Category Archives: Events

Don’t miss this great Shipyard brewery event!

           On Saturday, May 20 from 7-9 PM, Shipyard is hosting a membership rally for the American Homebrewers Association (AHA). The event will take place at the Shipyard brewery at 86 Newbury Street in Portland, where manager Irena does a superb job. The event highlights the final weekend of American Craft Beer Week, which runs from May 15-21. Surely, […]

The bear sausage balls were amazing

I loved the bear sausage balls. And the beaver salami. And the smoke lake trout. And the wild turkey salad on whole wheat crackers. The students circulating these great dishes often got asked to stick close to our group! The annual Unity College Wild Game Dinner was awesome, and the dishes listed above were just […]

Don’t miss this Historic Documentary Event about sportsmen and sporting camps

A collaboration between the Maine State Museum and the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine promises a fascinating evening on May 20 in Augusta. They have created a historic documentary about sportsmen and the Maine Sporting Camp tradition, which will be seen in a 3D historic experience. Here’s the announcement that includes information on how to reserve […]

Sportsman’s Show features great sporting camps, organizations, vendors, seminars, and more

The State of Maine Sportsman’s Show last weekend was once again a fantastic event, cosponsored by The Maine Sportsman magazine and the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine. It took Harry Vanderweide, the TMS editor at that time, two years to convince the SAM Board that this would be a good partnership, and for our first years […]

State Museum and Library host evening focused on Maine sporting camps

                My book, titled Maine Sporting Camps, was published in May, with my hope that it will encourage readers to visit sporting camps on a regular basis for the very best outdoor experiences. On Wednesday night, November 16, at 6:30 pm, I’ll be talking about the book and the history of our sporting camps at […]

More groups must apply for funding from Maine’s Outdoor Heritage Fund

When the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine and Maine Audubon teamed up to create the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund, I’m not sure any of us realized how much this program would contribute to an amazing array of outdoor recreation and conservation projects. We gathered signatures to put the proposal on the ballot, but in a very […]