The Makers Guild of Maine

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Makers Guild Events

Fiber College of Maine

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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 4-8, 2019

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Strung Together: Bluegrass and Old Time Music Jam Festival, Searsport, Maine

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 New this year, Steve Roy and Resa Randolph will be leading the Bluegrass camp, offering guided instrument/band sessions for beginner through advanced players, backup or lead playing, jam etiquette, bluegrass harmonies, etc.  

Also, learn how to weave your own instrument strap at our loom!

The camp takes place on the shores of Penobscot Bay with oceanside camping, kayaking and hiking trails. 

 Friday at 2 PM – Sunday 2 PM 

September 13-15, 2019

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Strung Together: Bluegrass and Old Time Music Jam Festival, Searsport, Maine

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 You asked for it, we deliver: jams, Jams, JAMS! Guided slow jams, intermediate and advanced jams, workshops, concerts and much more!

We will feature more singing than ever before with song circles, Shape note singing, a Sunday morning community song circle.

All abilities and age levels, including a youth jam tent. Unstructured, informal and entertaining, 

 Friday at 2 PM – Sunday 2 PM 

September 13-15, 2019

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 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 two volunteer-run events in the Fall: Fiber College of Maine and Strung Together Music Jam Campout (Vacationland Bluegrass Jam Camp and Old Time Music Campout combined). These events draw local and international attention while highlighting various cultures.  MGM is a 501-C3.

Makers Guild of Maine

216 West Main St., Searsport, ME 04974, US

(207) 548-6059