WATERVILLE — PechaKucha Night Waterville (PK WTVL) Volume 22 will begin at 7:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Waterville Opera House

The event, held in collaboration with Maine Craft Weekend, will feature a wide variety of craft stories — including a presentation focused on the history of the Hathaway shirt factory presented by a former Hathaway employee. This event is free and open to the public.

Other presentations will include hand forged knives, furniture design, historical frame making, Franco-American history in quilted portraits, bow tie making, history of the Hathaway shirt factory and more. Waterville Creates! board President Larry Sterrs will be the emcee.

The PK WTVL Volume 22 presenters are: Lisa Eaton, of Kennebunk, Bow tie Crafting; Lee Folsom, of Vassalboro, Hathaway Shirt Factory History; Laurie LaBar, of Richmond, Franco-American History in Quilted Portraits; Johanna Moore, of Farmingdale, Historical Frame Making; Jennifer Olsen, of Skowhegan, Cookie Crafting and Baking; Nicholas Rossi, of Augusta, Knife Making; Claire Unsinn, of Kennebunk, Textile Arts; and Geoffrey Warner, of Stonington, Owl Stool Crafting.

PK WTVL is Waterville’s connection to a global storytelling network of creative people sharing their creative muse in 20×20 (20 images showing for 20 seconds each). For more than six years, PK WTVL has brought thousands of area residents together in celebration of passions and creativity.

A free opening reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Common Street Arts, 93 Main St. Light refreshments will be provided in conjunction with the gallery’s mud. works in clay by Maine artists exhibition opening.

For more information, call 509-3365 or visit WatervilleCreates.org.


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