BRUNSWICK —The 11th annual Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 19, in downtown Brunswick. This event, hosted by the Brunswick Downtown Association, is designed to celebrate and foster an appreciation of the arts.

The juried, fine arts show includes more than 100 artists and artisans who will be displaying and selling their work along the sidewalks of Maine Street and on the Town Mall, featuring recognized artists, as well as emerging creators; working in an array of mediums from jewelry, fiber, ceramics, photography, painting and mixed media.

The festival includes a variety of live music. A performance stage will be set up in front of the Bank of America building on Maine Street and will feature JimmyJo & the Jumbol’Ayuhs, Barefoot, and Downeast Soul Connection. A variety of roving musicians playing bluegrass, folk, old timey and Americana music from noon to 4 p.m.

Art demonstrations will include fish carving, iron forging, wood turning, jewelry making and quilting, henna art and more – for all ages. The festival offers many children’s activities, such as face painting, balloon art and crafts.

For more information, call 729-4439 or visit for a complete list of artists, entertainers, stage schedules, interactive arts activities and more.