Camden’s Duck Derby May 26th

Camden’s own Duck Derby to take place Sat 26May, for the first time in 19 years!   2500 bright yellow numbered ducks will race down Megunticook river with a dash  over the falls into Camden harbor! Fundraiser, with prizes.  It’s going to be  just ducky!  Starts 10.30am, Mechanic street.

Beekeeping at Merryspring Gardens

 

Photo courtesy of Karen Roe

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.

Diving Ships Cove, Fort Williams Park, Cape Elizabeth.

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 Scottish Play

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

Photo by Jim Dugan www.jimdugan.com

 

 

Maine maple Sunday March 25th, 2012

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!

US National toboggan Championships Feb 10-12th

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!

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!