May 21, 2018
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Traditional crafters needed

BRADLEY — Sherry Davis invites those interested in fiber arts and other American traditional crafts to consider participating in Children’s Days at Leonard’s Mills, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, May 28-30.

Demonstrators may come for one, two or all three days, or as their schedules permit.  For information or to volunteer, e-mail or call 974-6278.


Quilt show

CHERRYFIELD — The second annual Academy Quilt Show will take place 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Cherryfield Academy Community Center on Main Street. A variety of quilts from miniature to king size, antique to contemporary, traditional to modern will be on display. Local artisans will be on hand with products available for purchase.

Admission is $3. The event benefits the restoration of the Cherryfield Academy Community Center. For information call, Faye Hodgkins at 546-7196 or Leslie McSorley at 483-2131, or email



GLENBURN — Sandy Spiller of Essentially Felt announced that her business will participate in Rowan’s Mystery Afghan Knit-along, through June 23. The afghan is composed of 48 squares in eight different patterns, with cabled trim. Weekly clues are posted at

Essentially Felt hosts a knitting group 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays.  For information, go to or call 942-0365.


Community Quilt Show

ORRINGTON — The Women’s Fellowship of the East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, will sponsor a Community Quilt Show 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the church. Admission is $3.

Quilters from surrounding communities are invited to display their quilts at the show, including antique quilts and Quilts of Valor. Quilts may be dropped off 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday through Friday, May 14-16, or 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at the church office. Quilts may be picked up directly after the show or 9 a.m.-noon, Monday, May 19.

Organizers said the quilts will be kept in a locked room until setup for the show.

Vendors at the show will include Pins and Needles of Farmington, Cotton Cupboard of Bangor, Quilt n Fabric of Southwest Harbor and Maine by Mainers. Quilted items will be available for purchase.

For information or to lend a quilt for display, call Carol Small at 825-6008 or Brigitte Schoen at 469-2605.

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