Events & Announcements Archive

Announcements of Special Events & Holiday Celebrations from Academe and The Kennebunk Inn.

Celebrate the Kennebunks’ Seafaring Heritage with the LAUNCH! Cocktail Trail

The Kennenbunk – Kennebunkport – Arundel Chamber of Commerce is celebrating our nautical history with the LAUNCH Cocktail Trail. Sixteen local establishments have created craft cocktails for the event. Academe at The Kennebunk Inn has created the “Tow the Line” as our contribution to the trail. Tow the Line Pisco Pineapple Juice Intense Ginger Simple […]

Limited Menu & Schedule: April 23 – May 4, 2019

We’re having our version of “Spring Break” in late April and early May.  Our restaurant, Academe will be operating on a modified schedule. The Inn will be operating as normal. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 – Restaurant Closed Wednesday, April 23, 2019 – Saturday, April 27 – Regular Restaurant Hours, Limited Menu Sunday, April 28 – […]

Join Us for Easter Brunch

Join us for our annual Easter Brunch, held on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 with seatings at 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon.

Limited Menu: February 15 & 16, 2019

Chef’s Shanna & Brian O’Hea will be cooking at Shanna’s alma mater, North Park University and Academe will be operating with a limited menu for Friday, February 15th and Saturday, February 16th.  The O’Heas will be preparing the dessert for the Inauguration Dinner for North Park University’s 10th President, Mary Karsten Surridge in Chicago.   Their […]

Valentine’s Day Dinner – February 14, 2019

Join us for a very special and romantic Valentine’s Day dinner on Thursday evening, February 14, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM.  Academe has prepared a very special, fixed price menu for you and your sweetie. Recommendations are recommended.  Walk-Ins will be accepted. Please call us at (207) 985-3351 to make a reservation, or […]

Comfort Cuisine – Stonewall Kitchens Cooking Class with Shanna & Brian O’Hea – Friday, February 1, 2019

Learn to create updated comfort cooking classics with Shanna and Brian O’Hea, the chefs & owners of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn on Friday, February 1st, 2019. Experience a cooking class and a delicious meal at Stonewall Kitchens in York, Maine. It may be cold outside, but these favorite dishes will keep you warm. This […]

Join us at The Kennebunk Inn for New Year’s Eve Dinner – 12/31/2018

Celebration at Academe means bringing together friends, old and new, with innovative cuisine and libations. Our New Year’s Eve design, this year, draws from the past of familiar flavors with our modern interpretation. Our loyal clientele has come to love our authentically simple take on comfort foods from around the globe. In addition to our […]

Christmas Eve Dinner 2017

Please join us in our restaurant, Academe for dinner this Christmas Eve. We will be featuring several special holiday entrees as well as a selection of customer favorites from our regular menu. Christmas Eve Hours: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM