Nibbles: Bread, food trucks and jam

Hand-hewn bread

Winter Harbor baker Dan Keegan, who has been refining his techniques for various kinds of bread for years, will teach how to make boules, baguettes and other artisanal breads from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, through Wednesday-Thursday, Aug. 1-2, as part of the 2018 Schoodic Arts Festival.

Class participants will learn how to mix, knead and shape dough for various breads. They also will learn about different flours, yeasts and fermentation. The cost is $121 per person. The class is limited to ages 16 and up. To sign up, call 963-2569 or visit


Food trucks on the menu

El Rodeo Go, Grillin’ Brazilian, Melt Food Truck, The Lobstah Buoy, Swamp Yankee BBQ and Smokin’ Phil’s Belly Bustin’ BBQ are among the food trucks converging at Townsquare Media’s Beats & Eats Food Truck Festival from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, on the Bangor waterfront.

During the festival, Boston’s roots rock band Adam Ezra Group will perform. Admission costs $5 per person. Tickets are available at or Damon’s Beverage in downtown Bangor. For more info, call 989-5631.


For mum

Sit back in an Adirondack chair with a free hot cup of coffee and scone slathered with butter and a jam and marmalade of your choice from 9 to 5 p.m. on May 14, at Nervous Nellie’s in Deer Isle. Nervous Nellie’s’ Mountainville Tea Room and outdoor sculpture garden officially opens for the season on Mother’s Day.

Located at 598 Sunshine Road, Nervous Nellie’s straddles several acres and its sculpture park features artful, whimsical sets and figures made of wood and “junk,” including a Western town complete with jail, saloon, Chinese laundry and fortune teller. For more info, call (800) 777-6845 and visit

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