Honor Spring’s rebirth at two Sunday events. Avena Botanicals and Rebel Hill Farm holds its annual Mother’s Day Perennial Plant Sale and Garden Walk from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.. Shop for organic, field-grown plants, and take a free herb walk at 1:30. 219 Mill St., Rockport; 207-584-0694; www.avenabotanicals.com .
Maine Eastern Railroad is offering a special Mother’s Day round trip ride between Rockland and Brunwick, stopping at Bath and Wiscasset. Train departs Rockland 10.00am. (Mom’s ride half price!)
For reservations www.maineeasternrailroad.com
In 2010, the Garden Club will present the 63rd Annual House and Garden Tour from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on July 15th, 2010, rain or shine. Enjoy a day visiting lovely homes and/or gardens on one of Maine’s oldest and most famous summer tours. Unique views, waterfront properties, and in-town jewels make this tour a must for residents and visitors alike!
This year, the Decorator Show House Tour & Guest Cottage is included in the purchase of the House and Garden Tour ticket. Doesn’t it sound lovely? Come and join us.
From New York City, DEBORAH DAVIS is a gifted Jazz singer and consummate performer with a warm angelic yet sultry voice that has captivated and seduced audiences throughout the world.
From Camden through Rockport, to Owls Head and to Thomaston: Music- Fireworks- Family Fun-Cool Cars- and a Traditional Parade!
July 2 to July 5 all of the local events have teamed up to help you celebrate the Fourth of July weekend in fine style. Join us for concerts covering everything from classical to Johnny Cash; spend a weekend with cars from the golden age of Detroit; watch a traditional small town parade; ride the ski lifts to the top of the Snow Bowl and enjoy family fun and games; and watch two nights of fireworks: Friday in Camden and Saturday in Thomaston!
The Camden Winterfest returns to the Historic Bok Amphitheater for the 7th annual community celebration of winter on January 31st and February 1st 2009.
Some dates to add to your diary!
May18th-20th. Camden book festival – ‘A time of Wonder’ paid and free events throughout Camden.
Also, the same weekend ‘Warbler Weekend’ A talk, slide presentation and bird walk. Merryspring nature center, Camden. www.merryspring.org
Merryspring nature center is a privately-owned 66-acre park in Camden and Rockport, Maine that is open to the public free of charge every day of the year from dawn to dusk. Visit the Herb Garden and the Rose garden to name a few.
Native plant enthusiasts will enjoy strolling through the wooded 10 acre Kitty Todd Arboretum, which features most of the trees and shrubs native to Maine. Well worth a visit, any day, not just for special events.