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A Culinary Escape on Beautiful Passamaquoddy Bay

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Program #15212RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Sep 1 — Sep 6, 2013

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Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: 1. Kilby House Circa 1887: tel. 207-853-0989 122 Water Street Overlooking scenic Passamaquoddy Bay, this restored Queen Anne Victorian inn offers ambiance furnished with antiques and family heirlooms, a fireplace in the drawing room, and grand piano in the music room. It is an easy walk to the shops and restaurants of the historic downtown waterfront. 2. Milliken House Circa 1846: Tel. 207-853-2955, 29 Washington Street The Milliken House Bed and Breakfast, located just 2 blocks from Eastport’s historic waterfront, offers a complimentary glass of port or sherry in the large double living room, containing two marble fireplaces where there is cable television, board games, and a fire on coldish days. There are five guest rooms on the second and third floors, uniquely furnished with lovely Victorian Renaissance and Eastlake furniture and decorated with the mementos left behind by the Milliken family. 3. Todd House Circa 1775: tel. 207-853-2328, 1 Capen Avenue Built on Todd's Head during the Revolutionary War, the Todd House is a classic New England full Cape Cod-style with a massive center chimney and a unique "good morning" staircase and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The spacious yard affords an ever-changing view of the bay and its islands. 4. Weston House Circa 1810: tel. 207-853-2907, 26 Boynton Street Located on a hill overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay, you will find large lodging accommodations that are furnished with collections of antiques and oriental rugs. This house has offered hospitality to numerous travelers through the years. In fact, John James Audubon stayed here while awaiting passage to Labrador in 1833.

Contact info:
Street Address: Historic downtown Eastport, ME and waterfront
Eastport, ME 04631 USA
phone: 207-853-4877 xProgCoordinator
Room amenities: Elegant period piece furnishings.

Facility amenities: All B&B's are within walking distance of one another within the historic district of Eastport. To find out which house will be yours for this program, please contact the program coordinator at 207-853-4877.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Check with program coordinator
Check with program coordinator for inn assignment. Contact inn for availability and prices.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, September 01 - Arrival and registration/Welcome dinner..
Note: Review cooking expectations with Chef Patterson

Afternoon: Check into your assigned Bed 'n Breakfast and pick up registration packets.

Dinner: Vans will pick you up at your Inn for transport to Eastport restaurant for welcome dinner with Program Coordinator and Chef Audrey Patterson.

Evening: Orientation which will include a review of class contents and an overview of week's activities

Lodging: Historic Bed and Breakfasts of Eastport, Maine

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: 1. Kilby House Circa 1887: tel. 207-853-0989 122 Water Street Overlooking scenic Passamaquoddy Bay, this restored Queen Anne Victorian inn offers ambiance furnished with antiques and family heirlooms, a fireplace in the drawing room, and grand piano in the music room. It is an easy walk to the shops and restaurants of the historic downtown waterfront. 2. Milliken House Circa 1846: Tel. 207-853-2955, 29 Washington Street The Milliken House Bed and Breakfast, located just 2 blocks from Eastport’s historic waterfront, offers a complimentary glass of port or sherry in the large double living room, containing two marble fireplaces where there is cable television, board games, and a fire on coldish days. There are five guest rooms on the second and third floors, uniquely furnished with lovely Victorian Renaissance and Eastlake furniture and decorated with the mementos left behind by the Milliken family. 3. Todd House Circa 1775: tel. 207-853-2328, 1 Capen Avenue Built on Todd's Head during the Revolutionary War, the Todd House is a classic New England full Cape Cod-style with a massive center chimney and a unique "good morning" staircase and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The spacious yard affords an ever-changing view of the bay and its islands. 4. Weston House Circa 1810: tel. 207-853-2907, 26 Boynton Street Located on a hill overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay, you will find large lodging accommodations that are furnished with collections of antiques and oriental rugs. This house has offered hospitality to numerous travelers through the years. In fact, John James Audubon stayed here while awaiting passage to Labrador in 1833.

Contact info:
Street Address: Historic downtown Eastport, ME and waterfront
Eastport, ME 04631 USA
phone: 207-853-4877 xProgCoordinator
Room amenities: Elegant period piece furnishings.

Facility amenities: All B&B's are within walking distance of one another within the historic district of Eastport. To find out which house will be yours for this program, please contact the program coordinator at 207-853-4877.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Check with program coordinator
Check with program coordinator for inn assignment. Contact inn for availability and prices.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, September 02 - Explore Historic Eastport, Monday cooking class
Note: We'll seek out the best of Eastport. Think soups and chowders.

Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty home-cooked breakfast at your Inn..

Morning: Vans will pick you up for transport to Raye's Mustard Factory where you will enjoy a visit to this historic landmark, marking the early herring industry in the Bay. We will continue our quest for a look at Eastport's rich history by exploring the Maritime museum.

Lunch: Enjoy lunch at the dockside Chowder House restaurant in Eastport. You will enjoy the panoramic views of Head Harbor Passage.

Afternoon: We'll head out to a visit with an organic farmer and get some insight into what works and what doesn't. Then we'll travel to the cooking classes at Blueberry Point Chefs, located in Perry, Maine, on the shore of beautiful Passamaquoddy Bay, located in a picturesque cottage on a unique 150 acre blueberry farm. The first class will begin with a session featuring authentic Maine chowders and fish stews. These are hands-on classes. You will be working along Chef Audrey Patterson for a lesson in these soups which are simple and delicious. Class content may be adjusted to include student selections.

Dinner: Enjoy the camaraderie of sharing the fine food and wine with fellow students. Expect good conversation and an occasional local guest.

Lodging: Historic Bed and Breakfasts of Eastport, Maine

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: 1. Kilby House Circa 1887: tel. 207-853-0989 122 Water Street Overlooking scenic Passamaquoddy Bay, this restored Queen Anne Victorian inn offers ambiance furnished with antiques and family heirlooms, a fireplace in the drawing room, and grand piano in the music room. It is an easy walk to the shops and restaurants of the historic downtown waterfront. 2. Milliken House Circa 1846: Tel. 207-853-2955, 29 Washington Street The Milliken House Bed and Breakfast, located just 2 blocks from Eastport’s historic waterfront, offers a complimentary glass of port or sherry in the large double living room, containing two marble fireplaces where there is cable television, board games, and a fire on coldish days. There are five guest rooms on the second and third floors, uniquely furnished with lovely Victorian Renaissance and Eastlake furniture and decorated with the mementos left behind by the Milliken family. 3. Todd House Circa 1775: tel. 207-853-2328, 1 Capen Avenue Built on Todd's Head during the Revolutionary War, the Todd House is a classic New England full Cape Cod-style with a massive center chimney and a unique "good morning" staircase and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The spacious yard affords an ever-changing view of the bay and its islands. 4. Weston House Circa 1810: tel. 207-853-2907, 26 Boynton Street Located on a hill overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay, you will find large lodging accommodations that are furnished with collections of antiques and oriental rugs. This house has offered hospitality to numerous travelers through the years. In fact, John James Audubon stayed here while awaiting passage to Labrador in 1833.

Contact info:
Street Address: Historic downtown Eastport, ME and waterfront
Eastport, ME 04631 USA
phone: 207-853-4877 xProgCoordinator
Room amenities: Elegant period piece furnishings.

Facility amenities: All B&B's are within walking distance of one another within the historic district of Eastport. To find out which house will be yours for this program, please contact the program coordinator at 207-853-4877.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Check with program coordinator
Check with program coordinator for inn assignment. Contact inn for availability and prices.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, September 03 - Sail aboard the schooner, Ada C. Lore. Tuesday c...
Note: Sail aboard the Ida C. Lore, Fish or Fowl tonight?

Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty home-cooked breakfast at your Inn.

Morning: Van will transport you to Eastport's breakwater where we will catch a cruise aboard The Ida C. Lore, an 92' wooden schooner. We'll sail up Passamaquoddy Bay, amid spectacular scenery and plentiful wildlife. Look for eagles, seals, porpoises, and herring weirs.

Lunch: Enjoy lunch at one of Eastport's fun array of speciality restaurants--there's Rosie's hot dogs, authentic Greek and Mexican food, coffee and sandwiches at Dastardly Dick's/Rupunzel's shop, goodies from the Moose Island Bakery.

Afternoon: Classes continue at Blueberry Point chefs. Discover wonderful, easy recipies for hectic schedules. This forum will highlight fresh, healthy foods for a healthy lifestyle. Class content may change depending on student selections.

Dinner: Enjoy the camaraderie of sharing the fine food and wine with fellow students. Expect good conversation and the occasional local guest.

Lodging: Historic Bed and Breakfasts of Eastport, Maine

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: 1. Kilby House Circa 1887: tel. 207-853-0989 122 Water Street Overlooking scenic Passamaquoddy Bay, this restored Queen Anne Victorian inn offers ambiance furnished with antiques and family heirlooms, a fireplace in the drawing room, and grand piano in the music room. It is an easy walk to the shops and restaurants of the historic downtown waterfront. 2. Milliken House Circa 1846: Tel. 207-853-2955, 29 Washington Street The Milliken House Bed and Breakfast, located just 2 blocks from Eastport’s historic waterfront, offers a complimentary glass of port or sherry in the large double living room, containing two marble fireplaces where there is cable television, board games, and a fire on coldish days. There are five guest rooms on the second and third floors, uniquely furnished with lovely Victorian Renaissance and Eastlake furniture and decorated with the mementos left behind by the Milliken family. 3. Todd House Circa 1775: tel. 207-853-2328, 1 Capen Avenue Built on Todd's Head during the Revolutionary War, the Todd House is a classic New England full Cape Cod-style with a massive center chimney and a unique "good morning" staircase and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The spacious yard affords an ever-changing view of the bay and its islands. 4. Weston House Circa 1810: tel. 207-853-2907, 26 Boynton Street Located on a hill overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay, you will find large lodging accommodations that are furnished with collections of antiques and oriental rugs. This house has offered hospitality to numerous travelers through the years. In fact, John James Audubon stayed here while awaiting passage to Labrador in 1833.

Contact info:
Street Address: Historic downtown Eastport, ME and waterfront
Eastport, ME 04631 USA
phone: 207-853-4877 xProgCoordinator
Room amenities: Elegant period piece furnishings.

Facility amenities: All B&B's are within walking distance of one another within the historic district of Eastport. To find out which house will be yours for this program, please contact the program coordinator at 207-853-4877.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Check with program coordinator
Check with program coordinator for inn assignment. Contact inn for availability and prices.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, September 04 - Campobello Island, West Quoddy Head, and Wednesda...
Note: Explore FDR's summer "cottage" and visit the easternmost lighthouse in the continental US. Think comfort food.

Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty home-cooked breakfast at your Inn.

Morning: Travel by van to visit the West Quoddy Light and Museum, the eastern-most point of land in the continental U.S. You will enjoy spectacular views of a rugged coast overlooking Canadian Campobello Island and Grand Manan. Traveling on through Lubec, Maine, we will visit Roosevelt International Park, the summer home of the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Lunch: Enjoy a lunch at a waterfront restaurant in the quaint village of Lubec.

Afternoon: Classes continue at Blueberry Point Chefs. Today's class features a presentation on "comfort foods" for easy entertaining. Chef Audrey will innovate and amaze. These are hand's on classes and may always be adjusted to include student requests.

Dinner: Enjoy the camaraderie of sharing the fine food and wine with fellow students. Expect good conversation and the occasional local guest.

Lodging: Historic Bed and Breakfasts of Eastport, Maine

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: 1. Kilby House Circa 1887: tel. 207-853-0989 122 Water Street Overlooking scenic Passamaquoddy Bay, this restored Queen Anne Victorian inn offers ambiance furnished with antiques and family heirlooms, a fireplace in the drawing room, and grand piano in the music room. It is an easy walk to the shops and restaurants of the historic downtown waterfront. 2. Milliken House Circa 1846: Tel. 207-853-2955, 29 Washington Street The Milliken House Bed and Breakfast, located just 2 blocks from Eastport’s historic waterfront, offers a complimentary glass of port or sherry in the large double living room, containing two marble fireplaces where there is cable television, board games, and a fire on coldish days. There are five guest rooms on the second and third floors, uniquely furnished with lovely Victorian Renaissance and Eastlake furniture and decorated with the mementos left behind by the Milliken family. 3. Todd House Circa 1775: tel. 207-853-2328, 1 Capen Avenue Built on Todd's Head during the Revolutionary War, the Todd House is a classic New England full Cape Cod-style with a massive center chimney and a unique "good morning" staircase and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The spacious yard affords an ever-changing view of the bay and its islands. 4. Weston House Circa 1810: tel. 207-853-2907, 26 Boynton Street Located on a hill overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay, you will find large lodging accommodations that are furnished with collections of antiques and oriental rugs. This house has offered hospitality to numerous travelers through the years. In fact, John James Audubon stayed here while awaiting passage to Labrador in 1833.

Contact info:
Street Address: Historic downtown Eastport, ME and waterfront
Eastport, ME 04631 USA
phone: 207-853-4877 xProgCoordinator
Room amenities: Elegant period piece furnishings.

Facility amenities: All B&B's are within walking distance of one another within the historic district of Eastport. To find out which house will be yours for this program, please contact the program coordinator at 207-853-4877.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Check with program coordinator
Check with program coordinator for inn assignment. Contact inn for availability and prices.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, September 05 - Organic farm visit, seafood market, and Thursday'...
Note: Think Lobster.

Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty, home-cooked breakfast at your Inn.

Morning: We'll visit Quoddy Bay Lobster for a look at the life of a lobstering family and a growing seafood business. Sara will intorduce us to the life of a lobster and share her experiences of raising a family on the bay.

Lunch: We'll lunch at Quoddy Bay Lobster, Bangor Metrro's choice for best lobster roll in Washington County, Maine.

Afternoon: Enjoy a couple hours of free time before returning to Blueberry Point Chefs for a cooking class which will feature working with a selection of Maine's renowned seafood, which will include our famous Maine lobster.

Dinner: Enjoy a Maine seafood feast, sharing fine food and wine with fellow students. Expect good conversation.

Evening: Graduation festivities.

Lodging: Historic Bed and Breakfasts of Eastport, Maine

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, September 06 - Explore Eastport and Bid Farewell
Note: Leisurely breakfast and some extras in Eastport

Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty home-cooked breakfast at your Inn.

Morning: After enjoying a leisurely breakfast at your inn, finish exploring Eastport on your own and catch all of those highlights you saw but didn't get time to work in during your stay in this beautiful seaside village.

Lunch: Bid a fond farewell to new found friends and promise to come back another time.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
8 Hands-on experiences

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