BANGOR, Maine — Beer Brewing 101, free monthly beer brewing class, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 21, Central Street Farmhouse, 30 Central St. No registration required.

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Free wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday, July 15, at Global Beverage Warehouse, 3 Myrick St. There will be several wine varieties to try along with refreshments, including cheese dips from Grindstone Neck of Maine. All featured wines are discounted an additional 10 percent the night of the tasting. For information call 667-4007 or email owner Ryan Bates at

DEDHAM, Maine — July Wine Dinner featuring four courses and wine from State Street Wine Cellar and Pine State Beverage, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 14, the Lucerne Inn. $59.95 plus gratuity. For reservations, call 843-5123 or 800-325-5123.

HERMON, Maine — Garden Tea Party at Ecotat Gardens; $18, menu of tea sandwiches, scones with clotted creme, desserts and freshly brewed tea prepared by Island Garden Catering. Tables of eight in a lovely garden setting with live background music. 2699 Route 2; Contact: Gaynor Reynolds; 848-5946.

WINTER HARBOR, Maine — First annual Schoodic Arts for All luncheon, featuring food by the Crocker House, performances by Suzanne Nance, Ben Laymen and Karen Dickes. Noon Sunday, July 15, Hammond Hall. $25; benefits SAFA intern program.

YARMOUTH, Maine — Forty-sixth annual Yarmouth Clam Festival, July 15-17, Yarmouth Village. Parade, fireworks, clam shucking contest, road kayak and bike races, pancake breakfast and lots of food featuring clams. Free to all; for schedule of events, visit