STROLL THE HISTORIC VILLAGE, ENJOY ART and MUSIC, EXPLORE UNIQUE SHOPS, AND TAKE IN THE GLORIOUS VIEWS OF THE SHEEPSCOT RIVER!
Last Thursdays in 2018: June 28, July 26, August 30, September 27; 5-8pm
Enjoy a delightful summer evening as you park your car and stroll the charming Village of Wiscasset. View the incomparable art and meet the artists, sip some wine, and enjoy the sounds of our strolling minstrels. Be sure to visit the Village collection of one-of-a-kind shops - from high antiques to folk craft and mid-century furnishings; personal luxuries and gifts for loved ones back home.
Wiscasset is conveniently located on Rte. 1 in mid-coast Maine and is an easy drive north from Portland, Brunswick, and Bath. It's just south of Boothbay Harbor, Rockland, and Camden. Put Wiscasset Art Walk on your summer calendar!
Music, of course
Art and music TOGETHER are sublime. In July, visitors will enjoy listening to the foot-tapping sounds of Married with Chitlins at the fresh-air bistro on Middle St.; harpist Suki Flanagan and classical guitarist Jonathan Waldo play in the galleries.
Nickels-Sortwell Craft Show
JULY 26 ONLY: on the lawn and in the barn behind the historic house at the corner of Main and Federal Sts., 11am to 7pm.
The Wiscasset Art Walk season ALWAYS begins with a wine tasting at TREATS - a great way to prepare for an evening of art and community.
Art in Galleries
Art in the Galleries There is always abundant and beautiful art, like the painting above, As Dusk Approaches by Paul Batch, and people who look, love, and sing!
NEW Farmer's Market
Mindful Gardens is a small-scale operation on Abagadassest Farm in Bowdoinham, Maine, specializing in plants which are 100% chem-free and grown using sustainable and biointensive methods. For the WAW, offering vegetables, herbs, fresh bouquets, hand-made baskets, and everlasting wreaths.
Food Trucks Return to Wiscasset Village during WAW, Thurs., July 26, 2018.
To make the Wiscasset Art Walk evening complete, enjoy fresh oysters from O'Oysters and Mexican specialties from Taco the Town, both on Middle St., during the July WAW!
New this season: POP-UP Gallery, 64 Main St., showcasing local artists.
June: Wiscasset Middle-High School students display their art and crafts including jewelry and keychains made from polyhedral (many-sided) dice inspired by Dungeons & Dragons.
July: Maine Art Gallery presents Memories, Dreams, Reflections: ASCRIZZI, highlights from the exhibition.
The very popular photo booth, sponsored by the First Congo. Church, returns to Main St. on 7-26-18. Wear your favorite boa!
MORE to see and do: Sea Salt Mehndi, traditional Indian body painting with henna (above), in front of Treats. On the sidewalks, look for Lincoln County Historical Assoc., the Garden Club of Wiscasset, and more!