Wiscasset Holiday Marketfest

Wiscasset Holiday Marketfest
Friday, Dec 2, 2022 at 10:00am

SHOP TILL YOU DROP ALL DAY

Enjoy browsing through the stunning collection of specialty shops in Wiscasset Village. Knowledgeable owners help with selecting the right gifts for everyone on your list. Doorway candy canes mark participating merchants. 

Enjoy these shopping specials:

BIRCH Home Furnishings & Gifts: 10% off up to $100; 15% off $100 and over (artist consignment items excluded). 72 Main St.

Bradbury Art & Antique: stop in for hot chocolate, candy canes, and a dose of holiday cheer! 60 Main St.

Moulinette: 10% off purchases up to $75; 20% off purchase of $75 and over. 60 Main St. 

Old & Everlasting: FREE surprise grab bag with a purchase of $20 or more! Surprise bags have a value of $10 or more. 52 Water St.

Rock Paper Scissors: Mystery discount from 10-40% off taken at register! Raffle for a $100 gift certificate! 68 Main St.

Samuel Snider Antiques: Offering a limited edition of handmade red winterberry wreaths and potted paperwhite and amaryllis bulbs in vintage tin sap containers, and balsam sachets made from antique linen. 54 Water St.

The Shady Lady: 20% off most items all day and seasonal treats all weekend. 78 Main St.

Treats: 15% off mixed cases of wine, beer, and cider. Gift card add-ons: buy $25, get $28; buy $50, get $55; buy $100, get $110. Hosting The Cultivated Thread, weavers of fine home goods, 11am to 2pm.  80 Main St.

Water St. Kitchen & Bar: Enjoy a signature Marketfest cocktail, Mocha Espresso Martini, all weekend. 15 Water St.

DRAWING FOR LOCAL DINING IN PARTICIPATING SHOPS

While shopping, look for the FREE raffle in participating shops for local dining gift certificates worth $100 to Water St. Kitchen, Montsweag Restaurant, or Water’s Edge Restaurant.

HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP, 10AM TO 4PM

This seasonal pop-up shop features artisan wares and specialty gifts just perfect for everyone on your list. Plastic accepted. Nickels-Sortwell Barn on Federal St., immediately behind the historic house.  Vendors include:

TRIMMED WISCASSET TREE RAFFLE IN THE HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP 

Take a chance on a Christmas tree decorated with items from local businesses, including dining, with a minimum value of $500. Raffle tickets are available for purchase in the Holiday Gift Shop.

WREATHS AROUND THE HOLIDAYS IN THE HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP

Featuring wreaths decorated by Wiscasset Area businesses. “Over the top,” is the challenge! Shoppers vote for People’s Choice in the Nickels-Sortwell barn on Federal St. 

HOW TO MAKE A BOXWOOD TREE DEMO, 1PM TO 3PM, IN THE HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP

Mindful Gardens owner, Mare LeMay, demonstrates how to make your own long-lasting, evergreen table-top tree, a festive and popular Christmas decoration. Demo is FREE, just drop-in. Nickels-Sortwell barn on Federal St.

NICKELS-SORTWELL HOUSE TOURS, 11AM TO 3PM

The historic Nickels-Sortwell House, built in 1807, will be dressed for the season in holiday greens. Self-guided tours on the half hour; $5 Wiscasset residents and Historic New England members; others, $10. Pre-registration is requested at www.historicnewengland.org. 121 Main St.

LIGHT UP WISCASSET! ON THE CREAMERY PIER, FRIDAY, 4 TO 6PM

Santa visits with children

live animals for petting

hot cocoa and seasonal treats

Nor’easter Barbershop Chorus sings carols

a lobster trap tree for lights and good cheer

FIREWORKS over the Sheepscot River

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