RiceFest: Celebrating the Arts!

Posted Sept. 07, 2012, at 11:20 a.m.

Thursday, October 11 to Saturday, October 13, 2012; 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, ME

Contact: Michael Brown; 207-733-2233

Website: cclc.me

RiceFest: Celebrating the Arts!

Cobscook Community Learning Center invites Washington County schools to discover local arts, crafts and culture during American Craft Week 2012 in “recognition of the countless ways handmade objects enrich our daily lives and contribute to our national aesthetic and economy.”

Among the artisans on hand for demonstrations are:

Mark Wren, stained glass

Nancy Reitze, Root & Pack Baskets

Ray Reitze, Carved spoons and canoe paddles

Christopher Sockbeson, birch bark baskets

Jaclyn Sockbeson, Passamaquoddy bead work

Jeremy Frey, Passamaquoddy ash wood baskets

Tim Beal, Timber Framer

Tim Christensen, Potter

Area schools may schedule field trips for 9-11:30 am or 12:30-3 pm

Thursday, October 11th

Friday, October 12th

Contact the CCLC at 733-2233 and ask for Michael x319

This celebration of our cultural heritage is part of RiceFest 2012 in honor of Wayne and Lorraine Rice

who contributed greatly to the growth and development of the CCLC.

Please join us on Saturday, October 13, noon – 4 pm, when the artisan demonstrations will be open to the public and their wares will be for sale.

Plus pumpkin painting, apple cider pressing, and bread baking in our outdoor wood-fired oven.

The day will also include a turkey dinner, cakewalk and Whoopie Pie contest.

Musicians will play throughout the day in our outdoor bandstand.

Come Join the FUN at the CCLC!