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Art Exhibit Openings


Reception: Close to Nature - Photography by Rob Smith

Friday, July 24
5:30 - 7 p.m.

Reception for Close to Nature by Rob Smith

This event is free and located in the Bosarge Family Education Center.


Reception: From the Mountains to the Sea: A juried exhibit of native New England plant portraits

Saturday August 9, 5 - 7 p.m.
The free, public reception will be in the Bosarge Family Education Center

Come enjoy the intricate beauty of original botanical artworks depicting New England native plants, a juried exhibit of plant portraits from the New England Society of Botanical Artists, NESBA. From the Mountains to the Sea: Plants, Trees, and Shrubs of New England is designed to promote public appreciation of the art and science of botanical art and illustration and to celebrate the diversity and beauty of plants from our own backyards. Learn more about NESBA and From the Mountains to the Sea

This exhibit will be in the Bosarge Family Education Center August 1 to September 30


Reception: Pollinators in the Gardens by Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens 2014 Photography Club

August 14, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
The free, public reception will be in Kerr Hall in the Visitor Center.

The spectacular display of the flowers at the Gardens is really all for the pollinators (in the biological sense!). Revel in the intricate relationship between flower and pollinator in this engaging presentation by Photo Club members.


Member Events


Propagation Greenhouse Insider Tour

Thursday, July 24
8-9 a.m.

A behind-the-scenes tour as a benefit for our members to see CMBG's greenhouse - where our horticulturalists research, study, propagate and grow some of the unique plants you find here at the Gardens. Learn about the future of our research from Rodney Eason and Sharmon Provan and witness some of the exciting plant propagation we are undertaking.


Member Evening

Thursday, July 31
5 - 7 p.m.

Registration is not required, but appreciated! Come enjoy the beauty of the Gardens after hours. A special time for Members Only.


Water Features of the Gardens with Will Bridges

Thursday, August 7
8 - 9 a.m.

A true insider's view of how water works at the Gardens. From complex irrigation to magnificent waterfalls, the water features of CMBG create picture-perfect ambience and beauty. Join Will Bridges as he provides a behind-the-scenes look at the irrigation, waterfalls, and other water features at the Gardens. This tour will be fascinating for anyone interested in the nitty gritty of Gardens operations.


Member Evening

Thursday, August 28
5 - 7 p.m.

Registration is not required, but appreciated! Come enjoy the beauty of the Gardens after hours. A special time for Members Only.


Membership Meeting and Celebration

Sunday, September 28
4 - 6:30 p.m.

We will celebrate YOU - our wonderful members at the 2nd annual Member Meeting & Celebration! The theme this year is the "The Five Senses Experience." We will kick it off with a report from President of the Board Susan Russell and Executive Director Bill Cullina. Then we will venture out into the Gardens where we have some fun surprises in store--including live jazz, fall-flavored treats, and a raffle--so make sure you don't miss it!


Kitchen Garden Cafe Events


End of Season Tea

Sunday, September 7
4 p.m.

Please join us for a delightful afternoon tea surrounded by the beauty of the gardens. You’ll be treated to freshly baked scones, Devonshire cream with jam, tea sandwiches, sweets, and individual pots of perfectly brewed tea.


Kitchen Garden Dinner Series


Chef Fabrizio Ventricini of Ports of Italy

KITCHEN GARDEN DINNER SERIES
Tuesday, July 22
6 p.m.

Ports of Italy is located in Boothbay Harbor. Each year, the Kitchen Garden Dinner Series draws "foodies" across Maine and because seating is limited, dinners typically sell out quickly. Wine and gratuities are included.


Chef Gilberto Lozada

KITCHEN GARDEN DINNER SERIES
Friday, August 8
6 p.m.

Each year, the Kitchen Garden Dinner Series draws "foodies" across Maine and because seating is limited, dinners typically sell out quickly. Wine and gratuities are included.


Chef Jeff Landry of The Farmer's Table

KITCHEN GARDEN DINNER SERIES
Friday, August 20
6 p.m.

Jeff Landry was chef at The Farmer's Table restaurant, formerly located in Portland, Maine. Each year, the Kitchen Garden Dinner Series draws "foodies" across Maine, and because seating is limited, dinners typically sell out quickly. Wine and gratuities are included.


Chef Mitchell Kaldrovitch, Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea

KITCHEN GARDEN DINNER SERIES
Wednesday, September 10
6 p.m.

Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea is located in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Each year, the Kitchen Garden Dinner Series draws "foodies" across Maine and because seating is limited, dinners typically sell out quickly. Wine and gratuities are included.


Chef Richard Hanson of Cleonice

KITCHEN GARDEN DINNER SERIES
Wednesday, September 24
6 p.m.

Each year, the Kitchen Garden Dinner Series draws "foodies" across Maine and because seating is limited, dinners typically sell out quickly. Wine and gratuities are included.


Chef Eric Agren of Fuel

Tuesday, October 7
6 p.m.

Fuel is located in Lewiston, Maine. Each year, the Kitchen Garden Dinner Series draws "foodies" across Maine and because seating is limited, dinners typically sell out quickly. Wine and gratuities are included.