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Father's Day Weekend 2019 in the Camden-Rockland Region

Posted Thursday, June 6, 2019

 

Father’s Day is June 16th. Here are some interesting events and dining suggestions for the whole weekend, as provided by our members, to help you celebrate with the dads in your life. As always, we encourage you to call ahead. We’ll add more events as we get them. Check back often!

 

EVENTS

Jazz In June - June 14 – 16, venues throughout Camden. Three days of great music, food and shopping in lovely Camden, Maine. Musical venues to include the Camden Opera House and Blue Cafe, the Camden Snow Bowl, restaurants and inns. For the latest schedule, visit www.jazzinjunecamdenme.com.

Rockland Summer Solstice Celebration - Join us for our annual Summer Solstice Celebration on Main Street in downtown Rockland, Saturday, June 15, 4 – 7 pm.Followed by our After Hours Dock Party at Journey’s End Marina, with music and dancing, 6 – 10:30 pm.All events are free!Main Street event is family-friendly; Dock Party is adults only. FMI, visit www.rocklandmainstreet.org.

Hops in the Hanger - Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum Street, Owls Head. Saturday, June 15, 1 – 4 pm.Tickets are $30 (non-member), $20 (member), $14 (designated driver). FMI, visit www.owlshead.org.

Rockland Lobster Boat Races - Sunday, June 16th. Registration for participants begins at 8 am at Journey's End Marina. Races will start around 10 am and run until 2 pm. Best viewing is on the water in your own boat, or from the Rockland Breakwater. FMI, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/294564481441407/

Father’s Day Sail - Schooner Olad, Public Landing, Camden. Four trips available: 10 am, 12:30 pm, 3 pm, and 5:15 pm. Dad will receive half-off the regular rate when accompanied by a family member on any of the two-hour sails on Father’s Day. $45 per person. Book at www.maineschooners.com.

Father’s Day Sausage Class at Primo’s Barn, Sunday, June 16, 11 am – 2 pm. Bourbon, Beer and Brats! Join us for Tailgating Primo Style. Learn how to make sausage and enjoy local craft beer. Lawn games to follow. Limit 32 guests. $125 per person. Tickets available at www.primorestaurant.com –just tap brunch button.

Father’s Day Art and Food Festival - Savage Oaks Vineyard and Winery, 175 Barrett Hill Road, Union. Sunday, June 16, 11 am - 4 pm.Bring Dad out to the Union countryside for a day of art, food and fun We’ve invited local artisan food vendors to showcase their talent in a mini festival. A farm to table barbeque lunch will be served throughout the day featuring our own gourmet burgers and other locally sourced meats. FMI, visit www.savageoakes.com.

Father’s Day Celebration – Sweetgrass Farm Winery and Distillery, 347 Carroll Road, Union. Enjoy cheeses and craft cocktails. Sunday, June 16, 11 am – 5 pm.

Free Admission For Dads and Grandfathers on Father’s Day - On Sunday, June 16, 1 - 4 pm, the Coastal Children’s Museum will be honoring all hard-working fathers by offering FREE admission to Dads and grandfathers in celebration of Father’s Day. There will also be a special Father’s Day craft available for children to create something for their loved ones. Located at Sharp's Point Marina, 75 Mechanic Street, Rockland. FMI, visit www.coastalchildrensmuseum.org or call 207-596-0300.

Sunday Jam - Sail, Power & Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic Street, Rockland. Bluegrass, folk and sing along on Sunday, June 16, 1 – 4 pm.

 

DINING

Archer's on the Pier, 58 Ocean Street, Rockland, 11 am - 8 pm. A barrage of specials for Father’s Day, with the menu changing from lunch to dinner with brunch items during the lunch menu. Full main menu will be available as well.Reservations required at 207-594-2435.

Craignair Inn & Restaurant, 5 Third Street, Spruce Head. Open for dinner, Thursday-Sunday, starting at 5:30 pm. Come on down the Clark Island peninsula for Father's Day! 207-594-7644.

Eclipse, 2 Park Drive, Father’s Day Brunch 10 am - 2 pm. Reservations required, 207-593-8629. Come join us on our new outside deck!

Miller’s Lobster Company, 38 Fuller Road, Spruce Head. June 15th is opening weekend. Treat dad to a lobster dinner. Call 207-594-7406 to make reservations or order take out.

Samoset Resort, 220 Warrenton Street, Rockport. Father’s Day Brunch, 12 - 2:30 pm. Reservations required, 207-594-2511.