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

Hancock County's premier Winter craft show featuring over 40 locally and nationally recognized artisans, refreshments and light meals to purchase and a fabulous door prize drawing.  $3.00 admission for adults; Children 12 and under admitted free.  Please join us for the 2014 show at our NEW LOCATION at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center in Bar Harbor.  

Listed as one of the top ten Winter Craft Shows to see in New England in the Boston Globe.com's Travel blog in 2008. Click here to read the whole entry. The show has been featured in Maine Home + Design Magazine, Bangor Metro Magazine, and on Classical Music with Suzanne Nance on MPBN Radio.

Dates & Times: Saturday, November 15th, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday, November 16th 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

NEW Location: Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center, 119 Eden St. (Next to the former Bluenose Ferry/Cat Terminal), Bar Harbor, ME

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. 

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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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