Event Category: Campground Events
Sandy Pines Campground is kicking off its first season with a retro, summer camp-themed event celebrating design, the great outdoors and local community. Summer Camp Preview Gala attendees will shimmy and sway to the tunes of Sultans of Swing, indulge in creative fare from Kitchen Chicks, get a first glimpse of the new campground and view the unveiling of 12 one-of-a-kind glamping tents created by New England interior designers. These bedecked dwellings will then be opened to the public at the Summer Camp Designer Tent Showcase from June 24th – July 2nd.
Each signature glamping tent brings to life the following interior designers’ visions: Annie Stickney, Annie Stickney Design (Cape Elizabeth, Maine); Debbie Chatfield, Chatfield Design (Rockport, Maine); Jan Robinson, EcoHome Studio (Portland, Maine); Krista Stokes (Kennebunkport, Maine); Bronwyn Huffard, Huffard House (Cape Elizabeth, Maine); Louise Hurlbutt, Hurlbutt Design (Kennebunkport, Maine); James Light, James Light Interiors (Portland, Maine); Lisa Teague, Lisa Teague Studios (Portsmouth, New Hampshire); Nicola Manganello, Nicola’s Home (Yarmouth, Maine); Nicki Bongiorno, Spaces Kennebunkport (Kennebunkport, Maine); Beverly Bangs, Antiques on Nine (Kennebunkport, Maine); and Ingunn Milla Joergensen (Kennebunkport, Maine).
Proceeds from the preview gala and showcase will benefit four Maine non-profits: Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library, Community Harvest Project, Southern Maine Health Care Auxiliary and Kennebunkport Conservation Trust.
SUMMER CAMP PREVIEW GALA:
WHEN: Friday, June 23, 2017, 6 PM – 10 PM
COST: $100 per person
TICKETS: Purchase tickets online: summercamppreview.eventbrite.com
SUMMER CAMP DESIGNER TENT SHOWCASE:
WHEN: Saturday, June 24, 2017 – Sunday, July 2, 2017; daily 11 AM – 4 PM
COST: $15 in advance; $20 at the door
TICKETS: Purchase tickets online: summercampshowcase.eventbrite.com
WHERE: Sandy Pines Campground
277 Mills Road
ABOUT SANDY PINES CAMPGROUND:
Located minutes from Goose Rocks Beach in charming Kennebunkport, Sandy Pines Campground provides an experience that is authentically Maine, embodying the best of the Pine Tree State’s coast – ocean views, salty breezes and a small-town ambiance. New England charm is infused throughout the grounds, from the Grand Lodge, rustic general store, and farm stand to a multitude of resort-level amenities and outdoor activities. The park’s 320 spacious campsites cater to tent campers and RVers along with the option of purchasing park model “tiny homes” or professionally-decorated & outfitted glamping tents. For more information, visit www.sandypinescamping.com.