Places to Explore


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Homey Things to Do in Maine This Spring

Places to Explore


Learn about reliable, easy-to-grow blooms during MOFGA’s Flowers for Cutting in the Home Garden webinar. Feb. 23, 6–7:30 p.m. 207-568-4142.


Peruse vintage goods, curated around a theme, during Freckle Salvage Company’s The Vault Monthly Vintage Market. Feb. 25 & 26, Mar. 25 & 26, and April 22 & 23, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. 207-395-5429.


Explore garden themes from different cultures and civilizations during the Garden Design: Foundations and Inspirations webinar at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Mar. 2, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 207-633- 8000.


Bid on fine art, furniture, lighting, pottery, silver, and more during the one-day Serendipity auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Mar. 8, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. 207-354-8141.


Scope out more treasures during the American Art & Antiques auction at Casco Bay Auctions. Mar. 11, 11 a.m. 207-370-4746.


Network with more than 100 local contractors, designers, landscapers, and service providers at the Maine Home Show. Mar. 18 & 19, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 207-577-2721.


Meet historic-house lovers, and find inspiration for your preservation projects, at Greater Portland Landmarks’ Old House Emporium. (Maine Homes is a sponsor.) April 29 & 30.


Peek inside some of southern Maine’s finest kitchens, and meet chefs, cookbook authors, and other culinary guests, during the Falmouth Kitchen Tour. (Maine Homes is a sponsor.) May 13.


Pick up annuals, perennials, vegetable seedlings, fruit trees, and flowering shrubs during Viles Arboretum’s annual plant sale. May 20, 9 a.m.–noon. 207-626-7989.