Fall Festival Arts & Crafts: Downeast Maine Style

Fall: Camden is one of Maine’s prettiest villages on the mid-coast and during the fall travelers from all around to enjoy the ocean and the views from Mt. Battie. Put Camden on your list of places to visit this fall especially during the last week of September when Camden celebrates the change of season with their annual Fall Arts and Crafts Show. The harbor is the backdrop for this amazing outdoor craft show where over 100 exhibitors set up tents on the grounds of the library and amphitheater to display their goods. This is a very popular event where well known local artist like Lynn Snow and several others. While you are in Camden there are plenty of things to see and do. The downtown area is lined with quaint shops, art galleries and great restaurants. The waterfront offers places to sit and enjoy the boats coming in and out of the harbor as well as scenic cruises and kayaking tours. If you head out of town north on Route 1 you will find Mt. Battie which has great hiking trails and breath taking views of all of Camden from the top of the tower. Camden is close to Lincolnville Beach which is home to the famous Lobster Pound Restaurant where you can enjoy some of the freshest seafood from the area. Why not spend the entire weekend in Camden enjoying the art and craft show, checking out the art galleries along Route 1 from Camden to Lincolnville, going to Rockport Harbor to check out the Maine Center of Contemporary Art and even making a trip down the road to enjoy Rockland’s downtown area. The mid-coast is the perfect place to go any time of year so be sure to make it one of your stops along the way.