Southern Maine Activities and Events
At the Inn
Welcome to Stage Neck Inn. We hope you enjoy your stay!
Enjoy our Resort Amenities ~ Utilize our Indoor Pool and Hot Tub, Fitness Room with Co-ed Sauna. Our Clay Tennis Courts and Beachside Outdoor Pool will reopen in the Spring.. 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 your Luxury Guest Room or the Upper Lobby. Use our Walking and Jogging Map to explore the area (hard copies are available at the Front Desk).
Book a treatment at The Spa at Stage Neck, 207-251-5534. Not an overnight guest ... we offer a bonus on day of service! 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).
Bubbly Brunch Sundays by the Sea
Sundays ~ Noon to 2 pm
Join us for our à la carte Brunch menu, We offer full bar service including Mimosas & Bloody Marys, a wonderful selection of food, and great views. Ask about our NEW Dining Loyalty Program! Book early to ensure your table.
Happy Hour has been added to our offerings. Enjoy $2 off beer or wine by the glass. We're also offering a selection of half-priced appetizers! Join us, Sunday through Thursday, 4 to 6 pm (holidays are excluded).
Thursday through Sunday nights, 6 to 9 pm ~ Nick Spinelli will be on piano at Shearwater!
Check out our Recreation Near Stage Neck Inn web page.
#StormWatch Season is nearing an end, but we can still have some incredible seas this time of year ... consider a trip to Stage Neck Inn or Shearwater. FMI, visit our Storm Watch page.
Please use the hashtag #StageNeckInn to share your unique experience at the Inn when you post on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest!
In the Area
Please visit our Stage Neck Inn Blog for additional ideas of things go to here ... no matter the season!
Take a scenic drive and enjoy the beautiful New England Scenery on the southern Maine coast and in the surrounding towns in New Hampshire. York, Cape Neddick, Ogunquit, Wells ... these town host a number of Antique Shops and Art Galleries. We are members of the York Art Association, which frequently offers programs for all ages. FMI, visit our Local Attractions page.
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! Area Activities are listed here and in your Guest Room binder (copies are available at the Front Desk or just use this link).
102nd Annual Fire Muster & Parade
Saturday, August 18 ~ 12 pm to 3 pm
Please join the York Village Fire Department for York's Annual Fire Muster & Parade! Come out to York Street anywhere between Trinity Church and the York Library at Noon to see the parade of emergency vehicles of York Village and neighboring towns. After the parade, bring the family and join us at Moulton Park for refreshments and shopping then stick around to cheer on friends and neighbors in the time-honored crowd favorite, the annual "Firefighters Competition".
Discover Portsmouth: Historic Walking Tour
Daily, Now through October ~ 10:30 am
Portsmouth is the hub of the New Hampshire Seacoast. Its downtown streets are reminiscent of a small English market village. Portsmouth’s unique, historical character can be fully captured on foot. Take a guided 75 minute tour with a Discover Portsmouth Guide. Reservations encouraged, tour space is limited. $12 Members $15 Non-members. Discover Portsmouth 10 Middle St. Portsmouth, NH
by appointment, year round
See local ale being brewed. 24 hour advanced notice is preferred. Kennebunkport Brewery, the Shipyard Shops, 8 Western Ave., Lower Village, Kennebunk. (207) 967-1261
Portsmouth Lighthouse Open House
Sundays ~ 1 to 5 pm
Open houses at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse in New Castle every Sunday through Columbus Day weekend 1 PM to 5 PM Tours are on a first come, first served basis. Children must be 42 inches tall to climb to the top & adults are not permitted to carry children up the stairs. Climb to the lantern room to enjoy view and to see the fourth-order Fresnel lens up close. Volunteers will tell visitors about the history of the light station. There are 44 stairs to the watch room and a 7-rung ladder to the lantern room. Flat shoes (not sandals or flip-flops) are required to climb the ladder into the lantern room. Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse is located on Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor in New Castle, NH. Children must be 42 inches tall to climb to the top. U.S. Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor, 25 Wentworth Rd., New Castle, NH
The Artful Noise String Quartet
Friday, August 17 ~ 7 to 9 pm
Music of living American composers Geoffrey Hudson, Gwyneth Walker, Steven Kukla, Jennifer Higdon, and NH composer William Fletcher. Donations gratefully accepted at the door. Portsmouth Music and Arts Center 973 Islington Street Portsmouth, NH 03801 www.pmaconline.org
Xanadu at the Seacoast Repertory Theatre
Now through August 26 ~Friday,Saturday and Sunday
Xanadu follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mount Olympus to 1980’s Venice Beach, California on a quest to inspire a struggling artist, Sonny, to achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time – the first ever roller-disco. When Kira falls into forbidden love with Sonny, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation, and chaos abounds, but in a way that’s appropriate for the whole family. Featuring chart-topping pop hits like “Evil Woman”, “I’m Alive” and “Strange Magic”. Xanadu is appropriate for all audiences. For tickets, call our box office 603-433-4472 or www.seacoastrep.org
Grumpy Old Men: The Musical
Now through September 1
Fasten your seat belt, it’s going to be a grumpy ride! The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to produce the U.S. premiere of the new musical-comedy, Grumpy Old Men: the Musical — just in time to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the classic 1993 film starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Ann-Margret. Two aging neighbors, Max and John, have been feuding for more than fifty years until the beautiful and charming Ariel moves in across the street — raising the rivalry to new heights! Get ready for non-stop laughs when two great masters of comedy step on stage –Sally Struthers and Hal Linden will team up with a cast of Broadway veterans to add to the fun! Don’t miss this laugh-out-loud story of family, friendship, love and romance! Recommended for ages 13 and up, for strong adult humor and strong language. www.ogunquitplayhouse.org
Thursdays through Sundays, June 22 - August 19
Enjoy a family- friendly play outdoors along Portsmouth’s riverfront. Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. Thursday and Sunday: 7:00pm, Friday and Saturday: 8:00pm We will also be presenting matinees throughout the season. Prescottpark.org
Ellis Park Concert Series 2018
Friday through Sunday, August 17 - 19 ~ 7 to 9 pm
Featuring New Magnolia Jazz Band on Friday, Alan Rux Band on Saturday and After Hours Band on Sunday at the Gazebo by Short Sands Beach, 13 Ocean Avenue York, ME 03909
York Gateway Farmers' Market
Saturday’s, Now through October 6 ~ 9 am to 1 pm
Local farmers, specialty food producers & crafters sell their fresh vegetables, fruits, baked goods, fish, meats, cheese, eggs, breads & handmade crafts. Lot behind the York Region Chamber of Commerce, 1 Stonewall Lane, exit 7 off I-95, U.S. Route 1, next to Stonewall Kitchen, York
Portsmouth Farmers Market
Saturday’s, Now through November 3~ 8 am to 1 pm
The outdoor farmers market is back for a whole new season! You’ll find an abundance of local meat and veggies, garden starting plants, take-home meals, and ready-to-eat treats! Rain or shine, Through November 3 ; 1 Junkins Ave, Portsmouth, NH
Community Market of Kennebunk
Saturdays ~ 9 am to 2 pm
Community Market of Kennebunk at the Waterhouse Center, 51 Main St, Kennebunk. Artisans, artists, bakers, herbalists, knitters, musicians, and much more.
Kittery Community Market
Sundays ~ 10 am to 2 pm
Stop on your way home for fresh local and organic produce, meat, seafood, cheese, eggs, soaps, pottery, flowers and more and enjoy live music and free activities for children. Enter to win local restaurant gift cards and bikes from KTP. Post Office Square, Kittery, Kitterycommunitymarket.com
Ogunquit Fire Company Fire Museum
open 24 hours a day
View the steam pumper and other fire memorabilia..Located at Firemen’s Park, corner of Shore Rd. and Cottage St., Ogunquit.