Winter vacation weeks are upon us, and you know what that means? More family-fun activities offered here at The Falls! Just in case you were wondering what to do with those kiddo’s to create memories and smiles while you’re up in Maine, here is our activities schedule for you:
9:00am – 10:00am Let’s Get Going, Keith!
Never been to Ogunquit before? The Falls has just the right activity for you! Even if you’re a regular, sitting in on this orientation will update you with the very latest foodie news! You’ll hear about restaurants that you might never find on your own, the very best donuts, homemade chocolates or specialty cocktails. You’ll find out who is open and hours during this time of the year. Meet Keith at the Front Desk for all the info! Please note, this is ‘standing room only’.
Suggested Activity: Take a walk to our Footbridge Beach!
Just 1/3 mile away from the Resort, you’ll find a beautiful sandy beach that is enjoyable to walk any time of year! Ask at the Front Desk for directions and remember to take your camera.
10:30am – 11:30am Tour around Town
Join Sue and let her drive you around and point out some fun things to do and see in Ogunquit and surrounding areas. Pick out your favorite spots to go back and enjoy this week! Maximum of 10 guests for this tour, sign up sheet is located in Activities Room hallway.
12:30pm – 1:30pm Paper Crafts
Head upstairs to the Activities Room where you’ll create scenic cards or pictures using a variety of different papers and other materials. Let your creative juices flow! Please sign up in Activities Room hall.
2:00pm – 4:00pm Marginal Way Walk
Enjoy our beautiful seacoast by strolling along a well paved path. Take a break along the way and preserve the views with pictures taken for your later enjoyment. Wear comfortable walking shoes and appropriate outdoor clothing. Meet in the front lobby, Sue will drive the van to Perkins Cove and will be your guide on the walk. Maximum of 10 guests may ride in the van, you can also follow in your own vehicle. Sign up sheet in Activities Room Hall.
Suggested Activity: Stonewall Kitchen Cooking Demonstration
Enjoy a freshly prepared luncheon and learn how to cook it! All demonstration classes include and appetizer, entree and dessert along with take home recipes to enjoy again and again. Please visit http://stonewallkitchen.com/cookingschool for information and schedule. Ask at the Front Desk about a 10% discount.
10:30am – 2:30pm Puddle Dock Pond Skating
Take the shuttle van with Sue to Portsmouth NH and enjoy some outdoor ice skating! Puddle Dock Pond at Strawbery Banke offers skating along with skate rentals in a beautiful outdoor setting. Adults $11/children $9/rentals $5. Max of 10 guests may ride in the van, you can also follow in your own car. Sign up sheet located in Activities Room hall.
3:00pm – 3:30pm Pool Volleyball
4:00pm – 5:30pm Mandala Rock Painting
Learn about this easy craft and you’ll be making them for everyone! Meet Sue upstairs in Activities Room and she’ll provide the materials and instructions to make your own. Sign up sheet is located in Activities Room hall.
Suggested Activity: Trivia Night at the Blue Mermaid in Portsmouth, NH
Team up with groups of up to 6 people, what a great way to make some new friends! Compete for prizes while wowing everyone with your knowledge of pop culture, geography, the natural world and everything in between. For more information, please visit http://bluemermaid.com
10:30am – 2:00pm Portland Museum of Art
Take some time to enjoy one of the best art museums in Maine, without having to drive! Take the drive in our shuttle van, enjoy a few hours at the museum and then relax on the way back to the Resort. Museum admission $15/13/10, under 14 free. Maximum of 10 guests may ride in the van. Minimum of (2) guests signed up for shuttle to run. Sign up sheet in Activities Room hall.
2:30pm – 3:00pm Pool Volleyball
3:30pm – 5:00pm Essential Oils Neck Charm
We’ll be creating a one of a kind clay neck charm embossed with your choice of design and cord color to wear as a beautiful necklace. When it’s complete, Sue will infuse your neck charm with an essential oil, depending on your preference. Please note, the charms will be available to pick up 24-48 hours after you create them. The charm and it’s materials are complimentary, essential oils will be available for purchase. Please sign up in Activities Room hall.
Suggested Activity: Beach Plum Farm Walk
Take a short walk just across the street from the Resort to enjoy 23 acres of preserved farm land. There are benches to sit and enjoy the views – you might just see our resident ‘Great Blue Heron’ among the salt marsh grasses!
10:30am – 1:00pm Mount Agamenticus
Join Sue and friends as we drive to the top of the mountain and hike some easy terrain trails while looking for signs of wildlife. You can take the ride to just enjoy the views, if you’d prefer! Remember your camera, appropriate clothing and walking shoes. Meet in the front lobby, we’ll take the shuttle van. Maximum of 10 guests may ride in the van, you can also follow in your own vehicle. Sign up sheet in Activities Room hall.
1:30pm – 2:00pm Pool Volleyball
2:30pm – 4:30pm Fun and Games
Come on up to the Activities Room where Sue will have board games set up as well as some other fun activities. This is an open activity, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. No sign ups necessary for this activity.
9:30am – 12:30pm Winter Wildlife Day at Wells Reserve
Take a ride in our van to the Wells Reserve and enjoy a Center For Wildlife Presentation, storybook reading and craft time. These activities are free! If you decide to follow with your own vehicle, you can stay and enjoy outdoor activities from 12:00-2:00pm, as well. Maximum of 10 guests may ride in the van, you can also follow in your car. Sign up sheet in Activities Room hall.
1:30pm – 3:30pm Make a Dream Catcher
Head upstairs to our Activities Room to meet Sue and create your very own dream catcher! All materials and instruction is included. Please sign up in Activities Room hall.
4:00pm – 4:30pm Pool Volleyball
Suggested Activity: Take a drive to the Nubble Lighthouse!
Enjoy our closest lighthouse and one of the most photographed and painted lights in the area! A leisurely drive along Shore Road will bring you to York Beach and the Cape Neddick Light – remember that camera!
Wells Senior Center – Wells, ME
Please check out our Activities Board for calendar of daily activities offered. They have group games, exercise classes and other crafts. You may also visit www.wocam.org for more information.
Winter Gear Rentals – Wells, ME
You can rent snow shoes, cross country skis and ice skates through the Wells Parks and Recreation Program. Please inquire at the Front Desk for more information.
Winter Pub Nights – Clay Hill Farm Restaurant
Enjoy their specially priced pub menu along with local entertainment on Sunday and Monday evenings from 5:00pm. Please visit www.clayhillfarm.com for more information.
Just an FYI – we have lots of games, puzzles and DVD’s for your enjoyment, as well. Oh, in case you haven’t heard, we also have lots of snow! Bring your outdoor gear and have some fun! Looking forward to seeing you, enjoy the day – Sue