50-Mile Thanksgiving, Nov 12

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Our 5th Annual 50-Mile Thanksgiving Celebration will be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 12, from  5 to 9 pm at the Kittery Lions Club, 17 State Road in Kittery ME.  This year will feature local turkeys and traditional music by local artist David Surette!

Please bring a potluck dish that contains at least one ingredient sourced within 50 miles of your home. (Note: Some local food options are fall greens, onions, potatoes, squashes and pumpkins, turnips and rutabagas, apples and cider, dried beans, fish, eggs, cheese, and meats.)

To minimize waste and cleanup time, please bring your own “dining kit” (plate, bowl, drinkware, cutlery, and napkin) and beverage, as described in About Our Potlucks.

Suggested donation: $10 per adult; no charge for children accompanied by adults.

RSVPs are requested (but not required). To add your name to the guest list, please  send an email to Slow Food Seacoast with “RSVP for the 50-Mile Thanksgiving” in the subject line. (Although RSVPs are not required, if the number of attendees exceeds the room’s capacity, people on the guest list will have priority seating.)

Volunteers are needed for the following tasks:

Setup (3:00 – 5:00 pm; set up tables and chairs, decorate)

Service (5:00 – 7:00 pm; organize and replenish potluck dishes, bus tables)

Cleanup (7:00 – 9:00 pm, approximately; wash dishes, put away tables and chairs).

To add your name to the volunteer list, please  send an email to Slow Food Seacoast with “I want to volunteer” in the subject line.

Thanks, and we hope to see you on November 12!


DATE: Saturday, November 12, 2011

TIME: Doors open at 5:00 pm; dinner begins at 5:30 pm.  Dancing to follow, 7:30 – 9

PLACE: Kittery Lions Club, 17 State Road, Kittery ME.

COST: Adults $10, children accompanying adults free

INFO: Bring a potluck dish or beverage to share and your own dining kit (plates, silverwear, cups) . Turkey and trimmings will be provided. BYOB is allowed at this location.

RSVP: Please email us at slowfoodseacoast@gmail.com and inculde your name and the number of people in your group. (RSVPs are requested but not required; if the number of attendees exceeds the room’s capacity, people on the guest list will have priority seating.)