June 2009 cupcake calendar

If you have July 2009 event listings (anywhere in the world), send the event name, time/date, address, 1-2 sentence description, URL, image (if any) and any other details to cupcakestakethecake at gmail.com by June 29th - listings are at our discretion.

June 1, 6 pm
Iron Cupcake: Chicago

See Beautiful Cakes for more information.

June 3, 10 am
CupcakeStop Cupcake Truck gives away 500 mini cupcakes, NYC

Via Twitter: 10am - 5pm @14th bet. University & 5th First 500 people receive a free mini cupcake

See our review of the CupcakeStop sneak preview

CupcakeStop cupcake truck preview
more photos in my Flickr set

June 4, 5 pm
Martha Stewart book signing for Martha Stewart's Cupcakes.

R.J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, Connecticut 06443

June 4, 6 pm
Johnny Cupcakes speaks at Leeds College, UK - free cupcakes!

Johnny Cupcakes at Leeds June 4th

June 4, 7 pm-9 pm
Cupcakes & Wine with Cupcakes Take the Cake and Swirl Events

Swirl Events, the hip and fresh wine tasting party company and the #1 blog on cupcakes, Cupcakes Takes the Cake, have partnered up to present a wine and cupcake tasting. Mingle with other cupcake and wine lovers as you taste through each cupcake and wine duo and debate the merits of pairing red velvet (known by the bakers as the "Marilyn Monroe") with a spicy, smokin' Shiraz between decadent bites.

What: Taste 6 different varieties of cupcakes from LuxSugar paired with sparkling, white and red wines from around the world lead by Swirl Events' wine pros.

Where: Ave NYC 15 W. 28th St. www.avenyc.com

How much: $25

For More Info Email: Info@SwirlEvents.com

Buy tickets here: www.SwirlEvents.com

Tickets are limited and not available at the door.

June 6, 10 am
Cupcake Art Show by Amy Rice

Prices are listed here. Not sure if those outside Minneapolis can buy the art but if you're interested, contact Mitrebox - none of the art is for sale until Saturday.

See previous post for details

June 6, 3 pm
Johnny Cupcakes Meetup, London, Free Cupcakes

With free cupcakes from Crumbs and Doilies

June 6-7, 11 am-7 pm
Cakespy art in NYC

Jessie Oleson's Cakespy cupcake artwork for sale at Renegade Craft Fair, McCarren Park Pool, Brooklyn, NY

image via
Cakespy on Flickr

Click here to watch our interview with Jessie Oleson from last year's Renegade Craft Fair.

June 13, 10 am-11:15 am
Cupcake Kids: School's Out - Let's Make Cupcakes

Everyone loves cupcakes - come learn how to make them from scratch and decorate them to our hearts content. Older kids will learn fancy decorating techniques. Ages 2-4 participate with a caregiver and ages 5-8 are drop off. The class will split into age appropriate groups for the cooking activities. $60. Register at Cupcake Kids.

Location: Inn on 23rd Street, 131 W 23rd Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues)

June 13, noon-2 pm
Truly Scrumptious Open House

Open House for Truly Scrumptious Boutique Bakery.

Around the Table
316 N.E. Dallas St.
Camas, Washington 98607

"FREE and open to the public or until the FREE goodies run out!"

Contact: kimberly.koch at comcast.net

June 13, 2pm-4 pm
Cupcakes Take the Cake 3rd annual Central Park picnic

Cupcakes Takes The Cake will be celebrating our 3rd annual picnic at
Central Park. Join our meetup group for full details and let us know what you're bringing! Copies of Martha Stewart's Cupcakes will be given away.

June 13, 2 pm
Cupcakefest 2009, Rutherford, NJ

A day of cupcakes & music presented by Sweet Avenue Bake Shop. Music, raffles, and more.

June 13-14, 10 am-1 pm
Sweet Revenge recession-friendly wedding planning

Wedding planning from local vendors at Sweet Revenge, 62 Carmine Street, NYC. "For the bride-to-be who has a flair for fashion but a cost-conscientious approach for her wedding plans, this must-attend event offers high-style wedding options that fit get-real budgets." Email robin at scissorpaperstone.com for more information or see their Facebook page.

Sweet Revenge wedding cupcakes

June 22, 6 pm
Iron Cupcake: Milwaukee - Booze

Cupcake baking competition with the theme of alcohol. Free cupcake tasting, drink specials, $1 burgers.

The Irish Pub
124 N. Water St.
Milwaukee, WI

To Register as a Baker, email IronCupcakeMilwaukee [at] wi.rr.com and see www.ironcupcakemilwaukee.com for details.

June 24, 11 am
Cupcake Kids' Cupcake Perfection cupcake decorating class NYC

Everyone loves cupcakes - come learn how to make them from scratch and decorate them to our hearts content. We'll learn fancy finishing techniques, including fondant cut-outs and piping icing (swiss dots, flowers, leaves, shell borders and inscriptions) to create a true masterpiece. And best of all, everyone will take home a sample of what they've made.

Location: Inn on 23rd Street, 131 West 23rd Street (btw 6th & 7th Avenues)
See their website for details.

June 29, 6 pm
Iron Cupcake San Francisco Challenge: Summer/Seasonal Fruits

Leland Tea Company
1416 Bush St
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 346-4832

The June ingredient is SUMMER/SEASONAL FRUITS. Berries, Peaches, etc. Go down to your local farmers' market and get your yummy fruits to inspire your cupcake creations!

For clarification, you will be bringing your ALREADY prepared/baked cupcakes ready to present when you arrive. You will bake a cupcake interpretation of the monthly ingredient. Here are the things you need to know/bring: TASTE TESTING WILL BEGIN AT 7PM PROMPT.

*Bring at least 24 mini-size cupcakes. The more the merrier...

See URL for full details.