Log In   ·   Become A Member
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2211.gif

Long Island Potato Festival To Feature Contests, Food Trucks, "Spudtacular" Seminars And More

Nicole Barylski

Last year's Mashed Potato Eating Contest was a smashing success. (Photo: www.facebook.com)

The 2nd annual Long Island Potato Festival is returning to the East End on Sunday, August 9th. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., pay homage to Long Island's long-standing heritage of potato growers, farms, and products at Calverton Links during a "spudtastic" afternoon that even the biggest couch potato will love.

The event will showcase over 30 exhibitors, food trucks, live music, activities, seminars, and contests, with craft beverages, fresh food, and artisan products available for purchase. Think your potato skills are up to par with the best? Enter one of the Festival's contests, like Best Amateur Potato Salad, The Great Potato Peeling Race, The Mashed Potato Sculpting Contest or The Mashed Potato Eating Contest. Still need a little schooling when it comes to the yummy starch? Stop by one of the free seminars that will cover Cooking with Potatoes and How It's Made: Potato Vodka. The afternoon will also include live music by the Joe Bayer Band and Mr. Potato Head Decorating.

Are you a master potato peeler? (Photo: www.facebook.com)


Tickets are $20.

Calverton Links is located at 149 Edwards Avenue in Calverton. For more information, visit www.lipotatofest.com.


Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski


Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)
 

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
Location:*
Comments:*
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
Question:*
What color is the sky?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
 
 
 
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2131.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/1213.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2003.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2150.gif
East End Tick Control
The East End's only New York State licensed dedicated tick and mosquito control specialists!

Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices from the best flooring manufacturers and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968

Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff. Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.

CP Complete- Landscape Design & Construction
Paul Guillo And Chris Hall Two Of The Most Respected Names In The Community Together, they are partners in CP Complete. They bring their years of experience and integrity to creating and renovating luxury backyards.

The Hamptons-NY
The Hamptons Apparel and Accessories Collections pay respect to the rich history found at every beach, dock, main street and village that makes up The Hamptons. We designed this for YOU and everyone you know that loves The Hamptons.