Thursday, April 16th 6-8pm
Head butcher, Sean Durnan, will guide participants in all aspects of fresh sausage making, from choosing the right cuts of pork, grinding, seasoning, mixing and stuffing. Sean has been practicing whole animal butchery for over 6 years and is experienced with cutting beef, pork, lamb and poultry.
This class will be held at Maine Street Meats. The cost is $75 per person includes 2 hours of hands on instruction and fresh homemade sausage to take home.
Call the shop to register or for more information. 207-236-6328 (236-MEAT)
Sunday, May 10th, 2015
10:30am-1pm / $25 per person
Pound Cake and Lemon Mousse Trifle and Fresh Fruit
Choice of Entree:
Maine Crab Cake Eggs Benedict with an Arugula Salad and Lemon Parmesan Dressing
Bacon, Caramelized Onion, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Quiche with Rosemary-Grilled Potatoes
Cast Iron Baked Blueberry-Raspberry Pancakes with Whipped Cream, Powdered Sugar and Seared Ham
Chocolate Ganache Tart with Homemade Coffee Ice Creamand Toasted Hazelnuts
Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée with a Shortbread Cookie
Call 207-236-4259 to reserve your table.
Hole…in…one! Spring is here and summer is fast approaching. That means outdoor sports, like golf!
Enjoy 18 holes with our “Tee Time” Golf Package at the Goose River Golf Course. Scenic and challenging, Goose River Golf Course is one of Mid-coast Maine’s hidden gems. Several holes offer spectacular views of Mount Battie and Ragged Mountain. A rolling landscape that traverses varying terrain along the meandering Goose River offers plenty of challenges for players of all abilities. A different set of tees uniquely positioned on each of the nine greens adds variety to your golf round. The extremely well maintained greens are small, fast and slightly elevated with many subtle breaks. One hundred year old pine trees set in a countryside setting with occasional glimpses of the wildlife and waterfowl inhabiting the pine groves and wetlands compliment your golfing experience.
Return from your day and enjoy dinner for two in our restaurant, featuring our five course Chef’s Tasting Menu.
“Tee Time” Golf Package
Available: May through October – Click here to check room availability
Package details: Our “Tee Time” Golf Package includes two nights lodging, sumptuous breakfasts each morning and dinner for two, featuring our Chef’s spectacular five-course tasting menu. In addition, enjoy 18 holes of golf and a gas powered, cart rental for one at the beautiful Goose River Golf Club.
Photo Credit: PopTech / Camden, Maine / Flickr
There are so many great ways to explore the “prettiest spot in Maine,” one of them being aboard a boat. Several companies in town offer wonderful Camden harbor cruises, allowing you to sit back and relax as you cruise the waterways with views of lighthouses, mansions nestled in the rocky coastline, wildlife and more.
3 Camden harbor cruises to enjoy
The Schooner Surprise has been offering day sails and charters for 28 years. Climb aboard the completely restored, historic 57-foot vessel for a 2-hour cruise during which you’ll enjoy a view from the sea to the mountains. What will you see? The wind will decide whether you sail towards Isleboro Island or down the coast to Rockland. Either way, you’ll view summer estates perched on the coast, lighthouses, look for seals and other wildlife, and more.
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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 7pm
Camden Opera House
A Parent’s Choice Award Winner, Master Illusionist, Lyn Dillies brings the world of magic to our town. Lyn has rave reviews wherever she stages her shows of mystery, magic and illusion.Lyn has been deemed America’s Premier Female Illusionist by the Society of American Magicians, and is a pioneer in her field. With her stunning array of astounding illusions, Lyn’s talent ignites each show with energy and excitement. She has developed the perfectly balanced touring illusion show that has all the Las Vegas glitz while being family friendly.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.camdenoperahouse.com.
Saturday, April 11, from 2-4PM
The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
Pull a seat up to the table! Cellardoor Winery is about to embark on a culinary tour of Italy’s richly diverse culinary regions, all worthy of your palate’s exploration. Indulge yourself in the Italian lifestyle as they discover their passion for food and wine. The class includes wine, hors d’oeuvres, and a specially crafted tasting menu created by Chef Lani Stiles and the team at Megunticook Market, as well as sensory evaluations and aroma identifications. As always, seats for this pairing are limited so early reservations are recommended. $40 per person
For more information, visit www.mainewine.com.
April 11, 2015 at 7:30pm
Rockland Strand Theatre
Singer/songwriter/pianist/guitarist SETH GLIER is a seasoned troubadour known for hispassionate live sets of Americana, folk, blues, pop and soul. Averaging over 250+ live performances annually he has played major folk festivals and shared the stage with artists as diverse as James Taylor, Ani DiFranco, Martin Sexton, Emmylou Harris and Ryan Adams. The young songwriter has scored a Grammy nomination by weaving tales of love, pain and self-realization wrapped in sweeping melodies and striking vocals. Northern New England’s JASON SPOONER BAND includes singer/songwriter Jason Spooner, with his heavy roots, folk & blues influences; classically-trained bassist Adam Frederick’s jazz foundations; and rock-solid drummer Reed Chambers, who adds deep-seated roots in funk, soul & reggae. The award-winning folk festival veterans have a unique blend of roots, folk and blues, focused around Jason’s rhythmic flat-picking style and image-rich song-writing, and the band’s air-tight foundation.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.rocklandstrand.com.
Bananas Foster Crepe with a Rum Whipped Cream
Choice of Entree:
Maine Crab, Tomato and Scallion Quiche
with Herb-Grilled Potatoes
Prosciutto Eggs Benedict with a Pesto Hollandaise.
Baby Greens with a Champagne Vinaigrette
Cast Iron Baked Strawberry-Vanilla Pancake
with Whipped Cream, Powdered Sugar and Bacon
Blueberry Crème Brûlée with an Almond Lace Cookie
Trifle of Dark Chocolate, Butterscotch Pudding and Salted Caramel
$25 per person
Seating times beginning at 10:30am.
Call 207-236-4259 to place your reservation.
Photo Credit: Leapologist/Camden Opera House/Flickr
There is no shortage of things to do in Camden, whether you’re interested in catching a classic film, enjoying live music or immersing yourself in an opera. The Camden Opera House is a wonderful venue just down the street from Hartstone Inn that hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Peruse the Camden Opera House schedule below to see what events are on the calendar during your stay.
The Camden Opera House Schedule
Feb. 25, 2015, 3 p.m. – Folk singer Greg Brown
Feb. 28, 2015, 3 p.m. – Original Annie (film)
March 1, 2015 – Benvenuto Cellini – English National Opera
March 21, 2015, 3 p.m. – Mary Poppins (film)
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