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The Gifted Hand: Fine Art, Craft and Gift Show, 9th annual show

The 2014 Gifted Hand Show will not take place this year due to illness of the show organizer.
Please watch this space in 2015 to see updates about the future of the show.
Thank you for your interest in this event.

From Bangor/ Interstate 95:

Take interstate 95 North to 395 East. Take the last exit (exit 6A) off 395. It's a straight shot to Ellsworth from there on route 1A. In Ellsworth you'll go thru a set of lights with the High School on your left and Dunkin' Donuts on your right. Continue thru 3 more sets of lights down High Street.  Continue straight leaving Ellsworth on rte. 3.  Follow rte. 3 all the way to Bar Harbor (about 30 minutes from Ellsworth).  The Atlantic Oceanside is located on 119 Eden St., on the left, just before the College of the Atlantic.  It is on the way to downtown Bar Harbor, but not in downtown Bar Harbor.  For a Google map, please visit   http://www.barharbormainehotel.com/barharbor-maine-hotel-direction.html   The Show is located in the Event Center, right in front of the Hotel.  Parking is available directly in front of the Event Center.  


Coming from Bucksport, Route 3:


At the yield sign, bear left into downtown Ellsworth. Drive over the bridge, thru the first set of lights & thru the downtown & Main Street. At the 2nd set of lights (next to the small park on your left), turn right onto High Street. Continue down High Street, leaving Ellsworth on rte. 3.  Follow rte. 3 all the way to Bar Harbor (about 30 minutes from Ellsworth).  The Atlantic Oceanside is located on 119 Eden St., on the left, just before the College of the Atlantic.  It is on the way to downtown Bar Harbor, but not in downtown Bar Harbor.  For a Google map, please visit   http://www.barharbormainehotel.com/barharbor-maine-hotel-direction.html   The Show is located in the Event Center, right in front of the Hotel.  Parking is available directly in front of the Event Center. 

Get the latest event news at my blog. Or find us on Facebook.


Hear Christina Heiniger, Show Organizer, talk about the show with Suzanne Nance of Maine Public Radio!
Click here to listen

As seen in the November 2008 Issue of Bangor Metro Magazine

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The 2012 Gifted Hand Show is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.


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