• Posts Tagged ‘craft fairs’

    Friday Features & Finds (Holiday Circus Edition)

    by  • December 6, 2013 • Things To Do • 0 Comments


      Tonight is the First Friday Art Walk, an event which promises to be the most epic evening in the history of the Art Walk. In addtion to all the regular Art Walk activities, they are closing Congress St to vehicular traffic from 6 – 8 pm.  The street closure will extend from State Street (the intersection […]

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    Quite a lot of Art on the Hill

    by  • December 1, 2012 • Buy Local, Things To Do • 3 Comments


    Last night I had a wonderful time strolling around the Society for East End Arts’ 2012 Holiday ‘Art on the Hill’ show. Over 70 vendors — many of whom were not, I was totally pleased to note, the ‘usual suspects’ that I’ve seen at every vaguely craft-fair like show I go to.  Admission is free, […]

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    PICNIC in the Park

    by  • August 25, 2012 • Shopping, Things To Do • 1 Comment


    So, how was your summer? Here are a few images from Saturday’s annual Picnic Music + Arts Festival, probably the premiere showcase for independent artisans and craftspeople in the city.  Enjoy!   Please visit the Picnic website (www.picnicportland.com) to learn more about the vendors whose work is featured here.  You can also follow them on […]

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    Here’s What I Suggest….

    by  • January 13, 2012 • Things To Do • 0 Comments


    First and foremost, credit to catchesthelight on flickr for the beautiful image of the Casco Bay bridge used in the header of this page. Please be sure to check out the rest of her photos on her Flickr feed. She also has a website: Catches-the-Light. Another long weekend is upon us. You remembered that this […]

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    Here’s what I suggest…

    by  • December 9, 2011 • Things To Do • 2 Comments


    Looking for some fun things to do to make this weekend special?  Here’s a few things that I suggest: A Celtic Christmas (Here’s a review from the Press Herald) AIRE (American Irish Repertory Ensemble)  Presents A Child’s Christmas in Wales and The Legend of the Wren. Featuring dancers from the Stillson School of Irish Dance. […]

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