If you like lobsters and lighthouses, then the American Lighthouse Foundation and its chapter, Friends of Rockland Harbor Lights, have just the event for you! The organization is sponsoring a lobster bake on Saturday, June 23rd at 5:00 pm along the shores of Maine’s Rockland Harbor to benefit ALF and the lighthouses at Rockland Breakwater and Owls Head.
The traditional lobster bake, being held at Sharp’s Point South on the grounds of the Sail, Power & Steam Museum in Rockland, will feature lobsters cooked “Schooner style” on an open wood fire along the beach and includes lobster, clam or mussels, corn on the cob, potato salad, Cole slaw and dessert Tickets for the Lobster Bake are $48 per person (BBQ Chicken for landlubbers – $35 per person.)
Enjoy the lobster bake under a weather-protected tent as you listen to music and admire the water views along historic Rockland Harbor. Participants will also be treated to tours of the Sail, Power & Steam Museum, which contains a wealth of vintage treasures that harkens back to the romantic age of sail and Rockland’s shipbuilding legacy.
ALF/FRHL is dedicated to restoring and preserving Rockland Breakwater and Owls Head lights, while sharing these coastal sentinels with visitors through public access programs at the sites.
FRHL volunteers open Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse on weekends and holidays from Memorial Day through Columbus Day, and open Owls Head Lighthouse on Wednesday afternoons and weekends during the same time period.
Tickets for the June 23rd Lobster Bake can be purchased at the American Lighthouse Foundation Gift Shop and Interpretive Center located at 464 Main Street in Rockland, or by calling ALF at (207) 594-4174.