Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival this weekend

September 7, 2017 - garden totes

WELLS For 30 years, a Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival has been a ideal place to learn nature-themed artworks done by New Englands excellent artisans. The tradition continues on Saturday, Sep 9 and Sunday, Sep 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. any day, when 130 artisans will vaunt their work during a lifelike Wells Reserve during Laudholm. Admission is $10, though members get in for half price. For directions and list of participating artisans, revisit wellsreserve.org/crafts.

The artists in this juried eventuality manipulate changed metals, gemstones, fabric, clay, glass, wood, and other media into talented forms. Whether a products are practical, inspirational, whimsical, or dignified, their peculiarity is consistently high.

The 30th anniversary of a Laudholm eventuality coincides with a vital sculpture muster and sale, Power of Place, as partial of a pot Summer of Art Science. The arrangement facilities 65 works by 36 artists along a half-mile route loop adjacent to a festival grounds.

The sculpture muster and a crafts festival both advantage education, conservation, and investigate during a Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve. The income we lift also helps to say open entrance to hundreds of acres of stable land here during a Wells Reserve during Laudholm, Charov said.

The 2017 crafts festival is sponsored by Kennebunk Savings, that offers giveaway reusable receptacle bags to a initial 500 attendees any day, as good as Stonewall Kitchen and Maine magazine. The festival receives critical support from some-more than dual dozen internal businesses, including Bull and Claw Restaurant, Jakes Seafood, Katahdin Specialty Coffee, The Landing Store, Greg Maling, Shains of Maine, Shields Meat Produce, and Duffys Tavern Grill, that hosts a events drink garden. On Sunday, Duffys will also offer mimosas and bloody marys for those who wish to applaud a 30th crafts festival in style.

The Wells Reserve during Laudholm is located only off Route 1 in Wells nearby a Kennebunk line. A revisit to a haven mostly includes a travel by fields, forest, and salt mire to untried Laudholm Beach. The Wells Reserve is a smoke-free trickery with a no-pets policy. Call 207-646-4521 for some-more information.

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