Mount Desert Island Festival Celebrates Garlic, Good Food



SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The 12th annual Mount Desert Island Garlic Festival, scheduled for Saturday at Smuggler’s Den Campground in Southwest Harbor, has a dual purpose: serving people great food and helping out some worthy causes.

 

The 12th Mount Desert Island Garlic Festival’s organizers (from left) Dave Schroeder, Frank Pendola, Rain Worcester and Lee Worcester show some of the garlic that makes the annual celebration such a success. —MARK GOOD
The 12th Mount Desert Island Garlic Festival’s organizers (from left) Dave Schroeder, Frank Pendola, Rain Worcester and Lee Worcester show some of the garlic that makes the annual celebration such a success. —MARK GOOD

Festival founder and self-proclaimed “foodie” Frank Pendola views the event as one big party.

“It’s a day to come out, eat and relax,” he said during a recent interview at Nostrano, a private dinner club he operates in his Bar Harbor home.

 

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