The Festival of Independence is coming! For four days throughout the midcoast (July 1-4) you can celebrate our nation’s birthday with everything from music, to plays, to hiking and biking, to parades, and of course, fireworks!
On Saturday & Sunday, June 19 & 20, the Owls Head Transportation Museum celebrates America’s passion for cool cars with its Hot Rods, Customs Meet & Antique Aeroplane Show.
As part of the day’s activities the Museum will actively demonstrate a few of its turn-of-the-century automobiles as well as give free rides in Ford Model Ts. Special children’s activities and Museum tours are planned. This is one of the Transport museums most popular events. Lots of fun for the whole family.
Here is a fun and informative way to spend a couple of hours on the Midcoast of Maine. Avena Botanicals’ Apothecary and Herb Garden offers free garden herb walks led by owner, gardener, educator and herbalist, Deb Soule. June 16th and June 30th. Time 3.30-4.30. It is free, and only a few minutes drive from the Inn. The apothecary store will be open till 5.00pm. Try some of their Fairy Flower moisturising creme, lavender, or unscented. Natural and organic – it is lovely!
Schooner ‘Olad’ has a super Father’s Day gift. Dad will receive half off the regular rate when accompanied by a family member. Book a two night stay at the Blue Harbor House Inn, and we will pay the other half! (subject to availability) Book online and quote ‘Olad’ special when booking. www.blueharborhouse.com
Set sail from Camden harbor, 10.00am, 12.30pm, and 5.15 pm
A celebration of the Summer Solstice takes place June 19th, in Rockland, just a few miles from Camden. Time – from 5-9 pm on Main Street. This annual event offers something for the whole family. Main Street will be closed to traffic for the evening and there will be live music, entertainment, street dancing, food and special events. A fun evening!
Guests that make an online booking from our website www.blueharborhouse.com are now able to include trip insurance via Access America, a leading provider of trip insurance services. This covers expenses should it become necessary to cancel or interrupt your trip due to illness, (or other covered reason.) Cost from $33.00. A small price for peace of mind.
A new Maine State Parks passport program has been launched in recognition of the 75th anniversary of State Parks in Maine. An informative passport book has been created and color coded by the eight regons in Maine, with descriptive information on each park. In the Midcoast region alone there are 16 State Parks. Get your passport from any Maine State park.