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Stage Neck Inn

Southern Maine Activities and Events

At the Inn

Enjoy our Resort Amenities ~ Utilize our Indoor Pool, Hot Tub, Fitness Room, or Co-ed Sauna. Take a walk on the beach and "comb" for special shells and treasures washed up by the sea. Enjoy the soul-soothing sound of the surf from your guest room's deck or terrace. Or curl up in a comfy chair in the upper lobby.

Take a scenic drive and enjoy the beautiful New England Scenery on the southern Maine coast and in the surrounding towns in New Hampshire.

Book a treatment at The Spa at Stage Neck, 207-251-5534. The Spa at Stage Neck is a true day spa. You need not be an overnight hotel guest to book body or nail treatments. In fact, Spa guests booking $50 or more (per person) in services may use our indoor amenities (indoor pool and hot tub, coed sauna and changing room) day of services.

Stage Neck Inn has some relationships with local golf courses. Please speak with our Front Desk staff for more information or see our 18-Hole Golf page.

We have TWO WEBCAMS, one is currently facing Harbor Beach and the other is featuring the Atlantic Ocean from our point.

Please use the hashtag #StageNeckInn to share your unique experience at the Inn when you post on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest!

Please note that we have added the ability to book 9- or 18-hole tee times at Cape Neddick Country Club with your stay (available mid-April to early November). Please inquire when making your reservations by telephone or select the desired options in the shopping cart during your online reservation.

In the Area

Welcome to Stage Neck Inn! We hope you enjoy your stay! Along with the special events below, please don’t forget to visit Nubble Lighthouse, which is one of the most photographed lighthouses in Maine. Stop by the Front Desk for directions as well as for more information on our sea side town. Don’t leave without visiting our Gift Shop located in the lobby! Please be sure to check out the Guest Book in your room for Area Activities.

 

Events

15th Annual Chili Fest
Saturday, August 27 ~ 11 am to 3 pm

Wells Junior High School, 1470 Post Rd. (Rte. 1), Wells. Sponsored by the Wells Chamber of Commerce and Kennebunk Savings, and sanctioned by the International Chili Society. Features "Maine State" Cook-Off, food vendors, crafters and People's Choice Chili Award. (207) 646-2451 or wellschamber.org

Dover Mini Maker Faire
Saturday, August 27 ~ 10 am to 4 pm

Hosted by the Children's Museum of New Hampshire. Maker Faire is a day-long festival where people of all ages show what they are making, and share what they are learning. This isn’t your typical New England fair, although we will have great food! More than 1,600 people attended last year to interact with robots, play with rockets, try their hands at science experiments, geek out with innovative technology, and create arts and crafts and more. 603-742-2002

Yoga by Land or Sea
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 26-28 (times vary based on tides)

Discover the joy of the most dynamic, fun and healing outdoor yoga practice! Join us for a beautiful hour of Stand-Up Paddle Board Yoga. Katie will take you out on our lovely harbor waters to work on your balance and core strength on the sea and under the sun. Class is 75 minutes. Plan to arrive 15-20 minutes early as parking is limited. Weight minimum is 90 lbs. for safety and to be able to maneuver a 10' by 33" stand-up paddleboard. We’ll provide SUP boards,anchors and safety equipment or bring your own for a lower rate. Cost is $40/$25 without equipment. York Harbor Town Dock #1, York, Maine 03909 See current times on www.koanwellness.com/classes.html

The History of Chocolate
Fridays, Now through September 2 ~ 10:30 am to 3 pm

Mars Chocolate History Ambassadors from Mars Chocolate North America were recently at Old York talking about and demonstrating how chocolate was made and consumed throughout history. They trained Old York staff so that they can repeat this program for future visitors. Please join OId York for this exciting demonstration. Old York is also selling the American Heritage Chocolate products at the Parsons Center. Stop by and try some! No admission fees.

Gundalow Company Sail
Daily

Enjoy a sail aboard a traditional reproduction of the flat-bottom gundalow barges that were once prevalent along local waterways. We offer a variety of day and evening trips on the Piscataqua 7-days a week, with ticket prices ranging from $18–$42 depending on sail time and type. Sail times vary throughout the season. 60 Marcy Street, Portsmouth, NH

Brewery Tour
By appointment

See the local ale being brewed, by appointment, preferably a day in advance, year-round, Kennebunkport Brewery, The Shipyard Shops, 8 Western Ave., Kennebunk Lower Village. (207) 967-1261.

 

Farmers' Markets

Portsmouth Farmers Market
Saturdays ~ 8 am to 1 pm

Buy fresh, local produce, locally raised meat, hot coffee, delicious ready-to-eat food, international cuisine, art and accessories every Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm in the city hall parking lot. Enjoy the live music, too. Bring the kids, grab a friend and head to the farmer’s market. It’s a great way to celebrate summer in New England. Sponsored by Seacoast Growers. Portsmouth City Hall, 1 Junkins Ave., Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 431-2000

York Gateway Farmers' Market
Saturdays ~ 9 am to 1 pm

Local farmers, specialty food producers and crafters will sell their fresh produce, meats, seafood, baked goods, cheeses, homemade goodies and so much more! Please be sure to bring your own reusable bags! In the lot behind the York Region Chamber of Commerce, 1 Stonewall Lane, York. Open Thursdays, July 7th through August 25th.

Kittery Community Market
Sundays ~ 10 am to 2 pm

Open now through October 2nd! Shop for local farm-fresh food, prepared international cuisine, artisan crafts like jewelry, pottery, skincare products, and culinary woodworks, live music, massage, & a free activity for children. 10 Shapleigh Rd., Kittery, ME. www.kitterycommunitymarket.com

 

Theater/Music

Ogunquit Playhouse presents "Priscilla Queen of the Desert"
August 10 through September 3 ~ Matinees and Evening;

Tuesday 8 pm; Wednesday - Thursday 2:30 pm & 8 pm; Friday 8 pm
Saturday 3 pm & 8:30 pm; Sunday 2 pm & 7 pm

Get your glitter on and take the ride of your life with the hilarious and heartwarming Tony-Award winning Broadway musical, based on the Oscar winning film that follows the fabulous journey of three performers who hop on board a battered old bus and take their show to the Australian Outback. Amidst the non-stop dazzling array of over 300 imaginative and outrageous costumes, 200 headdresses and the non-stop hit parade of dance numbers and hits from the 70s and 80s, this triumphant trio finds love, friendship and more than they ever hoped for along the way. Hit songs from Tina Turner, Cyndi Lauper, and many other pop-stars include “I Will Survive,” “Hot Stuff," “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun,” “True Colors,” and “I Love The Nightlife.” This wildly fresh and fun musical is a journey to the heart of fabulous! Ogunquit Playhouse, Route 1, Ogunquit (207) 646-5511 boxoffice@ogunquitplayhouse.org

"Landscapes Near and Far" with artist Richard Yeager
Saturday, August 27 ~ 5 pm to 7 pm

Painting Demonstration/Discussion at The Sharpe Gallery, 21 Western Ave., Kennebunk Lower Village. Wine and hors d'oeuvres served. (207) 967-6331 or visit thesharpegallery.com.

Artist Reception
Friday, August 26 ~ 5 pm to 8 pm

Located at The Whitney Galleries, 1810 Post Rd., (Rte. 1), Wells. Painter Paul Noel presents "From Near and Far." Exhibit continues from August 25 to September 11. FMI and gallery hours, (207) 216-9022.

 

Historic

Portsmouth Historic Walking Tour
Daily through October 7th ~ 10 am

Journey into the heart of downtown, historic Portsmouth with a knowledgeable and engaging tour guide for a 60-minute walking tour covering the streets, stories, buildings, and architecture of this enchanting New England town. The Portsmouth African American Burying Ground Rockingham House Rockingham County Jail & Jailer's Home Sheafe Street and many more! Give yourself time before or after your tour to browse through the Discover Portsmouth Welcome Center, Galleries and Museum Shop. 10 Middle St. Portsmouth, NH

Ogunquit Fire Company Fire Museum
open 24 hours a day

View the steam pumper and other fire memorabilia. Firemen’s Park, corner of Shore Rd. and Cottage St., Ogunquit.

 

Of Note

Portsmouth Free Parking Shuttle
Fridays through Sundays

Park at the Community Connect Church on Market Street (off Exit 7 on I-95), and the shuttle runs every 15-20 minutes, dropping off at the Hanover Street Parking Garage in downtown Portsmouth. Fridays 12pm to 1am, Saturdays 12pm to 1am and Sundays 1pm to 11pm

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