Events

  • Holiday in the Barn!

    2018 Holiday Shopping Hours at The Good Supply in Pemaquid Maine Mess Fest with Kate and Jonathan Mess 

    The Good Supply Mess Fest Holiday Gathering with Kate and Jonathan in Midcoast Maine

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    MESS FEST AT THE GOOD SUPPLY
    End of Season Holiday Party with Kate and Jonathan Mess

    Pemaquid, ME—The season for gathering is here, and The Good Supply has special plans to bring the community together around a “mess” of good art. Presenting both freshly-fired artwork and jewelry by Jefferson-based artists Kate and Jonathan Mess, MESS FEST will be held the weekend of December 15th and 16th from 10am to 6pm at The Good Supply’s seasonally decorated restored barn in Pemaquid. 

    MESS FEST AT THE GOOD SUPPLY End of Season Holiday Party with Kate and Jonathan Mess 

    Highlights of the two-day event include work by 90 Maine artists and makers along with collections by Kate and Jonathan Mess that are brand new to The Good Supply. There will be a special artist reception for Kate and Jonathan beginning at 2pm on Sunday, December 16th. The reception is free for the public, and all are welcome to attend. To help you finish up your holiday shopping, complimentary gift wrapping in seasonal colors will be available, along with a selection of holiday cards. 

    MESS FEST AT THE GOOD SUPPLY End of Season Holiday Party with Kate and Jonathan Mess

    Kate Mess will introduce her “Faceted Chain Collection” at the weekend’s event. The hand-forged, geometric, silver and gold jewelry is lightweight, contemporary sculpture that can be worn every day. Compositions are familiar yet abstracted sea life-inspired shapes represented in a handmade chain form—each link is individually bent, soldered, and hammered by hand.

    MESS FEST AT THE GOOD SUPPLY End of Season Holiday Party with Kate and Jonathan Mess

    Jonathan Mess will share a collection of new vessels from his “Coastal Series,” including vases, bowls, cups, and mugs typically only offered directly from his studio. Jonathan says, “My work is driven by exploration in ceramic materials, usually in the form of sculpture and wall objects, but every year around this time, I’m inspired to make unique functional vessels for friends and family. This year, I want to share these pieces with my local community of Maine students, friends involved with Lincoln Academy, neighbors, and others who like my style.”

    Kate Mess Award Winning Metalsmith Enamel and Jewelry Artist in Midcoast Maine

    About Kate Mess

    Kate Mess is an award-winning contemporary jeweler, artist, and designer. She muses with enamel, metal, pattern, and ornamentation while taking inspiration from her home: Rugged and gorgeous Midcoast Maine. Making jewelry that pushes boundaries and offers a new definition of adornment, Kate is intrigued by experimentation, clever design, color, pater, and silhouette. Her work illustrates how she values taking time—allowing process to guide and inspire her. 

     Contemporary Ceramics Artist Jonathan Mess of Midcoast Maine

    About Jonathan Mess

    Jonathan Mess is a contemporary ceramic artist from Midcoast Maine who allows his art to be given by instinct and experimentation. The freedom in his process unifies his various series, which are energetic, ambitious, and environmentally focused. Using reclaimed materials and unconventional techniques, Jonathan has a unique style that is sought after throughout the state of Maine and beyond. His work is a vehicle for education, guiding viewers to consider waste, recycling, and purposeful art.  He is an educator, teaching ceramic and sculpture courses at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle. His work was included in the Portland Museum of Art 2018 Biennial and will be featured at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum 2019 Biennial.

  • Wreath Pick-Up with Rachel Alexandrou

    The Good Supply Holiday Hours Pemaquid Maine

    The Good Supply Teams up with Which Way Wreaths
    November 24 & 25, 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Pemaquid, ME—The Good Supply will open its restored post and beam barn in Pemaquid for holiday shopping on Saturday, November 24 and Sunday, November 25 from 10:00am – 6:00pm. Opening day marks Small Business Saturday, and The Good Supply will partner with Alna-based small business owner Rachel Alexandrou of Which Way Wreaths to host a wreath and garland pick-up. The shop will be stocked with unique and handmade gifts—representing 90 local artists—to help you make headway on your holiday shopping list. Seasonal refreshments will be served.

    The Good Supply Wreath Pick Up with Which Way Wreaths
    Rachel Alexandrou of Which Way Wreaths Connects with the Forest

    Wreaths, six foot garlands, swags, and room sprays will be for sale (prices start at $17.00). Alexandrou says, “My wreaths are based on a love for botany, which is why I enjoy harvesting more than just the traditional balsam. I combine as many conifers or plants with ornamental berries that I can get my hands on to create unique botanical arrangements.” Among her trove of ornamental greens are juniper, pine, hemlock, cedar, spruce, winterberry, rosehips, and more.

     

    The Good Supply Holiday Shopping Hours in Pemaquid Maine

    “It’s a wonderful time to visit the barn,” says The Good Supply’s proprietor Catherine McLetchie. “We festoon the beams with garlands and lights, serve hot drinks and holiday treats, and keep it toasty warm. It feels like a scene right out of a storybook, and it is wonderful to have the community come together.” As always, complimentary gift wrapping in festive colors will be available, along with a selection of holiday cards. 

    The barn storefront is located at 2106 Bristol Road in Pemaquid and open for holiday shopping weekends from 10am to 6pm on November 24 and 25 and will reopen again on December 15 and 16 for last minute shoppers. The “wreath pick-up” will take place November 24 and November 25 from 10:00am – 6:00pm.

     

    Which Way Wreaths Wreath Pick Up at The Good Supply in Pemaquid Maine

    About Which Way Wreaths

    Which Way Wreaths came about while organic gardener and forager Rachel Alexandrou was getting lost in the woods collecting boughs with friends. To the woodsy founder, gathering sustainably means finding new land to harvest from so every year—there is a sense of: which way will we go to find materials?

    Alexandrou is an organic gardener and forager who is recently completed her bachelor’s degree in sustainable horticulture at UMaine, Orono, with a minor in studio art. She was recently awarded the Resident Gardener Award from the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at the Rolling Acres Farm in Jefferson in conjunction with Maine Farmland Trust.

     

  • Holiday Shopping in the Barn

    2018 Holiday Shopping Hours for The Good Supply in Pemaquid Maine

  • Pumkinfest at The Good Supply

    The Good Supply Damariscotta Pumpkinfest
    Located half way between Damariscotta and the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, we are extending the fun of one of our region's most exciting community events - Pumpinfest!
    Enjoy cider and treats while you check out this year's design. Please note: We will be open through October 7, Wednesday to Sunday, 10 -6.
    Here's some pumpkin art from past years:
    The Good Supply Damariscotta Pumpkinfest
    2017 - Liz Martone of EFM Studio in Round Pond mimicked her handmade papier mache mosaic glass "disco" skulls.
    The Good Supply Damariscotta Pumpkinfest
    To ease the potential scariness of the design - we are a family establishment after all - the artist incorporated flowers and foliage.
    The Good Supply Damariscotta Pumpkinfest
    2016 - Megan Lillie, a former apprentice for The Carpenter's Boat Shop, paid homage to our favorite letterpress company Saturn Press by using their 'Owl & Acorns' card for inspiration.
    The Good Supply Damariscotta Pumpkinfest
    2015 - Seattle-based artist Michelle Anderst visited us at the shop to help lay the foundation for a future Artist Residency program. We couldn't help but ask her to lend us her art expertise. Her background is in scientific illustration.
    The Good Supply Damariscotta Pumpkinfest
    Thank you to all of our friends who keep us festive. Your creativity inspires us, and we are excited to share it with all the folks who venture our way. So yes, everyone, venture our way!