Upcoming Events At and Near Stage Neck Inn
At the Inn
Enjoy our Resort Amenities
Utilize our Indoor Pool, hot tub, fitness room, or co-ed sauna. Take a walk on the beach and "comb" for special shells and treasures washed up by the sea. Enjoy the soul-soothing sound of the surf from your guest room's deck or terrace. Or curl up in a comfy chair in the upper lobby.
Book a treatment at The Spa At Stage Neck. 800-340-1130 x 452
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In the Area
Please visit York Beach, second ranked New England beach as voted by CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV news this month. York Beach is actually more like two beaches, separated by Cape Neddick and the famous Nubble Light house.
Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 20 ~ 4 to 7 pm
Features music, holiday treats, holiday history and a cup of hot chocolate or a glass of wine (for adult visitors). Free admission. Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk.
35th Annual Candlelight Stroll in the
"Holiday Capital of North America"
Saturday, December 20 ~ 5 to 9pm
Sunday, December 21 ~ 4 to 8pm
Stroll through life in a simpler time as 350 years of American history, winter traditions, and holiday celebrations unfolds around you in New Hampshire's oldest waterfront neighborhood. Historic houses from four centuries with decorations hand-crafted from natural materials, hundreds of wood and glass candle boxes lighting the lanes and landscape, live music and holiday entertainment for all ages, horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday decoration demonstrations and more! Tickets available at the door during the event & online at StrawberryBanke.org until 12 pm on the day of the event. Adults: $23, Child (5-17) $11.50 & Family: $58
NEW! Ice skating on Puddle Dock Pond
Daily, 9 am to 9 pm
CHECK PuddleDockPond.org as the rink is booked for a private event. Adults $7, children 5-17 $5, under 5 free. (Rental skates available for $5). Puddle Dock Pond Rink adjacent to Strawbery Banke Visitors Ctr., 14 Hancock St, Portsmouth, NH
The Journey to Bethlehem
Saturday, December 20 ~ 5 to 7 pm
A Drive-Through Nativity in York Village. Costumed actors, and farm animals depicting the original Christmas story. Drive along the candlelit loop behind the town hall and First Parish Church., 180 York St. Contact Info: email@example.com, (207) 363-3758 or firstname.lastname@example.org
York Farmers’ Market
Saturday, December 20 ~ 9 am to 1 pm
Local farmers, specialty food producers & crafters will sell their fresh produce, meats, seafood, baked goods, cheeses, homemade goodies and much more!In the event of a cancellation, an alert will be posted by 7 am at www.gatewaytomaine.org/farmersmarket on the day of the market. Future dates are January 3 & 17, February 7 & 21, March 7 & 21. Located inside the American Legion, 9 Hannaford Dr., York.
The Muppet Christmas Carol
Saturday, December 20 ~ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Presented at Cinemagic Stadium 10 in Portsmouth. Tickets are $5.00 and on sale now. 2454 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth. FMI, call 603-319-8788 or visit www.cinemagicmovies.com
An 1836 Portsmouth Nutcracker
Saturday, December 20 ~ 2 & 7 pm
Sunday, December 21 ~ 2:30 pm
Nutcracker in a Nutshell
Saturday, December 20 ~ 10am
Sunday, December 21 11:30am
Presented by Great Bay Academy of Dance, the Nutcracker will appear in its 27th year at the Music Hall. Full length performances: Tickets range from $28 - $44. FMI, call (603) 436-2400 The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth, NH.
Wizard of Oz
Thursday, December 18 ~ 7:30
Friday, December 19 ~ 8 pm
Monday and Tuesday, December 22 and 23 ~ 10 am
Seacoast Rep puts on a great show. Tickets are available at the box office (123 Bow Street, Portsmouth), 603-433-4472, or online at SeacoastRep.org.
Saturday and Sunday, December 20 and 21 ~ 11am
A Christmas Operetta for a Gifted Reindeer written by Douglas Wheeler, lyrics by Miles Burns. The Seacoast Repertory Theatre, 123 Bow Street, Portsmouth, NH For tickets, please call 603-433-4472 or visit seacoastrep.org.
York Art Association Holiday Show & Sale
Thursday through Sunday, December 18 – 21 ~ 10am – 5pm
Work being sold includes artwork, crafts, jewelry, sculpture, fiber art, original art work, wood items and cards. (207) 363-4049 ~ 394 York Street.
All Member Holiday Show
Now through December 21
Kittery Art Association, 8 Coleman Ave., Kittery Point. Continues to December 21. FMI www.kitteryartassociation.org.
“Change of Season”
Nov. 21– Dec. 21, Thurs – Sat ~ 10am-4pm, Sun ~ 1-4pm
Change of Season is the gallery’s sixth & final exhibition of the 2014 season. It brings together work by artists who have previously exhibited here as well as some new faces. The “Change of Season” theme isn’t just about moving into the winter months, but about all of our “seasons” and how we adapt and embrace change and new things. George Marshall Store Gallery, 140 Lindsay Road, York, Maine FMI, (207) 351-1083 or visit www.georgemarshallstoregallery.com
York High School Choral Holiday Concert
Friday, December 19 ~ 7:30pm
Come and enjoy a relaxing evening listening to the YHS Chamber Singers along with the YHS Chorus and Treble Choir! St. Christopher’s Church, 4 Barrell Lane, York.
Rock My Soul Gospel Choir Holiday Show
Saturday, December 20 ~ 7 pm
Join the Rock My Soul choir and band (complete with horns!) for a spirit-soaring evening of "gospelized" Christmas carols and R&B- and doo-wop flavored arrangements of popular holiday favorites. Tickets $16/advance and $20/door. (207) 703-2083 or www.thedancehallkittery The Dance Hall, 7 Walker Street, Kittery, ME
Ogunquit Fire Company Fire Museum
open 24 hours a day
View the steam pumper and other fire memorabilia. Firemen’s Park, corner of Shore Rd. and Cottage St., Ogunquit.
background image shows Stage Neck Inn in the far distance, just to right of the building with buoys. Image shot from Route 103, provided courtesy of ©Kristi Borst