Vive le bleu, blanc et rouge!
The threat of thundershowers did nothing to dampen the spirits of people attending the first Picnic en Blanc in Castine in three years. The Bastille Day event on July 14 hosted over 450 guests, happily visiting friends old and new while enjoying delicious food, drink and a special cake, oohing and ahhing over the performances of the amazing entertainers, and grooving to the rhythm and blues Motown music of Pat Colwell and the Soul Sensations.
Picnic en Blanc
Bev Bishop, center, with friends Linda McCarthy-Milone and Deborah McCarthy, enjoys the Picnic en Blanc.
Entertainer Nettie Gentempo
Entertainer Nettie Gentempo wows the crowd.
Dyce Head Lighthouse
After breakfast, there were tours at Dyce Head Lighthouse where dozens of people waited for their turn to climb the tower.
He goes by “Lance Armstrong.” His performances with extended arms left no doubt as to why—nor did his juggling and unicycling.
Doris Russell of Castine.
Entertainer Andrew Silver
Entertainer Andrew Silver wows the crowd.