Southern Maine Activities and Events
At the Inn
Welcome to Stage Neck Inn. We hope you enjoy your stay! #StormWatch Season is starting!!! We've got our slicker station ready and waiting (image in page header)! Consider a trip to Stage Neck Inn or Shearwater. FMI, visit our Storm Watch page.
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.
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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 Night Football & 50¢ Wings 4 pm to close
Tuesday’s BURGERS, Noon to close ~ $7 Burgers
Shuck a Buck Wednesdays, 4 pm to close ~ Raw Bar Oysters, $1 each
Thursday Industry Night, Noon to close ~ with proof of service job, get 50% off your Drinks & most-expensive Starter OR Entrée.
Thursday Ladies’ Night, 4 pm to close ~ Half-Priced Drinks and Starters
Friday, Saturday & Sunday Nights, 6 to 9 pm (holidays excluded) ~ Nick Spinelli on Piano
Bubbly Brunch Sundays by the Sea, Sundays, Noon to 2 pm.
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).
37th Annual Christmas Prelude
Friday through Sunday, December 7 to 9
Kennebunkport’s “Christmas Prelude” is the ultimate seaside holiday celebration and a great way to kick off the Christmas season. Prelude will remind you of Christmas’ of the past, when the whole town is transformed with bright lights, bows and boughs and everyone comes together to celebrate this festive time. For a full schedule of events, see www.christmasprelude.com.
32nd Annual Christmas by the Sea
Friday through Sundaay, December 7 to 9 ~ 9 am to 9 pm
Join in as Ogunquit rings in the holiday season. Held the second weekend in December every year, Ogunquit offers a wide variety of activities from, tasting events, Santa sightings, tree lightings, hay rides, concerts, a bonfire, craft show, children's activities and of course the very popular parade with ample viewing along Shore Road as it makes its way from Perkins Cove to the Main Beach. www.chamber.ogunquit.org
14th Annual Festival of Trees
November 23 to December 30
Fri: Noon to 8 pm; Sat: 10 am to 5 pm; Sun, Tues, Wed: Noon to 5 pm
CLOSED MONDAYS and December 24 and 25
Come see a dazzling display of trees, wreaths, lights and gingerbread houses—all free of charge. Vote for your favorite display. Visitors can also partake in a raffle for various items including gift certificates, trees, wreaths, craft items, etc. Winners will be drawn on December 20. Saco Museum. email@example.com or (207) 283-3861
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
A Holiday of Art
Friday and Saturday, December 7 and 8 ~ 11 am to 7 pm
Sunday, December 9 ~ Noon to 5 pm
The entire Gallery will be filled with artwork for sale by NH Art Association members.Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, East Gallery, 136 State Street, Portsmouth, NH
"Here We Come A-Wassailing!"
120-Piece Con Tutti Chorus
Saturday, December 8 ~ 7:30 pm
Con Tutti sings and celebrates the season in style with the heralding brass of classic carols, giant puppets, Irish folk band and, of course, the joyous singing of the Con Tuttians This year 120 performers, directed by Joanne Connolly, sing an exciting range of inspired music from the world over, from French carols to English pub songs, from Gospel songs of Light to Irish Ceilidh songs, from Lativian dance tunes to West Gallery music! A grand highlight of this 2018 season will be the UNH Faculty brass quintet, playing traditional carols while Con Tutti singers and, audience alike, sing favorite and familiar carols! A large surprise is in store for children and for all the “young at heart”. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $17.00 at the door, South Church UUC, 292 State St., Portsmouth, NH.
Elf - The Musical
November 30 to Deccember 16
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays at 2 pm
The hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner Elf.The Historic Theater, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801. www.themusichall.org
6th Annual Artisan Celebration and Fair
Sunday, December 9 ~ 9 am
This year's 6th Annual Artisan Celebration and Fair will showcase the work of 30 juried artisans from the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and the seacoast region. A wide variety of unique, high quality crafts, ranging from ceramics and fiber arts, to fine crafted jewelry and furniture will be represented.Music for this year's Celebration will be provided by The Salt River Band, and The Fair is open free to the public. Wentworth Greenhouses, 141 Rollins Road, Rollinsford. www.wentworthgreenhouses.com.
Seacoast Eats Local Farmers' Market
Saturday, December 1 ~ 10 am to 2 pm
Concurrent Winter Crafts Market, 9 am to 2 pm
The Indoor Winter Craft Markets feature outstanding work from approximately 20 artisans on any given market. Detailed information on the Markets, as well as a listing of artisans and musicians can be found on www.wentworthgreenhouses.com Wentworth Greenhouses, 141 Rollins Rd, Rollinsford, NH (1 mile past Red’s Shoe Barn of Dover wiith shuttle parking at Salmon Fall Stoneware, 75 Oak Street, Dover).
Daytime Prelude Trolley Rides
Friday, December 7 ~ 12 to 3:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday, December 8 and 9 ~ 10 am to 3:30 pm
Open for Kennebunkport’s Annual Christmas Prelude, the Seashore Trolley Museum is offering daytime rides on decked out trolleys. Tickets are $10/person and include warm, gooey chocolate chip cookies and luscious hot chocolate! Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Road, Kennebunkport. 207-967-2800
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.