Category Archives: Attractions

Singing Valentines by Windjammer Barbershop chorus

How unique is this!  A singing Valentine delivered in person by a wonderful  Barbershop Quartet.   A Quartet from the Windjammer Barbershop chorus will  arrive at your location, present a rose and a card with a personalized message, and then will  perform a couple of songs.   Cost only $20.00.  Value – priceless!   If you are coming to Camden, Maine  for a special  Valentines, then  this would definitely  be an inspired way to make it unforgettable!

Camden Winterfest, Saturday Jan 28th

This coming Saturday will mark the 10-year anniversary of the Camden Winterfest.   Ice carvings will be created all day long in the Camden Amphitheater by local amateurs and artists.  Winterfest opens Jan. 28 at noon with music and crafts inside and skating and live music outside.  It’s a fun day for all!

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Camden named third best foliage town in New England

A recent online poll by Yankee magazine (YankeeFoliage.com) awarded Camden  third best Fall foliage town. What a great accolade!  Camden  has everything a visitor is looking for, color intensity against the backdrop of the rocky coast, scenic drives, hikes and a whole host of outdoor recreation—adding to that world class dining, lodging, shopping and cultural venues.  Hope to see you in Camden soon….

Conway Homestead, Cramer museum bean supper, Aug 20th.

If you love history and baked beans then you might want to head to Camden and enjoy a traditional ‘Bean-hole’ supper, at the Conway house, one of the areas oldest homesteads.   So what is a bean-hole supper?

Well,  a deep hole is dug in the ground.  It s lined with stones and logs , lit,  and and  after some time there will be  a deep layer of hot embers. Then,a huge black iron cauldron filled with yellow-eye beans mixed with molasses, salt pork and a touch of cinnamon and clove onto the heat, is lowered into the hole , covered , and left to cook.  It is served with roasted pork, coleslaw and more.   Sound interesting?  Then visit Camden Sat 20 Aug to take part.  Price $10 for adults.

Camden harbor kayak tour

One of our  most  popular  tours  this summer is the two hour  Camden Harbor kayak tour.  At just $35.00 pp this two hour guided tour  is great value, and has had rave reviews from our guests.   You’ll head out past cruising yachts and tall masted schooners, taking in the majestic coastline from a unique perspective.      Still time to book up.  The kayak tour sets off  from Camden harbor, just a short walk from the Inn.  We book the whole thing – you just show up and have fun!

 

Camden Harbor Arts and Crafts show July 16 and 17th

In the most beautiful setting down by Camden Harbor over 100 artists and crafts people display their fine artwork, sculpture, jewelry and more.  This 35th summer show is now a two day celebration of the arts.  Choose a piece of individually designed jewelry or artwork and know that no-one else will have   the same!

 

It is free and oen to all. 9.00am-5.00pm both days.


Festival of Independence

FREE classic Motown concert at Camden Harbor Park on July 3 at 8:30 p.m.  ”Dancing in the Street”with Jr. Walker & the Allstars performing.   During the intermission there will be a fantastic fireworks display over Camden Harbor!

In addition to the fireworks and music, the festival will offer outdoor activities, performances, and other family attractions from July 01st through 5th.

Tour Seven Maine Lighthouses June 25-26th

Seven land-accessible lighthouses along the mid-Maine coast will open for the Midcoast Maine Lighthouse Challenge, a two-day self-guided driving tour along the coastline from Pemaquid Point, tipping the peninsula south of Damariscotta, to Castine, on the western edge of the Blue Hill peninsula. Most will open their towers to visitors. Also part of the itinerary is the Maine Lighthouse Museum, in Rockland, just nine  miles from the Blue harbor House Inn.

Included on the tour are: Dyce’s Head Light, Castine; Fort Point, Stockton Springs; Grindle Point Light, Islesboro; Rockland Breakwater Light, Rockland; Owls Head Light, Owls Head; Marshall Point Light, Port Clyde; and Pemaquid Point Light, Pemaquid.

Special displays at the Rockand Breakwater Lighthouse, Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., will highlight modern optics for lighthouses and navigation and show how the Coast Guard keeps the lights at many of Maine’s offshore stations. The M/V Rendezvous will offer water passage to the lighthouse throughout the day, from Middle Pier in Rockland, or hike nearly one-mile hike along the breakwater to reach the lighthouse at its tip.

When you stay at the Blue Harbor House, we  provide  a lighthouse tour map, directions and  history of each lighthouse.

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Custom car and Antique aeroplane show June 18 and 19th

On Saturday & Sunday, June 18 & 19, the Owls Head Transportation Museum celebrates America’s passion for cool cars with its Hot Rods, Customs, Muscle Cars & Antique Aeroplane Show. Gates open at 9:30 a.m  adults/seniors $12.00. Under 18′s free.

Looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift? Coastal plane rides aboard the Museum’s 1941 Stearman and 1933 Waco biplanes may be purchased at any time through the Museum store. Ride certificates do not expire and are transferable. The Stearman carries one passenger and the Waco carries two passengers. Price is $200 and $350, respectively and includes a membership to the Museum. HotRodHdr11