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Birder’s Chowder & Popovers at Rabbit Hill Farm
May 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
THE BIRDS ARE COMING!
DROP IN FOR CHOWDER & POPOVERS
Saturday May 19 and Sunday May 20
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
RABBIT HILL FARM
148 Barbour Farm Road
Enjoy treetop birding at Rabbit Hill, an Emily Muir designed cottage with
expansive views of Rabbit Island and Crockett Cove. Dine on Cheryl Wixson’s
Kitchen Clam Chowder made with Crockett Cove hen clams, handcrafted
Barbour Farm organic cider, and hot popovers served with Strawberry Rhubarb,
Spiced Peach Butter or Wild Blueberry jams.
Bring the whole family for lunch, then to hike to shore, or explore the adjacent
Crockett Cove Woods Preserve. Watch the eagles fly by and use binoculars to
focus on the osprey fishing in the cove. Listen for warblers and the drum roll of
the pileated woodpecker.
Directions to Rabbit Hill Farm: Take Route 15 onto the island of Deer Isle and proceed to Deer
Isle village. As you pass the red house and go down the hill, turn right off Route15 onto Main
Street. The Deer Isle Post office and the Pilgrim’s Inn will be on your left. Drive south toward
Stonington for 4.2 miles. Turn right onto Barbour Farm Road, a dirt road. Keep left and follow 1
mile to the end and up the hill. Drop-off passenger area and handicap parking only are available
on the hill. This is a private road and parking is limited. Please drive slowly, and plan to park and