January 23, 2013

Pies on Parade, and more celebrations


WHEN: 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Historic Inns of Rockland, plus 20 local businesses and restaurants

HOW MUCH: $25 to sample more than 40 kinds of pie. Children ages 10 and under pay $10. All proceeds will be donated to the Area Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry & Fuel Assistance Program. (Each $25 ticket provides 15 meals to hungry families.)

The inns are also offering two-day lodging packages beginning at $345 that include tickets to the event, two personal pies and special tastings and tours on Saturday.

INFO: (877) 762-4667 or 596-6611

FOURTH ANNUAL PIE AND ART GALA TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL PIE DAY: Bring a pie (doesn't have to be homemade) to this popular event, and eat pie while you listen to pie poetry (pietry) and watch a dramatic piece about pie. You'll be able to vote for the best sweet and savory pie, and winners will receive $50 cash prizes. Organized by the "Portland Pie Council."

WHEN: 6 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $5, plus you are encouraged to bring a pie

INFO: Visit the event's Facebook page at: on.fb.me/Ydv0OC


Sample the store's pies, then vote for your favorite. Enter to win a pizza party.

WHEN: Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Whole Foods Market, 2 Somerset St., Portland


INFO: 774-7711


WHEN: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Aurora Provisions, 64 Pine St., Portland


INFO: 871-9060

IF PIE CRUSTS are your nemesis, call on one of the experts at Crisco. They actually have a pie hotline that's answered by pie experts who can share tips, recipes and advice on any aspect of pie making. The Crisco Pie Hotline is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and can be reached by calling (877) 367-7438.

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