Join Maine’s maple producers to celebrate Maine Maple Sunday on March 25, 2012. Nearby sugar houses offering free tasting include Freyenhagen’s Family Farm, Union. Sparky’s Apiaries, Hope. Golden Nugget Sugar Shack, Appleton. All offering free tastings/ demonstrations of how syrup is produced from tap to table. Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery, Union will offer tastings of it’s Maple Smash liqueur and distilling demonstration. Yum!
Beautiful day in Camden, Maine today. I made some special lavender and rose glazed shortbread this morning. All those booked in for the Holiday weekend will be able to sample some for afternoon tea today! The culinary lavender comes from the fabulous Glendarragh lavender farm, in Appleton, Maine. Fancy a cuppa?
Just opened at 12 Bayview street, Camden, ‘Chocolatier Blue’ uses only fresh ingredients, organic ingredients whenever possible and the finest Italian chocolate. At the Chocolatier Blue Flagship store in Berkeley, Calif., the top sellers are passion fruit caramel, hazelnut and espresso. Sounds divine -can’t wait to try some!
Another fun food and wine event coming up soon, hosted by the Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook market.
Pop the Cork 2011 will be held in Rockport Village and will feature a very special performance by Huey Lewis and The News!
Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook Market proudly present Pop The Cork 2011
to benefit United Midcoast Charities. Join Cellardoor Winery for its 4th annual Pop The Cork Celebration!
In addition to the featured performance there will be food , wine and other entertainment.
Cellardoor Winery’s 16 month aged Petite Sirah will be making a first appearance . Advanced ticket purchase required.
Tickets are $75. All proceeds benefit UMCC. Please call 207-763-4478 or visithttps://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/173230 to purchase tickets.
Several fine restaurants in and around Camden have tempting offerings for Maine restaurant week . Actually it’s longer than a week, but that just gives you more time to sample them all! Here are just a few of the restaurants participating -
Natalie’s at the Camden Harbor inn offers a triple choice menu for $40.00, Paulina’s way and Cappy’s chowder house offer a $20.00 menu, and one of my favorite’s Lily Bistro also offering a great price of $20.00 for 3 courses. Stay at the Blue Harbor House Inn with special rates starting at $99.00 until March 12th
For all you blueberry lovers, the Coastal Mountains Land Trust is offering a free blueberry pick from 8.30am-2pm on Sat 07 August. Mmm….
Beech Hill Preserve is managed for the purpose of maintaining the property’s scenic beauty, historic value, grassland bird habitat, and organic blueberry production. Beech Nut, the historic stone Hut on the summit, will be open to the public Fri Aug6th from 2.00pm-6.00 pm., and Sat Aug 07th from 10.00am -2.00pm.
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!
Don’t miss it! For more information visit www.visitcamden.com
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!