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49th Annual Fall Foliage Festival

October 8 @ 9:00 am - October 9 @ 4:00 pm

Fall Foliage Festival at Boothbay Railway Village

Every Columbus Day Weekend for nearly half a century the Boothbay Railway Village’s Village Green has welcomed dozens of vendors of handmade items and fabulous food along with a wide variety of live entertainment. The sound of the train’s steam whistle resonating throughout the crisp fall air reminds guests that this is not your typical craft show.

Thank you to the Boothbay Register, our 2015 Media Partner,

Thank you to the Boothbay Register, our Media Partner,

Every Columbus Day Weekend for nearly half a century the Museum’s Village Green has welcomed dozens of vendors of handmade items and fabulous food along with a wide variety of live entertainment. The sound of the train’s steam whistle resonating throughout the crisp fall air reminds guests that this is not your typical craft show.

The beautiful crafts are center stage on the Village Green surrounded by the historic buildings and structures of the Boothbay Railway Village.  Rides on the narrow gauge steam train and the opportunity for guests to explore exhibits detailing Maine’s railroad heritage, interpreting village life, and displaying more than 60 antique automobiles set this event apart.

Artisan demonstrations, live music and a children’s corner adds to the fun of this family tradition.

Sign up now to enter the new Pumpkin Carving Contest with categories for kids, adults and professional artists. Timed contests will take place during the day on Sunday.  It’s just $5 to register per person and that includes admission and your 10 – 12 lb pumpkin to carve and keep. Some basic tools are provided, participants are encouraged to bring their own tools. Check back for the registration form.

Open from 9 AM – 5 PM on Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM on Sunday.

Admission is $4. Children 12 and under and Museum Members are free. Steam train tickets are an additional $5 each (free for Museum Members.) Parking is free both in the Museum’s main parking lots and the special event parking lot across Route 27 next to T & D Variety.

The Fall Foliage Festival is presented in partnership with the Boothbay Information Center.  Visit their website for visitor information about the Boothbay Region including places to stay, things to do and where to eat.

While in the region be sure to check out the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta™ which takes place on the same weekend just 15 minutes away!

Vendor applications are currently being accepted for fine arts, crafts and handmade products, local foods and for regional non-profits to exhibit.  Download an application packet or contact Margaret Hoffman at 207-633-4727 or via email for more information.

2016 Vendors

Boothbay Treasures
AK Creations
Susan L. Hutton Jewelry
Wotton’s Lobster Wharf LLC
Cozy Harbor Press, Inc.
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Zachary Zahn Photography
The Maine Coffee Bar
Lina’s Homemade Crafts
Minzner Fine Art
Millstone Woodworks
Sea Wrapture Studios
Maine-ly Stepping Stones
Kemorox Design
Making Scents DG
Rocky Mountain Tile Photography Co
Maine Craft Emporium
Sunshine Apothecary
Nor’easters Barbershop Chorus
Mary’s Dandy Candy
Country Crafting Diva
The Moon’s Cache
Tropical Maine LLC
The Crafting Coles
Making Memories & Just Winging It Crafts
Compass Rose Images
Ardys Arlin Gallery
M H Jacobs Gallery
Fantasy Glass Designs
Boothbay Region Historical Society
Sweet Satisfaction Fudge
Seabreeze Soaps of Maine
Fairytale Beginnings
Jill Ross Originals
Old Time Prints
Heirloom Lures
ZenBearHoneyTea, LLC
Stonehedge Pottery
Joey Cat Crafts
Bejeweled by Joan
Blue Blair Photography
Dulse and Rugosa
Sharon’s Decorative Art
Merry Auld Tea Company
Junk and Disorderly
Dick’s Stix
Studio Three 14
“Blinz”
T & F Trunks
Darling Family Crafts

Details

Start:
October 8 @ 9:00 am
End:
October 9 @ 4:00 pm