40 Paper, one of Camden’s trendiest restaurants, has come up with yet another great idea. Partnering with Dandelion Spring Organic farm, they are serving up a five course meal, – organic spring vegetables, heirloom pork and free-range eggs, from the farm, combined with spring lamb and grass-fed dairy from neighboring Straw Farm. To be served at the farm’s newly built post and beam barn! How unique and exciting! Tickets are limited. Event is 02June. Contact 40 paper to reserve your special table. Local, Maine, organic – the best!
Interested in beekeeping? Knox Lincoln County beekeepers will be at Merryspring Gardens this Saturday with an observation hive,- so you can see first hand how honeybees live and work. Also there will be beekeeping equipment you can try on, and information on beekeeping classes.
Photo courtesy of Karen Roe.
With Jade on holiday from school this week we decided to go on a little diving trip. Here are a few of the photos from our shore dive at Cape Elizabeth (Terry and Jade diving) I had a nice time reading my book on the beach.
If you are interested in doing a ‘try dive’ while staying with us, or any other PADI course, check out www.blueharborscuba.com for courses and prices.
The Camden Civic Theatre ‘s production of ‘Macbeth’ is coming soon to the Camden Opera House. I will definitely be going to see this production as my daughter has a (small) part in it! You can see her in the cast picture below. For those of you planning to take in the show while you are in Camden, if you book two nights at the Blue harbor House, in a king suite, through the performance dates, we will buy you two tickets for the play!
Dates for the show are :- April 13th/14th/20th/21st at 8.00pm , and April 15th and 22nd at 2.00pm
Hot cross buns today for afternoon tea! Used a great recipe from BBC good food – http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2066661/hot-cross-buns
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!
The U.S. National Toboggan Championships is the only organized wooden toboggan race in the country and possibly the world. The toboggan chute is located in Camden, Maine at the Camden Snow Bowl, just a few miles from the Blue Harbor House. The competition attracts fierce competition from all over the world. We have several competitors from last year’s event coming back to compete again- we’re looking forward to seeing your wonderful wacky costumes. Good luck!