May 4th is a special day at Fenway Park in Boston, not only because the Sox are playing the Oakland Athletics, but it is the starting point of a major trek. Just before the game, Portland Sea Dog’s mascot, Slugger is scheduled to begin his journey from Fenway Park to Hadlock Field in Portland to raise awareness for children with Tourette’s Syndrome (TS) and to raise money for non-profit organizations. He is expected to arrive at Hadlock Field in Portland on May 8th–just in time to celebrate his 20th birthday during the Sea Dog’s game against New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Continue reading From Fenway to Hadlock: Slugger’s Journey
It’s the time of year that gets everyone’s taste buds tempted. Yes, I mean the annual event: Maine Restaurant Week featuring food and specialty drinks made by local Maine restaurants competing to be the Best of Maine. Maine’s annual restaurant week happens February 28 – March 10th. Imagine drinking the Best cocktail in Maine made by a friendly local bartender, or tasting the best lobster dish by Portland’s best chef. The foodie event is topped off with contests and culinary offerings at participating restaurants serving 3 course lunches and dinners for a price fixed menu. Best of all – the Maine food event benefits Big Brother Big Sister. Continue reading Maine Restaurant Week
Winter in Maine brings snow and a sparkling blue color on the ocean. The best way to enjoy Maine winters is to get outdoors – snowshoeing, skiing, snowmobiling, etc. Southern Maine hosts a profusion of winter recreation and events from holiday festivals and shopping to sleigh rides, skating and cross country skiing. The Southern Maine region embraces the spirit of the holidays in the winter months, but you can still walk the beach all year round. Continue reading Things to do in Southern Maine: Winter Events
Looking for an Ogunquit hotel to lodge in next weekend? Well you’re in luck. The Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring OgunquitFest, full of fun fall events in the spirit of the upcoming Halloween tradition, see the event calendar listed below. There will also be a weekend long Geocaching and Scavenger Hunt. Fun! Continue reading Looking Forward to OgunquitFest!
Oh yes, I mean the First Friday Art Walk in Portland, of course! The Art Walk is hosted by the Art Community in the city of Portland. On the first Friday of every month throughout the year, art galleries, studios and venues open their doors to the public for free viewing. Did I mention it’s free? Continue reading It’s First Friday, Which Can Only Mean…