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.
Fundraiser SnoBall Dance
Saturday, March 7 ~ 7:30 pm
Foster’s Downeast Clambake will be turned into a night club for a Gala Fundraiser for the York Food Pantry. This year’s theme is a speakeasy from the Roaring Twenties. Admission price is $30 and a non-perishable can of food and includes music from a premier Boston dance band, “Guilty Pleasure,” appetizers, free soft drinks, desserts and cash bar. For tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org or purchase tickets at the dance. Please note: Roaring Twenties styled open backed dresses, hats, suits, heels, and stockings are encouraged but not required. Foster’s Downeast Clambake, 5 Axholme Road, York.
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
Covered Outdoor Ice Skating
Friday and Saturday ~ 7 am to 10 pm
Sunday through Thursday ~ 7 am to 9 pm
Through an endowment fund gifted by a local resident, the Town of Kennebunk has transformed a vacant lot into a free, covered ice skating site in the downtown area. More information about this wonderful gift to the local community can be found here. And, here's a live webcam!
Wine & Chocolate Class
Friday and Sunday, March 6 ~ 6 to 8 pm
Join us for an exciting adventure in pairing wines and chocolates in tasty combinations. Classes are $65/person, 10 person max. Please call ahead to reserve your spot. Attrezzi is located at 78 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH. FMI or to reserve your spot, call (603) 427-1667 or email email@example.com
York Farmers’ Market
Saturday, March 21 ~ 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. Located inside the American Legion, 9 Hannaford Dr., York.
See the local ale being brewed, by appointment, preferably a day in advance, year-round, Kennebunkport Brewery, The Shipyard Shops, 8 Western Ave., Kennebunk Lower Village. (207) 967-1261.
Theatre, Art and Music
Friday, March 6 ~ 8 pm
Known for never performing the same act twice this observational comedian is a fan favorite. Her ability to create comedy on the spot has made her one of the best comics of today. Don’t miss out on this colorful, interactive comedian. The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth, NH FMI, (603) 436-2400 or www.themusichall.org Presented by Hilarity @ The Historic Theatre
Saturday, March 7 ~ 7:30 pm
Our favorite Latin dance band plays traditional Cuban dance music dating back to the turn of the 20th Century. "Son" is the most popular style to come out of Cuba and is the primary contributor to the blend of Latin styles today known as Salsa. It was first a music of the country people and eventually migrated to Havana, where it was urbanized and began to draw a wider audience. The Kittery Dance Hall, 7 Walker Street, Kittery, ME Tickets: $12 in advance and $15 at the door. FMI or to order tickets, call (207) 703-2083.
Saying Goodbye to Winter art show
Thursday through Sunday, March 5 through March 29 ~ 12 to 5 pm
An all media art show – “Winter on the York River”, York Art Association, 394 York Street (Rte 1A)
The Whipping Man
February 24 – March 15 ~ 4pm and again @ 8pm
In the last days of the Civil War, a wounded confederate soldier returns to find only two former slaves in the shambles of the mansion they all called home. As the three men cautiously begin celebrating Passover, secrets come to light that batter their trust and force them to come to terms with their past, present, and future. Written by Matthew Lopez, a playwright and screenwriter, and born to self-described “Civil War Buffs,” his other plays include Somewhere (2011), The Sentinels(2011), and The Legend of Georgia McBride (2014). Lopez was also recently a writer for the Aaron Sorkin-led television show “The Newsroom FMI, or to order tickets, call (207) 774-0465 or visit www.portlandstage.org. Ticket prices: $37 - $47 Portland Stage, Mainstage Theater, 25A Forest Avenue, Portland, ME
Guys & Dolls
Through March 8
Thursdays ~ 7:30 pm
Fridays & Saturdays ~ 8 pm
Saturdays & Sundays ~ 2 pm
An American Broadway Classic. Nathan Detroit is a gambler looking to set up the biggest game in town. The problems: he’s broke, cops are after him, and he’s neglected his girlfriend Adelaide. He thinks he can win the money off of Sky Masterson, who will gamble on anything, at least until he meets the straight-laced Sarah Brown.Seacoast Repertory Theater, 125 Bow St. Portsmouth. FMI,(603) 433-4793 or visit seacoastrep.org
The Coast & the Sea
Marine and Maritime Art in America
January 30 - April 26
Throughout history the sea has represented humanity’s spirit of hope and possibility, while simultaneously the potential for danger and ruin. The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America captures these initial moments of a country looking to define itself. The artworks, largely painted between 1750 and 1904 are significant in that they themselves helped create the American Dream. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Sq., Portland Admission: $12/adults,$10/seniors & students, $6/youth ages 13-17, children under 12 are free. $5 surcharge for special exhibitions. FMI, (207)775-6148 firstname.lastname@example.org
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