Inn at English Meadows (Kennebunk - Kennebunkport, Maine)

Paint The Town Red In the Kennebunks for Valentines!

January 8th, 2016 by englishmeadows

Kennebunks' Paint The Town Red 2016February is for lovers here in the Kennebunks as we celebrate romance with the annual, month-long series of events and savings we like to call Paint the Town Red!

The Kennebunks are known as a romantic getaway, no matter the season, but when February rolls around each year, the Kennebunks go all out with offers of great, romance-themed savings and events available throughout businesses in both Kennebunk and Kennebunkport!

You’ll find deals and savings at local restaurants, offering Red Plate Specials that include complimentary desserts, savings on champagne, and other romantic perks. Local shops, galleries, and boutiques get in the act, too, with Red Tag Specials – sales and discounts on select or store wide merchandise, making an afternoon stroll around the shops that much more exciting and fun!

Paint The Town Red In the Kennebunks also means special culinary events starting January 23rd and continuing throughout the month of February.

2016 Paint The Town Red Event Schedule

Be sure to visit lovekpt.com for tickets and further information on 2016’s Paint The Town Red events.

Jan 23 – Big Reds & Beef with Erica Archer of Wine Wise and Chef Pierre Gignac of Ocean
6pm at Table – 27 Western Ave, Kennebunk
Five course dinner with wine pairings and education. Each course will highlight preparation techniques for each type of meat. Erica Archer will pair full-bodied red wines to match and enhance Chef Gignac’s dishes. -$95 per person

Jan 30 – Little Pink Book of Cocktails Class with New England Distilling & Cider Mill Press
12pm to 2pm at Table – 27 Western Ave, Kennebunk
Join Beverage Director Joel Souza of David’s KPT, New England Distilling, and Kennebunkport’s own Cider Mill Press. Celebrate the season of love while you master the flavor of mixology based spirits. The class includes four cocktail sample drinks and light bites. -$40 per person

Jan 30 – Tuscan Table Earth Pop-Up Dinner with Chef Justin Walker
6pm at Table – 27 Western Ave, Kennebunk
Join Chef Justin Walker and the Earth team for a special “Tuscan Table” style pop-up dinner. Chef Walker will bring the best of seasonal farm-to-table dishes, as well as “sneak peak” tastes of what’s to come for the 2016 season. This four course meal will feature dishes inspired by Mediterranean and New American cuisines. Dinner includes full wine parings, tax and gratuity. -$105 per person

Jan 30 – FROSTED! a freezing good time at the second annual Ice Bar
7pm to 10pm at David’s KPT – 21 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport
Feel the love with light fare and signature cocktails. Your ticket includes two signature drinks, light fare, s’mores & hot chocolate bar, and entertainment. -$50 per person in advance ($65 per person at the door)

Feb 6 – Like Water for Chocolate, A “How-to” for a Romantic Meal for Two with Chef David Turin
12pm to 2pm at Table – 27 Western Ave, Kennebunk
Join Executive Chef David Turin of David’s Restaurants as he draws inspiration from the much-beloved book (and film) Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel. Chef Turin will demonstrate the techniques required to create a luscious and romantic menu, paired with sparkling wine samples, and capped off with a red rose for each guest. Guests will practice hands-on techniques for boning the hens – a skill applicable to all manner of poultry cookery. Guests will leave having prepared their own hen, and will receive a full three course luncheon of the special menu. -$75 per person

Feb 6, 13, 20, & 27 – Italian Digestives Classes
at Ports of Italy – 4 Western Avenue, Kennebunk
Learn to make two classic Italian digestives – Amaretto & Limoncello. -$10/person or $15/couple

Feb 13 – Wines & Valentines
3pm to 4:30pm at One Dock Prime – One Dock Square, Kennebunkport
Wine tastings & education with small plates. -$30 per person

Feb 20 – Paris Cocktails with Old Vines Wine Bar & Cider Mill Press
2pm at Old Vines Wine Bar – 173 Port Road, Kennebunk
Learn how to make “De la Bretagne”, “Education Sentimentale” and “Amour a la Francaise” cocktails paired with light bites and hip cocktail snacks. -$45 per person

Feb 20 – Date Night Earth Pop-Up Dinner with Chef Justin Walker
6pm at Table – 27 Western Ave, Kennebunk
Join Chef Justin Walker and the Earth team for a special “Date Night” style pop-up dinner. Chef Walker will bring the best of seasonal farm-to-table dishes, as well as “sneak peak” tastes of what’s to come for the 2016 season. This four course meal will feature dishes inspired by Mediterranean and New American cuisines. Dinner includes full wine parings, tax and gratuity. -$105 per person

Feb 27 – Bubbles & Truffles with Chef Pierre Gignac
2pm to 4pm at Table – 27 Western Ave, Kennebunk
Learn the art of chocolate truffle making, and taste perfectly paired bubbles. -$40 per person

Paint The Town Red in the Kennebunks offers Romantic Lodging Specials as well and we here at Inn at English Meadows, romantics at heart, could not resist the temptation to extend our own, special offer throughout the month of February: 25% off two-night stays, including a glass of Brut rose upon arrival, and a selection of delectable, hand-dipped chocolates at your bedside.

Inn at English Meadows Valentines Lodging Special also provides a gift card for a romantic horse-drawn sleigh or wagon ride through the Kennebunkport countryside. Discounted room rates also apply to Valentine’s Day weekend with a three-night stay. Please, no third-party gift certificates. If you’d like to take advantage of the Inn at English Meadows Romantic Lodging Special, please call (800) 272-0698 and mention this blog while reserving your room – we’ll do the rest!

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