Live Art Battle in the center of the Forum from 6-7 pm at Taste the North, April 21st, Presque Isle Forum.

Here’s how it works: 8-10 local artists will create their best work with a Maine theme. People can feel free to move around the easels and watch different techniques and the creative process.

Wintergreen Arts Center will sell $1 tickets for people to vote for the people’s choice award.

There is a live auction after the art battle. Take home your favorite piece for the right price. Proceeds from the tickets and auction go to support the Wintergreen Arts Center.

Click here to buy VIP tickets now! Your VIP access gives you an extra hour to drink beer and enjoy samples from our each of the featured restaurants. Get a group together with family and friends and make it an awesome time. Only $55 each!

Taste the North is bigger and better than a beer fest with great drinks and amazing food!

Taste the North Featured Restaurants:

THE ELM TREE DINER: They’ve been serving home style food in Houlton since 1947. With a long tradition in Northern Maine, they make delectable food and fresh baked pastries, squares and cakes.

GOVERNOR'S RESTAURANT & BAKERY: A tradition in Presque Isle for family & friends all over Aroostook County, Maine. Try their entrees and baked goods at Taste The North.

IGA: Your local grocery store with friendly service, fresh groceries and convenient locations in Star City, Hillside and Mars Hill. Try their burgers at Taste The North.

Taste The North Featured Brewers:

FLIGHT DECK BREWING: Featuring their award winning craft beer! Try it in Presque Isle and visit the Brewery & Tasting Room on Brunswick's Landing

FIRST MILE BREWING CO.: Brewing a wide range of beers with "something for everyone." Visit their tasting room and hang out in the tap room on Route 1 in Fort Kent.

BAXTER BREWING COMPANY: Located in Lewiston, Baxter Brewing Company was the first brewery in New England to can all its beer. Plus, they make a beer for every season!

BIGELOW BREWING COMPANY: Using local ingredients to make a the best local beer. Meet the crew at Taste the North and visit them in Skowhegan.

Taste the North Live Music:

COMMON CROSSING will be jamming all day!

Thanks to our Sponsors:

Safe Driving sponsored by Ryan Madore State Farm

VIP sponsored by Dunn Furniture

Beer Glasses sponsored by Impact Auto Body & Rathbun Lumber

Photo Booth sponsored by Richardson's