Jan. 4: Atlantic Plunge annual charity event in Kennebunk at Gooch’s Beach 11 a.m.
Jan. 15: Chamber After Hours
Ice skating at the Waterhouse Center (also Roger’s Pond, Kennebunk, and Crow Hill, Kennebunkport)
Sledding at the Sea Road sledding hill in Kennebunk, Consolidated School in Kennebunkport, and Laudholm Farm in Wells
Paint the Town Red festivities all month long.
Feb. 1: Igloo Lounge Launch Party at The Boathouse. Kick-off event to Paint the Town Red month.
Feb. 5: Speed Networking at Alisson's
Feb. 20: Winter Wildlife Day & Snow Day at Laudholm Farm. Lots of family fun.
Feb. 22: Avalanche Ice Bar Party at Old Vines Wine Bar, Kennebunk.
Feb 26: Chamber After Hours
March 9: Annual Job Fair, 2-5 p.m. at St. Martha's Fair in Kennebunk. Free admission.
March 18: Chamber After Hours
April 4: Easter Egg Hunt at Town Hall Auditorium (ages 0-4) and Hope Woods (ages 5-12). 10 a.m.
April 9: DRIVEN Women,
April 22: Celebrate Earth Day at Laudholm Farm. Family- friendly, fun and free.
April : Easter Egg Hunt at at Mildred L. Day. 10 a.m.
April 29: Chamber After Hours at Atria, Kennebunk.
April : Patriot Riders Run to Support Troops. Bentley’s Saloon, Arundel.
May 1: Kennebunk Land Trust's Annual Auction - Kennebunk Derby Race for Conservation.
May 2: May Day, Downtown Kennebunk.
May 2: Faerie Festival, Kennebunk Free Library.
May 2: Opening Day & Community Appreciation Day at the Seashore Trolley Museum.
May 3: 1st Car Show. Bentley’s Saloon, Arundel.
May 9: Shipyard Maine Coast Marathon 7:30 a.m.
May 9: Shipyard Maine Coast Half Marathon 8:00 a.m.
May 9: Maine Art Hill hosts Kathy Ostrander Roberts' Opening Reception from 1 to 3 p.m. with an afternoon tea; show runs through June 6 at The Gallery, 14 Western Ave.
May 13-19: Eat the Kennebunks, a weeklong culinary celebration of the Kennebunks.
May 16: Armed Forces Day. Seashore Trolley Museum
May 19: Run/Walk to End Hunger (5K run or 2M walk)
May 20: Chamber After Hours at Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport and Kennebunk Rotary Club’s Annual Scholarship Auction
May 25: Kennebunkport Memorial Day parade, 9:30 a.m. in Dock Square
May 25: Kennebunk Memorial Day parade at 2 p.m. in downtown Kennebunk
May 28: Habitat for Humanity's "Framing for the Future" at the Nonantum Resort at 5:30 p.m.
May 30: Maine Art Hill hosts the ninth Annual Choice Show Opening Reception from 5 to 7 p.m.; show runs through June 25 at Shows, 10 Chase Hill Road
June 2-7: The Kennebunkport Festival Food/Wine/Art. Kennebunkport.
June 5: Maine Art Hill Block Party, a Kennebunkport Festival event to benefit the Maine Art Hill Scholarship for the Arts fund
at Maine Art Hill, 14 Western Ave.
June 9: Kennebunks Tour de Cure. Passes through Kennebunk from 7a.m.-1p.m.
June 17: Chamber After Hours at White Columns, Kennebunkport.
June: 17-21: LAUNCH! Maritime Festival
June 20: Sailors & Sirens Costume 5K
June 27: Maine Art Hill hosts Trip Park / Bethany Harper Williams / Ellen Welch Granter Opening Reception from 5 to 7 p.m.; show runs through July 16 at Shows, 10 Chase Hill Road.
June 29: Chamber Benefit Golf Tournament at Old Marsh Country Club, 12 p.m.
July 4: Fireworks set off from Narragansett Point, Kennebunk, around 9:15 p.m. Free.
July 4: School Around Us Craft Fair 9-4 p.m. on the Kennebunkport Village Green. Featuring 60+ crafters, live music, and food!
July : KBIA Road Race 5K / Kids 1K Fun Run
July 15: Chamber After Hours at Bentley’s Saloon, Arundel.
July 10: Kennebunk Free Library 5K
July : Wounded Heroes Ride. Bentley’s Saloon, Arundel.
July : Moxie Day at Seashore Trolley Museum. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Come, see and taste all things Moxie.
July : Affairs to Remember, auction and refreshments. The Casino at the River Club, Kennebunkport.
July 18: Woofstock at the Animal Welfare Society, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tunes, brews, food, games, bounce houses, dog agility, people obstacle course and so much more! Woofstock is FREE family-friendly, dog-friendly beer and food festival benefiting AWS’ Companions for Life Fund for pet veterinary care.
July 18: Maine Art Hill hosts Margaret Gerding & William B. Hoyt Opening Reception from 5 to 7 p.m.; show runs through Aug. 6 at Shows, 10 Chase Hill Road.
July 22: Summer Splash Art Show at The Colony Hotel by the Art Guild of the Kennebunks, live music, wine bar and a fundraiser for their annual scholarship program.
July 25: Nicole’s 5K Run/Walk
Aug. 1: West Kennebunk Family Fun Day
Aug. 4: National Night Out with Kennebunk Police Department, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Waterhouse Center, Kennebunk
Aug. 5: Kennebunk Rotary BBQ, 5 p.m. at the Waterhouse Center, Kennebunk
Aug. 6: Farm to Fork Dinner at Wardbrook Farm to benefit Community Outreach Services.
Aug. 7: Kennebunk Rotary Club's Rotary Community Night at the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust, 4-8 p.m.
Aug. 8: Spurling Charity 5K
Aug. 8: Maine Art Hill hosts Jill Matthews / Janis H. Sanders / Ingunn M. Joergensen Opening Reception from 5 to 7 p.m.; show runs through Aug. 31
at Shows, 10 Chase Hill Road.
Aug. : Chamber After Hours, - TBA
Aug. 16: Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Summerfest (1K/5K/10K/13.1K/26.2)
Aug. 20: Summer Fest. Kennebunkport Conservation Trust
Aug. 29: Maine Art Hill hosts Claire Bigbee / Liz Hoag / Julie Houck Opening Reception from 5 to 7 p.m.; show runs through Sept. 24 at Shows, 10 Chase Hill Road.
Aug. 31: School Around Us Music Festival 10-5 p.m. at Neverdun Farm. Ride a trolley from the Seashore Trolley Museum to get there!
Sept.: Art Guild of the Kennebunks show at the Community House in Kennebunkport.
Sept. 5: 32nd annual Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival, Laudholm Farms, Wells.
Sept. 9: DRIVE to be the Best annual awards, dinner and meeting. 5:30 p.m. at Vinegar Hill Music Theatre. $25.
Sept. 12-13: KPT Chalkfest & Color Run, starting from Kennebunkport Rec. (207) 967-4304.
Sept. 12: Arundel Heritage Day, corner of Rt. 111 and Limerick Road, Arundel. Crafts, food, music, agricultural and historical displays.
Sept. 23: Chamber After Hours at Blue Rock Tile & Design Center, Kennebunk.
Sept. 26: 17th annual Punkinfiddle Family Festival at Laudholm Farms, Wells.
Sept. 26: Maine Art Hill hosts Craig Mooney Opening Reception from 5 to 7 p.m.; show runs through Oct. 26 @ The Gallery, 14 Western Ave.
Oct. 1: Maine Art Hill hosts The Pink Show, opening at 10 a.m.; the show runs through Oct. 31 at The Pop-Up, 5 Chase Hill Road.
Oct. 3: Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest (1K/ 5K/10K/13.1K/26.2)
Oct. 7: CONNECT nonprofit fair, 4-6 p.m. at Livewell Center, Kennebunk. Free.
Oct. : Coastal Kitchen Tour throughout Kennebunk and Kennebunkport.
Oct. 10: HarvestFest, Kennebunk.
Oct. 10: Maine Art Hill hosts Hope on the Hill: The Pink Show Artists' Reception and Fundraiser for The American Cancer Society at The Pop-Up, 5 Chase Hill Road.
Oct. 14: Chamber After Hours at Hampton Inn Kennebunk
Oct. 18: Wicked 5K
Oct. 31: Trick-or-treating at local businesses, 4-6 p.m. No set time in residential neighborhoods.
Nov. 4: Ladies De-Stress Before the Sh** Hits the Fan Holiday Season Night Out from 5 to 7 p.m. at Morph Gallery. Free prosecco, chair massages, door prizes, and a preview of Morph Christmas goodies.
Nov. 7: West Kennebunk Holiday Fair, Dorothy Stevens Community Center.
Nov. 18: Chamber After Hours at Alisson's
Nov. 28 : Pajama Shopping Day at participating stores around Kennebunk and Kennebunkport.
Nov. : Kennebunk Tree Lighting, 5:30 p.m. Main Street
Dec. 3-13: Christmas Prelude
Dec. 4: Arundel tree lighting
Dec. 4: Kennebunkport-Dock Square Tree Lighting Dock Square 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 4: Cape Porpoise Lobster Trap Tree Lighting in Cape Porpoise Square 7 p.m.
Dec. 5: 14th Annual Hat Parade at 3 p.m., Kennebunkport/Lower Village Kennebunk.
Dec. 5: West Kennebunk tree lighting
Dec. 5: Christmas Candlelight Carolling at the Franciscan Monastery, Kennebunk 6:30
Dec. 9: Chamber After Hours at Kennebunk Savings Operations Center, Kennebunk
Dec. 11: Kennebunkport-Dock Square Tree Lighting, Dock Square 5:30 p.
Dec. 11-13: Fire & Ice at the Nonantum Resort (adults only 21+), indoor/outdoor event. .
Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve celebrations include the Wild Blueberry Drop in downtown Kennebunk.
KENNEBUNK FARMERS MARKET: Garden Street parking lot, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 6-November
COMMUNITY MARKET of the KENNEBUNKS: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday at the Waterhouse Center, Kennebunk, May through November.
CONCERTS IN THE PARK: 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Lafayette Park, June-August. Free.
ART TRAIL OPEN GALLERIES: 5-7 p.m. June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, Dec. 8 at participating galleries | www.GoKennebunks.com
CHAMBER AFTER HOURS: 5-7 p.m. on every third Wednesdays of the month at various host locations | www.GoKennebunks.com
CRUISIN’ NIGHT TUESDAYS at BENTLEY’S SALOON: Every Tuesday (May through September) at 5 p.m. to dusk. “We welcome all cars at our shows”