The 2014 edition of the Maine Coast Competition will take place over the weekend of July 11th to the 13that the Boathouse, Front Street, Belfast. Sponsored by the Penobscot Bay Carvers and Artists Association this show is in its’ 26th year of presenting shows to those who stop by to view the many carvings and artwork.
Entries for the competition are received on Friday, the 11th from noon to 6 PM and on Saturday from 7 AM to 9 AM. We are open to the public on the 12th and 13th. The hours for the show are Saturday: 9 AM to 5 PM and on Sunday: 9 AM to 4 PM.
There are three divisions open for entry; carving, art and photography. We accept all types of carvings, artwork and photographs of wildlife or Maine Coastal scenery. Artwork must be ready to hang.
A raffle of several items either carved or made by members of our association will be held with the drawing on Sunday afternoon. Tickets are $1. each or 6 for $5.
Club members are available to answer any questions one might have and some of our carvers will be working on their own carvings while the show goes on. So stop by and enjoy an hour or so with us. We are only a short walk from the Arts in the Park going on in Heritage Park the same weekend. There is no entrance fee.
For more information contact Ellen at 338-5309 or Karen at 789-5363.