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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, Hot Tub, Fitness Room, or Co-ed Sauna. Our Clay Tennis Courts are now open, weather permitting; please bring appropriate foot wear. 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. Use our Walking and Jogging Map to explore the area (hard copies are available at the Front Desk).

Our Premium 9- and 18-Hole Golf Partner, Cape Neddick Golf Club, is now open for the season. Please speak with our Front Desk Staff if you would like to enjoy this add-on to your stay.

Shearwater at Stage Neck Inn will be participating in Portsmouth Restaurant Week, November 2 - 11, 2017. We will be offering a prix fixe lunch menu for $16.95 plus tax and service charge. Menu will be published in our Menus section in mid- to late-October.

Join us for Thanksgiving! We’ll be serving our popular Thanksgiving Day Buffet with many delicious choices, sure to please everyone in your family. Seatings are offered from Noon to 5 pm, subject to prior reservations. Book today by calling 800-340-1130 or 207 363 3850, extension 405

Check out our Recreation Near Stage Neck Inn web page.

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.

Storm Watch Season is not to be missed!We are in New England Storm Season ... consider a trip to Stage Neck for some storm watching. FMI, visit our Storm Watch 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!

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).

 

Events

Junkins Haunted Estate
Friday through Sunday, October 20-22 ~ 6:30 to 9 pm
Friday through Tuesday, October 27-31 ~ 6:30 to 9 pm

Largest non commercial (FREE) Halloween event on the east coast, maybe even the country! Free to kids of all ages. Over two acres of Halloween decorations await our guests. Don't let the warm fuzzy decorations from the safety of your car fool you, if you want the candy, it's a quarter mile through the haunted swamp! As you follow the luminaries towards the woods and cross the bridge into the swamp. Darkness will surround you and the cold swamp air will chill you to your bones, oh by the way, they will be waiting for you!! Located at 87 Wilson Road Kittery, Maine

14th Annual OgunquitFest
Friday, October 20 ~ 4 to 7 pm
Saturday, October 21 ~ 9 am into the night
Sunday, October 22 ~ 10 am to 8 pm

Friday night activities: Haunted Theatre Tour, Trick or Treat, Hotel Transylvania. Saturday actitivies: Antique & Classic Car Show, Dogtoberfest Beach Stroll & Social, Great Pumpkin Patch Presentation, Children’s Fall Story Hour, Whoopie Pie Eating Contest, Cookie Decorating, Wine Tasting, Pumpkin Carving Contest, Ogunquitfest Obstacle Course, River Rally, Haunted Theatre Tours, Dj Jodi's Tea Dance, Ghostly Tours, Dueling Drag Divas. Sunday activities: Autumn Bazaar, Children's Entertainment And Costume Contest, Costume Parade (also part of Dogtoberfest), Dogtoberfest Pooch Pageant, Waiter Races, Oktoberfest Gala, High Heel Dash And Walk-Off, Haunted Theatre Tours. Sponsored by the Ogunquit Chamber of Commerce. (207) 646-2939 or visitogunquit.org.

14th HarvestFest 2017 in Kennebunk
Saturday, October 21 ~ 8 am to 2:30 pm

Events and activities take place in downtown Kennebunk. Includes parade, pancake breakfast, crafters, pumpkin carving contest and much more. Sponsored by the festival committee. kennebunkmaine.us.

Pumpkin Smash!
Saturday, October 21 ~ 8 am to 1 pm

Smash a pumpkin, win a prize!  Pick a pumpkin from the pile, choose from an arsenal of mallets, two by fours of the trusty ol’ Louisville Slugger & swing away.  $5/Pumpkin, Smashing implements supplies. Portsmouth Farmers' Market at Portsmouth City Hall, 1 Junkins Ave., Portsmouth. Portsmouthhalloweenparade.org (603) 431-2000

Zach’s Corn Maze & Farm
Fridays, Saturday, Sundays, Now through Halloween ~ Noon to 6 pm

17 acres of cornfields with a twenty-minute hayride which delivers you to the corn maze. In addition, the farm offers tractor-pulled pumpkin picking hayrides to a field for pick-your-own pumpkins. Wear hiking shoes so you can play around the farm!  7 Colby Turner Rd., York (207) 475-7857

Night Terrors Haunted Woods Walk
October 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, 30 ~ 7 to 9:45 pm (Zip until 9 pm)

Join Night Terrors for the spookiest walk through the woods on the seacoast. Located at Take Flight, Night Terrors features 6 different sets with ghouls, clowns, witches, and the pitch-black maze. You never know what will be waiting in the woods for YOU! This community focused event is the place to be this Halloween. Haunted Walk: 7:00 - 9:45 pm; Zombie Zip Tours: 7:00 - 9:00 pm Take Flight Aerial Adventure Park, 506 US Route 1, Kittery, ME

Portsmouth Lighthouse Open House
Sundays ~ 1 to 5 pm

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

 

Theater/Music/Art

Hotel Transylvania
Friday, October 20 ~ 7pm

Part of the 14th Annual Ogunquitfest. Children's movie presented by Ogunquit Parks and Recreation. Free for trick-or-treaters and their parents! Leavitt Theatre, 259 Main Street, Ogunquit.

The Zookeeper
Sunday, October 22 ~ 3 pm

The Zookeeper is rated PG-13. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. (207) 363-2818

From Here to Eternity
Now through October 29

Set in Hawaii in the weeks before the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, this epic tale follows the powerful story of two U.S. soldiers, the soulful Private Prewitt and ardent Sergeant Warden, as they embark on doomed and dangerous love affairs with the wrong women. Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main Street (Rte. 1) Ogunquit, ME (207) 646-5511

Zentangle with Joyce Amend
Saturday, October 21 ~ 10 to 11:30 am

A Zentangle drawing is an abstract drawing created using repetitive patterns according to the trademarked Zentangle Method. There will be pens and other materials available free of charge. Throughout the year, the York Art Association hosts art exhibits, special interest groups and lectures by noted artists, curators, and creative thinkers. York Art Association, 394 York St, York, (207) 363-4049  www.yorkartassociation.com/artinthepark

 

Farmers' Markets

Portsmouth Farmers’ Market  (12 mi)
Saturday, 8 am to 1 pm

Rain or Shine! May 6th through November 4th, 2017. Portsmouth City Hall parking lot, One Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH.

Kennebunk Farmers’ Market  (18 mi)
Saturday, 8 am to 1 pm

Producer-only market. Rain or Shine! May 6th through November 18th, 2017. Garden Street Lot off Route 1, Kennebunk, ME.

 

Historic

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.

 

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