What to Do in Maine & New Hampshire This Weekend
It looks like a nice Spring weekend to be out celebrating Mother's Day. There is lots happening in Maine and New Hampshire to keep you busy! Here are just a few things of interest thanks to our Aimsel Ponti and the great team at MaineToday.com and The Portland Press Herald.
What to do with Mom - How about a Mother's Day River Cruise? A scenic two-hour cruise down the Damariscotta River would be awesome on Mom's Day. This is The River Tripper’s Oyster Farms & Seal Watching Tour, so keep your eyes peeled for seals! The River Tripper, Schooner Landing Marina in Damariscotta. It's free for moms, $30 adults, $25 children. Get the details here: damariscottarivercruises.com
If cruising isn't Mom's thing.. How about a walk and wine? In a good way.. Check out the Wine Wise walk on Saturday. Starts at The Front Room in Portland. $49 in advance/$55 day of.www.winewiseevents.com Learn lots about wine while strolling the beautiful Munjoy Hill section of Portland. Culture and excersize!
Prefer a run to a walk? The Mother's Day 5K is happening at 9:15 on Sunday starting at The Portland Expo. Portland Sea Dogs mascot Slugger and his mom will lead the 13th annual Mother’s Day 5k, which benefits Maine breast cancer patients and research. If you'd rather not run, volunteer by handing out water and cheering (sign up to volunteer).
Bring Mom to a show -- Mama Mia is playing at The Merrill Auditorium featuring Windham, Maine's own Chelsea Williams! Tickets and details here. For our New Hampshire listeners, the incredible Tony-award winning show Les Miserables is playing at The Palace Theater Friday, Saturday and Sunday night at 730. Click here for info.
Where to eat? There are so many choices for a great meal. Our good friends and partners at MaineToday.com have put together an awesome list of the finest spots from north to south. Click here to see them all.
The Falmouth Kitchen Tour is happening on Sunday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Starts at Sashay’s, 240 US Route 1, Falmouth. $25 advance, $30 at the door.www.mainekitchentours.com. Whether you love all things kitchen, a weekend DIY warrior or would just love a peek inside some fancy Falmouth homes, the kitchen tour is for you!
It's Drive-In Time! And the Bridgeton Drive-In opens this weekend. Many of the other area drive-in's will be opening soon but Bridgton Drive-In opens this weekend, screening Avengers: Age of Ultron, Furious 7, Home and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. Click here for more info.
Whatever you do this weekend, relax, have fun and enjoy yourself. Most important, HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!! Here's a super fun song to get you moving!