Category Archives: Romantic Vacation Getaways

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 […]

Captain Lord Mansion goes Green! What does that mean?

For some time we at The Captain Lord Mansion and our companion property, The Captain’s Garden House, have been very concerned about the chemicals we use for cleaning.  This month, after thoughtful research, we switched to "Green Cleaning".  The term "Green Cleaning" is often misunderstood.  Our effort is composed of environmentally-preferable or reduced risk products […]

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 […]

28 Reasons to Trust Reservations at The Captain Lord Mansion

Thursday night, May 30, 2007, in a ceremony at The Ivy Manor Inn in Bar Harbor, my wife, Bev Davis and I were pleased and honored to accept our 28th consecutive AAA Four Diamond Award for The Captain Lord Mansion.  The AAA Diamond rating system was first adopted by the Auto Club in 1977.  Maine […]

Kennebunkport Trivia!

What President has his summer home in Kennebunkport?  (The home was built by his maternal grandfather in the early 1900s.) George Washington George H. W. Bush (#41) George Clooney How many beaches are in the Kennebunk’s? None 4 (Goose Rocks Beach, Colony Beach, Gooches Beach, Mother’s Beach) 5 (Plus Parsons Beach) How many museums are […]

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 […]