Saturday, June 11, 2022

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Schedule of Events


12:00 – 5:00 pm: ALL DAY w/ $2.00 suggested donation

VENDORS: Food, Beverage, and Fun Sales

To be a vendor call: 207-214-1124/cost is $25.00 or 10% of net profits

Lubec Brewing Company of Lubec featuring rhubarb beer, a Kendall Farm German Ale

Bocephus Sandwich Shop & Beau’s Creamery of Eastport with Madison & Manuel featuring rhubarb-strawberry shortcake, a frozen vanilla and rhubarb swirl brown sugar ginger snap ice cream sandwiches and strawberry-rhubarb syrup for hard seltzer by Horn Run Brewing of Eastport

Mama Lola’s Mexican of Calais featuring rhubarb empanadas and salsa made with rhubarb

Pie Ladies’ Bakery of Pembroke offering mini rhubarb pies and hand pies

Electric Crystal Crafts-jewelry with brass, copper, silver wrapped and electroformed with Crystal Leah of Alexander

Healthy Acadia-connecting communities in Washington & Hancock counties to resources to support health and wellness

Kendall Farm Cottages & Event Barn- baseball shirts, hats, pavlovas with rhubarb sauce, freshly cut rhubarb, and pre-orders for rhubarb roots


RHUBARB INSPIRED ART by Calais Middle/High School and SHEAD students. Different pieces will be on display, some for sale, and others to be raffled.

LIVE AND LOCAL MUSIC from start to finish with Billy Paul of Baileyville, Duane Ingalls of Machias, & Jake of Calais

FARM FRIENDLY GAMES for kids of all ages throughout the day including a rhubarb stalk race, a 3-legged race, a toss game, croquet, hula hooping, an obstacle course, and a Kendall Farm self-directed scavenger hunt with grown-up kid at heart, Wren of Perry & Eddie of Lubec.

GICLEE PRINTMAKING with rhubarb leaves for a donation to support the Calais Middle/High School art program with Bobbi Tardiff of Perry and Sara Myrick of Eastport

VISIONS IN STONE FARM pony rides for a donation with owner Kelli Toole and her hay not rhubarb eating four-legged sidekick of Alexander

ECHO’s GECKOS with owner Charlie of Campobello-Have you ever patted a lizard? Do lizard’s eat rhubarb? Hmmm….

SHARING IS CARING-Rhubarb evokes many wonderful childhood memories for folks. Share your favorite memory with us on our share board in the barn! Make a new memory or maybe your first rhubarb memory today to share with us.


12:00 – 1:00 pm: RHUBARB RECIPE EXCHANGE

Bring several copies of your favorite rhubarb recipes to share and trade


1:00 pm – 4:00 pm:  WORKSHOPS & TASTINGS 

TASTING TABLE: Grab yourself a ticket (for a small fee) to taste different glorious rhubarb-inspired recipes. 

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm:  A. Planting and Care of Plants with Ellen Johnson of Robbinston.

                                   B.Health & Nutrition Facts about Rhubarb with Kim Surles of Pembroke.

                                   C. Rhubarb Wine Making Basics with Mike Look of Machias.

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm:  A. Planting and Care of Plants with Ellen Johnson of Robbinston.

                                   B. Health and Nutrition Facts about Rhubarb with Kim Surles of Pembroke.

                                    C. How to Make that Perfect Pie Crust with Jackie Perkins of Big Lake Township.

                                   D. Preparing and Preserving Rhubarb with Suzanne Bechard of Perry.

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: A. Planting and Care of Plants with Ellen Johnson of Robbinston.

                                  B. How to Make that Perfect Pie Crust with Jackie Perkins of Big Lake Township.

                                  C.Preparing and Preserving Rhubarb with Suzanne Bechard of Perry.


4:00 – 5:00 pm: RHUBARB COOKING COMPETITION

Categories:

A. RHUBARB PIE:  100% rhubarb

B. MIXED FRUIT PIE (w/RHUBARB): rhubarb mixed with other fruit(s)

C. SWEET: a rhubarb dessert

D. SAVORY: a dish that is not a dessert and highlights rhubarb

E. WILDCARD: something that doesn’t fit in any of the categories

F. DRINK: an alcoholic or non-alcoholic cocktail or mocktail

G. JAMS & JELLIES & SAUCES, oh my!

To enter the competition please plan the following:  

1. Please contact Georgie Kendall at 207 214 1124 to let her know what you plan to enter. 

2. Please bring 2 of the same items: 1 for the judges and 1 for tastings


Please bring a lawn chair, bug repellent, and ca$h to support our vendors and tip our musicians. The Rhubarb Festival will take place rain or shine! 

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