Tag Archives: Portland Maine

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 & […]

Visit the Normandy Coast at The Portland Museum of Art!

Now through September 3, 2012 you may visit the Normandy Coast through beautiful impressionistic paintings on display at the magnificent I.M. Pei designed brick building which houses the Portland Museum of Art.  In addition to the current exhibit of French impressionist paintings, the museum has an extensive collection of other fine art and antiques on […]

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 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 […]

Have You Seen Portland Maine’s Victoria Mansion Decorated for Christmas 2010?

  Christmas at Victoria MansionNovember 27, 2010 throughJanuary 8, 2011.Daily 11-5.Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day.Victoria Mansion is lavishly decorated for the holidays by professional designers, decorators, and florists, making this a festive time of year to plan a tour. Visitors go through the house at their own pace, on self-guided tours using a printed […]

When Can You Experience the Flavors of Maine at Harvest on the Harbor?

Whether you are a full-fledged “foodie” or an emerging gourmand, you are sure to find more than one event to whet your appetite at Harvest on the Harbor. This Portland Maine event is something for everyone – from a food and wine tasting reception, to seminars and cooking demonstrations, to a marketplace with all things food […]