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Jazz in June Music Festival kicks off in Camden, Maine

Friday, June 14 – Sunday, June 16, 2019 Three days of great music, food and shopping in lovely Camden, Maine. Birchwood will offer a 10% ticket holder discount and 15% off to performing musicians. Musical venues to include the Camden Opera House and Blue Cafe, the Camden Snow Bowl, restaurants and inns, jazz in the streets, on […]

Camden is Blooming

Loads of stuff happening in Camden, Maine for Mother’s Day Weekend, like Birchwood opening up for season sixteen (what?!). Take advantage of our early bird rate – just $99/night*, stay two nights or more and take $20 off your stay. There’s also sidewalk and retail shop sales; schooner rides – I hear Schooner Surprise and Schooner Olad are offering a Mother’s […]

Breakfast Scone Recipe

“I’m looking forward to the scones!” is, thankfully, a common refrain at check in, from both first timers who read reviews and from our many return guests, . Quality simplicity is our brand, and it’s reflected in our morning offering: fresh fruit; juice, herbal-infused water, organic tisanes (Birchwood-grown mint medley and our chamomile lavender blend), good strong coffee […]

Eat, Drink and Be Merry!

Leave it to me to take a stellar locavore evening at the elegantly-appointed Salt Water Farm and make it about beer and sausage! But here goes. Last Friday, Eric and I attended a wood-fired cooking class at the farm, just two miles up the road from Birchwood (which in Maine makes us close neighbors). The rustic fall […]

Birchwood’s 2016 new eats in Camden and Midcoast

What’s new in eating local in 2016 for Camden and the Midcoast Maine area? The big buzz in Camden is about Scott Yakovenko’s (Slipway in Thomaston) new offering, Rhumb Line. Rhumb Line is living up to its buzz, standing out of the crowd not just for fresh boat to table seafood and a great local Maine […]

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Green – Important to you, important to Birchwood

Check out this wonderful article about Birchwood and the Maine “Green” hotel scene. Writer Mary Pols eloquently explains what we do and why we do it. Thanks, Mary. NOW I feel like a rock star!