We are hoping that everyone has enjoyed the festival of family and friends called Thanksgiving.  We here at the galleries are so fortunate and incredibly grateful. We hope each of you celebrated and are using the next few days to rest before the Christmas Prelude 2019 begins next week!

Thursday, December 5 through Sunday, December 15

There are events going all every day, both during the day and in the evening. Many events are new this year so check the schedule carefully. Here are a few that are happening on The Hill. Be sure to stop and visit while you are in town.

Prelude Events On Maine Art Hill

 

Prelude in the Kennebunks: Cocoa, Cookies, & Critics – The Gallery 14 Western Ave

Saturday, December 7 at 1 PM-3 PM and Saturday, December 14 at 1 PM – 3 PM

Join us and many of our artists in celebrating Prelude by talking about their works in a warm and welcoming environment. Also featuring a collection of small works for the holidays.

In the Pop-Up! Emily Drummond  – Studios on Maine Art Hill,  5 Chase Hill Rd. Kennebunk

December 3 – 16. Open everyday at 10 am.

Local Maine artist and designer Emily Drummond brings her original paintings to Maine Art Hill for her debut solo show in the Pop-Up Gallery. You may remember Emily from her feature Tourist and Town cover in July. Emily lives with her husband in North Yarmouth where she continues to be inspired by the nautical landscape. She aims to create work that has a cheerful spirit through her use of color and nostalgic Maine subject matter.

Sweetgrass Kennebunk   –  Studios on Maine Art Hill,  5 Chase Hill Rd. Kennebunk

Pairing Maine Wine & Maine Chocolate for your Holiday Table

3 PM – 6 PM

Maine chocolatier, Dean’s Sweets will be in the tasting room to lead you through a tasting and pairing of Maine wine with Maine chocolate. Stop in anytime between 3 pm and 6 pm for this tasting which takes about 15 minutes. This special tasting is $6, includes wines, spirits, chocolates, and souvenir glass.

Pairing Maine Wine & Maine Chocolate for your Holiday Table

Wednesday, December 11

3 PM – 6 PM

Pairing Maine Wine & Maine Chocolate for your Holiday Table with Bixby&Co – Maine chocolatier, Bixby & Co., will be in the tasting room to lead you through a tasting of Sweetgrass wine and spirits with Maine chocolates. Stop in anytime between 3 pm and 6 pm to participate. This special tasting is $6, includes wines, spirits, chocolates, and souvenir glass.

The Kennebunk Business Association has an all-inclusive website to help both locals and visitors maneuver their way around town. Everything from parking to tickets to activities can be found on this page. https://www.christmasprelude.com.  Remember activities begin Thursday, December 5. See the schedule for details.

In addition, we recommend  KennebunkportMaineLodging.com if you are looking for local insight and info. It is a wonderful site to find detailed descriptions of all the events, as well as recommendations for lodging and restaurants. The owners are locals and love to share the inside scoop on how to make the most of any trip to the Kennebunks.

As always we are open and celebrating right along with you. We are open everyday at 10 am.

Voted one of The Best Christmas Towns in the U.S





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