Events & Announcements Archive

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

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

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, […]

Spirit Dinner with Vicki Monroe, – Saturday, October 27, 2018

The Kennebunk Inn Presents: A Spirit Dinner with Vicki Monroe –  Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 6:30 PM. The event includes a three course dinner, gratuity, and ticket to the event. Special Event Menu: First Course – Choice of: Kennebunk Inn Salad Field greens with dried cranberries, roasted pistachios, goat cheese and cider vinaigrette ~  […]

2018 Epcot Food & Wine Festival with Shanna & Brian O’Hea

The chef/owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn will return once again to the Epcot Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World. The festival is one of the most prestigious culinary events in the country and runs from August 30th through November 12th, 2018.  The O’Heas will be giving a culinary demonstration in the […]

Eat The Kennebunks – Restaurant Week – May 14-20, 2018

Academe at The Kennebunk Inn will be serving a special fixed price menu for “Eat The Kennebunks,” a restaurant week event sponsored by the Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Arundel Chamber of Commerce.  We’re offering this special menu for $35.00, not including tax and gratuity. For reservations, please call us at (207) 985-3351.  

Treat Mom to Brunch on Mother’s Day – May 13, 2018

Treat your mother to our all you can eat brunch at Academe at The Kennebunk Inn on Sunday, May 13th, 2017.  We’ll be serving carved meats, omelets, salads, fruits, and a variety of desserts. Brunch starts at 10:00 AM and usually fills up quickly, so we highly recommend that you make a reservation by calling […]

Academe Chefs at the 15th Anniversary Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair in Texas

15th Anniversary of the Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair 2018 marks Brian & Shanna O’Hea’s 12th appearance at the Houston area’s most prestigious celebration of food & wine. The Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair was founded in 2003 by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce. The festival’s goal is to create a cultural […]