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Announcing the 31st Cape Ann Artisan Studio Tour

cape ann artisans tour

26 artisans will be welcoming visitors into their studios during the tour on June 21-22
from 10-5 pm. Those of you who have followed the tour before will be treated to new
work by veteran artisans and become acquainted with the work of artisans who have
joined in recent years. The work comes in many shapes, sizes, and media including:
• Fiber Arts – Camilla MacFadyen & Sarah Wright
• Glass Beadmaking – Beth Williams
• Jewelry/Wearable Art – Meredith Anderson, Jacqueline Ganim-DeFalco, & Judy
• Mosaic – Pam Stratton & Judith Wright
• Painting, Printmaking & Drawings – Pat Lowery Collins, Rob Diebboll, Julia
Garrison, Elizabeth Harty, David Montgomery, Pia Juhl Nadel, Sinikka Nogelo, Terry
Del Percio-Piemonte, Mace and Mary Ann Wenniger, & Judith Wright
• Photography – David Piemonte
• Pottery and Ceramic Arts – Cynthia Curtis, Anni Melancon, Scott and Erin Place, &
Ruth Worrell
• Sculpture – Mike Foley, Pia Juhl Nadel, Margaret Rack & Bart Stuyf
This best way to follow the tour is by obtaining an artisan brochure map, found in key
tourism kiosks, restaurants, most inns and other businesses around Cape Ann. For the
web-savvy, the map is downloadable as a PDA at http://www.capeannartisans.com
To learn more, please visit http://www.capeannartisans.com

Cape Ann Artisans Tour Gets Nod As Second Best New England Festival or Event After Being Edged Out by The Illustrious Maine Whoopie Pie Festival

Best New England Festival or Event

Winner, Runners-up for the 2013 New England Travel Readers’ Choice Award Are…

From about.com

Eclectic events that celebrate everything from music and art to whoopie pies were the finalists for Best Event in the second annual New England Travel Readers’ Choice Awards. All five of these annual happenings are worthy of your bucket list, but only one could nab 2013’s top honors.

1. ***Winner*** Maine Whoopie Pie Festival

Whoopie Pie FestivalMedia photo courtesy of the Maine Whoopie Pie Festival

In 2012, more than 5,000 people converged on the town of Dover-Foxcroft for the Maine Whoopie Pie Festival, shattering previous attendance records. After winning Readers’ Choice honors, 2013 could be an even bigger year for this tasty annual event, which pits whoopie pie bakers against each other in competition for best traditional and best original whoopie pie honors. In addition to sampling entries for a quarter apiece, attendees can enter a variety of contests, enjoy music and participate in a variety of other fun activities. Save the date–June 22, 2013–for this quirky celebration of the official state treat of Maine.

2. Cape Ann Artisans Studio Tour

Twice each year in summer and fall, two dozen artists who call the stretch of coast north of Boston "home" open their studio doors, providing visitors with a wonderful glimpse of the inspiring settings in which they work. The Cape Ann Artisans Studio Tour celebrates its 30th year in 2013: Dates are June 22-23 and October 12-14. In addition to viewing diverse creations and interacting with artists, visitors enjoy spectacular coastal views as they follow this tour through the picturesque and historic towns of Gloucester and Rockport, Massachusetts.

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