Jillyanna’s Woodfired Cooking School – 141 Wildes District Road, Kennebunkport, Maine (207) 967-4960. Jillyanna’s offers intimate, hands-on 3 1/2 hour classes as well as private classes. Time will be spent prepping, cooking, dining, sharing recipes, and enjoying each other’s company. Their goal is to give you the recipes we’ve developed and the techniques you need to make beautiful Italian inspired food and to expose you to the wonders of woodfired cooking. Group classes are $150 per person.

Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School – 2 Stonewall Lane, York, Maine, 03909, 1-877-899-8363. The Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School in York, Maine is a fun, state-of-the-art classroom and the place to be if you love to cook, love to eat or just want to have a great time. They have an incredibly talented and entertaining staff, and they’ve also drawn together noted restaurant chefs, cookbook authors and cooking professionals from across the nation to come to Maine to share their experience and demonstrate their talents. You can learn about essential prep skills, attend sophisticated wine tasting events, and immerse yourself in the fine art of cooking. Relax, learn and listen while being served a fabulous menu.

River Tree Arts – 35 Western Avenue, Kennebunk, Maine 04043, (207) 967-9120. River Tree Arts offers a wide array of art and music classes, some of which are one day classes including “Drawing Degas with the Portland Ballet” and turning sea glass into jewelry.