Monthly Archives: June 2011

Tess Gerritsen book launch at Owl and Turtle, Camden

 

On July 05th Tess Gerritsen’s new thriller ‘The Silent Girl’ goes on sale, with a book signing by the author at the ‘Owl and Turtle’ bookshop in downtown Camden. 6.00-7.30pm.  Tess Gerritsen, from Camden is the author of more than ten New York times best selling thrillers.  She is of my favorite authors at the moment.  We have pretty much all of her books in our guest library, where  they find a home after I have read them.  I will be in the queue to get her new signed book!

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.

New Specialty Chocolate shop opens in downtown Camden

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!t300-ChocolatierBlue1

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

Pop the Cork Celebration June 23rd

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 appepop the cork 2011 43528-250arance . 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.