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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. Click here to download 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.

pumpkintrail logoFall Foliage Festival is just one stop along Maine’s Pumpkin Trail, a new partnership celebrating history, art and giant fruit along 50 miles of what we think is Maine’s most beautiful coastline! Follow Maine’s Pumpkin Trail on Facebook to discover great ways to celebrate fall with friends and family of all ages. While in the region be sure to check out the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta™ which takes place on the same weekend just 15 minutes away!  Other stops on Maine’s Pumpkin Trail include the Farnsworth Art Museum and Maine Maritime Museum.

Vendor applications are still being accepted for fine arts, crafts and handmade products, local foods and for regional non-profits to exhibit.  As of September 19, only three booths are available. Download an application packet or contact Margaret Hoffman at 207-633-4727 or via email for more information.

2016 Entertainment Schedule
Saturday, October 8
10 am – 12 pm   The Junction 27 Band
12 – 1 pm   The Boothbay Alumnae Band
1:30 – 3:00 pm   Kaity Newell and the Oyster Creek Fiddlers
3:30 – 5:30   The Space Heaters

Sunday, October 9
11:30 am – 1 pm    Amber, Pip and Paul

2016 Vendors
Riptide Designs
Jim Deckers Art Work
Memaws Gifts & More
For the Love of Maine, Nature Photography
Lion’s Club
Paper Moon Jewelry
Boothbay Region Health & Wellness Foundation
Vega’s Glassworks & Other Creations
Mackadoos
Sawyer’s Maple Farm
You’re Special Too!
Karas Kar Stickers
East Boothbay United Methodist Church
Photographs by MAZ
Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library
Q.D. Loon Repurposed Bird Feeders
Moonlight Maple Co.
Pinkham’s Seafood
Madder Root & On the Round
S.E. Hall Furniture & Design
Shadow Hill Farm
Heather Desirees Art/Norton Hill
Bud & Lindal Bailey
Peter Johannes – Photography
Home Spun & Spice LLC
Boothbay Region Community Resources Council
Imagery
R & L Berry Farm
Glen Cove Collection
Eclectic Housewife of Maine
Blarney Stone Pottery
Maine-ly Dragonflies & Butterflies
Maine Island Soaps
Queen Bee Herbal
Cordage Creations
Craft Creations
Kwiltz for Kids
American Legion Post 36
Joyful Upcycle
Always Wonderful Memories Photography Take II
Crust
Maine Authors Publishing
Handweavings
Starboard Designs
City In The Sky
Violet’s Fine Crafts
MaineV
Boothbay Sea & Science Center
The Pemaquid Beader
The Mistletoad Shop
Sweeney Ridge
Oh, Sweet Lavender!
Craft Cabin
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