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Deadline approaching for Aug 12 Lincoln County Lobster Bake reservations

Community Author: Geoffrey Bates
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Communications Committee | BDN
Communications Committee | BDN

WALDOBORO – Monday, Aug. 6 is the final day to make reservations for the Lincoln County Democratic Committee’s Lobster Bake and Family Fun Day taking place Sunday, Aug. 12 at Cider Hill Farm in Waldoboro.

Lobster dinners include mussels and are available for $40 per person. Grilled hot dog dinners for adults and children are also available for $16 and $10. All meals include corn, potato salad, coleslaw, watermelon and a soft drink. Jeff Hurd, of The Narrows Tavern in Waldoboro, is providing catering for the day.

“This is a popular event and dinners are selling well – but we have a big tent and room for as many who wish to attend so don’t be shy about making your reservation,” urged Geoff Bates, a member of the committee. “Whether you hail from South Bristol or Southport, Dresden or Damariscotta, Whitefield or Wiscasset/Westport Island or any town between, you’ll enjoy this afternoon of fun, food,and great conversation while supporting our strong slate of candidates for the November election.”

Statewide and local candidates have confirmed their attendance, including U.S. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, U.S. Senate candidate Zak Ringelstein, State Representative Mick Devin, State Senate candidate Laura Fortman, District Attorney candidate Natasha Irving, County Commissioner Bill Blodgett and Sheriff Todd Brackett.

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Janet Mills has responded that she hopes to be able to arrange her calendar to attend, as well.

The event will begin at noon with a social hour where guests may purchase beer, wine and fresh oysters with a variety of condiments. Bean bag games, balloon races and origami crafts will be available for children of all ages. The Oystermen will once again provide a live musical background for the day.

At 1 p.m., the lobsters come off the fire and are served by the candidates. While attendees enjoy their dinners of lobster or hot dogs, the “Treat for Two” excursion to Nebo Lodge on North Haven Island and a 50/50 Share the Pot raffle will be drawn, followed by short speeches by the candidates.

For more information about this event or to make reservations drop by the LCDC Campaign Office at 521 Main St. in Damariscotta (call 207-687-7052 for hours), download the registration form at, or pay online at You may also call Betsy Wooster at (207) 542-7605. The last day to make reservations is Monday, Aug. 6.

About the Lincoln County Democratic Committee

The Lincoln County Democratic Committee promotes the ideals, principles, and philosophy we share as Democrats. The nomination and election of candidates who advocate these ideals and principles ensure an effective, democratic government of and for all the people.