Arts & Crafts

FrIday, July 11
Harvest Gold Gallery in Center Lovell will hold their 13th annual Artist Reception & Open House from 3 to 6 p.m., with hors d’oeuvres, wine and sparkling water. FMI: 925-6502.
Saturday, July 12
The Naples Public Library’s annual Mini Art Sale takes place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the gym at the Naples Town Office. Local artists have donated over 100 small, original, matted watercolor paintings, including several local scenes, landscapes, lighthouses, sailing ships, animals, flowers and birch trees. The sale features prints donated by prolific painter Richard Anzelec. All paintings are $10, or $25 for three.
The 47th Norway Arts Festival will fill Main Street, Norway, with fine artwork and photography from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, July 12-13
The North Conway Public Library will be hosting a two-day Outdoor Art & Craft Sale in conjunction with their gigantic annual book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. FMI: 603-356-2961.
The Chickadee Quilt Show, in its 35th year, takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stevens Brook Elementary School in Bridgton. Over 100 quilts will be on display. FMI: 647-5197, 693-3854.
Tuesday, July 15
Paintings by Robert Casper are the current exhibit at The Pace Galleries of Art, located inside the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center in Fryeburg. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Saturday, July 19
The Bridgton Art Guild will hold its popular Art in the Park art show in beautiful Shorey Park beside Highland Lake in Bridgton. The annual event draws many visitors who come to view fine art by over 50 artists. FMI: 647-2787.
Friday, July 25
The gallery opening for artist Anne Buckwalter’s Artillery Park exhibit takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Denmark Arts Center, 50 West Main Street, Denmark. Her intensely detailed illustrations depict obscure competitions, esoteric rituals and domestic scenes. FMI: 452-2412.
Saturday, July 26
Naples for the Arts and Lake Region businesses present their annual Arts and Crafts Festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Causeway in Naples. Along with arts and crafts will be live entertainment all day at the Amphitheater, sections for health and wellness and animals, children’s entertainment and face painting.
Bridgton artist Maya Kuvaja will offer a mixed-media workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Denmark Arts Center, 50 West Main Street, Denmark. A $10 donation is suggested. FMI: 452-2412. She transfers images to different surfaces, then layers on acrylic painting to achieve unexpected results.
Sunday, July 27
There’ll be plenty of arts and crafts, entertainment and food at the Moore Park Art Show, held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Moore Park in South Paris, at the corner of Route 26 and Main Street. FMI: 824-3575.