September 25th, 2018

Castine, Maine: Castine is a community that celebrates its bountiful harvest from land and sea. With that in mind, the Castine Historical Society is hosting a three-course dinner with two wine courses at The Manor Inn at 6:00 p.m. on October 10th.  Tickets for this evening event are $65 per person for Historical Society members and $75 per person for not-yet-members. Reservations are requested by October 3rd.

The evening will begin with a cash bar and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. During the cocktail hour attendees can view the curated gift baskets that will be raffled off with themes like gardening, reading, gourmet food and cooking, and spa gifts. Raffle tickets are $5 for one and five for $20.

Following cocktails there will be a three-course dinner of gourmet food cooked by The Manor’s gourmet chef and owner, Nancy Watson. Carefully chosen wines will accompany the first and entrée courses.  Keeping with the night’s theme of land and sea, entrees include a choice of scallops, beef brisket or a vegetarian entrée.

For more information including the full menu or to purchase tickets visit the Historical Society’s website at, call the administrative office at 207-326-4118, or stop by the Historical Society office in the Grindle House at 13 School Street, Castine from Monday – Friday from 9:00-5:00.

The Castine Historical Society serves as a window into Castine’s extraordinary past. The Society preserves local history and hosts permanent and temporary exhibitions, lectures, town walking tours, house and garden tours, and historic reenactments. Exhibits are located in the Abbott School gallery at 17 School Street, Castine. The Grindle House offices and research library located at 13 School Street, Castine are open year-round and researchers are welcome by appointment.

The Historical Society’s exhibits are open through Columbus Day, Friday, Saturday and Monday from 10-4 and Sunday from 1-4. For more information visit, call 207-326-4118, or email