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Meet the Artist at Gifts at 136
Meet the artist is the next event at Gifts at 136, Main Street, Damariscotta.
Meet the artist is the next event at Gifts at 136, Main Street, Damariscotta.

Gifts at 136, a Maine Made Gallery at 136 Main St., in downtown Damariscotta, continues its series of meet the artist open to the public at no charge. This program brings artists and fine craftsmen from the Gallery into the store for a few hours on a Saturday to demonstrate their craft.

The next installment of meet the artist by Gifts at 136 is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the downtown Damariscotta gallery. The attending artist will be the production manager for Safe Harbor Confections, Candy Hutchison.

Safe Harbor Confections is primarily wholesale company with commercial kitchen facilities in Waldoboro. The company makes three lines of chocolate product from their preferred brand of French chocolate bars, filled chocolates and novelty pieces they call IncrEdible Scenes. All pieces are made by hand, in small batches.

Since its beginning in 2007, Safe Harbor Confections has donated time, product and money to animal welfare organizations around the Northeast including The Puffin Project and many private, nonprofit animal shelters.

In 2010, Safe Harbor Confections was an Editor's Choice in Yankee Magazine for both its quality product and commitment to animal welfare causes.

Candy will be at Gifts at 136 on Main St., Damariscotta, demonstrating how Safe Harbor Confections creates their award winning chocolates. Candy will have a table-top tempering machine to show the production process as well as tasting samples of Safe Harbor Confection's chocolates.

Gifts at 136 received Best Gallery as a Reader's Choice by DownEast Magazine. Gifts at 136 offers only Maine Made art and fine craft. During the winter season, the store is open Wednesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit the website at, "like" them on Facebook, or contact the store at 563-1011 for more information.

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