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Portsmouth Market Square Day - NH 

Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 9 AM - 4 PM

An estimated 60,000-80,000 people will walk through downtown Portsmouth, enjoying the entertainment, products and food offered by artists, craftspeople and merchants - many from the Seacoast area.

http://www.proportsmouth.org/MarketSquareDay.cfm

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Old Port Festival

Saturday June 10th 2018 - Portland, Maine - 11am to 5pm

Kick off summer in Maine at the 45th annual Old Port Festival! This family-friendly event is an outdoor celebration of music, art and community in the heart of beautiful Downtown Portland.
Come one, come all and enjoy awesome live music, Maine-made arts and crafts, food from local businesses, kids’ activities and more!
Don’t miss:
Kickoff Parade at 11am — featuring Shoestring Theater!
Music and entertainment on seven stages (see lineups below)
Children’s amusement rides & rock climbing wall

Casco Bay Eye Ferris Wheel (by DiMillo’s on the Water)

Over 200 vendor booths featuring great food, arts & crafts and more!

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Art Festival South Shore Art Center 63rd Annual - Cohasset, Massachusetts

Friday, Saturday & Sunday June 15, 16 and 17th 2018

“South Shore Art Center Arts Festival mixes the best of small town New England summer festivals with an uncommon attention to detail and commitment to presenting quality art and handmade craft.”

South Shore Art Center Arts Festival celebrates its 60th year and showcases craft and fine artists from New England and beyond. In addition to almost one hundred juried exhibitor booths, the Arts Festival features a juried art exhibition and members’ show, live music performances, artist demonstrations, children’s art activities and a young artist exhibition. Cohasset Common Historic District
The Arts Festival draws over 9,000 visitors from the Greater Boston region to historic, oceanside Cohasset Common.http://www.ssac.org/festival.asp
Friday opens at 1pm..Saturday 10-7 Sunday 12-5

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The Yarmouth Clam Festival 53rd Annual 

July 20,  21,  22  2018 - Yarmouth, Maine

The Yarmouth Clam Festival is an annual summer event that promotes the community and provides opportunities for Yarmouth-based non-profit organizations to raise funds in support of their missions. Admission to the Festival is FREE!
Every year approximately thirty non-profit groups volunteer thousands and thousands of hours to bring the Festival to life. Come join us for a long weekend (always the 3rd Friday in July) and enjoy all that we have to offer; Friday night parade, Saturday night fireworks, live music from 3 stages, fantastic food served by our non-profit volunteers, arts & crafts shows, road races and more. The Carnival on the Midway opens Wednesday evening and runs through Sunday. All other Festival activities start Friday at 10:00 am.
http://clamfestival.com/

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Maine Lobster Festival  - 70th Annual Rockland, Maine

AUGUST 1-5, 2018

The Maine Lobster Festival is five days of fun and feasting on the fabulous coast of Maine! This annual event takes place during the first weekend of August, from Wednesday through Sunday.

What started as an idea for a local marine festival to revive Midcoast Maine communities has turned into an internationally-recognized celebration of local seafood. The Maine Lobster Festival attracts visitors from as near as Owls Head, Maine, to visitors from countries throughout Europe and Asia!

http://www.mainelobsterfestival.com/

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Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors Show - 16th Annual Rockland, Maine

AUGUST 10-12, 2018

There is always so much for the whole family to see and do at the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show. In addition to a fleet of great boats in the water and on land, plus tents filled with booth exhibits, there'll be wonderful live music, a variety of events for children and families, fabulous food, and (of course) the wild and zany World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials (on Sunday). The 16th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show  Gates open at 10 a.m. daily
SCHEDULE
Friday: 10-5
Saturday: 10-5
Sunday: 10-4
On the waterfront in Rockland, Maine (Harbor & Buoy Parks)
(Click here for directions)
Price: $12, kids under 12 FREE
Two and three-day passes available.

https://maineboats.com/boatshow

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Art In The Park Show & Sale 39th Annual  South Portland, Maine

Saturday, August 11, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
South Portland’s 37th annual Art in the Park Show & Sale will be held in Mill Creek Park . The show will feature original art work and photography by up to 175 artists in styles, sizes and prices to suit all tastes and budgets.

The beautiful park atmosphere and the quality of the artwork, as well as food, music and fun for the kids combine to make South Portland’s Art in the Park a favorite summertime event for the whole family.

For the kids, Kids in the Park, provides an opportunity to make art under the supervision of show day volunteers. Kids can also enjoy face painting. Kids in the Park and face painting are free to all children. Kids in the Park hours are 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
http://artintheparkmaine.com/

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Camden Windjammer Festival Friday August 31 –Saturday  September 1, 2018 Camden, Maine

I'll be there along with a select number of arts and crafters. Celebrate Camden’s maritime heritage and living traditions at the annual Camden Windjammer Festival. From the great age of sail when coasting schooners were launched in the harbor, through the birth of the windjammer business in the 1930s, to today’s windjammer fleet and elegant yachts, sailing ships have always defined our lovely, vibrant community.

Friday 12-5pm, Saturday 9-5pm 

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31th Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival - Wells, Maine 

Saturday, September 8, 2018 – Sunday, September 9, 2017 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival is held in Wells, Maine, every September on the weekend after Labor Day.This prestigious event brings more than 100 artisans, selected by jury, to exhibit their wares for thousands of browsers. Music, food, and fun round out the 2-day festival.

Tickets are available at the gate on the days of the festival. Two-day passes are available on Saturday at the Information Station in the Barn.
$8 per person

https://www.wellsreserve.org/visit/events-and-concerts/laudholm-nature-crafts-festival

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The BIG E - 17 day show!

September 14th - September 30th 2018 West Springfield, Massachusetts

The Big E, also known as The Eastern States Exposition, is billed as "New England's Great State fair". It is the largest agricultural event on the eastern seaboard and the sixth-largest fair in the nation.

Is it possible to set foot in all six New England states in one hour? Absolutely, if you visit the Avenue of States during The Big E, the only fair in the nation where more than one state participates. On this educational thoroughfare you’ll see impressive replicas of each New England state’s original statehouse sitting on land actually owned by that state. Take a step inside and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and tastes of quintessential New England.
Maine Building - Rotunda
http://www.thebige.com/

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FREEPORT FALL FESTIVAL OCTOBER 5-7, 2018

ART & FINE CRAFT

We've brought together the best New England artists and makers of fine craft for a town-wide three-day festival in Freeport, Maine. Enjoy browsing for just the right piece to add to your collection, plus sample all the attractions of a day in Freeport!

LIVE MUSIC

Join us at the Discovery Stage on the L.L.Bean campus in Freeport, Maine for three days of live music. Visit Memorial Park for family games and music. After you've strolled through the artists' exhibits, grab a picnic lunch and listen to the great tunes we've lined up! And, thanks to our generous sponsors, it's all FREE!

11am to 4pm

My booth is near LLBean and Key Bank

https://freeportfallfestival.com

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Wellesley Marketplace 

Saturday, November 17, 2018 

9 AM - 4 PM Wellesley High School– 50 Rice Street, Wellesley, MA

Wellesley Marketplace is an annual retail favorite for those seeking unique holiday gifts for family and friends. Shoppers had access to over 200 vendors and artisans from New England and afar. Available wares included gourmet foods, handmade jewelry, artwork, crafts, and clothing.

http://www.whjwc.org/fundraisers/wellesley-marketplace/