BLUE HILL PENINSULA 2018 AREA GUIDE
BLUE HILL | BROOKLIN | BROOKSVILLE | CASTINE PENOBSCOT | SEDGWICK | SURRY | DEER ISLE & STONINGTON
• Located in the heart of historic, downtown Blue Hill • Distinctive coffee, wine, cheese and sundries in a casual setting • Indoor and outdoor seating overlooking Blue Hill harbor
Opening summer 2018 • 40 Main Street, Blue Hill
Community Based Land Conservation Serving the Blue Hill Peninsula Blue Hill ● Brooklin ● Brooksville ● Castine ● Penobscot ● Sedgwick ● Surry
Over 10,000 Acres of Conserved Land!
25+ Hiking Trails Across the Peninsula—Protected Farmland—Public Water Access to Swim, Boat & Fish!
Group Hikes—Walks & Talks—Workshops—Farm Tours & More! Stop by our Office for a Schedule of Events
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INDEPENDENT LIVING APARTMENTS • ASSISTED LIVING SUITES • COTTAGES OUR RESIDENTS ARE THE REASON WE’RE HERE. Our beautiful community, our caring staff, and the services we provide all revolve around our residents. Since 1992, we have been striving to provide a pleasant, safe, and engaging place to call home.
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DRIVING: From points south: FollowI-95N to Exit 44 in South Portland. Merge onto I-295 in Portland. Take Exit 113 in Augusta onto US-3, going east towards Belfast. Continue on US-3 to Bucksport. Follow US-3 and ME-15 to Blue Hill. Or: Follow I-95 to Exit 28 in Brunswick. Follow US-1 along the coast to Bucksport and US-15 to Blue Hill. From points north: Follow I-95S to Exit 182A in Bangor. Merge onto I-395E/ME-15 towards US-1.Take Exit 4 onto ME-15S/ME-9E towards Brewer. Follow ME-15 into Blue Hill.
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Bangor International Airport (BGR) 36 miles from the Blue Hill Peninsula Hancock County Bar Harbor Airport (BHB) 22 miles from Blue Hill Portland International Jetport (PWM) 140 miles from Blue Hill
Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce 16 South Street, Suite B Blue Hill, ME 04614 (207) 374-3242 Chamber@bluehillpeninsula.org www.bluehillpeninsula.org 2018 Guide Design RFB Advertising, LLC (207) 713-7533
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TOC Welcome................................ 7
The Arts................................ 26
Farm to Table........................ 8
Open-Air Arts Initiative.......28
On the Water........................ 16
Towns & Services................33
Town Info........................... 37-43
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The Blue Hill Peninsula encompasses the towns of Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville, Castine, Penobscot, Sedgwick and Surry. Blue Hill is the largest town, and is the region’s service center. Along with Penobscot, Blue Hill is the gateway to the rest of the Peninsula, and to Deer Isle and Stonington. The landscape here is marked by sweeping views of blueberry barrens and the sea. Tucked in among the ridges, valleys and the jagged coastline, you’ll find adventure of all kinds, from a day on the water and an evening of live music to a solitary morning walk and an afternoon of gallery tours and shopping. You’ll find our communities to be diverse, independent yet interconnected. Anywhere on the Peninsula, you may strike up a conversation with a lobsterman, boatbuilder or sailor who knows these waters like the back of their hand. You will find locally sourced food and highly skilled craftspeople and artists in every town and village in our region. And anywhere you go from Stonington to Penobscot, you’ll find evidence of the resourcefulness, dry wit and creativity that has defined our region’s culture for centuries. This region was home to the Wabanaki People before the arrival of Captain Joseph Wood and John Roundy in 1762. The early economy centered around ship building and quarrying. Lumbering, lobstering, fishing and farming have played an important role in our economy and culture since the earliest days. By the late 1800’s the region had become a summer destination. Today, many of these industries coexist with a thriving art, music and food scene to create this unique place called The Blue Hill Peninsula. Welcome. We’re so glad you came!
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FARM TO TABLE
The state of Maine has over 1.4 million acres in farmland (about 8,200 farms), 60% of which are held in small farms of less than 100 acres. Maine now ranks first in agricultural sales, in no small part due to the thriving network of farmers markets, farm stands, and to farm-to-table restaurants. Agricultural production on the Peninsula embodies the interdependence of culture, food and a healthy economy. This Peninsula is home to roughly 40 farms. They are all small family-run farms, committed to the land and to producing high quality produce, dairy and meat products. Farmers here produce year-round, despite our notorious winters. With a farmers market in every town, you’ll find farm stands all around the peninsula and you can even buy from the on-line farmers market FarmDrop, or can have a care package of locally produced goods delivered to you from Peninsula Provisions. Farm-totable dining offers the finest collaboration between the regions talented chefs and its dedicated farmers. Across the Peninsula, chefs work with local food producers to deliver the finest dining experience - they can tell you where your steak or oyster was raised, what type of heirloom tomato you’ve
been served and why the local cream makes the best flan. The peninsula’s farmers markets are homegrown, community driven markets offering a changing mix of farm products, including produce, meat, dairy and eggs. Local coffee roasters, tea producers, the local saltworks, beekeepers, bakers, fishermen & women, and craftspeople are also wellrepresented. Each farmers market reflects the nature of its town, and each trip to the market is a unique experience.
WINTER MARKET IN BLUE HILL Mainescape Garden Center, Mid-October to mid-May, Saturdays 9:30-noon Enjoy hot coffee, cocoa and fresh baked goods in the greenhouse. Fresh vegetables, dairy, lamb, pork, maple syrup and a rotating mix of fine crafts. For more information: (207) 266.6512
BLUE HILL FARMERS MARKET Blue Hill Fairgrounds.* May 26-October 6 A classic summer farmers market with everything you’d expect! Produce, meat, dairy, flowers, bread and more. *Congo Church on Saturdays, August 26-September 15
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BROOKLIN FARMERS MARKET Next to the Brooklin Public Library May 24 – Mid Oct., Thursdays 11:00-1:00 This one offers a lively mix of products in the center of town.
BROOKSVILLE FARMERS MARKET Community Center in Buck’s Harbor Thursdays, 9:30 – Noon, May-Sept. A small-town summer market featuring plants, eggs, specialty salt, and local crafts.
CASTINE FARMERS MARKET Town Common, Mid-June through September Thursdays 9-11:30 Take a stroll through Castine’s historic streets and stop by for fresh fish and produce as well as some fine jewelry.
HORSEPOWER FARM 90 Horsepower Farm Road Penobscot, ME 04476 (207)374-5273 DEER ISLE NIGHT MARKET 11 Main St, Deer Isle Seasonal-Tuesdays 4-6pm
STONINGTON FARMERS MARKET Island Community Center, School St. Mid-May through mid-October Fridays 10noon A rain or shine market offering local produce, cheeses, seafood, and fine crafts. The market is dog-friendly, but pets must be leashed. FMI, visit stoningtonfarmersmarket.com
DEER ISLE VILLAGE FARMERS MARKET Old school parking lot, Early June through September Stop by for peaches, tea, smoked fish, along with local produce and crafts. BACKSTAGE FARM 1361 Pleasant Street Blue Hill, ME 04614 (207)374-5057
GOOD for you FOOD Open 7 days 207-374-2165
groceries, produce, to-go, vitamins & more
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DEEPWATER BREW PUB
Fantastic Pub Fare & Locally Handcrafted Brews
Tenney Hill • Blue Hill • 207-374-2441
A true Maine lobster shack. Our menu features lobster rolls, crab rolls, chowder, our famous “Perry’s Captain Platter”, and more ... plus homemade blueberry pie for dessert!
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Chef Devin Finigan
Now Serving LUNCH DINNER HAPPY HOUR CATERING
27 Main Street • Stonington, ME (207) 367-5500 www.aragostamaine.com
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PHONE (AREA CODE 207)
44 North Coffee
7 Main St.
27 Main St.
33 Main St.
125 South St.
Black Dinah Chocolatiers
5 Main St.
Blue Hill Coop & Café
4 Ellsworth Rd.
Blue Hill Inn
40 Union St
103 Main St.
33 Main St
DeepWater Brew Pub
33 Tenney Hill
El El Frijoles
41 Caterpillar Hill Rd.
578 Pleasant St.
Harbor House Café
27 Water St
Inn on the Harbor
45 Main St.
Lookout Inn & Restaurant
455 FLye Point Rd.
26 Water St.
Nervous Nellie’s Jams & Jellies
578 Sunshine Rd.
26 Main St.
Perry’s Lobster Shack
1076 Newbury Neck Rd
Pilgrims Inn & Whale Rib Tavern
20 Main St.
Pugnuts Ice Cream Shop
1276 Rte 172
Sandy’s Blue Hill Café
Coming in July
40 Main St
2 State Rd
Strong Brewing Company
7 Rope Ferry Rd
1452 Coastal Rd
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Seasonal restaurants are typically open from Memorial Day to Columbus Day. Please call ahead for specific information, including menu changes and daily hours of operation.
SPECIALTY FOOD MARKET
breakfast dinner/pub lunch/dinner
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BARNCASTLE HOTEL & RESTAUR ANT 125 South St. P.O. Box 1510 Blue Hill, ME 04614 T 207-374-2300 barncastlehotel.com THE BLUE HILL INN 40 Union St. P.O. Box 403 Blue Hill, ME 04614 T 207-374-2844 bluehillinn.com CASTINE INN 33 Main St. Castine, ME 04431 T 207-326-4365 castineinn.com DREAMING OF MAINE 38 & 44 Oakland House Rd, Brooksville, ME 04617 (207) 359-4645 THE FARMHOUSE INN 578 Pleasant St. Blue Hill, ME 04614 T 207-374-5286 thefarmhouseinnmaine.com
HIR AM BLAKE CAMP 2200 Weir Cove Rd. Harborside, ME 04642 T 207-326-4951 hiramblake.com HOLLYHOCK HOUSE 1709 Costal Rd Brooksville, ME 04617 (207) 326-9386 INN ON THE HARBOR 45 Main St. P.O. Box 69 Stonington, ME 04681 T 207-367-2420 or 800-942-2420 innontheharbor.com THE LOOKOUT INN & RESTAUR ANT 455 Flye Point Rd. Brooklin, ME 04616 T 207-359-2188 thelookoutinn.biz MAINE HIDEAWAY GUEST HOUSE 19 Naskeag Point Rd Brooklin, ME 04616 (207)610-2244 themainehideaway.com
OAKLAND HOUSE COTTAGES BY THE SEA 435 Herrick Rd. Brooksville, ME 04617 T 207-359-8521 oaklandhouse.com OCEANFRONT CAMPING @ REACH KNOLLS 666 Reach Rd. Brooklin, ME 04616 T 207-359-5555 reachknolls.com PENTAGOET INN 26 Main St. P.O. Box 4 Castine, ME 04421 T 207-326-8616 pentagoet.com PILGRIM’S INN & THE WHALE’S RIB TAVERN 20 Main St. P.O. Box 69 Deer Isle, ME 04627 T 207-348-6615 pilgrimsinn.com
PROPERT Y RENTAL COMPANIES MAINE VACATION RENTALS, INC. P.O. Box 374 Blue Hill, ME 04614 T 207-374-2444 MaineVacationRentalsOnline.com
PENINSULA PROPERTY RENTALS 54 Main St. P.O. Box 611 Blue Hill, ME 04614 T 207-374-2428 peninsulapropertyrentals.com
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HIRAM BLAKE CAMP on Penobscot Bay
Perched on the edge of picturesque Stonington Harbor, the inn captures the very essence of the authentic Maine Downeast island life at its best.
207-326-4951 • www.hiramblake.com
45 Main St., Stonington, Maine
15 shorefront cottages on 100 secluded acres. Great views. Pleasant country style accommodations with home cooked Maine meals. Housekeeping offseason. Deb & Dave Ludlow, Hiram Blake Camp 220 Weir Cove Rd., Harborside, ME 04642
207-367-2420 www.innontheharbor.com • firstname.lastname@example.org
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ON THE WATER
From its earliest days, the sea has defined the Blue Hill Peninsula and neighboring islands as a center for boat building, coastal trading, sailing, fishing and recreation. The Peninsula’s many harbors and inlets are busy with lobster boats, recreational powerboats, sailboats of all sizes and types, as well as other small craft including kayaks and row boats.
PUBLIC LANDINGS: East Blue Hill - East Blue Hill Village Improvement Association Boat Ramp (permit required): www.eastbluehillmaine.org Blue Hill - Public Wharf downtown, high tide access only (no permit) South Blue Hill - Public Wharf , all tides access (no permit) Sedgwick and Brooksville share a public fresh water landing at Walker’s Pond, off of Rte 15/175 (on Cooper Farm Rd.) in Sedgwick. Castine - all tide access downtown with access to shops, restaurants and businesses. Blue Hill Harbormaster: Dennis Robertson (207) 374-5561 Brooksville Harbormaster: Sarah Cox (207) 326-9638 Castine town dock on-duty cell phone: (207) 266-7711 or Channels 09 & 16. Dock attendant on-duty daily 8 AM -5 PM from July 1 - Labor Day
There are many opportunities to get out on the water, regardless of your level of experience: The Kollegewidgwok Sailing Education Association (KSEA) - a non-profit sailing school serving Blue Hill and the surrounding region. (207) 374-5505 or kycbluehill.com. Nichols Day Camp, a summer camp on Walker’s Pond offering swimming, sailing, canoeing for children ages 5 to 15. office (207) 374-5862 or the June-Aug camp office (207) 359-4900 The Activity Shop in Blue Hill rents recreational kayaks (single and tandem), canoes, paddleboards and bikes. Equipment delivery at no charge. (207) 374-3600 Castine Kayak Adventures in Castine offers daily summer kayak tours, intermediate, overnight and international tours, as well as a range of clinics, including beginner to advanced courses, roll clinics and sea kayak guide training. Kayak and bike rentals also available. (207) 866-3506 Blue Hill Heritage Trust & Maine Coast Heritage Trust have several public water access points across the peninsula and on Deer Isle.
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An experience to last a lifetime! One- and two-week courses in boatbuilding, boat design, boat repair & restoration, “build your own boat”, model making, woodworking, metalworking, marine engine maintenance, rigging, sailing, kayaking, marine photography, watercolors and lots more. • • • •
64-acre saltwater campus comfortable accommodations, great meals, campground, & moorings private housing available upon request visitors welcome
School Box 78, Brooklin, ME 04616 • www.thewoodenboatschool.com • 207-359-4651
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AUG 4, 2018
Downeast Horizons Color Fun 5K, Ellsworth, ME FMI: www.planetreg.com/E11191324122734
Blue Hill Memorial Hospital 5K & Fun Run, Blue Hill, ME FMI: Blue Hill YMCA (207)374-2248
MAY 28, 2018
SEPT 1, 2018
Memorial Mile, Ellsworth, ME FMI: Down East Family YMCA (207)667-3086
Wilbur’s Run 5K & Fun Run, Blue Hill, ME FMI: Blue Hill YMCA (207)374-2248
JUNE 10, 2018
SEPT 9, 2018
Ellsworth Fastest 10K, Ellsworth, ME FMI: Down East Family YMCA (207)667-3086
Blue Hill Heritage Trust Surry Forest 5/10k FMI: Bluehillheritagetrust.org (207)374-5118
JUNE 23, 2018
SEPT 22, 2018
Tour Du Lac 10 Miler, Bucksport, ME FMI: email@example.com
Roger Willey 5K/10K, Ellsworth, ME FMI: Down East Family YMCA (207)667-3086
JULY 4, 2018
4th of July 5K & 1K (for Children) SEPT 23, 2018 Castine, ME Pumpkin 4K, Blue Hill, ME FMI: firstname.lastname@example.org FMI: Blue Hill YMCA (207)374-2248
JULY 20-21, 2018
OCT 6, 2018
Downeast Sunrise Trail Relay - 103M Relay, Ellsworth-Eastport, ME FMI: www.crowathletics.com/destrelayrace-overview/
Great Pond Mountain Wildlands Adventure Race, Orland, ME FMI: Greatpondtrust.org (207)469-6929
JULY 21, 2018
Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trail Run, Orland, ME FMI: Greatpondtrust.org (207)469-6929
Bucksport Bay Festival 5K, Bucksport, ME FMI: www.bucksportbaychamber.com/ bucksport-bay-festival.html
OCT 28, 2018
NOV 11, 2018 Veterans Day 4 Miler, Ellsworth, ME FMI: Down East Family YMCA (207)667-3086 WWW.BLUEHILLPENINSULA.ORG • 19
TIDE CHARTS BLUE HILL HARBOR N 4 4 O 24.5’ / W 68 O 33.8’
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Please Note: (weather offshore can influence tidal events) for Stonington; Town Wharf..........................deduct 1 minute for Brooklin; Center Harbor..........................deduct 2 minutes for Castine; Town Dock..................................deduct 2 minutes for South Brooksville; Buck’s Harbor..........add 6 minutes
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HISTORY The Blue Hill Peninsula is home to a wealth of historical societies and museums whose treasures tell many rich and varied stories. What better way to learn what makes a town special then a visit to the historical society or town museum? Each is lovingly cared for and presented by members of the community who are eager to share with you, so why not take the time to visit, learn and be inspired. And with everyone’s new interest in “finding our roots,” a visit to a historical society or museum may be just what you need to discover that long lost relative!
BLUE HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY AT THE HOLT HOUSE ON WATER ST. The Holt House (1815), and the carriage house, contain collections of antiques and artifacts, as well as archives, that tell the stories of Blue Hill families. A tour includes working tools and toys, costumes and carriages, glimpses of life during two centuries. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 1 - 4 p.m.from July 5 – Labor Day.
BROOKSVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, RTE. 176 ON BROOKSVILLE CORNER The collection at this historical society includes marine artifacts, blacksmithing and farming tools, along with genealogical information. Additional geneology resources, such as cemetery and vital records compilations are also housed on site. Hours: Wednesday and Sunday 1-4pm, July and August.
CASTINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AT 17 SCHOOL ST., IN CASTINE Located in the 1859 Abbott School and 1850 Samuel P. Grindle House on Castine’s historic and picturesque town common, the Society serves as a window into Castine’s extraordinary past. Through its seasonal, permanent
and changing exhibitions, lectures, town walking tours, and historic reenactments, the Historical Society reveals the historic treasures and stories still present throughout the town. Open June 11 – Columbus Day, but please visit castinehistoricalsociety.org for exact hours.
JONATHAN FISHER HOUSE AT 44 MINES RD, BLUE HILL Jonathan Fisher (17681847) was the first settled Congregational minister of the small village of Blue Hill, Maine. Fisher was also an artist, farmer, scientist, mathematician, surveyor, and writer of prose and poetry. Today, at the charming homestead he designed in 1814 for his large family, you may see the life’s work of this ‘Versatile Yankee’. Open Friday and Saturday, 1-4pm July 6-September.
PENOBSCOT HISTORICAL SOCIETY Formed in 1977 to preserve the history of the town of Penobscot. The Society currently maintains four historic buildings. Our buildings are open to the public on Sundays during the months of July and August, in addition to other events during the year. We offer interactive programs to local schools and invite educational speakers to a number of our monthly meetings. For more information visit penobscothistoricalsociety. weebly.com
SURRY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AT 1217 RTE 172 IN SURRY Our mission is to popularize town history and make it accessible to all at our free public meetings, held at our historic 1828 Old Town Hall. The society also maintains a collection of over 100 historic farming, fishing and lumbering tools and artifacts, cataloged and on display at the hall. Open to the public by chance or
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appointment. For more information call 207-667-4877.
WILSON MUSEUM AT 120 PERKINS ST., IN CASTINE Be prepared for a tour through time and cultures as you enter the Wilson Museum Campus, a series of buildings begun in 1921 by geologist Dr. John Howard Wilson to house collections gathered around the world and close to home. Here you will see rocks and fossils from the earliest geologic times and will follow humankindâ€™s advances in tool-making from pre-history through Castineâ€™s rich local history. You can wend your way across continents and among indigenous cultures through displays from Africa, the Americas and Bali, to name just a few.
WOODLAWN MUSEUM, GARDENS & PARK, RTE. 172, IN ELLSWORTH Woodlawn is a 180-acre historic estate located a quarter mile from downtown Ellsworth, Maine. Once home to three generations of the Black family, it is now treasured for the Black House, its historic house museum, community and formal gardens, and its public park with walking trails. Visitors can explore a superb historic house, stroll through beautiful gardens, play croquet, hike on pristine trails, and much more.
C A S T I N E H I STOR IC A L S O C I E T Y
K I N G M A N G A L L E RY Maine Fine Art Photography Featuring Over 15 Photographers 117 Center District Crossroad Deer Isle, Maine 04627
www.kingmangallery.com May - October Tue-Sat 10-5/Sun 1-5 Online Year-round
Sand Beach, Stonington
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A visit to the Blue Hill Peninsula wouldn’t be complete without a visit to our local boutiques, gift shops, galleries, artisans, specialty foods, and all the wonderful shops that showcase the talent and creativity of this unique part of the world. Begin your shopping adventure in Blue Hill and tour the peninsula, Deer Isle and Stonington. • Blue Hill Books 26 Pleasant St, Blue Hill, (207) 374-5632 • Blue Hill Farmer’s Market (Saturday mornings), Blue Hill Fairgrounds, Ellsworth Rd, Blue Hill • Boyce’s Boutique, 54 Main St, Blue Hill • Fairwinds Florist and Black Dinah Chocolatiers, 5 Main St, Blue Hill • MAE llc, 49 Main St, Blue Hill • Mainescape Garden Shop, 48 South St, Blue Hill
• Bird Song, at Pentagoet Inn, 26 Main St, Castine • Tradewinds Markets, 15 South St, Blue Hill • Turn Style Thrift Shop, 23 South St, Blue Hill • Dan’s Flower Farm, 8 Flower Farm Lane, Sedgwick • Hinchcliffe Antiques and Farm Tables, 26 Cradle Knolls Lane, Sedgwick • Leaf and Anna, LLC, 12 Reach Rd, Brooklin • Nervous Nellies Jams and Jellies, 598 Sunshine Rd, Deer Isle • Island Approaches, 50 N Main St, Stonington • Norther Bay Market, 177 Southern Bay Road, Penobscot
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THE ARTS The Blue Hill Peninsula is rich with artistic culture and creativity. Immerse yourself in the beauty of gallery visits, musical and theater experiences and creativity of all kinds. See the events calendar on page 48, visit our calendar at www.bluehillpeninsula. org and be sure to pick up a “2018 Arts Guide” at the Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce at 16 South St, Blue Hill.
BAROQUE MUSIC DOWN EAST
(207) 613-5454 - email@example.com P.O. Box 428 - Blue Hill, ME 04614 BLUE HILL BACH FESTIVAL, JULY 26-29, 2018 Thursday, July 26-5:00pm David’s Folly Farm, West Brooksville Baroque Café: Dido in the Barn Friday, July 27-7:00pm Gracie Theatre, Husson University, Bangor Bach: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 Saturday, July 28-7:30pm First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, Blue Hill Bach: March from BWV 207a “Brandenburg” Concerto #5 Missa in B minor Sunday, July 29-6:00pm, Festival Finale First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, Blue Hill Bach: Sinfonia from BWV 29 Mass in B minor, second part, as completed in 1749 For more information and tickets, visit www.bluehillbach.org
NEw SURRY THEATRE
& PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL
Live theater in Blue Hill! Year-round performances, classes, camps & workshops. www.newsurrytheatre.org UPCOMING 2018 PERFORMANCES NST Calendar Girls, by Tim Firth May 25, 26 & June 1, 2, 8 & 9 at 7pm and May 27 & June 10 at 3pm The Winslow Boy, by Terrence Rattigan A Staged Reading, June 22 & 23 Constellations, by Nick Payne A Staged Reading, July 13 & 14 Wind in the Willows, an adaptation by Douglass Post August 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18 at 7pm and August 5 & 12 at 3pm BEGINNING OUR 47TH SEASON November 2018-Laura by George Sklar and Vera Caspary Directed by Robin Jones February 2019-Papermaker by Monica Wood; Directed by Johannah Blackman Check our website for tickets and other performances, staged readings and performances with our Performing Arts School. www.newsurrytheatre.org
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OPERA HOUSE ARTS at the
STONINGTON OPERA HOUSE Proudly supporting
Blue Hill Pennisula Chamber of Commerce
JOIN US IN THE SUMMER FOR: FILM. LIVE THEATRE. CONCERTS. DANCE.
kneisel hall chamber music festival A summer of chamber music Concerts, Open Rehearsals, Master Classes 207.374.2811 firstname.lastname@example.org www.kneisel.org
JOIN US IN THE WINTER FOR: FILM. PLAYREADINGS. ARTIST RESIDENCIES. COMPLETE SCHEDULE & TICKETS www.operahousearts.org 207-367-2788
AN ACTORS EQUITY SMALL PROFESSIONAL THEATRE
Bagaduce Music Lending Library Workshops Conferences Presentations Community Programs Digital Fabrication Lab
Residencies Exhibitions Tours Auctions Scholarships
U p co min g E ven ts
David Amado, Classical Music Seminar Brahms Symphony No. 2 Sara Grey and Kieron Means Banjo & Blues Americana Larry Kaplan & Friends Folk Legacy ANNUAL BLUE HILL POPS Featuring Paul Sullivan and Theresa Thomason Symphonic Woodwinds Featuring members of the Hartford Symphony 49 South Street, Blue Hill, Maine 04614 Phone: 207-374-5454 www.bagaducemusic.org Lending Music Worldwide for 35 Years
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Artists: (A) Emilie Highsmith; (B) Rachel Whitmore; (C) Jazelle Rodtiguez; (D) Adie Allen; (E) Sol Tyler; (F) Teague Smallidge; (G) Thomas Astbury; (H) Rayven Chatto; (I) Maddie Damon; (J) Destin O’Halloran; (K) Isabella Cox; (L) Corwin Allen 28 • BLUE HILL PENINSULA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Open-Air Arts Initiative is a collaboration between the
Blue Hill Heritage Trust & Cynthia Winings Gallery. Its mission is to use nature to inspire creativity in the young people who live on the Blue Hill Peninsula. This is a year-long program, in which young people living on or visiting the peninsula (Pre-K through 12th Grade) are invited to visit any conservation property and create something that expresses their inspiration from and connection to that place. Works may be created at any point in the year either on the child’s own time, during a school trip, or as a part of an Open-Air Arts Initiative workshop. All participants’ work, once submitted, will be displayed and celebrated at an art show in the next year, and some pieces will appear in publications around the Blue Hill Peninsula!
Open To All School Aged Children! All Forms Of Creative Expression are Welcome! Photography, Drawing, Painting, Poetry, Writing, Mixed Media, Ceramics For more information, please visit openairarts.org
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The Blue Hill Peninsula is rich with opportunities to explore and enjoy the wonderful landscape of Coastal Maine. Local land trusts, along with state and municipal lands make the Blue Hill Peninsula the ideal location for immersing yourself in the natural beauty of Maine. From the shore, to the forest, to mountain tops, there are several public trails, preserves and beaches available to the community and visitors alike. Plentiful opportunities for hiking, kayaking, boating, birding, picking wild blueberries and enjoying all sorts of outdoor activities. Stop by the Blue Hill Heritage Trust at 157 Hinckley Ridge Rd, Blue Hill or visit www.bluehillheritagetrust.org for information about trails and events.
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PENOBSCOT TOWN OFFICE: One Southern Bay Rd, PO Box 4, Penobscot, ME 04476 (207)326-4364 www.penobscot-maine.com Town Clerk Tuesday 4-8pm & Wednesday 12-4pm
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BLUE HILL Nestled between Blue Hill Mountain and the protective arm of Blue Hill
Bay lies the town of Blue Hill. In 1762, the town’s founders sailed up the bay, disembarked at Mill Island near the reversing falls and built their homes there. Incorporated in 1789, Blue Hill first made a name for itself as a shipbuilding and lumber center, it’s sawmills and craftspeople turning out brigs and schooners, masts, cordwood and shingles. Granite from Blue Hill was prized for its high quality and made its way to such notable buildings as the US Stock Exchange and the Brooklyn Bridge. By the mid-1800’s, the town became a summer destination. Today, Blue Hill is rich with artists and craftspeople, excellent food, gracious lodging, art galleries and small shops. Blue Hill welcomes visitors and residents alike to hike its forests and to canoe, kayak and sail its waters. As a service center, the community offers excellent public and private schools, a library that has been the cornerstone of intellectual and social activity in town since its founding in 1796, and a full-service hospital. Blue Hill offers community events such as the traditional blueberry pancake breakfast at the Congregational Church, a summer concert series featuring the steel drum band “Flash! in The Pans,” classical music at Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill Bach and choral music by the Bagaduce Chorale. The Memorial Day Parade, the famous Blue Hill Fair, and both a winter and summer farmers market are just some of the social, recreational and musical events Blue Hill has to offer. Blue Hill offers community events such as the traditional blueberry pancake breakfast at the Congregational Church, a summer concert series featuring the steel drum band “Flash! in The Pans,” classical music at Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill Bach and choral music by the Bagaduce Chorale, theater productions with New Surry Theatre, the peninsula harvest festival in the fall, the Memorial Day Parade, the famous Blue Hill Fair, and both a winter and summer farmers market are just some of the social, recreational and entertaining events.
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TOWNS BROOKLIN A small, lively town at the southern
end of the Peninsula, Brooklin was initially settled as part of the town of Sedgwick. Brooklin was incorporated independently in 1849. With miles of beautiful shoreline come the town’s chief industries fishing and boatbuilding. The town is world-famous for its boatbuilding history and is home to The Brooklin Boat Yard, The Wooden Boat School and Wooden Boat Magazine, along with many smaller builders and design shops. Brooklin offers a charming town center with a beautiful library, small shops, galleries, groceries and provisions. Along its winding roads, travelers will catch stunning glimpses of the Benjamin River and the Eggemoggin Reach. Brooklin hosts several wellknown events each year, including the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta and a magnificent 4th of July parade.
BROOKSVILLE The town of Brooksville dates
back to the early 1800’s. It encompasses the villages of: Harborside on Cape Rosier (also known simply as “the Cape”); South Brooksville - home to Buck’s Harbor Market, and the white steepled church made famous by Robert McCloskey’s illustrations; North and South Brooksville; and Brooksville Corner. Brooksville’s rolling fields and woodlands, it’s coves and harbors and its seat at the mouth of the Bagaduce River make it a popular destination for boating, kayaking, hiking and for simply getting away from it all. Shell fishing, aquaculture and farming are staples of the town’s economy. Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park on Cape Rosier offers 7.5 miles of oceanfront and woodland hiking, diverse ecosystems, and beach access. The Park is maintained by The Friends of Holbrook Island Sanctuary, and can be accessed from the Cape Rosier Rd. For more information, including park maps, visit www.friendsofholbrook.org.
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TOWNS CASTINE Settled in 1604, the historic town of
Castine is one of the oldest in the nation and the only town on the Peninsula to have been occupied at various times by the French, the Dutch and the English. Its strategic location at the mouth of the Penobscot River estuary, along with such colorful figures as Paul Revere and the Baron de St. Castin, made the town a notable trading and maritime center, and a prominent player in the fight for American independence. Today, Castine offers walking tours of its historic buildings, including three forts and Dyce’s Head Lighthouse. It is home to Maine Maritime Academy, and it’s downtown offers a wonderful mix of architectural gems, gracious hospitality and fine dining. Shops and galleries dot the hilly streets leading down to the waterfront.
Summer season in Castine offers something for everyone. Our 4th of July celebration includes a parade, firetruck rides, hot dogs, watermelon and a variety of children events on Town Common- a real “slice of Americana!” The day ends with an amazing fireworks display over our historic harbor. On July 14th we celebrate our French heritage with Bastille Day lectures, cooking demonstrations, kid-friendly events on Town Common and our Picnic en Blanc with hundreds, dressed in white, seated at a common table. Our Plein Air Festival, July 19-21, 2018, attracts artists from away and culminates in an Exhibition and Art Sale. And all summer long, the Castine Yacht Club hosts races on Penobscot Bay, in a variety of classes, including the Camden to Castine Classic Yacht Race on August 2nd. Throughout the summer, events and lectures are hosted by the Wilson Museum, Castine Historical Society and our Witherle Library where parents and children alike learn of our rich and storied history from events like Revolutionary and Civil War encampments/reenactments.
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Saturday, July 14th in Castine Friday Event:
Wine Tasting at Castine Wine Cellars
French Toast Breakfast, Emerson Hall Lecture Series Walking & Kayaking Tours, Cooking Demonstrations French Vanilla Ice Cream and Toppings at Wilson Museum, Lighthouse Tower Tours
Picnic en Blanc @5:30pm
(either order from local restaurants or bring a picnic) followed by an evening concert on the town common Call the Castine Town Office 326-4502 for More Information and Picnic en Blanc Reservations
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DEER-ISLE & STONINGTON
Reachable by bridge, Deer Isle still retains the flavor of New England life in the 1950’s: rural, neighborly, and safe. A cluster of small communities with almost 3,000 residents comprise the year-round population. Lobstering is the mainstay of the economy although the diversity of the Island’s businesses draws many visitors from off Island. Granite is still quarried here. Internationally renowned Haystack Mountain School of Crafts has brought a plethora of artists and artisans to the Island, many of whom have chosen to live here permanently. Galleries and studios dot the island. We have two performing arts facilities – the Stonington Opera House and the Reach Performing Arts Center. The Opera House provides numerous productions throughout the year. The schools, churches and community organizations on Deer Isle play a central role in bringing the community together. Public suppers, festivals, craft fairs, boat races, school sports events and workshops all contribute to a strong sense of community and island pride. A wide variety of accommodations are available from inns to campgrounds. Restaurants, coffee bars, antique shops, libraries, gift shops, book stores and galleries all offer a rich selection of places to visit, to browse and, of course, to Buy Local. The Island Heritage Trust and the Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society provide glimpses into the history of the people who first inhabited the Island. They are not to be missed. Deer Isle is a paradise for photographers, birders, boaters, artists, naturalists and anyone who loves the outdoors. We are fortunate to have twelve very diverse nature preserves, many donated by generous residents. Several other conservancies are located on neighboring islands, including Acadia with park land on Isle au Haut. The mixture of sprucecovered islands, quiet coves, granite outcroppings, fields of lupine, windjammers, glistening waters and pristine winter snow make a visit to Deer Isle, at any time of year, an enriching experience.
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PENOBSCOT The small, quiet town of
Penobscot was one of the earliest settlements on the Peninsula. It’s interior marshes, ponds and the Northern Bay are popular destinations for birding, leisure fishing, kayaking and boating. Incorporated in 1787, the town remains a treasure trove of the region’s history. The Penobscot Historical Society hosts a much-loved pig roast during the height of the summer.
The town of Sedgwick was incorporated in 1798 and named after Major General Robert Sedgwick who ousted the French from neighboring Castine. The township’s boundaries diminished as land was taken to form the neighboring towns of Brooksville and Brooklin in the early 1800’s. Early settlers found the land more suitable to grazing, quarrying and logging, due to the long, rocky ridge that runs between the Bagaduce river and Salt Pond. Blueberry barrens dot the landscape, offering scenic views, most notably Caterpillar Hill. The town’s coastline stretches along the shores of the Eggemoggin Reach, separating the Peninsula from Deer Isle. The mouth of the Benjamin River offers sailors and other boaters a quiet cove, and village of Sargentville is the gateway to Deer Isle.
Nestled between Ellsworth and Blue Hill, the town of Surry is a beautiful small town that touches Patten Pond, Toddy Pond, and the Union River Bay. Home to the Carter Nature Preserve, Surry is a perfect place to kayak, swim or enjoy nature close up. You can catch breathtaking views of the mountains of Acadia National Park. It is close to many of the area’s attractions, yet still quiet.
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FOURTH OF JULY
The 4th of July kicks off much of the summer season across the peninsula. Enjoy some of the events celebrating Independence Day!
Brooklin 4th of July Parade, 10am, Downtown Brooklin Blue Hill Festivities in the Blue Hill Town Park on Water Street begin at 7:30pm with music provided by Flash in the Pans, followed by a fireworks display. Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy the show! Castine “Castine Under The Elms and By The Sea.” Family, friends and visitors alike join in the old fashion day style celebration of parades, flag waving, special foods, evening concerts and the best fireworks display over the bay anywhere! Deer Isle Stonington The Deer Isle 4th of July Parade is the center of festivities on Independence Day! Fireworks display over Stonington Harbor at 9pm.
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CALENDAR MAY May 1: Found Object Sculpture - Beerits captures the essence of birdness in unexpected ways. 598 Sunshine Rd, Deer Isle; 348-6182; www.nervousnellies.com. 2-3pm May 11 &12: Bagaduce Chorale - Blue Hill First Congregational Church. May 11 @ 7:30pm, May 12 @ 3:00pm May 13: Mother’s Day at Nervous Nellie’s Jams and Jellies - Treat a mother to a treat! Open 9-5 PM daily through Columbus Day. 598 Sunshine Road, Deer Isle, ME 04627 1-800-777-6845 www.nervousnellies.com May 19: Liros Gallery Opens May 24: Cynthia Winnings Gallery Opens May 25 - June 10: Calendar Girls by Tim Firth, directed by Johannah Blackman begins, performances through June 10 at New Surry Theatre. FMI visit www.newsurrytheatre.org May 25 -July 1: Exhibit: Deer Isle in Mid-20th Century Photographs Location - Kingman Gallery, 117 Center Distict Crossroad, Deer Isle kingmangallery.com Photographs taken by William Page. Tues-Sat 10-2, Sun 1-5 May 26: Annual Plant Sale and Silent Auction - To benefit the Blue Hill Public Library. 8:00-11:00AM. Contact the library for details: 207-374-5515 May 27: Wilson Museum Opens May 28: Memorial Day - Celebrations, events and parades throughout the peninsula. May 28: FLASH! In the Pans Monday Night Series Begins 7:30-9pm. Various locations-visit flashinthepans.org for full schedule.
JUNE June 11-October 9: Castine’s Devoted Women: Social Change and Public Service - Exhibit schedule and hours can be found at castinehistoricalsociety.org.
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June 16: Crownsville Collective - Together, they make this ancient music come alive. Burnt Cove Church. June 17: Father’s Day at Nervous Nellie’s Jams and Jellies - Join Peter for a tour of Nellieville at 1 PM. 598 Sunshine Road, Deer Isle 1-800-7776845 www.nervousnellies.com 9-5 PM June 18: Surry Historical Society - “Toddy Pond: A History”-7 PM at Surry’s Old Town Hall 1217 Route 172 in Surry. Admission is free. For more information call 207-667-4877 June 21: Treasures In Our Own Backyards This free event will be held in the Mitchell Room of the Abbott School. For further information, please visit castinehistoricalsociety.org or call 207-326-4118. 7:00 p.m. June 22 & 23: The Winslow Boy by Terrance Rattigan, directed by Erin McCormick. A staged reading at New Surry Theatre. FMI visit www. newsurrytheatre.org June 22 & 23: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Beethoven: String Trio in G, Op. 9, No.1 Harbison: Piano Quintet and Brahms: Piano Quartet in A Major, Op. 26 7:30pm June 24: Open House - Come view the 2018 exhibits. For information, please visit castinehistoricalsociety.org or call 207-3264118. 4:00-6:00 p.m. June 27: Sue’s School of Dance - Celebrating 27 years of educating dancers. Opera House Arts, Stonington. June 29: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Schumann - Bilder Aus Osten, Op.66 Ingolf Dahl: Concerto a tre for Clarinet, Violin, Cello Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115 7:30pm June 29-July 15: Tempest by William Shakespeare - Ames Farm, Stonington Fri June 29 - Sun July 1 at 5:30pm Thurs July 5 - Sun July 8 at 5:30pm Wed July 11 - Sun July 15 at 5:30pm
performers after the concerts. 7:30pm
July 1: Tour of Nellieville - 598 Sunshine Rd, Deer Isle; 800-777-6845; www.nervousnellies. com. No reservation required. Tours take place at 1pm.
July 8: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Beethoven: Violin and Piano Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30 No.2 Prokofiev: Cello and Piano Sonata in C Major, Op. 119 Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, D. 956 Discussion with performers after the concerts. 4pm
July 1: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert - Bilder Aus Osten, Op.66 Ingolf Dahl: Concerto a tre for Clarinet, Violin, Cello Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115 4pm July 3 - Aug 5: Seas Beyond Seas, Photographs by Gaylen Morgan August 5 Sat 10-2, Sun 1-5. Kingman Gallery, 117 Center Distict Crossroad, Deer Isle July 4: Annual 4th of July Parade in Brooklin July 4: Town of Castine 4th of July Celebration and Parade July 4: Stonington Independence Day Celebration July 4: FLASH! In the Pans and Fireworks in Blue Hill July 4: Annual 4th of July Fireworks at Perry’s Lobster Shack in Surry July 5: Ballads, Barcarolles & Broadway Opera House Arts is thrilled to offer an evening of art songs, operatic arias and Broadway favorites. Stonington Opera House.
July 8: Tour of Nellieville - 598 Sunshine Rd, Deer Isle; 800-777-6845; www.nervousnellies. com. No reservation required. Tours take place at 1pm. July 11: Half Moon Jug Band - Banjoes, kazoos, guitars, saxophones, and silliness. Opera House Arts, Stonington. July 12: The 10th Annual Deborah Pulliam Memorial Lecture - Tomlin Coggeshall free lecture at the Delano Auditorium on the campus of Maine Maritime Academy. For information, please visit castinehistoricalsociety.org or call 207-326-4118. 7:00 p.m. July 13: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Beethoven - Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Major, No. 3, Op.69 Jörg Widmann: Duos for Violin and Cello Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms No. 9 Dvořák: Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 81 7:30pm
July 6: Jonathan Fisher House Opens
July 13 & 14: Constellations by Nick Payne, directed by Rebecca Poole. A staged reading at New Surry Theatre. FMI visit www. newsurrytheatre.org.
July 6: Reception for Exhibit: Seas Beyond Seas, Photographs by Gaylen Morgan 2-5pm, Kingman Gallery, 117 Center Distict Crossroad, Deer Isle
July 14: Gordon Bok in Concert - Gordon Bok grew up around the boatyards of Camden, Maine and he has never sung the same solo concert twice. Stonington Opera House.
July 6: The Holt House Opens - Open Tuesday and Friday from 1-4 and Saturdays from 11 – 2, on the first Fridays of the month until 7pm. 3 Water St, Blue Hill
July 15: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Beethoven - Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Major, No. 3, Op.69 Jörg Widmann: Duos for Violin and Cello Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms No. 9 Dvořák: Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 81 4pm
July 6: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Beethoven: Violin and Piano Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30 No.2 Prokofiev: Cello and Piano Sonata in C Major, Op. 119 Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, D. 956 Discussion with
July 16: Surry Historical Society - Join us at 7 PM at Surry’s Old Town Hall for our July public meeting. Our hall is located at 1217 Route 172 in
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July 17: Exhibit Talk - Tour and discussion led by curator Paige Lilly in the Abbott School exhibit hall. Free with light refreshments served. For information, please visit castinehistoricalsociety.org or call 207-3264118. 5:00 p.m.
July 27: The Northeast by Eastern - A Film by Sumner McKane. General admission: $15; Under 17: $7.50 7pm, Opera House Arts, Stonington.
July 19: Portland Piano Trio - This group has a passion for playing house concerts- where chamber music was meant to be played. Burnt Cove Church. July 20: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Haydn - String Quartet Op. 9 no.6 Strauss: Sonata for Cello and Piano in F Major, Op. 6 Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op.97, “Archduke” 7:30pm July 21: Paint the Peninsula - Over 75 local artists. Viewing, auction, and reception with wine, refreshments, and music from 4:307:00pm. Admission charged. Call the Blue Hill Public Library for details: 207-374-5515. July 21: Crab Roll Lunch/Bake Sale - Old Surry School Preservation Group. For more information, contact 207-479-7044. July 22: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Haydn - String Quartet Op. 9 no.6 Strauss: Sonata for Cello and Piano in F Major, Op. 6 Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op.97, “Archduke” 4pm July 24: A Bernstein Birthday Bash - A quartet of singers, led by our own John McVeigh, performing excepts from On the Town, Stonington Opera House. July 25: The Norman Ng Magic Experience You will scream, laugh and FREAK OUT! Opera House Arts in Stonington. July 26 - 29: Blue Hill Bach Festival- FMI and tickets visit www.bluehillbach.org. July 27: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Haydn - Piano Trio in C major, No. 35, Hob XV 21 Janáček: Sonata for Violin and Piano Massenet:
July 27 - 29: Touring through Time - Visit the various Historical Societies on the peninsula for exhibits and attractions. July 28: Chris Brubeck and Triple Play - Will perform at the Reach Performing Arts Center at 7:00 p.m. Tickets available at the door $20.00 each. July 29: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Haydn - Piano Trio in C major, No. 35, Hob XV 21 Janáček: Sonata for Violin and Piano Massenet: Elegie for Soprano, Cello and Piano Dvořák: Piano Quartet in E-flat, No. 2, Op. 87 7:30pm July 29: Tour of Nellieville - 598 Sunshine Rd, Deer Isle; 800-777-6845; www.nervousnellies. com. No reservation required. Tours take place at 1pm.
AUGUST August 1: I Spy, Butterfly - is this delightful ecostory about the ways we all grow and change! Opera House Arts, Stonington. August 2: Jon Wilson - The Restorer’s Journey - Film Screening and Q&A with filmmaker and film subject. General admission: $12; Under 17: $6 7pm, Opera House Arts, Stonington. August 3: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Beethoven - Sonata for cello and piano in F major, Op 5, No. 1 Mieczysław Weinberg: String Quartet in C minor, No. 8, Op. 66 Lei Liang: Gobi Canticle for Violin and Cello Fauré: Piano Trio, Op 120 Discussions with performers after the concert. 7:30pm August 3-18: Wind in the Willows adaptation by Douglas Post, directed by Shari John, musical direction by Lori Sitzabee, at New Surry Theatre. FMI visit www.newsurrytheatre.org.
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CALENDAR August 4: Eggemoggin Reach Regatta - Begins at 11:00 am. For more information, visit www. erregatt.com. August 5: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Beethoven - Sonata for cello and piano in F major, Op 5, No. 1 Mieczysław Weinberg: String Quartet in C minor, No. 8, Op. 66 Lei Liang: Gobi Canticle for Violin and Cello Fauré: Piano Trio, Op 120 Discussions with performers after the concert. 4pm August 7 - Oct 8: Terrell Lester, Maine and Beyond - Tues - Sat 10-2, Sun 1-5. Kingman Gallery, 117 Center Distict Crossroad, Deer Isle August 6: Under the Umbrella, Life is a Circus - After a twenty-five year history performing with Cirque du Soleil, Steven Ragatz brings his acts, and tales, of the circus to the stage. Opera House Arts, Stonington. August 10: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Poulenc - Violin Sonata Fauré: Piano Quartet in G Minor, No. 2, Op. 45 Brahms: Viola Quintet, No.2, Op.111. 7:30pm August 11: Deep Gold - A throwback to when music was raw and honest. The public needs a universal voice for the here and now. Burnt Cove Church. August 12: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Poulenc - Violin Sonata Fauré: Piano Quartet in G Minor, No. 2, Op. 45 Brahms: Viola Quintet, No.2, Op.111. 4pm August 12: Tour of Nellieville - 598 Sunshine Rd, Deer Isle; 800-777-6845; www.nervousnellies. com. No reservation required. Tours take place at 1pm. August 14: Exhibit Talk - Free tour and discussion in the Abbott School exhibit hall. For information, please visit castinehistoricalsociety. org or call 207-326-4118. 5:00 p.m August 16-26: I Have Seen Horizons: Ruth Moore’s Stories from Maine - by Meg Taintor and Natalya Baldyga. Based on the writings of Ruth Moore. Stonington Opera House Thurs - Sat at 7pm Sun at 4pm
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August 17: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Spektral Quartet Brahms - String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 51 Eliza Brown: String Quartet No. 1 Schoenberg: String Quartet No. 4, Op. 3 7:30pm August 19: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Spektral Quartet Brahms - String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 51 Eliza Brown: String Quartet No. 1 Schoenberg: String Quartet No. 4, Op. 3 4:00pm August 19: Tour of Nellieville - 598 Sunshine Rd, Deer Isle; 800-777-6845; www. nervousnellies.com. No reservation required. Tours take place at 1pm. August 20: Surry Historical Society - Join us at 7 PM at Surry’s Old Town Hall for our July public meeting. 1217 Route 172 in Surry. Admission is free. For more information call 207-667-4877 August 22: Annual Meeting and Program This meeting followed by a talk, is free and open to the public. “Believe It or Not! Fact…or Fiction? Unitarian Universalist Congregation Church in Castine. For information, please visit castinehistoricalsociety.org or call 207-3264118. 4:00 - 6 p.m. August 22: Pinot & Augustine - A classic, familyfriendly clown duo inspired by the golden age of Circus. Opera House Arts, Stonington. August 29: Bob Milne’s Ragtime Piano Internationally known ragtime pianist who has been designated a National Treasure. Stonington Opera House.
SEPTEMBER Sept 2: Kneisel Hall Continuum Concert Formosa String Quartet Schubert Quartettsatz Beethoven: String Quartet in C, Op. 59, No. 3 Dana Wilson: Hungarian Folk Songs Wei-Chieh Lin: Five Taiwanese Folk Songs 4:00pm Sept 2: Tour of Nellieville - 598 Sunshine Rd, Deer Isle; 800-777-6845; www.nervousnellies. com. No reservation required. Tours take place at 1pm.
Sept 8-9: Fort George Encampment, “17791783 Fort George – Disputed Territory” Volunteers at Castine’s historic Fort George will demonstrate what life may have been like between 1779 and 1783. For information, please visit castinehistoricalsociety.org or call 207326-4118. Sept 17: Surry Historical Society - Join us at 7 PM at Surry’s Old Town Hall for our July public meeting. 1217 Route 172 in Surry. Admission is free. For more information call 207-667-4877 Sept 23: Tour of Nellieville - 598 Sunshine Rd, Deer Isle; 800-777-6845; www.nervousnellies. com. No reservation required. Tours take place at 1pm.
OCTOBER October 6: 3rd Annual Old School Fall Festival Contact 207-479-7044 for more info. October 7: Tour of Nellieville - 598 Sunshine Rd, Deer Isle; 800-777-6845; www. nervousnellies.com. No reservation required. Tours take place at 1pm. October 20: Celtic Party - Celebrate with WERU and some of Maine’s favorite Celtic musicians. American Legion Hall in Southwest Harbor. FMI: WERU.org.
DECEMBER December 6: Annual Tree Lighting in Blue Hill - Blue Hill rings in the holiday season from 4:307pm with family fun activities. Santa arrives by fire truck! For more information and visit www. bluehillpeninsula.org. December: Light Up Castine - A month long holiday celebration in the historic village of Castine.
FESTIVALS 2018 May 19-20: Wings, Waves & Woods – Deer Isle’s Annual Birding Festival - Annual Festival for “birding by land, by sea and by art.” Puffin and pelagic boat trips, bird walks, eagle spotting,
lectures, fun. For more information, call 207348-2455. May 29-31: George Stevens Academy “Arts Festival” - Local artists conduct workshops in dance, music, film, painting, poetry, creative writing, woodworking, blacksmithing, photography, and more. If interested, contact George Stevens Academy at 207-374-2808 July 14: Bastile Day, Castine- Spend a day enjoying our French and Native American culture. July 20-22: Blue Hill Bach Festival- Bach’s 7th summer of concerts will feature Baroque dance set to Handel’s Terpsicore. Tickets go on sale May 1 at www.bluehillbach.org or by calling (207) 613-5454. July 20-22: 5th Annual Castine Plein Air Festival - Includes artist awards and an opportunity to sell work created during the event to the public. For more information, visit, www. castinearts.org August 3-4: Deer Isle Jazz Festival- Worldclass jazz musicians and fans from all over the New England region spend an evening together in our intimate and acoustically charmed Stonington Opera House. August 4-6: 20th Maine Regiment Reenactment- Wilson Museum Shore Lot August 5: 10th Annual Blueberry Festival Blue Hill Congregational Church. The day begins at 7am with a Blueberry Pancake Breakfast. Everyone enjoys the Blueberry themed food until 3pm. For more information, visit www. bluehillcongregational.org August 31- Sept 4: The Blue Hill Fair 233 Ellsworth Road, Blue Hill. Oct 13: Peninsula Harvest Festival Free admission. Area vendors will be there sampling and selling a variety of items. Mainescape, Blue Hill from 11-3. Oct. 19-21: Word: a Blue Hill Literary Arts Festival - annual literary arts festival that celebrates the community of readers & writers WWW.BLUEHILLPENINSULA.ORG • 53
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DIRECTORY ARCHITECTS Elliott & Elliott Architecture 86 Main Street, Blue Hill (207) 374 -2566 www.eearch.com Bruno Architecture 36 Main Street, Blue Hill (207) 374-5574 www.brunoarch.com
ARTS ArtWaves MDI 1345 State Highway 102, Bar Harbor (207)478-9336 www.artwavesmdi.org Courthouse Gallery 6 Court St, Ellsworth (207)667-6611 www.courthousegallery.com
Highlands Woodturning & Engraving 862 Castine Rd, Castine 207-951-5086 www.highlandswoodturning.com Jud Hartmann Gallery 79 Main St, Blue Hill (207) 461-5307 www.judhartmanngallery.com Kingman Gallery 117 Center District Yd, Deer Isle (207) 7127014 www.kingmangallery.com Leslie Anderson Studio 8 Flower Farm Lane, Sedgwick (207) 359-2047 www.leslieanderson.com
Cynthia Winings Gallery 24 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill (917) 204-4001 www.cynthiawiningsgallery.com Deer Isle Artists Association 15 Main Street, Deer Isle 207-348-2330 www.deerisleartists.com Handmade Papers Gallery 113 Reach Road, Brooklin (207)359-8345 www.handmadepapersonline.com Handworks Gallery 48 Main Street, Blue Hill (207) 374-5613 www.handworksgallery.org Haystack Mountain School of Crafts 89 Haystack School Dr., Deer Isle 207 348-2306 www.haystack-mtn.org
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DIRECTORY Liros Gallery 14 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill (207) 375-5370 www.lirosgallery.com
Hayden Sign Company 317 North Bend Rd., Surry 207-812-2570 hayden-sign-company.business.site
Owl Furniture, A Wing of Geoffrey Warner Studio 43 N Main Rd, Stonington (207) 367-6555 www.owlstools.com
Michelle Keyo Web Design 1 Porcupine Lane, Sedwick (207) 326-4407 www.michellekeyo.com
Peninsula Potters 138 Ellsworth rd, Blue Hill 207-359-2320 www.peninsulapotters.com
Union River Center for Innovation 415 Water Street, Ellsworth (800)930-5313 www.unionriverinnovation.com
The SEED Barn 53 Falls Bridge Road, Blue Hill (207) 374-2947 www.virtualvoices.org
Workplace Performance Inc 125 Riley Rd, Monroe www.workplaceperformanceinc.com
Word-A Blue Hill Literary Arts Festival Blue Hill www.wordfestival.org
COMMUNITY Blue Hill Congregational Church 22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill 207-374-2892 www.bluehillcongregational.org
Deepwater Brew Pub 33 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill 207-374-2119 www.arborvine.com
Blue Hill Fairgrounds 233 Ellsworth Road, Blue Hill 207-374-3701 www.bluehillfair.com
Strong Brewing Company 7 Rope Ferry Road, Sedgwick 207-359-8722 www.strongbrewing.com
Brooklin Garden Club PO Box 267, Brooklin (207) 359-6584 www.brooklingardenclub.org
BUSINESS SERVICES Beehive Development 104 Main St #3, Blue Hill (925) 203-0549 www.beehivedevelopment.com Downeast Maine SCORE 248 State St Suite 2, Ellsworth 207-667-5800 www.downeastmaine.score.org
Blue Hill Heritage Trust 157 Hinckley Ridge Rd, Blue Hill (207) 374-5118 www.bluehillheritagetrust.org Blue Hill Public Library 5 Parker Point Road , Blue Hill 207-374-5515 www.bhpl.net
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Blue Hill YMCA 15 South Street, Blue Hill 207- 347-2248 www.defymca.org/locations/blue-hill/ East Blue Hill Village Improvement Assoc 1282 Morgan Bay Rd, East Blue Hill www.eastbluehillmaine.org Discover Maine Magazine 10 Exchange St. Suite 208 , Portland 207-874-7720 www.discovermainemagazine.com FarmDrop 5 Main Street, Blue Hill 207 667-7171 www.bh.farmdrop.us Friends in Action 5 General Moore Way, Ellsworth 207-664-6016 www.friendsinactionellsworth.org Halcyon Grange 1157 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill www.halcyongrange.org Penobscot Bay Press 69 Main Street, Stonington 207-667-2200 www.penobscotbaypress.com Points East Magazine 1028 Cape Rosier Rd, Harobrside (207) 326-9051 www.pointseast.com The Gatherings 128 Surry Rd, Ellsworth 207-266-6864 www.surrygatherings.org The Pendleton House Water Street, Blue Hill (207) 374-2947
Tree of Life Pantry, Inc. 23 South Street, Blue Hill 207-374-2900 www.treeoflifepantry.org
COMMUNITY/ON THE WATER Friends of Blue Hill Bay PO Box 1633, Blue Hill (207) 374-5933 www.fobhb.org Kollegewidgwok Yacht Club 44 KYC Lane, Blue Hill (207) 374-5581 www.kycbluehill.com Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries 13 Atlantic Ave, Stonighton (207) 367-2708 www.coastalfisheries.org Marine Environmental Research Institute 55 Main Street, Blue Hill (207) 374-2135 www.meriresearch.org Nichols Day Camps Blue Hill (207) 374-9906 www.nicholsdaycamps.org
COMMUNITY/THEATER The Grand 165 Main Street , Ellsworth 207-667-9500 www.grandonline.org Opera House Arts 1 School Street, Stonington 207-367-2788 www.operahousearts.org New Surry Theatre 18 Union Street, Blue Hill 207-200-4720 www.newsurrytheatre.org
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DIRECTORY DINING 44 North Coffee 7 Main Street, Deer Isle (207) 348-5208 www.44northcoffee.com Aragosta Restaurant 27 Main Street, Stonington 207-367-5500 www.aragostamaine.com Arborvine 33 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill 207-374-2119 www.arborvine.com Black Dinah Chocolatiers 1 Moores Harbor Road, Isle Au Haut 207-374-2228 www.blackdinahchocolatiers.com Blue Hill Co-Op Community Market & Café 4 Ellsworth Road, Blue Hill 207-374-2165 www.bluehill.coop Bucklyn Coffee 24 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill 917-971-3246 www.bucklyncoffee.com El El Frijoles 41 Caterpillar Hill Road, Sargentville 207-359-2486 www.elelfrijoles.com Harbor House 27 Water Street, Blue Hill (207) 374-7027 www.facebook.com/bhhh7027/ MarKel’s Bakehouse 26 Water St, Castine (207)326-9510 www.markelsbakehouse.com
(Opening Soon) 66 Main St, Blue Hill Perry’s Lobster Shack 1076 Newbury Neck Rd, Surry 207-667-1955 www.perryslobstershack.com Pugnuts Ice Cream Shop 1276 Surry Road, Surry 207-412-0086 www.pugnuts.com Sandy’s Blue Hill Café (Coming in July 2018) 40 Main Street, Blue Hill Serendib – Indian and Sri Lankan Cuisine 2 State Street, Ellsworth 207-664-1030 www.facebook.com/serendibellsworth/ Tinder Hearth LLC 1452 Coastal Rd , Brooksville 207-326-8381 www.tinderhearth.com
DINING/STAY Barncastle Hotel + Restaurant 125 South Street, Blue Hill 207-374-2330 www.barn-castle.com Blue Hill Inn 40 Union Street, Blue Hill 207-374-2844 www.bluehillinn.com Farmhouse Inn 578 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill 207- 374-5286 www.thefarmhouseinnmaine.com Inn on the Harbor 45 Main Street , Stonington 207-367-2420 www.innontheharbor.com
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Lookout Inn and Restaurant 455 Flye Point Road, Brooklyn 207-359-2188 www.thelookoutinn.com Pentagoet Inn 26 Main Street, Castine 206-326-8616 www.pentagoet.com Pilgrim’s Inn & Whale Rib Tavern 20 Main Street, Deer Isle 207-348-6615 www.pilgrimsinn.com
EDUCATION Bay School 17 Bay School Drive, Blue Hill 207-374-2187 www.bayschool.org Blue Hill Harbor School 57 South Street, Blue Hill 207-374-5501 www.bluehillharborschool.org Eastern Maine Community College Business & Industry 354 Hogan Road, Bangor 207-974-4673 www.emcc.edu George Stephens Academy 23 Union Street, Blue Hill 207- 374-2808 www.georgestevensacademy.org Peninsula Metamorphic Arts & Learning 139 Mines Rd, Blue Hill (207)374-3600 www.peninsulametamorphic.com
EVENT SERVICES Dan’s Flower Farm 8 Flower Farm Lane, Sedgwick 207-773-1737 www.dansflowers.com Fairwinds Florist of Blue Hill 5 Main St, Blue Hill (207) 374-5621 www.fairwindsflorist.com Rioux Catering 578 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill 207- 374-5286 www.riouxcatering.com Wallace Events 36 Commerce Park, Ellsworth (207) 667-6000 www.wallaceevents.com
FARMS Backstage Farm 1361 Pleasant St, Blue Hill (207)374-5057 Blue Hill Farmers’ Market PO Box 535, Blue HIll (207) 374-5273 www.bluehillfarmersmarket.com Horsepower Farm 56 Horsepower Farm Rd, Penobscot 207-374-5273 www.foreverfarms.org/horsepower-farm/ King Hill Farms 29 Faerie Kingdom Rd, Penobscot 207-326-9701 www.kinghillfarm.com
School Union #93 20 Hinckley Ridge Road, Blue Hill (207) 374-9927 www.schoolunion93.org WWW.BLUEHILLPENINSULA.ORG • 59
DIRECTORY FINANCIAL SERVICES Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Blue Hill 21 Main Street, Blue Hill (207)374-5600 www.bhbt.com Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Deer Isle 25 Church St, Deer Isle (207) 348-2319 www.bhbt.com Camden National Bank, Blue Hill 9 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill (207) 374-2707 www.camdennational.com Camden National Bank, Castine 19 Water St, Castine (207) 326-8683 www.camdennational.com Cheryl L Boulet, CPA 1 West Lance, Ste C, Blue Hill (207) 374-2400 www.bouletcpa.com First National Bank 1 South St, Blue Hill (207) 374-2763 www.thefirst.com
HEALTH SERVICES Acupuncture In Blue Hill 154 Ellsworth Rd, Blue Hill (207)266-1881 Armaid Company 658 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill (207)374-9952 www.armaid.com Blue Hill Memorial Hospital 57 Water Street, Blue Hill (207)374-3410 www.bhmh.org
Cahoon Care Associates 192 Main St, Ellsworth (207)667-0870 www.cahooncare.com Castleberry Dental 120 South Street, Blue Hill (207)374-5538 www.castleberrydental.com Community Pharmacy 15 South Street, Blue Hill (207)374-3707 www.communityrx.com/html/blue_hill.html Ellsworth-Buscksport Dental Associates 325 Main Street , Ellsworth (207)667-7117 www.dental-associates.com Home Instead Senior Care 442 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill (207)812-3858 www.homeinstead.com/789 Maine AllCare Downeast (207)374-9919 www.maineallcare.org Mudita Water Release Therapy Blue Hill (207) 812-1722 www.facebook.com/MuditaWRT/ Parker Ridge Residential Community 63 Parker Ridge Road, Blue Hill (207)374-5789 www.parkerridge.com Seaport Village 19 General Moore Way, Ellsworth (207) 667-9336 www.seaport-village.com Wellness Chiropractic 20 East Blue Hill Road, Blue Hill (207)374-2186 www.mywellnesschiro.com
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HEALTH/COMMUNITY SERVICES Healthy Acadia 140 State St, Suite 1, Ellsworth (207) 661-7171 www.healthyacadia.org Healthy Peninsula 10 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill (207) 374-3257 www.healthypeninsula.org
Wilson Museum 120 Perkins St, Castine (207) 326-9247 www.wilsonmuseum.org Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park 19 Black House Dr, Ellsworth (207)667-8671 www.woodlawnmuseum.com
Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County 14 McKenzie Ave, Ellsworth (207) 667-2531 www.hospiceofhancock.org
BHD Containers 319 Ellsworth Rd, Blue Hill (207) 374-5234 www.bhdcontainers.com
Blue Hill Cabinet & Woodwork 517 Pleasant St, Blue Hill (207) 374-2260 www.bluehillcabinet.com
Blue Hill Historical Society 3 Water Street, Blue Hill 207-374-2423 www.bluehillhistory.org Brooksville Historical Society Rte 176-Brooksville Corner, Brooksville www.brooksvillehistoricalsociety.org Castine Historical Society 13-17 School Street, Castine (207) 326-4118 www.castinehistoricalsociety.org Jonathan Fisher House 44 Mines Road, Blue Hill 207-374-2459 www.jonathanfisherhouse.org Surry Historical Society Old Town Hall 1217 Rte 172, Surry www.surrhistoricalsociety.com Penobscot Historical Society 88 N Penobscot Road, Penobscot www.penobscothistoricalsociety.weebly.com
Bowden and Son Disposal 1255 Castine Road, Penobscot (207)326-9003 www.bowdenandsondisposal.com Down East Landscape & Design, Inc. 111 Turkey Farm Dr, Blue Hill (207) 374-5445 www.downeastlandscape.com Fallow Building Services, Inc. 705 The Shore Road, Castine 207-266-0923 www.facebook.com/Fallow-Building-Services Hewes & Company 419 Ellsworth Rd, Blue Hill (207) 374-2275 www.hewesco.com M.E. Astbury & Son, Inc. 66 Hinkley Ridge Rd, Blue Hill (207) 374-5049 www.meastbury.com
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DIRECTORY McGraw Millworks, LLC 13 Pierces Pond Rd., Penobscot (207) 460-8842 www.mcgrawmillworks.wixsite.com/mmwllc Michael W. Snow Electrician, Inc 18 Field House Ln, Blue Hill (207) 374-5185 Panache Interior Design Blue Hill (207) 374-9977 www.panacheid.com Protector Inspectors Inc. PO Box 112, Ellsworth (207) 610-3699 www.protectorinspectors.com Princell Woodworking 373 Harriman Point Rd, Brooklin (207) 359-5561 www.princellwoodworks.com Sage Collins Surveying 341 Ellsworth Rd, Blue Hill (207) 374-2255 www.sagecollins.com Sargentville Water Co, LLC 419 Reach Rd, Sargentville (207)359-2252 Wardwell Oil 286 Catepillar Hill Rd, Suite D, Sargentville (207)422-3581 www.wardwelloil.com
INSURANCE SERVICES Merchant Needham & Associates 146 Main St, Northeast Harbor (207) 276-9800 www.merchantneedham.com
Merle B Grindle Agency 6 East Blue Hill Rd, Blue Hill (207) 374-2871 www.facebook.com/mbgrindle/
LEGAL SERVICES Hale & Hamlin Ellsworth 4 State St, Ellsworth (207) 374-7016 www.halehamlin.com Hale & Hamline Blue Hill 105 Main St, Blue Hill (207) 667-2561 www.halehamlin.com Jones, Kuriloff & Sargent, LLC 134 Surry Rd, Ellsworth (207) 664-0002 joneskuriloffsargentlaw.com Lambert Coffin 1 West Lane, Blue Hill (207) 374-5833 www.lambertcoffin.com
LODGING Dreaming of Maine 38 & 44 Oakland House Road, Brooksville 207-359-8002 www.rusticmainecottages.com Hiram Blake Camp 220 Weir Cove Road, Harborside (207) 326-4951 www.hiramblake.com/ Hollyhock House 1709 Coastal Rd, Brooksville 207-326-9386 Inn on the Harbor 45 Main St, Stonington (207) 367 2420 www.innontheharbor.com
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Maine Hideaway Guest House 19 Naskeag Road, Brooklin (207)610-2244 www.themainehideaway.com
Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival 137 Pleasant Street / 36 Main St, Blue Hill 207 374 2811 www.kneisel.org
Maine Vacation Rentals, Inc 50 Main St, Blue Hill (207) 374-2444 www.manievacationrentalsonline.com
Truth Virus Records PO Box 147, Holden www.facebook.com/TruthVirusRecords/
Oakland House Cottages by the Side of the Sea 435 Herrick Rd, Brooksville (207) 359-4645 www.oaklandhouse.com Oceanfront Camping @ Reach Knolls 670 Reach Rd., Brooklin (207) 359-8914 www.reachknolls.com Peninsula Property Rentals 54 Main St, Blue Hill (207) 374-2428 www.peninsulapropertyrentals.com The Castine Inn 33 Main Street, Castine (207) 326-4365 www.castineinn.com
REAL ESTATE Compass Point Real Estate 75 Main St., Blue Hill (207) 374-5300 www.compasspointrealestate.com Downeast Properties 105 Main Street, Blue Hill (207) 374-2321 www.downeastproperties.com ERA Dawson Brandford 417 Main Street, Bangor 800-649-4178 www.eradawson.com Island Agency 26 Main St, Stonington (207) 367-2550 www.theislandagency.net
Bagaduce Chorale PO Box 516, Blue Hill www.bagaducechorale.org
Saltmeadow Properties, Blue Hill Office 48 Main Street, Blue Hill (207) 374-5010 www.saltmeadowproperties.com
Bagaduce Music Lending Library 49 South St, Blue Hill 207-374-5454 www.bagaducemusic.org
Saltmeadow Properties, Castine Office 7 Main Street, Castine (207) 326-9116 www.saltmeadowproperties.com
Blue Hill Bach PO Box 428, Blue Hill 207-359-2150 www.bluehillbach.org
The Christopher Group 5 Main St, Blue Hill (207) 266-3831 www.tcgre.net
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DIRECTORY SALON SERVICES Amy’s Salon & Spa 567 Bangor Rd, Ellsworth 207-367 -5500 www.amyssalonmaine.com Hairplanes 513 South St, Blue Hill (207) 374-2799
SERVICES/PETS Creature Quarters/Surry 43 Atlantic Lane, Surry (207) 610-2220 www.creaturequarters.com Maine Coast Veterinary Hospital 163 South St, Blue Hill (207) 374-2385 www.mainecoastvet.com Salty Dogs Obedience & Adventure 531 Ellsworth Road, Blue Hill (207) 659-9547 www.saltydogsobedience.com
SERVICES Deer Isle-Stonington Chamber of Commerce 114 Little Deer Isle Rd, Deer Isle (207) 348-6124 www.deerisle.com Jordan-Fernald Funeral Home 49 Main St, Blue Hill (207) 374-2144 www.jordanfernald.com Maine Camp Outfitters 300 Sunset Rd, Sunset (207) 348-2459 www.maine-camp.com
Maine Shellfish Co Inc 95 Water Street, Ellsworth (207)667-5336 www.ipswichshellfish.com Nature Links 515 Falls Bridge Rd, Blue Hill (305) 926-5001 www.naturelinks.net
SERVICES/ON THE WATER Activity Shop 139 Mines Rd, Blue Hill (207)374-3600 www.theactivityshop.com Castine Kayak Adventures 17 Sea Street, Castine (207)866-3506 www.castinekayak.com Isle au Haut Boat Services 37 Seabreeze Ave, Stonington (207) 367-5193 isleauhautferryservice.com Wooden Boat School 41 Woodenboat Ln, Brooklin (207) 359-4651 www.thewoodenboatschool.com
SHOPPING Blue Hill Books 26 Pleasant St, Blue Hill (207) 374-5632 www.bluehillbooks.com Boyce’s Boutiques 54 Main St, Blue Hill (207) 992-7271 www.boycesboutiques.com Hinchcliffe Antiques & Farm Tables 26 Cradle Knolls Ln, Blue Hill (207) 632-5475
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Island Approaches 50 Main St, Sunset (207) 348-2459 www.islandapproaches.com
Town of Brooksville 1 Townhouse Rd, Brooksville (207) 326-4518 www.brooksvillemaine.org
Leaf and Anna, LLC 12 Reach Rd, Brooklin (207) 359-5030 www.leafandanna.com
Town of Castine 67 Court St, Castine (207) 326-4502 www.castine.me.us
MAE, LLC 49 Main St, Blue Hill (207) 374-2506 www.maebluehill.com
Town of Deer Isle 70 Church Street, Deer Isle (207)348-6060 www.townofdeerisle.org
Mainescape Garden Shop South Street, Blue Hill (207) 374-2833 www.mainescape.com
Town of Penobscot 1 Southern Bay Rd, Penobscot (207) 326-4364 www.penobscotmaine.org/town-office/
Nervous Nellie’s Jams and Jellies 598 Sunshine Rd, Deer Isle (207) 348-6182 www.nervousnellies.com
Town of Sedgwick 719 North Sedgwick Rd, Sedgwick (207) 359-2275 www.sedgwickmaine.org
Northern Bay Market 177 Southern Bay Road, Penobscot (207)326-8606 www.facebook.com/Northern-Bay-Market
Town of Stonington 32 Main St, Stonington (207) 367-2351 www.stoningtonmaine.org
Tradewinds 15 South St, Blue Hill (207) 374-5137 www.tradewindsmarkets.com/blue-hill/
TOWN Town of Blue Hill 18 Union St, Blue Hill (207) 374-2281 www.townofbluehillmiane.org Town of Brooklin 23 Bay Rd, Brooklin (207) 359-8394 www.brooklinmaine.com
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