During the month-long Paint the Town Red, Kennebunk and Kennebunkport kick it with romantic happenings. You will find red twinkly lights, dining fun, romantic hotel packages, red plate dining specials, and lots of fun. Here are some highlights:
Souper Bowl 2020 on February 1 at Maine Classic Car Museum. Eat soup; drink wine, and tour the car collection and silent auction. $25 per person, $40 for two. tICKETS.. Noon-3 p.m.
Cocktail Class on February 1 at Old Vines Wine Bar. Learn to make drinks as the experts do it, and sample your own work. Reservations are required. $55 per person. Tickets.1-3 p.m. Repeats February 8 and 15.
Cake Crafting 101 on February 8 at Stripers Waterside Restaurant. Executive Chef Nick Burgess and Stripers Waterside Restaurant show you how to turn a cake mix into a sweet masterpiece. $45 per person. Reservations: 207-967-3118. Noon-2 p.m. Repeats February 22.
Oyster Shucking Class + Wine Tasting on February 8 at the Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant. Perfect your shucking skill. $45 per person. For guests age 21 and older. Proper ID is required at door. Tickets. 2-3 p.m. Repeats February 15.
French Family Wine Dinner on February 12 at Old Vines Wine Bar. Four courses. Great wine. Every dinner sells out; reserve early. $85. Cash bar available. For guests age 21 and older. Tickets. 6-9 p.m.
Valentine’s Day Dinner on February 13 and 14 at White Barn Inn. Imagine a candlelit dinner in our 1859 restored barn, the most romantic restaurant in New England. Four-course touches upon lobster, venison, foie gras, duck, and more. $125/person. Reservations: 207-967-2321. 5:30-9 p.m.
Bubbles & Truffles on February 16 at The Grand Hotel. Join the Earth at Hidden Pond team this winter as they teach you the technique and preparation of sumptuous chocolate truffles. $30 per person. Tickets. 4-5 p.m.
Classic Mixology on February 22 at The Burleigh at the Kennebunkport Inn. Ever wonder why some classic cocktails are shaken, not stirred? $45 per person. Tickets. 2 p.m.
Igloo Lounge Launch Party on February 1 at the Boathouse Waterfront Hotel. Tour cleverly decorated igloos; taste light snacks, s’mores and hot chocolate bars; and dance to DJ Haylstorm. For guests age 21 or older. Tickets are $65/pp online. Tickets.. 7-10 p.m.
Paint (Party) The Town Red Party on February 10 at Alisson’s Restaurant. Local artist Dawn Burns will walk you step by step through your own one-of-a-kind masterpiece. $30 per person. Includes 16×20 canvas and all the materials needed to complete your masterpiece. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets.. 6-8:30 p.m.
Red Hot Party on February 15 at Batson River Brewing & Distilling. A special red beer and sizzling drink specials will be offered all night long. 5-10 p.m.
Apres Ski Party at The Burleigh at the Kennebunkport Inn. Join the crowd for fondue, snacks, and entertainment. Ticket includes one signature cocktail. Cash bar. $55 per person. Tickets.. 4-8 p.m.
Ain’t No Party Like A Leap Night Party at Alisson’s Restaurant. Featuring live music with the Dapper Gents Duo and food and drink specials. 7-10 p.m.
Snow Stroll With The Kennebunk Land Trust on February 23. Enjoy a beautiful morning exploring on a guided naturalist walk. This is a great way to learn more about flora and fauna in winter. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. After the walk, we will visit Boulangerie for a treat and a hot drink. $10 per person. RSVP at 207-985-8734 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 10 a.m.-noon
Love In The Kennebunks on several dates at the Brick Store Museum. Learn about the lives of the Kennebunkers of history on a tour through the Museum’s galleries and collections storage, with a Valentine’s twist: love stories! This 45-minute tour through the Museum requires the use of stairs for portions of the program. Cost: $10 per person