Events & Announcements Archive

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

Celebrate Negroni Week 2021 at The Kennebunk Inn

You may have seen the article in The Portland Press Herald’s “The Wrap” column. Academe at The Kennebunk Inn is one of only two Maine restaurants observing Negroni Week in 2021. If you’ve been craving a drink in 2021, we have a great excuse – and a good cause for you!  Negroni Week 2021 runs […]

Negroni Week 2021 Recipe: Shanna’s Life-Saving Negroni

It’s Negroni Week 2021! Time to learn how to make The Kennebunk Inn’s “Shanna’s Life-Saving Negroni” It seems only a few short years ago that The Kennebunk Inn’s chef/owner Shanna O’Hea found her “go-to cocktail” – the Negroni.  Being a chef, Shanna focused her creative efforts on improving and perfecting the Negroni. The result: a […]

Thanks to everyone who helped “make history” with our Cobblestone Project

A heartfelt thank you to all of our friends and neighbors who participated in The Kennebunk Inn’s Bar Cobblestone Project. There were over 250 individuals, families, and businesses who chose to leave a legacy as part of the project….

Be A Part of History with Our Cobblestone Tavern Remodeling Project

Have you ever dreamed of owning a bar? Did you ever think about what it might be like to have your name attached to piece of Kennebunk history?
Well, then – Have we got a proposal for you!

Vintner Dinner – 2020 Boca Bacchanal – Friday, March 6, 2020

Chefs/Owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn Brian & Shanna O’Hea will be preparing a charity dinner in conjunction with Truchard Vineyards or Napa, California on Friday, March 6,, 2020. This one-of-a-kind Vintner Dinners will be held in beautiful private home in Boca Raton, Florida. These exclusive dinners are the most highly anticipated society event of the year…

Valentine’s Day Dinner – February 14, 2020

Join us for a very special and romantic Valentine’s Day dinner on Thursday evening, February 14, 2020 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 […]

Join us at The Kennebunk Inn for New Year’s Eve Dinner – 12/31/2019

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 […]

A Kennnebunk Christmas Tradition: Christmas Eve Dinner at The Kennebunk Inn

Join us for dinner on Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24th from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM for a festive holiday dinner at our restaurant, Academe. Reservations are recommended.