GORHAM - The ArtWalk returns Tuesday, August 12 from 5-8 p.m. on Exchange St. and beyond in Gorham.
The newest edition to the ArtWalk will be a Wine Tasting event at Saalt Pub.
The Committee is very excited about the addition of the Wine Tasting event to this year’s festivities.
This Artwalk there will be a new and different selection of red and white wines to sample than those featured at the June 15 wa and each wine sample will be served with a food pairing. Tickets are $15 for four wine samples with pairings. Tickets are available in advance at the Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce office in Berlin and at Pub/Libby’s Bistro in Gorham and the Gorham Town Hall. Wine by the glass and additional food pairings will also be available. Tickets sold out for the Wine Tasting Event held in June, so get your ticket today.
Of course, visitors can enjoy watching artists demonstrate their skills and purchase art directly from them. Will O’Brien is a professional artist and employed at the Community Services Center by Northern Human Services. Along with Will, the team has had the opportunity to connect with many talented people and to recognize the importance of art in our communities.
To date, artists include Gail Scott, photographer; Will O’Brien, artist; Sarah , Mt. Crescent Crafters; Robin , Wandering Woolies; Wendy , quilting; Chester , photographer; Paul Robitaille, photographer; Carly Goss, hand woven scarves; Kelli , hand-made cards; Jane Burdick, paintings; Carol Walker, dolls & doll clothes; Deborah Dale, Crescent Creations; Deidre Blair, artist; Eric Quantum Tones Healing; Lorraine , Body, Mind, Spirit; Lloyd Alexander, wildlife photography and cards; Lynn Merrily , goat soap and lotions, candles; and the Coos County Botanical Garden Club.
A display of motorcycles with air brushed artwork will be at Ray Bergeron’s Northeast Snowmobile and ATV Rental.
There will also be Farmers Market vendors to offer local crafts, food, flowers and more.
The deadline for vendors to register is Aug. 11. It is $15 for WREN members and $20 for non-members, or $5 plus 5 percent of sales.
There will also be a Summer Concert Series concert on the Common that night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. by the Houston Bernard Band, featuring Country and Americana music along with a Community BBQ.
Several acoustic guitarists will be playing along Main Street.
Gorham Fire Department will have a fire truck on display for the kids and the 1916 Federal Antique will also be on display and there will be FREE face painting for the kids!
The Artwalk is sponsored by the Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce, Town of Gorham, WREN, the Arts Alliance of Northern NH and Northern Human Services.