Non-profit organization to host juryed arts and crafts exhibition in Manchester



MANCHESTER – Designing Women is scheduled to hold its 14th Annual Jury Art and Crafts Show from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 28, at Longfellow’s Greenhouses at 81 Puddledock Road.

Nineteen artisans will celebrate the end of summer with a show to help support the Winthrop Sexual Assault Crisis and Support Center. The show will feature handcrafted jewelry, intricate weaves, pottery, clothing, handmade soaps and body treatments, and more.

The suggested donation of $ 2 at the door and all lunch / refreshment products will be collected and used by the Winthrop Sexual Assault Crisis and Support Center.

For more information on the upcoming Manchester Designing Women show, call Mary Kay Spencer at The Potter’s House at 207-582-7985 or visit, or her Facebook page.

Designing Women is a nonprofit, voluntary organization that celebrates women artisans and supports other local nonprofits, which in turn help women and families. It was created by New England women artisans in 1991 to bring art and community together by sponsoring shows that benefit local nonprofit services that support women and families.

Providing free and confidential services to Kennebec, Somerset, Knox and Waldo counties for over 25 years, the Sexual Assault Crisis and Support Center is a Winthrop-based non-profit company. Services include work to reduce the suffering associated with trauma from sexual assault and promote healing by guiding those affected by sexual violence to survival through support, advocacy, education and counseling. community collaboration.

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