Art, History & Literature in Kennebunkport

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3 Reasons to Take A Southern Maine Coast Lighthouse Tour!

The Captain Lord Mansion of Kennebunkport, which is located on the southern coast of Maine has several itineraries to assist you with a self-guided tour of lighthouses located from Nubble Light  in York to Portland Head Light in Portland.  The first reason is that these historical buildings are situated along the coast only a short […]

Art Guild of the Kennebunks “Salute to Summer” Art Show

Kennebunkport Art Show This Weekend! The Art Guild of The Kennebunks represents over 75  Maine artists.  It was founded in 1980 by a local group of artists led by Ron Goyette to foster camaraderie, mutual support and professional stimulation.  In 1981 Barbara Bush cut the ribbon at the opening of the first annual summer membership […]

Fun for Foodies Vacation :: Luxury Kennebunkport Inn

Select Registry Fun for Foodies Vacations; What Are They? Are you looking for a food-related vacation? One of the notable qualities you’ll find at Select Registry inns is the innkeeper’s passion for providing exceptional cuisine. Therefore, the Select Registry is proud to introduce you to Fun for Foodies Vacations of New England. The innkeepers of […]

Fine Art at the Wells Reserve to benefit Laudholm Trust

A Painterly Day returns on July 15, 2007 Fine artists paint in open air around the Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm capturing its magnificent scenery and structures. Their works are featured at a catered evening reception and auction. Proceeds are shared by the artists and Laudholm Trust. The public is welcome to view artists at […]

“Wind Sculptures” come to the Maine Art Gallery in Kennebunkport

“Wind Sculptures” TM by Lyman Whitaker “The undulating movements of theses sculptures reflect the mood of the wind.  In groupings large or small, the sculptures dance to the rhythms of nature.  Captivating and magical, these fine sculptures will be enjoyed for generations”  Bev and I have to agree with this statement from the brochure accompanying […]

What is The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk, Maine?

The Brick Store Museum is a wonderful history museum located in downtown Kennebunk on Route 1.  It is dedicated to preserving the cultural and artistic heritage of the Kennebunks. We at The Captain Lord Mansion invite you to visit their distinctive buildings at the heart of Kennebunk’s National Register Historic District. The museum is accredited […]

Scenic Sailing Trip on the Schooner Eleanor in Kennebunkport

Sailing in Maine The Schooner Eleanor, launched in May 1999, was built in Kennebunkport by Captain Rich Woodman and a crew of local craftsmen to the lines of L. F. Herreschoff’s 1935 Mobjack design. You’ll experience local craftsmanship! Although her hull was constructed using modern techniques, Eleanor is in every other way a traditional gaff […]

What is Kennebunkport Arts in the Inns?

KENNEBUNKPORT, June 2007 – Artists from Kennebunk and Kennebunkport are partnering with seventeen local area Inns to present the 3nd Annual Art in the Inns, June 1-3, 2007. The Kennebunkport area is famous for its art community and Inns and the combination results in a unique venue for the artists in the beautiful setting of […]

Five Ways to enjoy Memorial Day Weekend in Kennebunkport

Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional start to the tourist season and there are several activities that begin this weekend which offer you different experiences to enhance your enjoyment of Kennebunkport. The Lobster Boat Rugosa begins giving scenic cruises along the beautiful and rugged coast.  See lobster harvesting up close and personal!  This weekend, the […]