Some of the Stonington Farmers Market‘s finest artisans will be selling their unique handmade items at ROOST Maine in Ellsworth on Saturday, Nov. 12. (Yup, November is coming up on us!) It’s at the Moore Community & Conference Center on 5 General Moore Way, just off State Street.
ROOST will feature more than 25 local artisans, live music and light fare. You won’t find any junk there, because the show is curated and juried. There’s plenty of parking and admission is free.
Bob Gillmor, better known as Spoon Bob, will be there dispensing wit and selling his wooden spoons, cooking spatulas (right and left handed) pie servers, cocktail muddlers and magic wands.
Perhaps he’ll bring his two enterprising grandsons, Thomas and Matthew.
Bob has been told many times his spoons are the BEST.
Robin Byrne of River Wind Woolies will also be there with gorgeous wool pillows she’s been cranking out this fall.
Robin assures us we shouldn’t worry — she’s working on all of her usuals too, like felted jar covers, beverage bottle covers, gloves from upcycled sweaters, acorn ornaments and those adorable ball and bell garlands. “Who knows,” she said. “Maybe there will be a surprise or two this holiday shopping season!”
Gillian Mowrey of Mowrey Handcrafts will also be at ROOST. The ROOST folks say they’re so excited Gillian will be there this year.
Gillian’s ceramic work includes wall plaques, vessels and bird baths. She loves animals and gathers inspiration from the animal kingdom. Gillian makes the most charming animal ornaments, like the fox pictured below:
Stay tuned and we’ll bring you news about more of your favorite vendors who will be at the ROOST show.