2nd Annual Strawberry Festival. Saturday, 9 am to 3 pm. Free event. Maxwell’s strawberry field on Two Lights Rd., Cape Elizabeth. Fabulous farm fresh foods, local music and Maine artisans. Other Cape Elizabeth farms will be open for visitors. Evening potluck dinner and silent auction (tickets $7.50/person, in advance). To donate, volunteer, or contribute an item for our auction, contact Suzanne Martin-Pillsbury at email@example.com.
Don’t Flush – Compost! Intro to Composting Toilets. Free workshop. Saturday, 9:30 to 10:30 am, Shelter Institute, 873 Route One, Woolwich. Composting toilets work much like forests where wildlife droppings decompose in the duff and convert into valuable plant nutrients. Call 207-442-7938 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot today.
6th Annual Vegetarian Food Festival. Saturday, 11 am to 3 pm, East End Community School, Portland (195 North St.). Sponsored by Maine Animal Coalition. Four workshops entitled: An Orthopedic Surgeon's Advice on How to Feed Your Bones; The Joy of Juicing; Be Greener, Go Vegan; and Meal Planning for the 21st Century. Free food, exhibitors, music and MAC's famous raffle. FMI: www.maineanimalcoalition.org/