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Floral Tree with Heartfelt Story in the Works for Saturday’s Fest

The trees we create for my favorite fundraiser in the whole world all come with a story. Georgie Kendall Eastport Arts Center’s Festival of Trees is slated for Saturday December 11, from 4:30-5:30 pm. This year, 20 tabletop-size trees will be up for bid, each with its own back … [Read More]

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Decorators Announce Themes for Festival of Trees

“Excitement is building for the 12th annual Festival of Trees,” notes event organizer Marged Higginson, who has been involved since the beginning of the annual fundraiser. The event will be held from 4:30-5:30 pm, Saturday, December 11, at Eastport Arts Center. After a ‘virtual’ festival of online ornament-making workshops … [Read More]

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EAC Cookbooks, Laser Cut Gifts, & So Much More at Saturday’s Market

PLEASE NOTE: EAC’s Holiday Market has added a SECOND DAY, and will be open noon to 4 pm, Sunday, November 28. (Saturday’s market ran with a delay, noon to 4 pm). Eastport Arts Center will host the 9th Annual Holiday Market from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, November … [Read More]

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EAC’s 9th Annual Holiday Market

PLEASE NOTE: Due to predicted stormy weather, EAC’s Holiday Market will be subject to a two-hour delay, and run 12 noon to 4 pm on Saturday, November 27. Eastport Arts Center will host the 9th Annual Holiday Market from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, November 27.  Shoppers will … [Read More]

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Lampwork Artistry on Display in Video and at Next Weekend’s Holiday Market!

Eastport Arts Center will host the 9th Annual Holiday Market from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, November 27.  Vendors have reserved spaces to sell fine jewelry, wood burned gifts, glass art, handspun wool and knitwear, laser art, stained glass, felted hats, hooked rugs, goat cheese, soap, custom-roasted coffee and espresso … [Read More]

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Fiber Artist to Return for EAC’s Holiday Market on Nov. 27; Last Call for Vendors!

Eastport Arts Center will host the 9th Annual Holiday Market from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, November 27. Space for vendors is almost full; the remaining slots ($25) are available first-come, first-served, by email to Chris Grannis at chris@eastportartscenter.org. Prospective vendors please note: a payment of your booth fee is needed … [Read More]

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Wood Burned Gifts Among Treasures at EAC Market; Vendor Spaces Still Available!

Eastport Arts Center will host the 9th Annual Holiday Market from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, November 27. Among the vendors will be Nia Aretakis, once an EAC student in theater and arts programs, and recently the instructor for EAC Video’s Craft Along series. “I’ll have wood burned … [Read More]

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The Halloween Mood: EAC’s Annual Spooky Workshop a Hit

We hope you enjoy a peek at participants’ creative Halloween playtime at Sara Myrick’s October 16 workshop. The session featured shadow boxes and vignette trays incorporating diverse items and textures from a materials buffet arranged by Sara. Attendees chose between Halloween figurines, autumn leaves, colorful papers, found objects and … [Read More]

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Glass Artist Eastport-bound for Next Month’s Holiday Market! Vendor Spaces Still Available

Eastport Arts Center will host the 9th Annual Holiday Market from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, November 27. Vendors are sought; booth fee is $25 per table or space. Reservations and queries should be made to Chris Grannis, chris@eastportartscenter.org; space is limited and will be assigned first-come, first-served.  … [Read More]

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Festival of Trees is December 11! What Decorations Will You Make?

“It’s time to be gathering shells, beach glass, driftwood, feathers and dried flora,” notes Marged Higginson, organizer of EAC’s Festival of Trees. “These are the natural wonders from Down East that your creativity can turn into decorated trees to auction at the 12th annual Festival of Trees. Perhaps you saved the … [Read More]

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The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.