roast

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Saturday, September 12, 2015
Madava Farms, 47 McCourt Road, Dover Plains NY

Moody’s Delicatessen and Provisions is coming back to Madava Farms!

The menu will feature a pork shoulder stuffed pig rubbed with Moody’s Crown Maple seasoning rub.

Sides include Crown Maple baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, green salad with maple balsamic vinaigrette, fresh fruit and freshly baked rolls.

For dessert, treat yourself to a Crown Maple brownie or assorted cookie.

For more information and reservations, visit
https://www.crownmaple.com/visit-madava-farms/events/crown-maple-pig-roast

Summer Ale Festival

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Philadelphia Zoo welcomes back its annual, adults-only celebration, Summer Ale Festival 2015! Join us Saturday, July 25 from 6:30 to 10:00 p.m. and sample over 40 different beers and ales from local breweries and enjoy pay-as-you-go selections from a variety of local food trucks. Live music, games and activities will be available throughout the evening as you explore the Zoo during this unique, after-hours festival. Tickets include evening admission to the Zoo, unlimited beer sampling, on-site parking and shuttle service to and from 30th Street Station. Philadelphia Zoo’s Summer Ale Festival is a 21+ event; valid I.D. required. Tickets are sold online in advance only. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit PhiladelphiaZoo.org.

 

Awesomefest

awesomefestAwesome Fest is here and just as the name implies it’s an experience that will not disappoint! The 6th annual outdoor summer series, sponsored by Vitaminwater, will kick off this Friday, June 26th and run until August 14th.

What is this?

Awesome Fest is an adult twist to the classic outdoor movie viewing experience. The festival showcases a lineup of cutting-edge independent film premieres at Liberty Lands in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. “With this program, it was important for me to provide an adult alternative to the current outdoor film experience in Philadelphia”, said Awesome Fest founder & artistic director Josh Goldbloom. “I’ve always taken pride in showcasing the festival’s titles in unique & exciting ways, and I’m as thrilled as ever to share these remarkable (and often bloody) films, at one of the coolest outdoor venues in town.”

The Best Part

Thanks to a grant provided by Penn Treaty Social Service District, all outdoor screenings are FREE to attend!! Also, don’t worry about your view being obstructed, Funflicks has provided the series with their newly acquired 40 foot outdoor movie screen!

Join us this Friday at 9 pm with the premiere of CALL ME LUCKY, Bobcat Goldthwait’s moving & inspirational documentary on his close friend & beloved stand-up comic, Barry Crimmins. Check out the full line up below, and don’t waste another beautiful summer Friday night inside again!!

June 26th CALL ME LUCKY (Philadelphia Premiere) Directed by Bobcat Goldthwait

Barry Crimmins is pissed. His hellfire brand of comedy has rained verbal lightning bolts on American audiences and politicians for decades, yet you’ve probably never heard of him. But once you’ve experienced Bobcat Goldthwait’s brilliant character portrait of him and heard Crimmins secret, you will never forget him. Official Selection of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

July 3rd TURBO KID (Philadelphia Premiere) Written & Directed by François Simard, Anouk Whissell, & Yoann-Karl Whissell

It is the year 1997. Mankind has been mostly obliterated, and the few survivors try to survive the radioactive wasteland. Enter “The Kid” who stumbles upon the remains of famed superhero “Turbo Man.” Donning his super-suit, “Turbo Kid”, along with a mysterious girl takes on the evil Zeus (played by Michael Ironside!) and his army of savages. A loveable homage to the glory day 1980’s VHS “Mad Max” knockoffs, TURBO KID is the ultimate midnight movie. Official Selection of Sundance & SXSW 2015.

July 10th ROAR Written & Directed by Noel Marshall

No animals were harmed in the making of this movie.70 members of the cast & crew were. An unprecedented––and wholly unpredictable––action-adventure, Roar follows wildlife preservationist Hank, who lives harmoniously alongside a menagerie of 100+ untamed animals, including cheetahs, elephants, lions and tigers on a preservation in the African plains. When his wife and children arrive for a visit, a long-brewing battle for dominance between the lions erupts and threatens their very lives. Warning: THIS. FILM. IS. ABSOLUTELY. NUTS.

July 17th CATCH ME DADDY (Philadelphia Premiere) Directed by Daniel Wolfe | Written By Daniel & Matthew Wolfe

Laila, a girl on the run from her family is hiding out in West Yorkshire with her drifter boyfriend Aaron. When her brother arrives in town with a gang of thugs in tow, she is forced to flee for her life and faces her darkest night. Quite possibly the most challenging film in the series. Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival.

July 24th BODY (Philadelphia Premiere) Written & Directed by Dan Berk & Robert Olsen

A night out turns deadly when three girls break into a seemingly empty mansion. That’s all you need to know, and really all you should know. Official Selection of Slamdance 2015.

July 31st UNCLE KENT 2 (Philadelphia Premiere) Directed by Todd Rohal | Written by Kent Osborne

Awesome Fest favorite Todd Rohal (The Catachism Cataclysm, The Guatemalan Handshake) returns with his latest feature film, the most necessary unnecessary sequel to Joe Swanberg’s 2011 indie, “Uncle Kent”. As you can imagine (which you probably can’t), it’s absurd, surreal, hilarious, and features the best/most timely cameo you’ll see all year. Official Selection of SXSW 2015.

August 7th SUN CHOKE (Philadelphia Premiere) Written & Directed by Ben Cresciman

Janie’s just trying to get well. As she recovers from a violent psychotic break, she’s subjected each day to a bizarre holistic health and wellness regimen designed, and enforced, by her lifelong nanny and caretaker. But when she develops an obsession with a stranger, Janie’s buried demons begin to surface. Starring horror legend, Barbara Crampton. Official Selection of the 2015 Stanley Film Festival

August 14th DEATHGASM (Philadelphia Premiere) Written & Directed by Jason Lei Howden

New kid in town Brodie and bad-boy Zakk quickly bond over their mutual admiration of heavy metal. But when these two metal thrashing losers unwittingly summon malevolent forces, their dreams of stardom may just have to be put on hold. A cross between Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey & The Evil Dead. Official Selection of SXSW 2015.