Thursday April 24th 2014

Tagged: things to do

5 ways to weather the storm (unless we don’t! Wait, what?!?)

5 ways to weather the storm (unless we don’t! Wait, what?!?)
January 02, 2014

A French Toast Alerts System might prove handy here in Maine, too. Or a Ryan’s Irish Cream Alert System. Both are swell on a snow day. But weather forecasters are helpful to listen to, too. And they’re projecting quite the storm for Friday into Saturday. Events are being canceled. Driving anxiety is beginning to build. And people are starting to despair. I mean, it’s a storm! What are we gonna do!?!?

25 can’t-miss summer events in Maine

25 can’t-miss summer events in Maine
July 01, 2013

“There’s nothing to do around here” might fly elsewhere, but we’re talking about summertime in Maine. There’s a trap-ton of ways to spend your day, from clam festivals and paddle races to and pig roasts, Moxie chugging, and a wine lesson aboard a sailboat. What we’ve rounded up are some of summer’s highlights – things we think you shouldn’t miss if you’ve got a choice in the matter. Because this is Maine. Do stuff.

Have a budding fashion designer in your midst? Sign them up for Summer Fashion Camp!

Have a budding fashion designer in your midst? Sign them up for Summer Fashion Camp!
April 30, 2013

Why didn’t something like this exist when I was a kid? I coulda been somebody! Atelier Stitch is offering a five-week summer camp for aspiring fashionistas. They’ll learn how to use patterns and sew their own garments. Sound like something your son or daughter would love? More details right this way.

13 things to do this winter that don’t require snow

13 things to do this winter that don’t require snow
February 19, 2013

“It starts snowing in November and we don’t see the ground again until May.” An old roommate once described a Maine winter that way. And while it may historically be true, the winters of recent memory – and, like, right now – don’t seem keen on abiding by the six-months-of-snow-covered-ground rule. It’s been warm-ish in Maine’s southern parts. The snow has melted. And the snowshoeing? Not great at the moment, unless you head farther west or north. So what does one do to keep occupied in Winter when the snow is being elusive? This stuff:

Full Moon Hike at Mt. Abram

Full Moon Hike at Mt. Abram
December 01, 2012

Folks who don’t typically shapeshift with the appearance of the full moon will appreciate the uphill trek to Mt. Abram’s peak, where music and mountain revelry await during the Full Moon Hike. There’s a heated lodge up there, not that you’ll need it. The 50-minute climb will raise your body temp & inspire periodic disrobing.