Fine crafts by Maine artisans will be on sale in the “Finer Things” invitational craft show and sale at the Penobscot Marine Museum from Friday, Sept. 30 through Sunday, Oct. 23. A preview and opening reception will take place Thursday, Sept. 29 from 5 to 8 p.m., with many of the artists in attendance. Both the reception and the show itself are free and will be held in the museum’s Admission Center at 40 E. Main St./Route 1.

No ordinary crafts fair, the “Finer Things” invitational craft show and sale features the works of carefully selected Maine artisans who are masters in their respective crafts including pottery, jewelry, furniture, quilts, flutes, basket making, book arts, spinning, weaving, felting and more. Featured craftspeople include Laurie Adams, Deborah Bergman, Stephanie Crossman, Janelle Delicata, Sister Bette Edl, Asha Fenn, Faith Garrold, Ken Green, Jeff Jelenty, Karen Jelenty, Marcia Markwardt, Chris McLarty, Cathy Melio, Colleen O’Donnell, Maureen O’Keefe, Laura Lee Perkins, Willy Reddick, Betty Schopmeyer and Geoffrey Warner.

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VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to