The Samoset Fine Craft Show, formerly the Blue Hill Fine Craft Show, will make its Midcoast debut Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9 and 10, at the Samoset Resort, 22 Warrenton St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The invitational show’s emphasis is on quality, featuring 40 of Maine’s best craftsmen including some who have participated in this country’s most prestigious shows such as the Smithsonian Crafts Show and the Philadelphia Museum Craft Show. The Samoset Fine Craft Show will feature jewelry, clothing, home accessories, woven rugs, pottery, kitchen accessories, woven scarves, lighting, blown glass and more at the air-conditioned Samoset Resort.

Admission is $5, free for those younger than 18. For more information, visit

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or