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 […]

Vintner Dinner – Boca Bacchanal

Shanna & Brian O’Hea, the chefs and owners of Academe – A Maine Brasserie and The Kennebunk Inn prepared a Vintner Dinner hosted at the home of Maria & Todd Roberts. Their dishes were paired with wines from Napa, California’s Darioush Winery. Photos from the dinner appear in the gallery below.

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 […]

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 […]

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

Stonewall Kitchens Cooking Class with Shanna & Brian O’Hea – Friday, November 16, 2018

Join Shanna and Brian O’Hea, the chefs & owners of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn for a cooking class and a delicious meal at Stonewall Kitchens in York, Maine.  The class is being offered on Friday, November 16th, 2018 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.  The menu is: Roasted Baby Carrots with Cumin Citrus Vinaigrette, […]