Arts: Nibbles

Sushi School

Chiaolin Korona, founder of Chow Maine Asian Specialties, will show how to make sushi including maki rolls, negiri and sashimi from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 28-29, at 19 Clark Point Road in downtown Southwest Harbor. The class costs $65 per person. On Sunday, from 3 to 6 p.m., Korona will teach how to make Chinese dumplings. To sign up, call 669-2978 and visit www.somethingscookin’ Gone Mobile

As of May 13, 44 North Coffee began selling freshly roasted coffee beans from 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Stonington Farmers Market. You can also stop by their custom-built “slow-drip” coffee bar and buy a cup of Fair Trade Certified Organic Coffee to refuel while shopping. To learn more, go to

Tasty Lessons

In Castine, Wilson Museum Director Patty Hutchins is holding a “Kitchen Traditions Series” at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays from June 22 through Aug. 31, in the John Perkins House. The $5 admission includes a guided tour. Topics will range from tutti frutti and English plum pudding to leaf lard and spiced crabapples. For more information, call 326-9247 and visit

Sweeter By the Dozen

A roadside sign announcing pies, pastry and doughnuts recently surfaced near the intersection of routes 1 and 182 in Hancock. Penny LaGrange, who once ran the former Pops Chowder House & Pub at the Maine Coast Mall, and her husband, Donald, have Country Rose bakery and gift shop open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Donald is baking bread and frying doughnuts daily. The couple also make from scratch muffins, cinnamon rolls, dinner rolls, cookies, carrot cake and pies ranging from graham cracker to strawberry rhubarb. Molasses and chocolate peanut butters are among the cookies. Prices run from 85 cents for a cookie to $2.95 for a loaf of bread.

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