It’s not your average wine dinner, moi thinks

WINE DINNERS at Stone Mountain Arts Center are unlike any other. A typical evening at this five-course affair: Watch a film clip of Steve Martin serving a “fine” muscatel to Miss Piggy and Kermit at a romantic bistro, followed by live music with lyrics that have been changed to make the songs all about wine.

WHAT: “Wine, Dine, and Diva VI,” a five-course wine dinner with paired wines

WHERE: Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield

WHEN: Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday

HOW MUCH: $89 (includes dinner, concert and tax). Gratuity not included.

TICKETS: 935-7292;

Tour de horse (barn, that is) at new winery

SAMPLE TWO chardonnays, a Riesling and a pinot noir at the grand opening of Breakwater Vineyards, Maine’s newest winery. The event includes tours of the vineyards and the winery, which is in a renovated horse barn overlooking Rockland Harbor and will not normally be open to the public. The wines served in the tasting room are being made from New York grapes until the vineyard’s grapes mature.

WHAT: Grand opening of Breakwater Vineyards

WHERE: 35 Ash Point Drive, Owl’s Head

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday


INFO: 594-1721