Category Archives: Interesting news from the region

What Are “February is For Lovers” events in Kennebunkport, Maine?

Did you know that “February is for Lovers” in Kennebunkport?  The whole town celebrates the month of lovers with many specials, events and activities.  The Captain Lord Mansion is beginning the month with a complimentary wine tasting for guests on Saturday, February 1st.  One of the highlights of the evening will be tasting “Zin-phomaniac“, a […]

Do You Know About Jacquie Lawson Animated Cards?

Bev and I were introduced to Jacquie Lawson animated greeting cards several years ago by one of our guests who has since become a very dear friend.  The graphics and music behind the animation are delightful.  Last December, I subscribed to a Jacquie Lawson Advent Calendar which allowed me to open the calendar each day […]

What is “The Walk to Bethlehem” at Christmas Prelude?

  What is “The Walk to Bethlehem” at Christmas Prelude? Join us for a”Walk to Bethlehem” during Christmas Prelude Kennebunkport on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm. Beginning at the River Green in Kennebunkport,  follow Mary and Joseph as they seek shelter at three of our distinctive and historic inns, the Captain Jefferds […]

What Are Some Kennebunkport Dining Choices?

The Kennebunkport dining choices include a couple of distinctive restaurants whose chefs are well known. Bev and I encourage you to join restaurateur David Turin at his newest restaurant, Davids, situated in The Boathouse, a newly constructed hotel property located where the Landing Restaurant used to be.  This restaurant features contemporary cuisine in a beautiful […]

When is Harvest on the Harbor?

Are you looking for an fun activity while you are staying at the Captain Lord Mansion in late October?  Bev and I highly recommend that you consider attending this terrific event.  Harvest on the Harbor is held in Portland, which is only a short 30 minute drive north of our intimate Maine Coast Bed & […]

Where is the New Brewpub located near Kennebunkport?

Dick Varano and his wife Sherri have opened a new restaurant in Wells, Maine.  It is a great new brewpub called Fire and Brew. The restaurant is offering specialty crafted beers on tap as well as a nice selection of small plates.  Fire and Brew is located on Mile Road in Wells, Maine which is […]

Captain Lord Mansion History, Part 5

1972 – 1978 As I continues to recall the Captain Lord Mansion History, I’ll share about how in April 1972 a young Jim Throumoulos of Biddeford, Maine acquired the Captain Lord Mansion.  His plan was to convert the building to office condominiums.  Ugh!  However, Kennebunkport had passed its first zoning ordinance in March of that […]

More Kennebunkport Vacation Activities Revealed!

In this Blog we’ll reveal more Kennebunkport vacation activities.  Let us share with you several of our choices for the top relatively unknown places to visit on a Kennebunkport vacation.  Many guests who visit the area just see Dock Square, Ocean Avenue, a beach, the Bush compound, eat some lobster at a local restaurant and […]

What are the Kennebunkport Area Golf Courses?

Let me share with you the choices you have for playing Kennebunkport area golf courses. The most famous one is the Cape Arundel Golf Course which is located a short distance from the Captain Lord Mansion.  This is the course which is a favorite of President George H.W. Bush.   It is a rolling links-type […]

Sleigh Rides Are Fun in Kennebunkport Maine!

Did you know that you can take a romantic sleigh ride through the woods and fields near the Captain Lord Mansion, our intimate Maine Coast Bed & Breakfast?  Yes, you can!  Rockin’ Horse Stables which is located just a short drive from our Kennebunkport bed& breakfast offers you this opportunity to do a real sleigh […]