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).
Check out our Recreation Near Stage Neck Inn web page.
#StormWatch Season is starting!!! We've got our slicker station ready and waiting! 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!
Shearwater Exclusive Themed Specials
DAILY Happy Hours, Noon to 5 pm ~ Half-Priced Draft, Glass Wine, Well Cocktails
Early Bird Prix Fixe Dinner, Sunday through Thursday, 5-6 pm ~ Starter, Entrée, Dessert $24.95
Monday Industry Night, Noon to close ~ with proof of service job, get 50% off your Drinks & most-expensive Starter OR Entrée.
Martini Mondays! Noon to close ~ Select Martinis, $6
Tuesday’s Fish ‘n Chips, Noon to close ~ All-You-Can Eat $16.95
Shuck a Buck Wednesdays, 4 pm to close ~ Raw Bar Oysters, $1 each
Thursday Ladies’ Night, 4 pm to close ~ Half-Priced Drinks and Starters
Nick Spinelli on paino, Thursday through Sunday nights, 6 to 9 pm (holidays excluded)
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).
15th Annual Ogunquit Fest
Friday-Sunday, October 19-21
Events include a classic car show, craft fair, various children's activities, Halloween-themed events ... pumpkin carvings, ghostly tours, a haunted theater and costume parade. Be sure to check out the increasingly popular High Heel Dash in Perkins Cove . Cast your vote for best scarecrow in the annual scarecrow contest with participation from area businesses and residents throughout town. For a detailed schedule, go to www.visitogunquit.org
Night Terrors Haunted Woods Walk
Friday and Saturday, October 19 and 20 ~ 7 to 10 pm
The Seacoast’s Premier Haunted Halloween Attraction, our eerie and expansive location is not for weak of heart. Daring to delve deeper and deeper into the winding woods, what will you find? Or, should we say…what will find YOU?! With new themes and new surprises around every corner each year, Night Terrors is the annual scare you've been looking for. Night Terrors is a unique community event and fundraiser for local groups and schools! Take Flight Aerial Adventure Course, 506 US Route 1, Kittery, ME $15.00 per person
Land Trust Naturalist Walk
Sunday, Oct. 21 ~ 1 to 3pm
The Kennebunk Land Trust will host a naturalist walk for the public on at the Secret Garden. The 1.5 mile easy/moderate trail loop meanders through forest, fern beds, and bog areas. The walk is a rain or shine event; please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. This walk is free to the public. Access to the property is from Evergreen Cemetery in Kennebunk. From Kennebunkport, follow ME Routes 35/9A north 1.5 miles to Evergreen Cemetery on the left. Enter the cemetery via the central main gate, drive to the rear of the cemetery and park on the grass. 207-985-8734 for more details.
5th Annual NH Food Truck Festival
Sunday, Oct 21 ~ Noon to 5 pm
Featuring some of the area’s most popular food trucks, dishing out fan favorites. Along with some of the best brews coming out of Redhook, FTFA will be bringing the ultimate food truck experience to The Redhook Brewery. Redhook Brewery in Portsmouth, NH. www.foodtruckfestivalsofamerica.com
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
Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
October 18-28 ~Thursdays, 7:30 pm / Fridays, 8 pm
Saturdays and Sundays, 2 and 8 pm
Get your deerstalker cap on — the play’s afoot! Comedic genius Ken Ludwig transforms Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic The Hound of the Baskervilles into a murderously funny adventure. Sherlock Holmes is on the case. Watch as our intrepid investigators tries to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises, and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than forty characters. Seacoast Repertory Theatre, 125 Bow Street, Portsmouth NH, 03801. www.seacoastrep.org
Katherine Jessup @Stone Church Comedy
Saturday, October 20 ~ 7 pm
Katherine Jessup hopes you like her comedy, but it's cool if you don't. (You probably will though.) Commanding stages with the winsome charm of your slightly too honest best friend, her comedy's been described as sublime, profoundly relatable. $10 online at www.stonechurchrocks.com or $14 at the door. Doors open at 6pm.The Stone Church Music Hall, @StoneChurchRocks, 5 Granite St,Newmarket, New Hampshire
Bim Skala Bim with Dance Off
Saturday, October 20 ~ 9 pm
Boston dance band with 30 years' experience. WXGR's DJ Cupcakes opens with an old-school set of doo-wop, ska and classic reggae, and later, hosts a dance-off with prizes. Ages 21+ are $12 online at www.stonechurchrocks.com or $15 at the door. Doors open at 8:30pm.The Stone Church Music Hall, @StoneChurchRocks, 5 Granite St,Newmarket, New Hampshire
Now through October 28
It’s just too good to be true! The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that took Broadway and the world by storm, makes its Northeast premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse. Jersey Boys takes audiences on an exhilarating journey behind the music of mega-stars Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Follow the incredible story of four guys bound by one dream, who worked their way from the streets of New Jersey to the heights of stardom. Audiences around the world have gone wild over the electrifying performances of the golden greats that took these hometown boys from Jersey all the way to the top of the charts: “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “Dawn,” “My Eyes Adored You,” and many more. You’re sure to leave exclaiming, “Oh, What a Night!” Recommended for ages 13 and up, for strong adult humor and strong language. www.ogunquitplayhouse.org
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.
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.