For more than thirty-three years this fair in the heart of the St. John River Valley has celebrated the proud culture of Maine’s own Cajuns
Starts: Jun 12 2010 - 11:00am
Ends: Jun 12 2010 - 4:00pm
Portland, ME 04101
This popular festival attracts thousands of people each year with international cuisine and a free program of music, dance, and immigrant journey stories. In addition, marketgoers will find a hundred vendors offering a wide assortment of items, including flea market goods, crafts, art, jewelry, and clothing. There will be a dedicated children’s area with crafts and games. The Bayside World Market & Fair is sponsored by the Bayside Neighborhood Association.
Starts: Aug 14 2010 - 10:00am
Ends: Aug 15 2010 - 5:00am
North of Princeton, ME 04668
Cultural crafts from the Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, Maliseet, and Micmac tribes include traditional handcrafted one-of-a-kind ash splint and sweetgrass baskets, flutes, dream catchers, birch bark and quill baskets, beaded and quill jewelry, wood carvings, native dolls, walking sticks, and art works and display of numerous books about the Maine tribes. Following the grand entry will be demonstrations in pounding ash, bead working, traditional basket making, birch bark canoe presentation. Throughout each day will be traditional native drumming and dancing as well as native foods.
Grand Lake Stream, ME 04637
More than fifty folk artists and craftsmen from the northeastern U.S. and New Brunswicl, Canada, offer hand-made musical instruments, twig furniture, quilts, folk painting, turned wooden bowls, dried flowers, herbs, pottery, photography, stained glass, spinning, weaving, felting, clothing, baskets, iron work dolls, wood carvings, jewelry, and more.
Turner, ME 04282
The Garlic Festival includes talks, luncheon, cheese demo, and barn dance.
Starts: Jul 25 2010 - 12:00pm
Ends: Jul 25 2010 - 4:00pm
(off Rt. 127 So. just before Reid State Park)
Georgetown, ME 04548
Highlighting the abundance of creativity generated by residents of this island community, painters, printmakers, sculptors, and fine-crafters display, sell, and demonstrate their work while talented musicians entertain with lively tunes. Youth Pavilion. Free light refreshments. Heavy rain will cancel.
The Maine Jewish Film Festival provides a forum for the presentation of films to enrich, educate and entertain a diverse community about the Jewish experience. http://www.mjff.org/
Freeport, ME 04032
An entire weekend devoted to food, wine, beer, vodka, art, music, entertainment, decorating, and more. Sample delectable dishes from Freeport's best restaurants and B&Bs; learn a little about beer, wine, and vodka from local purveyors and distillers; and bid on art items from Freeport Art Guild members.
Freeport, ME 04032
Freeport is a community of artists, entrepreneurs, and professionals from Maine and away. The Destination Freeport committee invites visitors and members of our community to a wonderful weekend filled with fabulous food, distinguished drink, great music, and the excellent hospitality of Freeport. From a Gala tasting of twenty of Freeports finest food etablishments to an all ages block party, there is something for everyone. Come Friday and stay all weekend.
Car, planes, boats, and trains — and a whole lot more.