midcoast maine wedding gifts

if you're getting married in lincoln county, maine, and guests are attending your wedding "from away" (that's maine-speak for "from another state") then you might want to supply them with gifts that have local flare. i love the idea of giving gift bags full of yummy and fun things that represent the area where your wedding is taking place. there are tons of amazing maine-made products to choose from, many of which you can get right here in damariscotta

renys department store mugrenys department stores are headquartered in damariscotta. they are a chain of small discount stores throughout maine that have been a part of the state's culture since 1949. they have everything you need and have quite a following. as a matter of fact, you can probably find 100 other gifts at renys, too!

the lobster coast by colin woodarda new england bookseller's association's non-fiction bestseller, the lobster coast "...is the Rosetta Stone for understanding coastal Maine, Maine culture, and the political, cultural, and economic divisions that drive 
policy decisions to this day." it's a very interesting book that your guests can read on the plane home. you can pick it up at the maine coast bookshop & cafe on main street.

 gift certificate from the damariscotta river grillif your guests are staying in town, they might like a gift certificate to the damariscotta river grill. they have the best wine selection in town, and the food's good, too. really, a gift certificate to any of the restaurants in town would be fun. there's king eider's pub, which is a totally cool, old skool pub; the newcastle publick house a newer-style pub with awesome pizza; best thai, which has a low-key vibe and great food; savory maine, which uses organic and local foods; and schooner landing which is right on the water.