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Heart of Ellsworth Celebrates its Fourth Holiday Marketplace with Community Holiday Party and Annual Meeting

Heart of Ellsworth will celebrate its fourth Holiday Marketplace with a Community Holiday Party and Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 5 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Come enjoy light refreshments by Bar Harbor Catering Company, Flexit Cafe and Fogtown Brewing Company.  The event will be held in the former J B Atlantic building on 142 Main Street in downtown Ellsworth. Come and meet Heart of Ellsworth board members, shop owners, get a start on your gift list. The event is free of charge and open to the public.

This year’s Holiday Marketplace will open on Friday, November 29 with seven businesses displaying their wares.  Heart of Ellsworth executive director, Cara Romano shared her enthusiasm for this year’s line-up, “Shoppers will be delighted with the diversity of this year’s Marketplace. We have brought back Leaf & Anna from Brooklyn and Three Wishes from Blue Hill. New this year, Sagegrass from Bar Harbor, Salt & Pine Candle Company, Bee Blessed,  Maine Maker 3D and P&L home all from Ellsworth. Our onsite cafe will have tasty selections from Flexit Cafe and Bakery”

Romano shared her Board members hearty thank you’s to the JB Atlantic building owners, Jon Hutchins and Bill Sanborn for partnering with Heart of Ellsworth to house the Holiday Marketplace in downtown Ellsworth. Community member Peter Lione has so brilliantly transformed the space into a festive shopping experience making downtown a festive attraction during the holiday season.

Community members are encouraged to stop by and visit the marketplace, have your photo taken under the historic J.J. Newberry Co. sign, shop local for your holiday gifts, and partake in an authentic downtown community event.

The market will be open through Saturday, December 29 with the following hours: Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. – 7 p.m. (closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22) Fridays and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. For ongoing updates and information on the Holiday Marketplace, visit Heart of Ellsworth’s Facebook and Instagram pages.

“The Heart of Ellsworth promotes artistic, cultural, economic, educational, environmental and historical activities in the “Downtown” area to promote a vibrant community for all.”

For more information about the event, send a message to [email protected] or visit our Facebook page.

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