Wild Game & Craft Brew Pairing

Friday, June 8, 5-8 p.m.
Constitution Hall, Skowhegan Fairgrounds

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience at the Skowhegan Moose Fest's VIP event of the weekend! Chef Kate Krukowski Gooding—author of Black Fly Stew: Wild Maine Recipes (as seen on Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern on the Travel Channel)—will prepare creative wild game dishes, while Borderline Express will provide fantastic live music including classic rock, modern rock and country, and originals.

Tentative menu items include:

  • Beaver summer sausage
  • Apple venison meatloaf
  • Chipotle wild game BBQ lasagna
  • Black fly stew
  • Wild mushroom moose meatballs
  • White BBQ wild turkey
  • Moose & venison sausage jalapeno poppers
  • Habanero bean dip
  • Local cheese platter with fruit
  • Fresh bread made with spent grains from Bigelow Brewing
  • Gifford's ice cream

Skowhegan's own Bigelow Brewing and Oak Pond Brewing, plus Farmington's Tumbledown Brewing, will pour four-ounce samples of their local brews. Tree Spirits will serve wine and brandy samples, and Chadwick's Craft Spirits will pour samples of their Triple Distilled Maple Craft Spirits for sipping. Alcohol sampling for 21+ attendees only.


Limited quantities available. Tickets are nonrefundable.

  • Adult tickets (21+): $30 each or $100 for a pack of four; $35 each at the door
    Unlimited food and drink samples, pairing information, and the chance to win one of several door prizes
  • Youth tickets (6-20 years old): $10
    Unlimited food samples and the chance to win one of several door prizes
  • Kids 5 and under: free
    Unlimited food samples

Purchase raffle tickets at the event for chances to win other great prizes.

Proceeds to benefit Operation Game Thief and Skowhegan revitalization efforts.

Menu Items Donated By:

Shady Maple Deer Farm
Silverton Foods
Silverton Sporting Ranch

The Wild Game & Craft Brew Pairing is proudly sponsored by:

Live music by Borderline Express is proudly sponsored by: