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Watervile Opera House

The Waterville Opera House is one of the most celebrated venues for the performing arts in Central Maine. Located near many of our Augusta homes for sale, this gorgeous building dates back to 1902 and has been carefully restored to allow for its continued use. Today, the building hosts a mixture of live and recorded performances that offer a little something for everyone. Let's take a look at a few of the shows they have in store for the community in the coming months.  

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Maine Markets

Between showings of the best Augusta homes for sale, our team knows that it's important to take time out for all the little things that make life special. The holidays are the season to get together with loved ones and celebrate what matters most. That also means it's time for the hectic fun of holiday shopping!

Even with the best of intentions, time can get away from you. Luckily, you have plenty of options when it comes to finding the perfect gift here in Maine. Plus, our real estate agents know of a few places where you could find something truly special.

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fall home tips

With the fall season here, it's a terrific time to give your home a seasonal makeover. Our real estate agents suggest following these tips to update your home for the autumn months. 

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Windsor Fair

Who says goodbyes have to be hard? Bid summer farewell with a bang at the Windsor Fair, the annual showcase event near Augusta homes for sale. Plan this year's visit with a little help from our real estate agents, who share a sneak preview of what to expect.

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Craft Shows Augusta

Trying to squeeze in some holiday shopping while you're busy touring Augusta homes for sale? Take in the local ambiance and pick up one-of-a-kind gifts at these craft shows and markets recommended by our real estate agents.

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Downtown Augusta Maine

No matter what you love to do, downtown Augusta has an attraction for you. Downtown Augusta is home to a truly eclectic collection of dining destinations, shopping spots, historic sites, performance venues, and beautiful outdoor spaces to explore. Residents of all ages love spending time in downtown Augusta, and our REALTORS® are certainly no exception! We know you'll feel the same way, and we've put together 6 things that you'll love about downtown Augusta.

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Holiday Wreaths

Making your own wreath is a fun and simple way to spruce up your home for the holidays. Since decorations can be overpriced this time of year, our real estate agents came up with five inexpensive ways to make your own holiday wreath.

Before you get started, you'll want to head over to your local craft store and pick-up a few supplies. In addition to the base material you select (more on that below), it's usually a good idea to have an abundance of twine, pins, glue, and floral tape on hand. 

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Hallowell Harlow Gallery-Sprague & Curtis Real Estate

Are you considering a move to the Hallowell area? Perhaps you're already working with our real estate agents to find your next new home among Hallowell homes for sale, or maybe you're still making up your mind about whether or not our area is right for you. Whichever the case may be, you'll certainly want to get to know more about the area, and if you're an art lover, there's no better place to start than the Harlow Gallery.

About Harlow Gallery

The Harlow Gallery, located at 100 Water St. in Hallowell, has a long history in the area. It was founded by the Kennebec Valley Art Association over 50 years ago, opening its doors in 1963. Its mission was to ensure that Hallowell became a center of culture in the area, cultivating and supporting visual and performing arts. Over the years, the Harlow Gallery has offered art lessons for children, art workshops for adults, scholarships for young students and has hosted a variety of events, including arts balls, exhibitions, walks, and festivals, among many others—a tradition of service to the creative that continues to this day.

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Craft Destinations Near Manchester - Sprague & Curtis Real Estate

Are you looking to add some crafty décor to your home? You're in luck, because there are several places near Manchester, ME that sell local crafts and artwork, with a few even offering classes. Our real estate agents recommend these four craft studios to update your home or hone your craft skills.

  1. Stained Glass Express - 966 Western Ave., Manchester
    Located close to homes for sale in Manchester, the Stained Glass Express impresses visitors and regulars alike. The family-owned business features a studio, retail store, and their Glass Academy on site. They have an array of stained glass, mosaics, and etching supplies in stock. Their staff can restore or create any number of projects, such as residential cabinet doors. They have two large classrooms in their Glass Academy and host a variety of classes, ranging from beginner and children's classes to adult classes. They teach glass and glass blowing, to more advanced stain glass techniques. The Stained Glass Express is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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