Friends of South School’s 1st annual Winter Maker's Market showcases local artisans

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    ROCKLAND — Friends of South School announces its inaugural Winter Maker's Market, a festive celebration of local craftsmanship and artistry. The event aims to highlight and promote handcrafted goods, featuring a diverse array of creations from talented local artisans.

    The Winter Maker’s Market will take place on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at South School, 30 Broadway St., Rockland, Maine, 04841. The entrance to the market is through the gym, where attendees will discover a vibrant gallery of creativity and craftsmanship, according to Friends, in a news release.

    “From intricate jewelry to blown glass, the Winter Maker's Market promises a unique experience filled with one-of-a-kind treasures,” said Friends. “Attendees will have the opportunity to explore and purchase exceptional pieces while supporting the vibrant artistic community in Rockland.”

    Artisans are encouraged to showcase their mastery and skilled craftsmanship through live art demonstrations.

    “This interactive element adds an exciting dimension to the Winter Maker's Market, allowing attendees to witness the creation process firsthand and engage with the artists behind the remarkable pieces on display,”  said Friends.

    "We are excited to bring together the community to celebrate the talent and creativity of our local artisans at South School," said Hillary Arroyo, Principal of South School. "The Winter Maker's Market is such a unique experience to connect with the artists, learn about their techniques, and appreciate the dedication that goes into crafting each unique piece."

    For more information about the Winter Maker's Market, please contact Friends of South School at or visit



    About Friends of South School:

    Friends of South School is a community-driven organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing the educational experience at South School. Through various initiatives and events, Friends of South School aims to foster a strong sense of community and provide resources to enrich the learning environment for students.


    About South School:

    South School is Rockland’s elementary school committed to nurturing the intellectual and personal growth of its students. Established with a vision to provide a comprehensive and enriching educational experience, South School has become an integral part of the RSU 13 community.

    Event Date: 

    Sat, 12/09/2023 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

    Event Location: 

    South School


    30 Broadway Street
    Rockland, ME 04841
    United States