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Historic Inns of Rockland Celebrate National Pie Day with Tastings and Demonstrations on Sunday, January 22, 2006

Rockland, ME - January 23, 2006 marks National Pie Day, according to the American Pie Council.Because nothing tops a cold winter day like a warm piece of pie, the Historic Inns of Rockland are celebrating pie throughout the weekend of January 20-22, 2006.On Sunday, January 22, from noon to 3pm, Historic Inns of Rocklandís member inns will feature homemade pies at the 2nd Annual Pies on Parade Inn to Inn Tour. Along with a wonderful collection of recipes to take home as a keepsake and plenty of pie tastings, the inns will offer demonstrations about pie baking techniques and pie decorating.Additionally, weekend guests can look forward to breakfast featuring egg pies and maybe even a dessert at breakfast, including pie a la mode!And each guest will receive their own individual pie upon arrival.†† Best of all, those attending the tour can feel good about eating pie because proceeds benefit the Area Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry of Rockland.

Those visiting Historic Inns of Rockland during the January 22 Pies on Parade Inn to Inn Tour, will be treated to such traditional pies as cherry, apple, and berry pies.For those who care for something a little less traditional, fabulous pie such as Raspberry Cheese Pie, Kiwi Berry Tart, or Sun Dried Tomato and Goat Cheese Breakfast Pie will be offered, along with their recipes, so tour goers can make them at home.Itís possible that a Maine Lobster Pie might even be on the menu! Tickets for the Pies on Parade Inn to Inn Tour are $10.00 and include a keepsake pie cookbook, and plenty of pie to sample.


As a bonus,participating inns will offer the following demonstrations:

Berry Manor Inn:Fun ingredients for breakfast pies & Fool-proof lattice crusts

Captain Lindsey House:††Decorating with pie crusts & pie crust embellishments

LimeRock Inn†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Savory pies & Rock City Roasters Limerock Blend Coffee

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Weekend packages including one night accommodations, breakfast each morning, complimentary personal pie for each guest upon arrival, a cookbook featuring a wonderful collection of individual pie recipes, along with pie tastings during the Pies on Parade Inn to Inn Tour are $115-190per couple. Two night packages are also available.Tickets for the tour alone are $10.00 per person.Tickets are available in advance from all participating inns after January 1, 2006 or at the door on the day of the event.


For pie lovers, and those seeking a romantic, luxury getaway, there is no better choice for lodging than the Historic Inns of Rockland, a collection of three gracious inns, offering everything from business traveler-friendly to elegant accommodations.Each distinctly different in their features, the Historic Inns of Rockland will provide the ideal base from which to enjoy Midcoast Maineís bounty.For more information about Historic Inns of Rockland, please visit them on the web at www.HistoricInnsofRockland.com, or consult each participating innís website for more specific pricing and details of this package: LimeRock Inn (www.LimeRockinn.com) Captain Lindsey House (www.LindseyHouse.com) or Berry Manor Inn (www.BerryManorInn.com) or call 877-ROC-INNS (877-762-4667) for more information.

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