Category Archives: Interesting news from the region

The ABC’s of Kennebunkport’s Vacation Activities Revealed!

Considering a vacation to Kennebunkport? Including a visit to the Captain Lord Mansion, an intimate Maine Coast Bed and Breakfast, Kennebunkport offers you a plethora of activities from A to Z to entertain, to educate and to expand your horizons!  Or just come to the Mansion to relax and unwind! Here, the ABC’s of Kennebunkport’s vacation […]

Do you know where the Kennebunkport Historical Society Designer Show House is this Year?

The Kennebunkport Historical Society will be sponsoring a Designer Show House at Rocky Pastures, the former Kenneth Roberts estate in Kennebunkport, from June 22 through July 14, 2012. The house is currently for sale and has been recently updated combining classic features with modern conveniences. All proceeds from the three-week event will benefit preservation projects […]

Did You Know the Captain Lord Mansion has a Kennebunkport Festival Garden Party?

We are pleased to announce that in conjunction with the Kennebunkport Festival, on Saturday, June 9th from 3:00pm – 6:30pm, each of the eight member inns of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport will be hosting a Kennebunkport Festival Garden Party for their guests.  Wine, tea and hors d’oeuvres will be served.  The Garden Parties are […]

Top 5 Boutique Kennebunkport Maine Restaurants as Recommended by The Captain Lord Mansion

In previous posts, I have recommended Kennebunkport’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants, the area’s Top 5 Casual Restaurants and with this post I am recommending our Top 5 Boutique Kennebunkport, Maine Restaurants.  These 5 are all casual, but each of them has a really unique atmosphere combined with unusual menu choices.  I’ll begin with 50 Local […]

Top 5 Casual Kennebunkport Maine Restaurants as Recommended by The Captain Lord Mansion

Maine is know for lobsters and lighthouses, so I’ll start my recommendations of the Top 5 casual Kennebunkport Maine restaurants with Mabel’s Lobster Claw.  President George H. W. Bush was known to frequent this restaurant for their lobster, as well as its other seafood offerings. One dish for which Mabel’s is famous is a shrimp […]

Where Can You Find Works by Edgar Degas Near the Captain Lord Mansion?

The Portland Museum of Art is featuring a current exhibit titled “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist”, which is comprised of more than 70 drawings, prints, pastels, photographs and sculptures. This exhibit runs from February 23 through May 28th, 2012.  Edgar Degas was a 19th century French master who not only was renowned as an artist, […]

Where Can You Enjoy Maple Sunday Near The Captain Lord Mansion?

From the “Get Real Maine” website “Join Maine’s maple producers to celebrate Maine Maple Sunday on March 25, 2012.  It’s the day when sugar makers around the state open the doors of their sugarhouses for the public to to join them in their rites of spring-making maple syrup.  Most sugarhouses offer free tasting and live […]

Where Can You Find The Maine Boatbuilder’s Show Near The Captain Lord Mansion?

The Captain Lord Mansion announces The Maine Boatbuilder’s Show, “a gathering of the finest fiberglass and wooden custom boat builders on the East Coast.  Also exhibiting are numerous manufacturers of boating equipment, sailboats, powerboats, canoes, kayaks, and rowing boats. The actual builders will be there to discuss and sell their work.”  Wooden Boat Magazine has […]

The Captain Lord Mansion Announces Maine Restaurant Week!

From the Maine Restaurant Week website, “Maine Restaurant Week™ is more than a celebration of Maine’s incredible food scene, it gives restaurants a much-needed boost during a time when business often slows. Its economic impact is felt by the many businesses that provide goods and services to Maine’s vital restaurant industry; customers love it because […]

Where Can You Stop & Smell The Roses Near The Captain Lord Mansion in March?

From the March edition of Down East Magazine, “For four days in early March pretend spring has sprung in Maine at the Portland Flower Show. This year’s theme is ‘Celebration!’ so keep that in mind as you peruse sixteen garden exhibits, listen to lectures from several of Down East Book’s gardening authors, purchase goods from […]