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Moosehead Lake Artisan Village

Moosehead Lake Artisan Village 16 Moosehead lake road, Greenville

Our Artisan Village consists of four cottages that houses talented regional and state artisans who have been selected by a jury to display their creations. Our artists are encouraged to provide demonstrations of their art.

22nd Annual Freeport Fall Festival

Freeport Fall Festival 95 Main Street, Freeport

Each year on the first weekend in October, Visit Freeport brings together over 150 of the best New England artists, makers and local food producers for a three-day festival throughout Downtown Freeport.

In addition to browsing local art, join us at the Discovery Stage on the L.L.Bean campus for three days of live music. And, thanks to our generous sponsors, it’s all FREE!

Friday, October 1 from noon - 6 pm
Saturday, October 2 from 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday, October 3 from 10 am - 4 pm

Please note: While we hope that the 2021 Festival will be held with few modifications, we will be watching State of Maine and CDC recommendations closely and make any decisions about activities with public health as our number one concern.

Open Studio @ Stained Glass Express

Stained Glass Express 966 Western Ave, Manchester

In celebration of Maine Craft Weekend we will be holding open studio in both our classroom and flame room on Saturday October 2, 2021. There will be many art craft kits on sale for this day, Shardworx, Mosaic, Stained Glass and more.

Blacksmithing Demonstrations/Open Studio and Gallery

Wilson Forge 455 Eggemoggin Rd, Little Deer Isle

Douglas E. Wilson, MCA's Master Craftsman, 2020, will host an Open Studio and Gallery event at Wilson Forge in Little Deer Isle. Demonstrations of the time-honored trade of Blacksmithing will be ongoing throughout the days, October 2 and 3, 2021. Open forge and gallery.

Open Studio at Purple Shed Woodworks!

Purple Shed Woodworks 213 Water Street, Gardiner

Purple Shed Woodworks will be opening their doors to welcome visitors from all over the state of Maine! During the open studio hours visitors will be able to tour the studio and talk with Jason Ledoux, the woodworker behind all of Purple Shed Woodworks creations. A wide selection of woodworks will be available to purchase as well!

Open Studio at Hélène Farrar Art

Hélène Farrar Art 993 Western Avenue, Manchester

Enjoy a visit to Hélène Farrar Art for delight, inspiration and to view works for extending your art collection! Hélène will be demonstrating encaustic painting at 11 am!

Open House @ Tear Cap Workshops

Tear Cap Workshops 22 Hampshire St, Hiram

Join us for a fall celebration of Maine craft! Featuring demonstrations, studio and workshop tours, music and great food. Come see the progress at the old mill and check out the Community Woodworking Shop, stone wall building area, vegetable garden and new artisan spaces. Free and open to the public!

Open Studio @ Emily Shaffer Studio

Emily Shaffer Studio 68 Packard Road, Lincolnville

Welcome to my first open studio since moving to Lincolnville! I will be doing metalsmithing demonstrations & will have work for sale at special Maine Craft Weekend prices.
Saturday, October 2, 10am - 5pm

Multi Artist Open House at Puzzle Mountain Glassworks

Puzzle Mountain Glassworks 1029 Bear River Road, Newry

Located along Scenic Route 26 near Grafton Notch, our Open House makes a great stop while you are out leaf peeping. Stop in for a beverage & snack and get an early start on Christmas shopping. Open from 10am-2pm each day and featuring stained glass, vehicle inspired artwork, etched glassware, ski chairs, mosaics, paintings and candles.

STUDIO REOPENING – Maine Craft Weekend Open Art Studios

Running With Scissors Artist Studios & Community 25 Anderson St, Portland

Art studios and work space of over 75 artists will be open for the first time since March 2020! We cannot wait to welcome everyone, safely, back into our makerspace with art for sale, studios and work space to explore, makers of fine craft and fine art to meet and talk with. Find beach stone jewelry, hand made ceramics, oil, watercolor and mixed media paintings, photography, printmaking, textiles, encaustics, digital art and so much more.
Fun for all ages. Free entrance and off street parking.

Seaweed Social

Dulse and Rugosa 337 Route 1, Gouldsboro

Visit our tiny farm and seaweed shop and discover how wonderful and tasty seaweed is. We'll have lots of yummy seaweed treats for you to sample- savory and sweet. Seaweed adds a deep umami flavor to dishes and Dulse in particular pairs very well with chocolate. Our soaps and shampoo bars will be for sale as well as other Maine seaweed products. Get inspired to cook with seaweed, enjoy our flowers and farm chickens and be inspired with plastic free and zero waste swaps. The Schoodic Acadia area is a great road trip destination.

Lisa & Scott Cylinder Open Studio @ “the Wedge”

The Wedge 14 Maine St. #0104, Brunswick

Visit the new working Studio/School of Lisa & Scott Cylinder in Fort Andross in Brunswick. Affectionately called "the Wedge" because of its unusual shape, they will present examples of their work and share their story of being collaborators making mixed-media jewelry and objects for 33+ years together. Learn about the Workshops and Classes that they offer, as well as the rich history of their workings in the Craft Show and Gallery world. Work will be available for sale and masks will be required to enter the building. 11am - 4pm Saturday & Sunday.
DIRECTIONS: From the parking lot, enter the LEFT SET of green double doors below the "Cabot Mill" sign, go down the stairs and to the end of the hallway. At the end of the hallway, make a right and go all of the way until you reach an open space. From there, go up the WOODEN ramp slightly to the right. "The Wedge" is the first door on your left (this space is just beyond Lisa & Scott's former studio).

Open Studio @ Valerie Paul Art

Valerie Paul Art 230 Cape Jellison Road, Stockton Springs

Come visit my summer studio on the beautiful coast of Maine in Stockton Springs. I look forward to visiting with you and sharing my artwork along with some refreshments!

Papermaking demonstration

Handmade Papers Gallery 113 Reach Road, Brooklin

From noon to 5:00 p.m. each day, I will be making kozo paper in my studio, rain or shine. Also present in the gallery will be wooden wares by Louis Charlett of New Gloucester Maine and Hillary Hutton of Vienna Maine. Here's a preview of what you can expect to see https://youtu.be/QrOomknlqP4

Open House & Demo

Brant & Cochran 110 Breakwater Annex, South Portland

How are Maine wedge pattern axes forged, hafted and finished? Find out at an open house and blacksmithing demo at our South Portland axe shop. We'll have the forge fired up, be talking the history of axe making in Maine, and selling our hand crafted axes, accessories and apparel so you can get your holiday shopping done early. Bring the whole family for this peek behind the scenes at Brant & Cochran!