Maine Coast Carving and Art Competition 

Art carvers, novice or experienced were invited to enter the Maine Coast Carving and Art Competition.The event has been around for 22 years.And is sponsored by the Penobscot Bay Carvers and Artists Association and was held at the boathouse on the Belfast waterfront.There were several different categories, including working decoys, fancy decoys, realistic birds and many others.Folks could look over the sculptures and vote on their favorite ones.” A lot of these people are people that come year after year. They’re interested in birding or they’re interested in carving and they will come and look at it.”Anyone who would like to enter next year’s contest can call Ellen Flewelling at 338-5309.