Category Archives: Interesting news from the region

Half Price Rooms to Help Habitat for Humanity :: Kennebunkport B&B

Captain Lord Mansion Half Price Room Sale: Mid-Week May helps Habitat for Humanity! The Maine Innkeepers Association is joining forces to help raise funds for Habitat for Humanity.  The Maine Innkeepers Association (MEIA) announces the 12th Annual Hospitality for Habitat program. This program is designed to raise funds for local chapters of Habitat for Humanity […]

Kennebunkport Photographer for Maine Bed & Breakfast

Our friend Robert A. Dennis lives in nearby Cape Porpoise and loves photographing the many scenic vistas found abundantly in this beautiful area.  We are the beneficiary of his work because he has taken fantastic pictures of the Captain Lord Mansion in every season and allows us to use them on our website and in our […]

New Stud Finder Tool – Kennebunk Area

Bev and I would like to introduce you to Studpop, a new stud finder gadget invented by a friend of ours, John Blake.  Not only does it work, but it is cute too!  It has received rave reviews from the DIY Network, This Old House Magazine, Tool-Rank.com, The Tool Review Guy and more.  It is […]

It is Time for Apple Picking in Maine!

Yes, it is time for apple picking in Maine!   For the past two years Bev and I have enjoyed making a short trip west from the coast and the Captain Lord Mansion to the Giles Family Farm to do apple picking.  Picking your own apples from one of Maine’s many apple orchards is an enjoyable […]

It is Time for The Fryberg Fair!

Late summer and early fall is harvest time in New England; it also is when there are many agricultural fairs held throughout the 6 New England states.  So, it is time for the Fryberg Fair, which is held from September 28 through October 5 this year.  Bev and I love attending these fairs in order […]

What is The Foliage Forecast for Maine?

Do you wonder what the foliage forecast for Maine will be in the coming weeks?  We are fortunate that the State of Maine has an official website dedicated to keeping travelers abreast of the progression of the color throughout the state.  Bev and I have a wonderful day-trip outlined for guests which takes them along beautiful back-roads […]

Do You Know it is Maine Blueberry Season?

It is Maine Blueberry Season!  I did not know that Maine produces over 90 percent of the wild blueberry crop harvested each year in the United States. When one thinks of Maine, we usually think of lobster; interestingly, the blueberry harvest in Maine amounts to approximately 30 million pounds annually, while last year’s lobster catch […]

What is the Summer Exhibition at The Brick Store Museum?

The Brick Store Museum, contrary to the implied name, is a well-regarded local history museum with national accreditation.  As a past president of the organization, I am an avid supporter of this wonderful organization.  It was founded in an historic “brick building” that used to be a “store,” thus the name. Recently, I was able […]

What is the Maine Art Museum Trail?

What is the Maine Art Museum Trail?  Starting at the Captain Lord Mansion, you may travel from our romantic Maine Coast bed & breakfast to visit some terrific art exhibits and art museums on the Maine Art Museum Trail.  The Maine Art Museum Trail consists of 7 different museums showcasing 53,000 works of art along a 167 miles of scenic Maine […]

What is Maple Sugaring Sunday in Maine?

Maple Sugaring Sunday in Maine is Sunday, March 23, 2014. There are many small tree farms only a short drive from the Captain Lord Mansion.  We encourage guests to visit one of these sugaring operations in order to see how the tree sap is boiled down to make that rich golden syrup most of us […]