Today we had a couple that took advantage of our small wedding package. What is so great is to hear what a wonderful time they are having and that they were so happy to have found us. We take care of everything: cake, topper, bouquet, boutinierre, champagne, officiant, location and photography. This photo was from today’s wedding. Click here for all the details of the package.
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We have partnered with the Maine Windjammer Associate to provide an exclusive Land & Sea Package. This package includes all the elements for a getaway you won’t soon forget. Click here for more details.
The Maine in America Celebration is a ten-day festival starting June 18th in the midcoast that celebrates Maine’s role in American art. This year’s recipient of the Maine in America award goes to world renowned artist, Robert Indiana. Among the many events taking place over the course of the 10 days will be a new play about sculptor Louis Nevelson called The Occupant by Edward Albee. Saturday the 20th, Rockland celebrates Summer Solstice. Main Street will be closed to traffic and music and festivities will abound. Rooms are still available at LimeRock Inn. Please click here for the full schedule of events.
Captain Jack Lobster Tours here Rockland Maine has a great offer for you. They will now rent a lobster trap for the season and you get all the lobsters caught in the trap. They guarantee a minimum of 25 lbs! The price is $250 and they will even invite you on board for a free ride to see your trap hauled. They may even let you help!! Shipping is available at an extra cost. Captain Jack also provides lobstes boat tours of Rockland Harbor wherein they will explaing how the lobstering industry works here in Maine. I’ve been out with him several times and it a great fun. this is one of the many exciting and fun things to do during a stay at LimeRock Inn.
This is an amazing time of the season where you can see a rare site in the Maine wilderness. Pink Lady Slippers, a native wild orchid, are in bloom at the Coast Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay. They have a research project that monitors the populations of these beautiful plants. The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is just an hour drive from the LimeRock Inn and makes for a wonderful day trip during your stay in Rockland Maine.
You can’t talk about Rockland without mentioning its’ deep ties to the lime industry. Rockland had the deepest lime quarry in the world at one time. Lime quarried and processed right here in 1800′s has been used all over the world. At one time, there were 125 lime kilns along the water front. There are many abandoned quarries along a stretch of road approaching the west side of town. For more information on a wonderful book on the subject entitled “Rockland Area Lime Industries”, click HERE.
Join us to celebrate Maine lighthouses in the month of June. We provide the luxury. Our beautiful and rugged coast provides the lighthouses and lobsters. All that’s missing is you! This great getaway package includes ALL of the following:
•Two tickets to the Maine Lighthouse Museum (special guided tours will be available Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10am)
•Guided tour of Rockland’s Breakwater Lighthouse and autographed copy of “The Lighthouse at Rockland Breakwater, Then and Now” by Ted Panayotoff on Wednesdays at 10am (weather permitting)
•Official Maine Lighthouse Map and driving map for six area lighthouses
•Illustrated Commemorative Maine Lighthouse Book
•Two tickets on Captain Jack’s Lobster Adventure, so you can learn lobster lore from a real Maine lobsterman
•$50 in Mid-Coast Money redeemable for an authentic lobster dinner for two at participating restaurants
•Two whimsical lobster hats
•A chocolate seascape prepared by local chocolatier, Safe Harbor Chocolates
Two-night packages range from $395 to $493 (add a 3rd night and save 25% off the published room rate). If you want even more, Windjammer sunset cruises, scenic plane rides to view remote lighthouses, or a beach picnic can also be arranged. Click HERE to check availability or book a room. Or click HERE to visit the LimeRock Inn’s hompage for other offerings.
Jamie Wyeth’s exhibit, Seven Deadly Sins, opens May 16th at the Farnworth Art Museum and Wyeth center in Rockland. From the Farnsworth website, “The exhibition of Jamie Wyeth’s 2007 series of paintings, The Seven Deadly Sins, is a rare example of a contemporary artist taking on a subject long associated with the history of Christian art. The subject’s focus is human frailty, specifically the sins of pride, envy, anger, greed, sloth, gluttony, and lust, codified as the seven deadly sins in the writings of the late thirteenth-century Dominican, Saint Thomas Aquinas.” The exhibit runs through august 30th. Learn more here.
Ok folks, the time has come for LimeRock Inn and The Historic Inns of Rockland’s 4th Annual Chocolate March. This year’s event will be the best yet! We’ve added about 20 chocolate samplings and demonstrations throughout town which includes tours of the inns. It’s more chocolate than you could ever want. All Aboard Trolley will be providing continuous service throughout the day so even if the weather is uncooperative you can still get around. We are offering two day packages that include all kinds of goodies. Click here for all the details on the fun filled day of chocolate!!!