The Kennebunkport Historical Society
Schedule of Events 2015
April 1 “Sincerely Yours” – Opening reception for an exhibit celebrating the art of letter writing – 6 PM. April 2 “Sincerely Yours” – Exhibit opens Monday through Friday at the Pasco Center – 9 AM – 2 PM. May 16 Benefit Breakfast sponsored and held at the Nonantum Resort. Join us from 7:30 – 10 am for breakfast. $15.95 for Adults, $7.95 for children with 2 and younger free. A portion of the proceeds will help fund programs at the Historical Society. May 21 Flag Dedication – The Flag rising at White Columns with reception to follow – 3 PM. May 22 Opening Day – White Columns opens Monday through Saturday – 10 AM – 4 PM. May 25 Memorial Day – Refreshments on the porch at White Columns during the Memorial Day parade. May 30 & 31 Plant Sale at White Columns Thomas Lynch Designs Inc. and Churchill’s Garden Center are holding a plant sale to benefit the Kennebunkport Historical Society 10-4 Saturday and 10-2 Sunday.
June – August Reading Hour – Join us at White Columns for reading hour with games and activities for all ages on Wednesday’s – 2pm.
June 3 USS Knapp Reunion – Luncheon at the Pasco Center. June 8 Barbara Bush Literacy Exhibit – the exhibit opening at First Families Museum in White Columns Refreshments to be served. June 17 Chamber of Commerce After Hours at White Columns The Kennebunkport Historical Society will host a Business After Hours 5:30 – 7:30. Stay tuned to the website for a list of sponsors.
June 26 Cocktail Reception at White Columns at 6pm – this is a members only event – complimentary Jul 10 – Jul 31 White Columns at Night – Friday Evenings – Kick off the weekend with a glass of wine, refreshments and a tour of the Nott House and the First Families Museum – 6 PM – $10 a person, free to members.
Aug 7 – Aug 28 Breakfast at White Columns – Friday mornings – Join us for Coffee, Tea and something sweet, Muffins and pastries – Take a tour or just relax and enjoy the town view on the porch – 10 AM.
August 8 The Downton Abbey Tea at White Columns – Come join us for high tea under the tent in the style of Victorian and Edwardian time period – 2 PM. $25 per person.
Sept. 18 The 15th Annual Golf Tournament at Cape Arundel Golf Course shotgun at 9 AM.
October 12 Season Ends – White Columns and the First Families Museum closes for the season.
October 17 Volunteers Barbeque – What are we without these hard working volunteers!
December 3 Champagne and Christmas Ale Reception -White Columns at 7 PM – $25 pp – Join us for this festive event – enjoy a glass of champagne or different Christmas Ales from local brewers – Casual.
Dec. 4 – 12 White Columns Tours – come see the Mansion festively decorated for the Christmas season – 10 AM to 4:00 PM .
If you would like to volunteer for any of these upcoming events, please call the office, your help is greatly appreciated!