When planning a destination wedding, and your guests are all staying on-site, there’s always the question; What do I do about food in between events? Do I have to provide every meal- breakfast, lunch, and dinner? Or can I just provide the meals for events? Here are a few options that will help your guests… Read more »
What to Include in Your Bathroom Baskets
To better serve your guests and help take care of them during their time here, here are some items we think are perfect to include in your bathroom baskets! At French’s Point, there are 4 common guest restrooms, two on the main level and 2 on the lower level of the Retreat House. Please keep… Read more »
Spring Wedding Weekend Itinerary
Thursday 12:00PM Get your marriage license from the Stockton Springs Town Office between 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. to make it official! The Stockton Springs Town Office is not open on Friday. 1:00PM Check in to French’s Point. Settle into your room and soak in the sweet smell of lilacs and beach roses in bloom…. Read more »
Vendor Spotlight: Pinch Me Planning
“Whatever the occasion is, Pinch Me Planning is here to help with all the details. From day-of coordination down to table design and envelope stuffing, Pinch Me Planning wants to make the entire process easier.” – Pinch Me Planning How long have you been operating your business? Since 2016 How would you describe your services?… Read more »
What Size Table Linen Should I Order?
For your wedding, we always recommend ordering table linens that flow all the way to the ground. This way the tables appear more formal and elegant, the legs of the folding tables are not showing, and the linens have a lesser chance of blowing away in the sea-breeze. Here is a quick reference guide to… Read more »
Join Us for a Special Event on November 10th
Are you seeking a waterfront wedding venue for a private weekend celebration? One that feels like vacation and a reunion, with a wedding at the heart of it all. Join us for a special event just for couples who have not yet reserved their date with us, on November 10th. Experience the estate firsthand in… Read more »
Wedding Day Woes – 5 Things That Take More Time Than You Think
Our dear friend, Maria Northcott, the owner of A Sweet Start, travels the State of Maine as the most wonderful wedding officiate. She provides her couples with meaningful, customized, worry-free wedding ceremonies, that are full of love! We adore collaborating with Maria. She is a pro with a huge heart for her clients and the… Read more »
9 Things To Do After You’re Engaged
Maybe you’re newly engaged, or perhaps you expect your special someone might pop the question any time. Here’s what to do after you say “Yes!” 1) You’re Engaged, Soak It In Take the time to soak in the moment and revel in the love and joy of this special moment. This is the only time… Read more »
How Early Should I Book My Wedding Venue?
Couples often ask me how early they should book their wedding venue. Of course, this all depends on a number of factors: How long would you like the engagement period to be? Do you have life commitments (school, work, vacation, moving, home purchase) that need to be factored in to your timing? Do you have… Read more »
How Do I Make Lodging Blocks?
Almost every wedding that takes place at French’s Point is a family affair for our clients. With such a momentous occasion to look forward to, it is very common for the family to offer their assistance as wedding plans are being made. So, oftentimes parents and other family and friends participate in wedding planning at various points in the process…. Read more »