For all of you who’re eager for indicators of a greater summer time than others within the final two years, there’s excellent news! The incomparable Claw Down and Fishin’ for Style occasions, organized by the Boothbay Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce and a volunteer corps, will return this 12 months.
The Claw Down, Boothbay’s salute to the long-lasting Maine lobster, is scheduled for Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m. The seventh annual Fishin’ for Style occasion hits the runway at 2 p.m. venue at The Shipyard at Boothbay Harbor at 120 Business St., a big indoor/outside area for outside occasions.
“We’re very excited to deliver again two of our area’s favourite occasions,” mentioned Lisa Walby, govt director of the Boothbay Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce. “Each occasions showcase and have fun the creativity and expertise of our native companies, and we won’t wait to see what they’ve in retailer for us this 12 months!”
This 12 months’s Claw Down occasion options 10 native cooks vying for the Judges’ Selection Award bragging rights, chosen by a panel of three trade judges. The choose’s chosen winner will compete for Maine Lobster Chef of the Yr at Harvest on the Harbor in Portland on October 27. Attendees will vote for the Individuals’s Selection and Finest Desk Decor Awards. Cooks will choose their very own Chef’s Selection Award winner.
Each chef ought to use Maine lobster because the star ingredient to create handcrafted lobster bites. A money bar presents refreshing drinks to accompany the tastings.
Claw Down tickets are $80 per individual or $110 for VIP tickets with a 5 pm pre-event reception. To buy tickets, go to brownpapertickets.com/occasion/5392302.
Fishin’ for Style is a present like no different. Artists create authentic designs made solely from supplies used within the marine and fishing trade: from canvas and fishing line to lobster traps and shrink wrap. Moreover, these designs are showcased alongside new fashions from native retailers. Roughly 45 fashions stroll the lobster cage stage at this beautiful waterfront venue. This occasion celebrates the native retailers, gifted authentic designers, and Maineans who dedicate their lives to preserving the area’s working shoreline. Fishin’ for Style additionally options and auctions authentic designer purses to learn the Boothbay Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce and native highschool commencement occasions. Celeb judges will choose the winners of assorted awards, and the viewers will vote for the Individuals’s Selection Award! Tickets to Fishin’ for Style are $18 for youngsters 18 and beneath, $30 for adults ($50 for VIP with ringside seating and a 1 pm pre-show reception) and can be found on-line at: brownpapertickets.com/ occasion/5392514.
For extra info on sponsorships, volunteers and different particulars, go to the Boothbay Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce web site: Boothbayharbor.com/festivals-event.