Events

 

January 2020

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

 

 

February 2020

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 2020

March 9:  Annual Job Fair, 2-5 p.m. at St. Martha's Fair in Kennebunk. Free admission. 

March 18: Chamber After Hours 

 

 

April 2020

April 4:  Easter Egg Hunt at Town Hall Auditorium (ages 0-4) and Hope Woods (ages 5-12). 10 a.m.

April 7: Older Workers Job Fair at Park Street School Apartments, Kennebunk. Free admission.

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 2020

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 23: Kennebunk Artisan Marketplace opens in Waterhouse Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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 2020

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 7Kennebunk Beach Classic 5K 

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 2020

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 

 

August 2020

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!

 

September 2020

Sept.:  Art Guild of the Kennebunks show at the Community House in Kennebunkport. 

Sept. 5: School Around Us Craft Fair 9-4 p.m. on the Kennebunkport Village Green. Featuring 60+ crafters, live music, and food!
 
Sept. 6: Sixth Annual 100 x 100 Fundraiser, River Tree Arts, 35 Western Ave, Kennebunk. 6-6:30 p.m. Member Reception; 6:30-8 p.m. Open to the public

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.

 

October 2020

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.

 

November 2020

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

 

December 2020

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. 

 

ONGOING EVENTS

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”