Calendar of Events in Camden

"Live in the Vines" at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 4pm - 8pm

Join Cellardoor for an afternoon in the Vineyard to enjoy live music, local foods, brews and of course, Cellardoor wine. This year’s musical acts include the mashup pop vocal group, The Company Men; the unexpected and delightful Artrageous where art and music go wild; and Taméca Jones, the Queen of Austin Soul music.

The following local vendors will provide delectable picnic appropriate food:
Megunticook Market
18 Central Oyster Bar & Grill
Cafe Miranda Rockland
LAUGH loud SMILE big
River Ducks Ice Cream
Fox on the run
and more!!!

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

Complimentary Pairings: Lakin’s Gorges Cheese

Event date/time: Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites nibbles from Lakin’s Gorges Cheese paired with Cellardoor wine.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

70th Annual Maine Lobster Festival

Event date/time:  August 2 -6, 2017Maine-Lobster-Festival-2

The Maine Lobster Festival is five days of fun and feasting on the fabulous coast of Maine. The Festival attracts tens of thousands of visitors to Rockland, Maine each year with the promise of fresh, local lobster dinners, nationally renowned entertainers, cooking contests, carnival rides,  Five days of fun and feasting on the Maine Coast.

Location Address: Harbor Park, Rockland, ME

Contact Website: www.mainelobsterfestival.com

 

 

Complimentary Pairings: Ducktrap River Farm at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites from Ducktrap River Farm paired with Cellardoor wine.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

Concert - Kate Schrock featuring Glen DaCosta at the Camden Opera House

Event date/time: Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 7:30PM  

Maine native & US pioneer pianist & singer-songwriter Kate Schrock teams up with longtime musical collaborator, legendary Glen DaCosta (saxophonist for Bob Marley & the Wailers) for an evening of transcendent soulful original music inspired by the melding of cultures & styles, unified by hearts-in-the-right-places & a penchant for impromptu humorous stories with a lot of dynamic improv.  General Admission: $18 Advance/ $22 Day of.  Here's what people are saying:

"...a sexy Eva Cassidy" Joan Van Ark
 
"Sagacious & penetrating tone of artists such as Joni Mitchell" KEYBOARD MAGAZINE

Location Address: Camden Opera House
 

Contact Website: www.camdenoperahouse.com

Complimentary Pairings: Winter Hill Farm Cheese at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites from Winter Hill Farm Cheese paired with Cellardoor wine.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

 

Complimentary Pairings: Fiore Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites from Fiore Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegar paired with Cellardoor wine.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

 

Taste of Thomaston!

Event date/time: Monday, August 21, 2017 from 6pm - 8pm

Attention foodies! Fabulous tasting festival featuring 25+ bites and sips from some of mid-coast Maine's best chefs, vintners & brewers, bakers, cheese-makers, growers, and artisans, at cocktail time on a Monday in August by popular demand. Sample the very best taste treats this corner of Wyeth-country has to offer, under the big party tent at Montpelier, with live jazz by Bel Isle Trio! So good, you should plan your vacation around it!  In advance $42/$32   $45/$35 At-the-Door.

Location Address: Knox Museum, under the big tent at Montpelier, Thomaston, ME

Contact Website: www.knoxmuseum.org

Complimentary Pairings: Kate and Don Gooding at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, August 27, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites from Kate Gooding and Sinatra by Don Gooding, paired with Cellardoor wine.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

 

"Sip, Eat, Sip" at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, August 27  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Cellardoor Winery for an afternoon of indulgence, tasty treats, and perfectly paired bites! Pick your own tasting adventure, choosing from a variety of educational live food demonstrations and tastings. Also, enjoy a decadent array of stationed and passed food and beverage pairings will be presented by Trillium Caterers. Come ready to eat! Oyster and champagne is only the tip of the pairings iceberg – bubbles, wine, beer or bourbon – your pairings wish is our command.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

Camden Windjammer Festival

Event date/time: September 1-3, 2017

Celebrate Camden’s maritime heritage and living traditions at the annual Camden Windjammer Festival. From the great age of sail when coasting schooners were launched in the harbor, through the birth of the windjammer business in the 1930s, to today’s windjammer fleet and elegant yachts, sailing ships have always defined our lovely, vibrant community.

On Friday, watch the magnificent schooners as they maneuver into the harbor, bid on dinners aboard one of the fleet, and then watch a talent show by schooner crews in Harbor Park followed by fireworks over the harbor. The fun continues all weekend with a lobster crate race, a Build-A-Boat contest, fish relay race, nautical skills, displays of maritime activities and history, Chowder Challenge, tours of the windjammers and fun for all.

See the full schedule of events here.

Location Address: downtown Camden, ME

Contact Website: www.camdenwindjammerfestival.org

 

Complimentary Pairings: Lakin’s Gorges Cheese at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, September 3, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites nibbles from Lakin’s Gorges Cheese paired with Cellardoor wine.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

 

 

Complimentary Pairings: Fox on the Run and Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites from Fox on the Run paired with Cellardoor wine.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

 

Complimentary Pairings: "Eat more Cheese" at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites from Eat More Cheese paired with Cellardoor wine. 

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

 

Complimentary Pairings: Maine Water Buffalo Co. at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites from Maine Water Buffalo Compay paired with Cellardoor wine.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

 

Complimentary Pairings: Black Dinah Chocolatiers at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites from Black Dinah Chocolatiers paired with Cellardoor wine.

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

 

 

Complimentary Pairings: Ducktrap River Farm at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, October 8 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites from Ducktrap River Farm paired with Cellardoor wine.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

 

 

Complimentary Pairings: Maine Street Meats at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites from Maine Street Meats paired with Cellardoor wine.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

 

 

Taste of Spain Cooking Class at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time:  Thursday, October 19, 2017  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Do you want to get out of our cooking comfort zone? Eager to learn new techniques and recipes? Then our Taste of Spain Cooking Class is just what the doctor ordered! Our cooking classes with Chef Kerry Altiero of Café Miranda are wine driven and will include demos, hands-on opportunities and of course sampling of Spanish food and wine. You’ll leave this class with the skills and knowledge to prepare a Spanish-inspired feast at home!  $75 per person.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

Complimentary Pairings: Morses Sauerkraut & European Deli at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cellardoor team in Lincolnville for a complimentary food and wine pairing featuring three bites from Morses Sauerkraut & European Deli paired with Cellardoor wine.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

 

Taste of Fall Cooking Class at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time:  Saturday, November 11, 2017  5 pm - 8:30 pm

Our grapes have been harvested and the weather is getting chilly, which means it’s time for cozy quilts and to turn our focus to harvest bounty; Apples, squash and a quick lesson on homemade noodles. Spend a cozy afternoon in The Farmhouse kitchen cooking, eating and sipping with the team from Megunticook Market.  $75 per person.

Location Address: Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville

Contact Website: www.mainewine.com

 

 

 

Maine Seafood Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Event date/time:  Saturday, November 11, 2017 or Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 1-3pm

Maine offers a bounty of fresh seafood, and we take advantage of that here at the Inn. Join Chef Michael in his Camden kitchen.  Recipes for this class include: Maine Lobster Bisque, Stilton Cheese and Maine Shrimp Tartlet with Toasted Pine Nuts and Bosc Pears, Haddock “Oscar” with Maine Crab Meat, and Seared Maine Diver Scallops with Caribbean Smoked Salmon and Sweet Potatoes.  Classes are informative, fun and filled with delicious food.  $45 per person.  Planning to stay overnight?  Book our Cooking Class Getaway Package. Weekend packages are $366 – $566 and include two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our Chef's Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class. 

Location Address: Hartstone Inn, Camden, ME

Contact Website: www.hartstoneinn.com

"Pasta, Pasta, Pasta" Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Event date/time: Saturday, December 2, 2017 or Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 1-3pm

Learn how to make pasta in your own kitchen. Techniques include making the dough, coloring and flavoring different pastas, rolling out and cutting various shapes of pasta, filling pastas such as raviolis and tortellini and cooking pasta. Specific dishes include: Spaghetti with a Creamy Prosciutto and Roasted Pepper Sauce, Pappardelle with Grilled Tiger Shrimp, Pesto and Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Sweet Potato Ravioli with a Pine Nut and Sage Butter Sauce, and Three-Cheese Tortellini with Chicken and Pesto.  Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food!  Enrollment is $45 per person our make it a getaway and book a Cooking Class Package!  Weekend packages are $366 – $566 and include two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our Chef's Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class. 

Location Address: Hartstone Inn, 41 Elm St., Camden, Maine

Contact Website: www.hartstoneinn.com

Sous Vide Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Event date/time:  Saturday, December 16, 2017 or Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 1-3 pm

Sous Vide cooking is just starting to take off with home cooks, and this course will introduce you to the equipment, concepts and basic techniques needed to get you started.  Recipes from our Foodie Trip to Provence will be featured and include: Chicken Breast with a Foie Gras-Fig Cream and Herbed New Potatoes, Olive Oil-Poached Salmon with Roasted Pepper, Provençal Vegetables, Beef Tenderloin with a Ratatouille Butter and Creme Brûlée. Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food. Planning to stay overnight? Book our Cooking Class Getaway Package.  Weekend packages are $366 – $566 and include two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our Chef's Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class. 

Location Address: Hartstone Inn

Contact Website: www.hartstoneinn.com

Asian Flavors Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Event date/time: Saturday, January 6, 2018 or Sunday, January 7, 2019 from 1-3pm
 

Join Chef Michael in his Camden, Maine kitchen for an Asian Flavors Cooking Class. Create some of Chef Michael's favorite Asian dishes that are surprisingly simple to prepare. Dishes include: Sweet and Sour Pork, Lobster Pot Stickers with a Ginger-Sesame Dipping Sauce, Shrimp Toast with a Mint-Lime Dipping Sauce and Grilled Thai Beef Salad. Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food.  Weekend packages are $366 – $566 and include two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our Chef's Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class.  Enrollment for the class alone is $45 per person.

Location: Hartstone Inn

Contact Website: www.hartstoneinn.com

 

Mediterranean Cuisine Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Event date/time:  January 20, 2018 or January 21, 2018 from 1-3pmCod

Join Chef Michael of the Hartstone Inn as he shares some of his favorite recipes from the Mediterranean region. We will prepare four dishes: Roasted yellow pepper bruschetta with fresh mozzarella, beets in romesco sauce, Tunisian grilled cod with a roasted shallot compound butter and herbed tabbouleh, and for dessert, frittelle di riso – arborio Rice Fritters.  Classes are informative, fun and filled with delicious food.  $45 per person.  Planning to stay overnight?  Book our Cooking Class Getaway Package. Weekend packages are $366 – $566 and include two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our Chef's Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class. 

Location Address: Hartstone Inn, Camden, ME

Contact Website: www.hartstoneinn.com

Caribbean Cuisine II Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Event date/time:  Saturday, February 3, 2018 or Sunday, February 4, 2018 from 1-3 pm

Chef Michael was named Caribbean Chef of the year in 1996. Join him in his Hartstone Inn kitchen and prepare some of his favorite dishes and creations. He will be using both using Tropical Fruits and local ingredients. We will start with a Caribbean Papaya-Kahlua Colada and follow with: Batakons and Plantain Chips, Caribbean Hot Sauces with Tropical Fruits, Scabechi (Aruban Pickled Fish), Keshi Yena with Roti Bread, and Jerk Seared Tuna with a Mango Salad. Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food. Planning to stay overnight? Book our Cooking Class Getaway Package.  Weekend packages are $366 – $566 and include two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our Chef's Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class. 

Location Address: Hartstone Inn

Contact Website: www.hartstoneinn.com

Italian Favorites Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Event date/time:  Saturday, February 24, 2018 or Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 1-3pm

Join Chef Michael in the kitchen and create some of his favorite Italian dishes.  We’ll begin with an Antipasto dish made up of several Italian favorites followed by some homemade Pappardelle Pasta served with Oven-Roasted Tomatoes. For an entree we will pound out some chicken breasts and create Chicken Saltimbocca and finish the meal with Michael’s twist on the famous Tiramisu.  Classes are informative, fun and filled with delicious food.  $45 per person.  Planning to stay overnight?  Book our Cooking Class Getaway Package. Weekend packages are $366 – $566 and include two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our Chef's Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class. 

Location Address: Hartstone Inn, Camden, ME

Contact Website: www.hartstoneinn.com

"Dim Sum" Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Event date/time: March 10, 2018  or March 11, 2018 from 1-3pmHartstone Inn Dim Sum

Chef Michael Salmon and participants will prepare a variety of dim sum, starting with three fillings: Thai Pork, Turkey and Shiitake and Shrimp. Then we will make three varied dipping sauces: Thai-Lime, Garlic-Chili and finally a Ginger-Sesame Dipping Sauce. Then it’s time to wrap the filling into various shapes for steamed dumplings and fried dumplings. Next we will make potsticker dough and form and cook potstickers. The final recipe will be crisp Shrimp Toast.  Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food!  Enrollment is $45 per person our make it a getaway and book a Cooking Class Package!  Weekend packages are $366 – $566 and include two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our Chef's Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class.

Location Address: Hartstone Inn, 41 Elm St., Camden, Maine

Contact Website: www.hartstoneinn.com

Spanish Tapas Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Event date/time:  Saturday, March 24, 2018 or Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 1-3pm

Tapas are the traditional little dishes of Spain; full flavored Spanish hors d’oeuvres that are easy to make and fun to eat. The menu includes: Spicy Olives, Beets in Romesco Sauce, Fried-Spiced Almonds, Manchego Cheese with Quince Paste (Membrillo), Green Olive Paste Canapé, Banderillas, Spanish Meatballs in Almond Sauce, and Tortilla Espanola (Traditional Spanish omelet with potato and onions).  Classes are informative, fun and filled with delicious food.  $45 per person.  Planning to stay overnight?  Book our Cooking Class Getaway Package. Weekend packages are $366 – $566 and include two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our Chef's Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class. 

Location Address: Hartstone Inn, Camden, ME

Contact Website: www.hartstoneinn.com

Lots of Lobster Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Event date/time:  Saturday, April 7, 2018 or Sunday, April 8, 2018 from 1-3pm

A trip to Maine should be based around eating as much lobster as one can. This class will help you achieve that goal! Chef Michael will share his techniques for cooking and “breaking down” lobsters, and guide you through four very diverse preparations: Lobster and Asparagus Quiche, Corn and Lobster Chowder with Crisp Bacon, Potato Gnocchi with Lobster and Wild Mushrooms, Baked Artichoke with Maine Lobster and a Yogurt-Feta Cheese Dip.  Classes are informative, fun and filled with delicious food.  $45 per person.  Planning to stay overnight?  Book our Cooking Class Getaway Package. Weekend packages are $366 – $566 and include two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon cookies and tea, our Chef's Tasting Menu for two and enrollment for one in the cooking class. 

Location Address: Hartstone Inn, Camden, ME

Contact Website: www.hartstoneinn.com