"Travel to Tuscany" Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn
If you can’t join Chef Michael in Italy for one of his Foodie Adventures, then come to Camden and experience some of his favorite Tuscan dishes. Class will begin with a hearty Tuscan Onion Soup with a Pecorino Crust followed by handmade Pici Pasta with a Pork Ragu. Next, participants will stuff Chicken with Prosciutto, Fontina Cheese and Sage and then finish things off with an Almond-Ricotta Semifreddo. Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food!
Location: Hartstone Inn, Camden, ME
"Sous Vide – Provençal Cuisine" Cooking Class at the Harstone Inn
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 Chef Michael's 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 Peppers, Provençal Vegetables, Beef Tenderloin with a Ratatouille Butter and Creme Brûlée. Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food!
"Lots'a of Lobster II" Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn
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 and Baked Artichoke with Maine Lobster and a Yogurt-Feta Cheese Dip. Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food!
Haute Chinese Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn
Classical Chinese Dishes prepared and presented in a more “gourmet” style. Dishes include: Kung Pao Shrimp, Cashew Chicken, Sweet and Sour Pork, Crispy Whole Fish with Spicy Vegetables and Garlic and Steamed Rice. Dishes will be prepared in a steel wok set over the gas range, and basic wok techniques will be covered. Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food!
Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show
Maine's only in-water boat and home show features the state' s finest artists, architects, boat builders, craftsmen, designers, furniture makers, and marine gear vendors. Live music, Maine food, marine activities, demonstrations, and the World Championship Boatyard Dog Trials.
Location Address: Rockland Harbor and Buoy Parks, Rockland, ME
Contact Website: www.maineboats.com
The 2018 Union Fair will be a great week of family fun and entertainment!
There will be the midway. contests, live music, harness racing, a Wine Pavilion, fireworks, the Maine Wild Blueberry Queen Coronation, two Demolition Derbys, exhibits, demonstrations and more!
Location Address: Fairgrounds off Rte 17 in Union, ME
Contact Website: www.unionfair.org
Camden Windjammer Festival
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
Maine Open Lighthouse Day 2019
This popular annual event, which is sponsored by the United States Coast Guard, the Maine Office of Tourism and the American Lighthouse Foundation, attracts between 15,000 to 18,000 visitors each year and offers the general public the rare opportunity to climb and learn about over two dozen historic Maine lights.
Contact Website: www.lighthouseday.com
Camden International Film Festival
Founded in 2005, and recognized as one of the top 12 documentary film festivals in the world, the Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) brings the finest non-fiction cinema to the rugged coast of Maine, showcasing over 80 documentary feature and short films from around the globe each Fall.
Location Address: Camden, Rockport & Rockland, Maine
Contact Website: www.camdenfilmfest.org