GRAND LAKE STREAM – The tents will quickly be up and the ballfield might be bustling with exercise within the village of Grand Lake Stream. On Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31, greater than 50 of the best folks artists and craftsmen within the northeast and an impressive line-up of gifted musicians will collect for the 26th annual Grand Lake Stream People Artwork Pageant. After a two-year hiatus, because of the pandemic, native organizers have as soon as once more put collectively a full weekend of actions for all the household, with great music, folks artwork, meals, and enjoyable! The competition runs every day from 10 a.m. to five p.m.
Reside musical performances are on stage below the tent, rain or shine, and embrace Maine’s premier American roots, Celtic, bluegrass, folks and jazz musicians. Native ukulele favorites, The Grand Lake Stream Strummin’ Wildcats, will carry out each days.
Conventional and up to date folks artwork and handcrafts in all kinds of mediums might be exhibited on the market by artists and craftspeople from throughout Maine and past, with many demonstrating their abilities.
Gifted quilters from The St. Croix Worldwide Quilters might be on the competition displaying quite a lot of quilts made by members from each side of the U.S./Canadian border. The annual quilt raffle to learn the competition will function a novel design by native quilter, Susan Plachy.
There might be an interpretive exhibit that includes regionally constructed Grand Laker canoes. Youngsters might be entertained all through the weekend on the all the time standard arts and crafts tent, with tasks together with felted chicken homes and gyotaku, Japanese fish printing, on T-shirts.
Historians will benefit from the Remembrance Tent with shows of archival and heirloom pictures chronicling the historical past and heritage of Grand Lake Stream and its residents.
Breakfast, lunch, and candy treats are served every day within the meals tent, with native meals distributors providing burgers, wood-fired oven pizza, lobster rolls, Cajun gumbo, strawberry shortcake, and extra!
Admission is $10 for at some point or $15 for each days. Youngsters below 12 are admitted at no cost. Pets welcomed on leashes. Parking is on-street. For extra info, go to the competition web site at www.grandlakestreamfolkartfestival.com or comply with the competition on Fb.