A new restaurant has just opened down at the Harbor – called Graffam Bros Harborside restaurant. Haven’t a chance to try it myself, but some of our guests have been in already and given it a definite thumbs up! Lots of lovely seafood to be found here, of course!
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.
On Mother’s day we took a hike up Maiden’s Cliff in Camden. The weather was lovely and the views from the top were amazing! Here are a few photos from the hike. To see more, visit our facebook page at www.facebook.com/blueharborhouse.
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
Photo by Jim Dugan www.jimdugan.com
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!
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!
This coming Saturday will mark the 10-year anniversary of the Camden Winterfest. Ice carvings will be created all day long in the Camden Amphitheater by local amateurs and artists. Winterfest opens Jan. 28 at noon with music and crafts inside and skating and live music outside. It’s a fun day for all!