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The traditional Maine pinky schooner Summertime will offer daily sails from Lincolnville Beach this summer.

Maine Windjammer Cruises Adds Pinky Schooner Summertime to Fleet; Will Offer Variety of Short Sails from Lincolnville Beach

By Mimistead on May 05, 2014, at 11:23 a.m.
Beginning in late June, the 53-foot pinky schooner Summertime will sail on several daily trips from Lincolnville Beach as part of the Maine Windjammer Cruises fleet. There will be a picnic lunch sail, an afternoon sightseeing sail, and a happy hour cruise. Overnight cruises, including a lobster dinner and breakfast, …
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Bill Giordano, local-food coordinator for Maine Windjammer Cruises, arrives at the dock with fresh, locally grown spinach.

Maine Windjammer Cruises Offers New Farm-to-Galley Cruises

By Mimistead on April 23, 2014, at 1:52 p.m.
Visits to coastal farmers markets, a private tour of a sustainable island farm, and meals prepared from locally sourced foods will highlight three farm-to-galley cruises being offered by Maine Windjammer Cruises this summer. The new specialty cruises are part of a company-wide initiative to celebrate and respect the local environment. …

Second annual ‘Power Performance’ Dance and Short Film

By Mimistead on April 01, 2014, at 4:37 p.m.
An exhilarating multi-media event at Strom Auditorium on April 4 and 5 will present a series of short film documentaries and live dance performances woven together into stories of personal triumph, inspiration, and motivation. Two dozen Midcoast dancers ranging in age from teens to nearly 60 will take part in …

Visual, Wearable, and Culinary Arts to Star at Fifth Annual ArtFull Gifts Holiday Show, Nov. 22-24

By Mimistead on Nov. 15, 2013, at 9:55 a.m.
The ArtFull Gifts Holiday Show, held in the heart of the Midcoast at Northport’s Point Lookout November 22, 23, and 24, has become the go-to place to find exceptional Maine-crafted gifts and get a head start on holiday shopping. Now in its fifth year, the show will feature 50 talented …

Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook Market Announce Beneficiaries for Pop the Cause 2014

By Mimistead on Nov. 04, 2013, at 11:27 a.m.
The four local nonprofits that will benefit from next spring’s Pop the Cause party are United Mid-Coast Charities, Knox County Meals on Wheels, Coastal Opportunities, and Hospitality House. “The selection process was extremely difficult as there are so many deserving organizations in our area,” says Cellardoor Winery’s Bettina Doulton, who …

ArtFull Gifts Fine Art & Craft Holiday Event

By Mimistead on Nov. 02, 2013, at 11:04 a.m.
November 22-24: Point Lookout Resort, Route 1, Northport, on the Mid-Coast between Camden and Belfast. Fifth annual show featuring 50 exhibitors: fine art, craft, gourmet foods. Gala Collectors’ Evening, Fri., Nov.22, 5-8 pm.; live jazz by Chris Poulin’s Shades of Blue, complimentary nibbles from area restaurants and artisanal food purveyors, …
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ArtFull Gifts Fine Art & Craft Holiday Event

By Mimistead on Nov. 01, 2013, at 3:15 p.m.
November 22-24: Point Lookout Resort, Route 1, Northport, on the Mid-Coast between Camden and Belfast. Fifth annual show featuring 50 exhibitors: fine art, craft, gourmet foods. Gala Collectors’ Evening, Fri., Nov.22, 5-8 pm.; live jazz by Chris Poulin’s Shades of Blue, complimentary nibbles from area restaurants and artisanal food purveyors, …

“Power Performance” at Strom May 18-19 to Spotlight Local Dancers, Community Collaboration

By Mimistead on May 03, 2013, at 2:03 p.m.
Hip hop, lyrical, jazz, contemporary, folk, interpretive, and belly dancing will all be featured in a lively program called “Power Performance” on May 18 and 19 at Strom Auditorium in Rockport. Nearly 40 midcoast dancers will take to the stage, including amateur dancers representing a wide range of experience and …
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Windjammer Heritage Offers 10% Discount to Members of Three Maine History Museums to Mark its 30th Anniversary

By Mimistead on May 03, 2013, at 1:19 p.m.
“We wanted to do something special to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the launching of our windjammer Heritage,” explains Captain Linda Lee. When she and her husband and co-captain Doug Lee hit upon the idea of offering a 10% discount on cruises this summer to members of three Maine history …
Belfast jeweler Dan Bennett combines gems with graceful modern settings.

ArtFull Gifts Show at Point Lookout Resort, Northport, Nov. 16-18

By Mimistead on Nov. 08, 2012, at 2:08 p.m.
This year’s ArtFull Gifts Show, to take place November 16-18 at Northport’s Point Lookout Resort overlooking Penobscot Bay, will be bigger than ever. In addition to showcasing the beautiful work of 50 exceptional artists and artisans from Maine and New Hampshire, the festive marketplace will also give show goers the …

Expanded Annual ArtfullGifts Show, Nov. 16-18, to Feature Work of 50 Premier Artisans, Artisanal Foods, Local Authors, and Live Music

By Mimistead on Nov. 05, 2012, at 10:23 a.m.
This year’s ArtfullGifts Holiday Show, to take place November 16-18 at Northport’s Point Lookout Resort overlooking Penobscot Bay, will be bigger than ever. In addition to showcasing the beautiful work of 50 exceptional artists and artisans from all over Maine and New Hampshire, this year’s festive marketplace will also give …
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Amethyst and silver pendant by Dan Bennett of Belfast.

ArtFullGifts Fine Art & Craft Holiday Marketplace

By Mimistead on Nov. 02, 2012, at 5:28 p.m.
Point Lookout Resort, Route 1, Northport, on the Mid-Coast between Camden and Belfast. Featuring the work of 50 premier New England artists and food artisans. Gala Collectors’ Evening, Fri., Nov.16, 5-8 pm.: live jazz by Chris Poulin’s Shades of Blue, complimentary nibbles from area restaurants and artisanal food purveyors, and …
Keith Bodine, owner of Sweetgrass Farm Winery and Distillery in Union, tends the still.

Statewide Open Winery Day Set for September 16

By Mimistead on Sept. 07, 2012, at 4:56 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 11 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: For more information: Bettina Doulton, President, Maine Winery Guild; 207-763-4478; mainewinetrail.com From one end of the state to the other, members of the Maine Winery Guild will welcome visitors to sample their products and toast the harvest season on Open …

Boyz II Men to Highlight Pop the Cork Party June 28, Set to Benefit Midcoast Habitat for Humanity

By Mimistead on March 21, 2012, at 10:27 a.m.
Thursday, June 28, 2012 5:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: At the harbor and at former Rockport Elementary School, West Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: Jasie Costigan; 207-763-4478; mainewine.com Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook Market will take guests on a dazzling journey to Motown at their fifth annual Pop the …
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At FairCape Woodworks in Rockport, Clive and Odi Brown craft a full line of updated Adirondack-style furniture.

For the Owners of New Furniture-Making Business, The Compass Has Always Pointed to Camden

By Mimistead on Nov. 30, 2011, at 2:17 p.m.
Of all the places around the world where Clive and Odette Brown have spent time, “Camden is the one place we’ve always come back to,” declares Clive. “Camden has always clicked with us,” says Odi (her nickname since school). “Once we bought our house here in 2002, we knew this …
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Holiday Shopping Kicks Off November 18-20 With Annual ArtFull Gifts Show Featuring 50 Premier New England Artists and Artisans

By Mimistead on Nov. 04, 2011, at 1:27 p.m.
Northport, Maine—Savvy shoppers on the Mid Coast and beyond have learned that the first place to look for unusual, finely crafted gifts for everyone on their lists is the annual ArtFull Gifts Holiday Show. Scheduled for Friday, November 18 through Sunday, November 20, the show will again be held in …
 
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