Category Archives: Kennebunkport Events

Captain Lord Mansion “First Saturday” Winter Wine Tastings

We are pleased to announce our 2013 “First Saturday” Winter Wine Tastings.  Beginning Saturday, January 5, 2013 we’ll host our complimentary travels around the globe tasting superb vintages from selected vintners. Scheduled Dates: Saturday, January 5, 2013 Saturday, February 2, 2013 Saturday, March2, 2013 Saturday, April 6, 2013 Saturday, May 4, 2013 These tastings are […]

Veteran’s Day Off Season Package

Veteran’s Day Off-Season Package The Historic Inns of Kennebunkport (HIK) celebrate Veteran’s Day by hosting a historic scavenger hunt and cocktail reception on November 10, 2012 for guests staying at any of the HIK member inns. This Veteran’s Day Off Season Package includes a  scavenger hunt which will take guests to each of the HIK […]

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 […]

Do You Know When The Kennebunkport Festival Is?

Here is the answer; plus, additional information! The 2011 Kennebunkport Festival, with guidance from its founders, was proudly produced and presented by Maine Magazine. Working with the Festival board for 2012, they remain committed to promoting good living in Kennebunkport: food, wine and works of art, and the experience of enjoying them, seaside, in the Kennebunks. Their hope is […]

Christmas Prelude is Coming to Kennebunkport for the 30th Consecutive Year!

A History of Christmas Prelude It was the early spring of 1982 when Henry Pasco called a meeting of business people for the purpose of discussing ways for the business community to give thanks to the residents of Kennebunkport and Kennebunk for supporting them. Henry suggested a Christmas Festival of some sort to create a […]

The Captain Lord Mansion Bed & Breakfast Inn Asks: “What is the Kennebunkport Festival? And When Is It Scheduled?”

The Kennebunkport Festival began six years ago as a modest event called "Arts in the Inns".  It was held the first weekend in June and featured local artists personally showing their work in the various area bed and breakfast inns.  The last several years the event grew into the Kennebunkport Fine Living Festival with an additional […]

Christmas Prelude is coming to Kennebunkport Again! When?

 Wow!  It is getting to be that time of year again.  Time changed from Daylight Savings Time; it is getting dark about 4:30pm and Bev and I will very soon begin decorating for the Christmas holidays.  The first two weekends in December will herald the annual Kennebunkport Christmas Festival, called Christmas Prelude.  It hardly seems […]

What is Kennebunkport’s Gathering of the Scarecrows?

The Mansion's scarecrow, "Captain Rick" says "Hello"!  This jolly fellow sits at the entrance to the Captain Lord Mansionparking lot welcoming guests to the Mansion.  He is one of a crowd of scarecrows that have mysteriously appeared in the Kennebunks during our fall harvest time.  This Saturday, October 17th, the scarecrows will gather together in Dock Square.  After a period […]

What is Kennebunkport’s 2010 Pairing of Palates & Palettes?

The 6th Annual Arts in the Inns Festival: June 2 – 6, 2010 The Festival has been renamed Kennebunkport Fine Living Festival For five days in June, chefs, artists, and winemakers from around the country will come together in Kennebunkport, Maine to celebrate and share their passions.  We’d like to invite you to join us as […]