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2016 Annual Lighthouse Gala

May 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2016 Lighthouse Gala

Join us for the 2016 Annual Lighthouse Gala being held on Sunday, May 15, 2016…an afternoon celebration, beginning at 1 p.m. in the beautiful Nonantum Resort’s Ballroom located in historic Kennebunkport, ME.

Feature Presentation: “The Lightkeepers’ Menagerie…Stories of Animals at Lighthouses” with author Elinor DeWire. Enjoy a heartwarming journey to visit animals that lived at yesterday’s lighthouses. Hear tales of happiness and sadness, courage and comedy, even silly adventures and escapades. This “bright” menagerie will bring a tear to your eye or a smile to your lips, and fill you with mirth, amazement, and wonder. Sometimes, fur, feathers, and fins tell the best stories of all!

This one-hour program is rich with vintage images and four-footed tales as only Elinor DeWire can tell them.

Dinner featuring your choice of: Prime Rib Roast au Jus, Chicken Florentine or Baked New England Haddock, salad, dessert, coffee & tea. Cash Bar.

Silent Auction including lighthouse overnights, nautical themed prints, gift baskets, collectibles and more!

Presentation of the the Keeper of the Light Award, the ALF Len Hadley Volunteerism Awards, and other annual awards presentations.

Ticket Price: $48 per person
All proceeds benefit the American Lighthouse Foundation and our mission to preserve our historic lighthouses and their heritage.

Purchase Gala Tickets:


You may also purchase tickets by calling ALF at 207-594-4174, or use the printable form.

Lodging at a special group rate is available at the Nonantum Resort:
Nonantum Resort | 888-205-1555
Special Group Rate: $119.00 / night…Mention American Lighthouse Foundation



May 15, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


American Lighthouse Foundation
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Nonantum Resort
95 Ocean Ave
Kennebunkport, ME 04046 United States