Poland Spring Heritage Day seeking vendors, crafters


POLAND — The Poland Spring Heritage Day Committee is looking for community and civic organizations as well as vendors and crafters to participate in the 4th annual Poland Spring Heritage Day which will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 28. The rain date is scheduled for Sunday, May 29.

This family-friendly event is held on the beautiful grounds of Poland Spring Resort on Route 26, Poland Spring.

There will be free entertainment including performances by The Bushwhack Band from Boston, Poland-based Cantus Choir, a magician and others.

The event boasts numerous activities for young and old alike. The kids can enjoy a rock climbing wall, carnival games, a local celebrity dunk tank, bounce houses and a doughnut-eating contest. Tours of the historic properties will be offered in horse-drawn wagons, and exhibitions in blacksmithing, twitching and harrowing will be offered by members of the Farmer’s Draft Horse, Mule and Pony Club. There is a free “Magic of Water” show, as well as tours of the Maine State Building, All Souls Chapel and the Bottling Museum and Springhouse.

To reserve a space as a community organization, vendor or crafter, call the Preservation Society at 998-4142 for a vendor application. All proceeds benefit local charities and the Poland Spring Preservation Society.

For more information, visit www.polandspringps.org or call 998-4142.