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New England Textile Arts Network’s 2020 Spa, Knit & Spin
SPA Knit and Spin XVII is open to the public and admission is FREE to all.
Knit, Spin, Crochet, Weave, Teach or Hang Out with friends, old and new.
The HARRASEEKET INN: Casco Bay Ballroom, Merrymeeting and Sasanosa Rooms all weekend, plus all hours in lobbies, corners, nooks and other cozy spaces throughout the Inn.
HILTON GARDEN INN: Old Town Hall, adjacent to the hotel.
8:00am to 10:00pm on Friday and Saturday
8:00am to noon on Sunday.The lobby, corners, nooks and other cozy spaces throughout the hotel are available at all hours Friday through Sunday.
HAMPTON INN: In the lobby all weekend.
All day Saturday, between the three hotels. For liability / insurance reasons, the driver can’t stop at other locations. Please don’t make him have to say no to your requests. Also, consider heading over to the Harraseeket early-ish on Saturday afternoon so everyone isn’t trying to pile on all at once to go to the Fashion Show.
Casco Bay Ballroom, Harraseeket Inn on Saturday from 5 p.m. to approximately 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. YOU MUST HAVE A TICKET TO ATTEND THE FASHION SHOW!!
Hilton Garden Inn, in the foyer adjoining the Vendor Marketplace. Drop off donated items for charity, find out vendor hours, grab a snack at the table, and ask questions – our greeters know their way around!
5:00pm to 8:00pm Friday
9:00am to 4:00pm Saturday
9:00am to 11:00am Sunday
All vendors are located at the Hilton Garden Inn Jewel Ballroom as well as in the small board room that is adjacent to the Greeters’ Table. Make sure to visit both rooms!
Ease your knitting, spinning, shopping aches and pains with a delicious chair massage offered by professional massage therapist, Daniel Blekkenk, in the Vendor Marketplace.
SKILL SHARING and LEARNING
Open and free to all. Sign up on an easel at the Greeters’ Table area at the Hilton if you would like to teach or learn a skill. All skill sharing and learning is offered by SPA goers. There are no structured SPA workshops. All learning opportunities must be free, and no products can be sold during these meet-ups.
BUY, TRADE, SELL
Post a notice on the designated easel at the Greeters’ Table area at the Hilton. Be sure to include contact information and specifics. This is for used items only. All new merchandise to be sold only in the vendor room by sanctioned SPA vendors. You can also post notices on our social media sites, and plan to transfer sold items when you meet up in Freeport.
Located by the Greeters’ Table. Drop off used patterns, books, yarns, fiber-related tools, etc. to be picked up and enjoyed by someone else. PLEASE, NO CLOTHING!
SPA FAIRIES AND RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS
Sprinkle a little SPA magic; bestow a new or like-new fiber related gift on anyone!! These Random Acts of Kindness automatically qualify you as a SPA Fairy! Gifts could include yarn, patterns, books, scented soap/lotion, sachets, pin cushions, knitting needles, crochet hooks, spindles, etc., etc. We encourage you to walk up to someone you do not know, introduce yourself, and present your gift!