Upcountry Artists & Sugarloaf Home Show

The Sugarloaf Art Show

Now in it's 30th year, the Sugarloaf Art Show has established itself as a showcase for talented painters, sculptors, and other fine craftsmen and women from all over the state of Maine. Sponsored by UpCountry Artists, this year's show will feature fine oil, acrylic, pastel and watercolor painters, wire, wood and stone sculptors, jewelry designers, one of a kind furniture makers, as well as a variety of unique and finely handcrafted gifts from Maine crafters.

The Sugarloaf Art Show is the major fundraiser for two scholarships given to area high school graduates pursuing an career in the arts. A percentage of each artist's earnings during this show supports this fund.  

The Show will be held in the base lodge and is open from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, and 9am to 4pm on Sunday. For more information, please visit us on Facebbok or go to our web site at www.upcountryartists.com       

The Clever, Cool & Crazy Pumpkin Carving Contest

New this year is a pumpkin carving contest for young and old alike. Sugarloaf will provide pumpkins ready for pick-up at Guest Services at 9:00 on Saturday morning. 'Expert' judges from UpCountry Artists will rate each submission, and determine the winnters of five categories including Spookiest, Funniest, Most Intricate, Best Smile and Most Unique. Age groups will be 6-10, 11-14, 15 and up. There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes for each category in each age group.

Pumpkin drop-off for judging will be in the Base Lodge Sunday morning for judging around 2:00pm Sunday afternoon. So sharpen your creative carving minds and knives for this fun family event.