Captain Lord Mansion
Top Kennebunkport Spring Activities 2017 17 Feb 2017, 11:00 am
It is a unique time of year in Maine – it is still technically winter and there is a bit more time to enjoy classic winter fun like snowshoeing, ice skating at Waterhouse Center, a horse-drawn sleigh ride at Rockin’ Horse Stables in Kennebunkport, and more! You can squeeze in a bit more winter fun before things begin to thaw. Before you know it, spring will be here!
With springtime just around the corner, you can enjoy the last few weeks of cozy wintertime in New England while planning for the fun that spring will bring! Check out the hottest upcoming events, happening soon near our Kennebunkport inn. Any one of these great activities would be the perfect addition to any spring break getaway.
Maine Restaurant Week
March 1-12, 2017
Celebrate the joy of food and enjoy exceptional dining experiences with this week-long, state-wide event in honor of Maine’s incredible restaurant community. Participating restaurants near the inn include Stripers Waterside Restaurant, Federal Jack’s, Toroso, and The White Barn Inn Bistro. Eating out as much as possible is highly encouraged during this week of foodie festivities. Enjoy!
Captain Lord Special: During Restaurant Week, we will offer 3 nights for the price of 2; valid mid-week and weekends.
Captain Lord Mansion Wine Tasting Event
Saturday, March 4, 2017.
This is a complimentary event featuring Italian Wines hosted by local restauranteur, Dick Varano, owner of Varano’s Italian Restaurant, Mile Road, Wells, ME. Take advantage of this special event and enjoy a drink!
Maine Boat Builders Show
March 24-26, 2017
Come out and marvel at the work of some of the finest wooden boat builders on the East Coast. There will be sailboats, powerboats, canoes, kayaks, and row boats. Builders will be there to show their work, talk to onlookers, and sell. If you are a boat enthusiast or just curious about something that is so authentically Maine, don’t miss the show!
Captain Lord Special: We’ll pay for your admission with a 2 night reservation. This is a $30.00 value!
Maine Maple Sugaring Sunday
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Join The Maine Maple Producers Association in a statewide celebrate of Maine Maple Sugaring! Many sugarhouses will offer free maple syrup samples and will show how pure Maine maple syrup is made. It’s fascinating! Many farms will even offer games, activities, treats, sugarbush tours, music, and more. Pick up some maple syrup to take home and pour over hot pancakes!
Captain Lord Special: Complimentary Bottle of Maine Maple Sugar & Self-Guided Tour Map with a 2 night Reservation
Maine Flower Show
March 29-April 2, 2017
Check out spectacular garden displays and over 100 exhibits of plants, garden supplies, outdoor yardscaping, horticultural speakers, garden competitions, hot tubs, decks, and more!
Captain Lord Special: We’ll pay for your admission with a 2 night reservation. This is a $30.00 Value
Kennebunkport Wine Tastings 20 Jan 2017, 5:53 pm
Experience Incredible Wine Tasting in Maine
The winter and spring seasons are very special here in Maine. Our delightful Kennebunkport inn offers the cozy comforts of home with the flair of a luxurious vacation far away. Stay with us this season and delight in one of life’s best and most simple pleasures – wine. Wine tastings are a wonderful way to relax with your other half, mingle with others, get to know a new area, and just have fun!
Get ready for a wine-filled winter retreat and romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day or just because. Each couple who attends one of our Winter/Spring Wine Tastings will receive a customized Captain Lord Mansion “Drop Stop” wine pourer. You will also be entered into a drawing to come back to the Captain Lord Mansion for a free night at the inn and will be invited to join innkeepers Bev and Rick as they attend one of the Mansion’s wine suppliers’ spring “Grand Tastings”. Afterwards, the winning couple will be treated to fine dining in Portland! It’s a wine-lover’s dream and we’re so excited to be offering the following four tastings this season:
- Saturday, February 4, 2017 (Bev & Rick – Cabernet & Zinfandel)
- Saturday, March 4, 2017 (Dick Varano – New Italian Picks)
- Saturday, April 8, 2017 (Bev & Rick – Chardonnay & Sauvignon Blanc)
- Saturday, May 6, 2017 (Bev & Rick – New Spring Favorites)
These tastings are the perfect way to learn about new and local wines as well as old favorites from all over the world. We will provide you with tasting notes and other informative handouts so that you can really learn something new while having a memorable experience! Events start at 5:30pm and will go for about an hour. This allows you plenty of time to plan a romantic dinner after the tasting. Ahhh… the perfect day!Book Now
February is for Lovers 21 Dec 2016, 11:56 am
Rekindle romance in Kennebunkport, ME this February with the cozy winter getaway of a lifetime. Come and join us in beautiful Maine and Paint the Town Red this winter. We will be decorating our romantic Kennebunkport inn red and celebrating the culture, food, and togetherness of the town we love along with many other wonderful local businesses.
There will be no shortage of fun winter activities this season! Book your stay and enjoy:
FROSTED ICE BAR – January 28, 2017
Check out this custom ice bar with luge, yummy eats by Chef David Turin, entertainment, and more. Tickets are $50 in advance or $65 at the door. Find more information.
DIVA DISCO DANCE PARTY – February 4, 2017
Show up at the Kennebunkport Bicycle Company in costume and benefit Downeast Divas’ fight to end blood cancer with the cost of your ticket. Prizes will be awarded as well!
WALK & WARM – February 11, 2017
Boulangerie and Kennebunk Land Trust are putting on a snow shoe/walk in the Mousam River Wildlife Sanctuary and you’re invited! Afterwards, enjoy a warm drink, some soup, and a tasty treat from the bakery. The walk will take 2 hours. Admission is $15.
WINES & VALENTINES – February 11, 2017
Join us for wine tastings and small plates at One Dock Prime. $30 per person. Call (207) 967-1510 to purchase tickets.
DATE SKATE DATE – February 11, 2017
Have a romantic day of iceskating to live music with your loved one at the Waterhouse Center. This event is free and there will be special Paint the Town Red cocktails to enjoy!
DIVA LOVE – February 15, 2017
This cocktail party at Kennebunk Inn is open to the public and will include a raffle drawing at Downeast Divas. Don’t miss it!
Top off your romantic February retreat with something extra sweet, our February is for Lovers package, which includes reduced rates, sparkling wine, visitor credits, and more. It’s going to be magical! .
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Snow-Covered Romance in Kennebunkport 21 Dec 2016, 11:29 am
Kennebunkport is a winter wonderland this time of year! We’re gearing up for a season full of snow and exciting activities that you are sure to enjoy during your cozy stay with us.
Falling snowflakes and deep powdery drifts are the perfect backdrop for a romantic getaway in Maine. Whether you’re looking to kickstart your new year with a trip to our Kennebunkport, ME inn this January or you are ready to book a Valentine’s getaway in February, we’ve got you covered!
Wake up every morning in your comfortable, private room and enjoy a multi-course breakfast at the inn before heading out for a day of winter fun in Kennebunkport.
A day of outdoor adventuring isn’t complete without some snowshoeing through the gorgeous trails of Kennebunkport. We recommend visiting Wells Reserve for a wonderful snowshoeing experience.
Close out the day with a magical sleigh ride. Ride in style as you experience the beauty of chilly Kennebunkport nights and take in the picture-perfect scenery lined with snow-covered trees. Continue the romance with hot chocolate by the fire and some quality time with your loved one.
Sleigh rides are available whenever there is snow on the ground. Rides last about 30 minutes. Schedule a reservation and learn more.
Experiencing the magic of a Kennebunkport winter is a must for everyone. Book your romantic winter retreat today!
Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude is Here! 2 Dec 2016, 11:43 am
Christmas has arrived to Kennebunkport and we are excited to celebrate! Join us this December for spectacular and festive events with Kennebunkport’s 35th Christmas Prelude going on now through December 11!
With dozens of wonderful events, it’s going to be a magical time. Get ready for the fun…
Choosing which events to attend can be difficult. There are so many choices! Here are some details on some of our top favorites events:
Prelude Trolley Rides at Seashore Trolley Museum
Sunday, December 04, 2016, 10:00am – 3:30pm
Enjoy a heated streetcar ride through the woodlands. Tickets are just $6.00 per person and you can purchase them when you arrive. No need to make reservations!
Tree Lighting Ceremony in Dock Square
Friday, December 9, 2016, 5:30pm
“Chocolate Chaud” French Hot Chocolate Service
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 9:00am – 12:00pm
What signifies the start of Christmastime better than hot chocolate? Indulge in a cup of traditional hot chocolate at Mornings in Paris. Made from the highest quality ingredients, this drink is sure to delight you and warm your heart.
The Walk to Bethlehem
Saturday, December 10, 2016 4:30pm
Come and see the candlelight procession featuring Mary and Joseph seeking shelter at three historic inns, including ours! There will be hymns, carols, and scripture readings and hot chocolate and cookies. The procession will start at the top of the River Green in front of our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast off Ocean Avenue.
6th Annual Pooch Parade
Sunday, December 11, 2016 11:00am
This unique Christmas tradition is a can’t-miss event for dog lovers of all ages. Watch as festive pooches strut down the street wearing their best holiday attire. The parade begins at Consolidated School, School Street/Route 9 east.