Fiber College of Maine is an annual fiber festival whose sole reason for being is to celebrate the fiber arts in all forms.
Each year, the weekend after Labor Day, fiber artists, crafters and students gather together for a weekend of casual fiber classes, time with friends old and new, live animals, good food.
September 5-9, 2018
The weekend will include 10 hours of classroom instruction plus additional workshops, hours of jamming, an on-site luthier, a slow jam for beginners and a teacher concert featuring Erica Brown and friends. Food truck. The camp takes place on the shores of Penobscot Bay with oceanside camping, kayaking and hiking trails.
September 14-17, 2018
A Gathering place for Old Time Music Players of Maine (OTPM) celebrates American String band music and the cultures that brought us those traditions. Unstructured, informal and entertaining, OTPM welcomes all players to share in song, storytelling and melodies from that old time music tradition. Group camping. Bread oven.
September 21-23, 2018
The Makers Guild of Maine is a new umbrella organization that connects 3 pillars- regional arts, music & food, the outdoors and cultural tourism to create community impact. We spark relationships between generations and communities. The guild hosts three volunteer-run events in the Fall: Fiber College of Maine, Vacationland Bluegrass Jam Camp and Old Time Music Campout. These events draw local and international attention while highlighting various cultures. MGM is a 501-C3.
216 West Main St., Searsport, ME 04974, US