From the Meadow

Dec 21, 2010

Winter 2010


Dashing Through the Snow . . .

To Get to the Meadowmere This Winter!

With stockings hung with care, We await Santa Claus at the Meadowmere! Tis the season, so string up some lights And let your holiday spirits be bright!

Take a break from holiday shopping And enjoy holiday cheer at the Meadowmere! With weekend dining escapes, spa and yoga, tasty Make Me a Chef classes and so much more.

This winter season why not continue to share the festive feelings by giving a Gift Certificate to that special someone! Our doors are always open and welcoming you!

Best wishes from our family to yours for a Happy Holiday & Happy New Year! Happy Travels!

The Meadowmere Family
1-800-633-8718
Meadowmere.com


Across the Meadow Winter 2010

Resort Upgrades, New Getaways & Marginal Way in Maine!

Each off season we look to improve - this year is filled with exciting upgrades and new ways to escape!

Country Squire Renovations

Our seasonal building is upgrading in so many ways - From additional king rooms to new air conditioning to beautiful spreads and linens. Open each April thru November, the Country Squire became part of the Meadowmere family in 1998 and has undergone extensive exterior and interior upgrades to bring the accommodations into our property. We hope you can enjoy this upcoming season!

South Meadow Fitness Center

Our award winning health club has added new equipment, including the ARC, and will soon feature upgraded locker room areas for both Men and Women. The new look will give a spacious spa feel to the rooms - making a relaxing steam or sauna even more delightful.

Make the Grade Getaways!

Good grades are good things. We know kids - and mom and dad - work hard to make the grade. Which makes school vacation all the more reason to have fun! Our hotel is rewarding homework, attendance and being the teacher's pet with a new school vacation special: Show us your current report card from any middle or grade school and you could save 20% during school breaks. Visit Make the Grade Getaways online.

Miracle on Main Street December Giveaway

"Christmas isn't just a day, it's a state of mind" - Miracle on 34th Street.

The holidays are so much fun at the Meadowmere and our fall pumpkin giveaway is so popular, we've decided to mix the two! From December 1st thru 31st, guests visiting the hotel are guessing how many feet of garland we have up this year. One lucky guess will win a free night stay.

Facebook Fun & Meadow Maine-iacs

Curious about the weather & Ogunquit festivals? We're online each day sharing updates, local events and hotel happenings. See video of our winning bed race run, pictures of holiday decorating and more.

What to learn about monthly getaway deals? The Meadowmere shares special two night escapes, including BOGO's, culinary specials and more. You're last minute getaway is a Like away!

You're not alone! There are over 600 other Meadow Maine-iacs out there sharing their Meadow Memories. From photography to summer spots to favorite dining options and holiday wishes, our fans are having fun.

Come join us online on Facebook - The Meadowmere is a click away!

Marginal Way – Supporting An Ogunquit Treasure

Are you a fan of Marginal Way? In the New Year, you can log onto a redesigned web site of the Marginal Way Preservation Fund at www.marginalwayfund.org

The Preservation Fund, a nonprofit charitable organization, will have interviews with Helen Horn, who heads the Marginal Way Committee; Dr. Arthur Hussey, a geologist; and Tom Fortier, the Town Manager of Ogunquit. The interactive site offers a history of the Marginal Way, photos, events, new donation programs and a map to download of the Marginal Way. A vintage postcard slide show and a song, “I Know a Place,” about one experience of walking the Marginal Way, are included.

"The new sea-glass-colored web design was developed by Wendy Clark", according to Marginal Way Preservation Fund Development Director, Catherine Palmer. “The interactive pages better serve our giving community and all who want to know the many ways they can help."

Want to help support Marginal Way? Send a donation to MWPF, PO Box 1455, Ogunquit, ME 03907. Click online to learn more!


Ogunquit by the Sea Winter 2010

Winter in Ogunquit is the essence of beauty and peace

Sweet escapes to Maine can happen all winter long. From New Year's fun to romantic Valentine's getaways to wine tasting weekends, we welcome you to Ogunquit.

Happy New Year! Ring in 2011 in Ogunquit by the Sea!

Make your New Year’s resolution at the Meadowmere. Celebrate with friends and family on our special New Years Eve Package. Your getaway includes a wine welcome, New Year’s Day Brunch, extended check-out and Jonathan's Famous Upstairs/Downstairs Party. For our most popular December 30 - January 1 getaway, choose from Jonathan's Early seating, Jonathan's Late seating or the Old Village Inn.

For further details call 1-800-633-8718 or visit our New Year's Eve Getaway online.

Be My Valentine Sweetheart Escapes

Valentine’s Day is coming, are you ready to wow your sweetie? Choose from two weekends to surprise that special someone with romance. We offer both February 4-6th and February 11-13th to indulge in a Strawberry & Champagne reception, romantic dinner for two at Jonathan’s, the Old Village Inn, or MC’s Perkins Cove, breakfast each morning, live concert and lover's check out of 1pm. Time for romance in Ogunquit!

On February 4-6 jazz concert by Sonya Kitcel included On February 11-13 Beatles tribute concert by All Together Now included

For Valentine’s Day bookings call 1-800-633-8718 or visit our Valentine's Getaway online.

Renew By The Sea - Spa & Wellness Package

Let your winter tension melt away and let the energy flow with our Wellness Package. Ease your mind and body with the relaxing power of massage and let the soothing nature of yoga reconnect you and your spirit. With two night’s accommodations and extended check-out, come feel revived and rejuvenated.

A great getaway for mothers and daugthers, sisters and friends. Visit our Spa Package online.

Wine & Dine Weekends Return!

With much anticipation the Wine & Dine weekends return. Our second annual wine tasting weekends welcome you to mix and mingle with guests while learning more about wine pairings. From your wine welcome to an intimate five course wine tasting at Jonathan's, wine & dine weekends are all about having some fun!

Available March 4-6th & March 11-13th. Limited rooms available for wine tasting package.

Learn more and reserve your spot - Visit Wine & Dine Weekends online.

Need a Break? Take An Eat, Drink, & Be Merry Escape

Our most popular vacation experience! A great way to sample delicious food and let some of that winter stress melt away, if just for a one night get away midweek or a weekend escape. Available on all room types, so when the time is right, remember you can always Eat, Drink and Be Merry at the Meadowmere!

Reserve your winter escape - Visit our Dining Package online.


Quick Trips to Ogunquit Maine Winter 2010

Check out these dates for your winter escape!

December - Celebrate New Year's 2011 by the Sea!

  • December 24-26th- Merry Christmas from the Meadowmere!
  • December 24– 29th- Holiday Vacation Week December 30th-January 2nd – Join us for New Year Celebrations

January - Winter weather makes our hot tub a hot idea!

  • January 7-9th - Guest Appreciation Weekend
  • January 14-17th - Martin Luther King Day Weekend January 22nd – Cheryl Wheeler performs at Jonathan’s!

February - Cure Cabin Fever with a dip in the Meadowmere pool!

  • February 4-6th Valentine’s Day Package Weekend with Sonya Kitchell
  • February 11-13th Valentine’s Day Package Weekend with All Together Now
  • February 18- 27th – Winter School Vacation Break
  • February 19th - Suede Performs at Jonathan’s!

March - Mardi Gras, Wine Weekends & Maple Syrup Delights

  • March 4-6th - Ogunquit Mardi Gras Celebration
  • March 4-6th - Wine & Dine Weekend Package
  • March 11-13th - Wine & Dine Weekend Package
  • March 18-20th - Happy St.Patrick’s Day! Celebrate by the Sea!
  • March 25 – 27th - Maine Maple Weekend

April - Ogunquit's Seasonal Opening & Our Spring Getaways

  • April 1st- Peppino D’ Agostino comes to Jonathan’s!
  • April 15-17th - Patriot's Day Festival
  • April 15- 24th - Spring School Break
  • April 22-24th – Easter Holiday Specials

Taste of Maine . . . At Home This Winter 2010

Chef Sean's savory Butternut Squash & Apple Cider Soup - an Old Village Inn favorite!

The Old Village Inn has long been an Ogunquit favorite. In fact, the Inn was our first package partner! The 19th century style inn is located directly in the heart of Main Street in Ogunquit. A wonderful cozy setting has made the Old Village Inn a romantic guest favorite. Offering delicious New England fare, the Inn is definitely a great choice on our Eat, Drink, Be Merry getaway!

INGREDIENTS:

2 tbls vegetable oil
2 celery stalks diced
1 onion diced
2 carrots peeled & diced
4lbs butternut squash peeled, seeded & diced
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 Qt. chicken stock (may substitute vegetable stock)
1 Qt. apply cider
1/2 Qt. heavy cream
1 tsp each ginger, allspice, nutmeg, cumin Salt & pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Saute diced vegetables in oil till tender
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer till squash is tender (approximately 30 minutes)
  3. Puree the mixture in a blender till smooth
  4. Adjust seasoning to taste

Discover the Heart of Ogunquit, Year Round by the Sea

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