Midcoast lens: Camden springs into bloom

By Kim Lincoln | May 13, 2017
Photo by: Kim Lincoln Melaine Galloway of Camden shops for herbs at Bahner Farm Stand May 13 at the Camden Farmers' Market. The market has opened for the season in a new location, 116 Washington St.

Camden — Residents and visitors headed downtown May 13 for the sixth annual Camden Is Blooming.

Children's activities, sidewalk sales, P.AW.S.' Spring Fling and the opening of the Camden Farmers' Market in its new location at 116 Washington St. were some of the featured events during the day.

The event, which is sponsored by the Camden Area Business Group, coincides with Camden's Second Saturday program which will have a different theme each month.

 

Carriage rides from downtown to the farmers' market is a part of the festivities. (Photo by: Kim Lincoln)
Sidewalks sales brought many to browse downtown shops May 13 during Business Is Blooming. (Photo by: Kim Lincoln)
Two-year-old Oliver Pratt of Camden shares some flowers with his new bud, Petey PAWS Dog. (Photo by: Kim Lincoln)
Moxie, a miniature schnauzer, runs the agility course with her handler Mary Betterand. P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center held its Spring Fling as part of the springtime event. (Photo by: Kim Lincoln)
Lola Mae Roper gets her face painted by Sara French at P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center's Spring Fling. (Photo by: Kim Lincoln)
Cindy Millar and Dick White, members of the group Gardenia, entertain at the Camden Farmers' Market. (Photo by: Kim Lincoln)
Jess Shepard, owner of Uproot Pie Co., makes breakfast sandwiches at the farmers' market the morning of May 13. (Photo by: Kim Lincoln)
The Camden Farmers' Market opened for the season at its new location on the old Tannery site May 13. An open house celebration is being planned for later this month. (Photo by: Kim Lincoln)
Comments (1)
Posted by: Mary A McKeever | May 13, 2017 15:04

"At the old Tannery site"?  This is the time to rename for the future of the old site. "Riverside Park"? "Camden Tannery site"?

And more, perhaps?



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