In the News / Events

Watch this page for any art events we will participate in, upcoming classes on rug making with Arlene, stained glass workshops with Mark, or when Wrenovations stained glass, fiber arts or honey and beeswax products are featured in the media. 

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Sponsored by the Machias Bay Chamber of Commerce and Machias Savings Bank

Where: Pellon Center, 90 Main St, Machias ME 04654

When:  Saturday, June 11, 2022

Hours:  9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

 

Craft/Vendor Fair, Food Trucks

Machias ATV Jamboree 

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Sponsored by the Machias Historical Society

Where: Mall area of the University of Maine at Machias

When:  Saturday, June 18, 2022

Hours:  9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Margaretta Days Festival & Craft Fair

Wrenovations Stained Glass Creations

Folk Art, Music, Culture, Food

Where: Water St, Grand Lake Stream, ME 04668

When:  Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31, 2022

Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival

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Where: Water Street in Eastport, Maine

When:  2022 Dates to be Announced

Hours: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Eastport Salmon & Seafood Festival

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photo credit: John DiMartino Jr.

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Article in Cultural Adventures

Wrenovations: A Kaleidoscope of Talent in Robbinston, is a feature on Mark Wren in the 2020 edition Cultural Adventures. Read the article on pages 74-75.

Mark Wren in Cultural Adventures
Arlene Wren in Cultural Adventures
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Article in Cultural Adventures

Arlene Wren is featured in this 2019 article about the crafting traditions she keeps alive. It starts on page 103

 

 
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Honey Beer for Hospice

Honey Wheat Ale Release Party. Fundraiser collaboration between Downeast Hospice Volunteers, local beekeepers Mark and Arlene Wren and the Lubec Brewing Company. 100% profits from the sale of all 12 kegs of the Honey Wheat Ale went to Downeast Hospice Volunteers. 

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Hundred Hearts Campaign

The Cobscook Community Learning Center raised funds for a building project with the sale of stained glass heart ornaments created and generously donated by Mark and Arlene Wren. Learn More.

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Article in DownEast Magazine

Wrenovations was featured in the October 2018 DownEast Magazine article, "Four Favorite Things: Our contributors dish on the crafts and boutiques they’re loving right now." Read it now.

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Feature article in The Quoddy Tides published

in July 2003 delves into the history of Wrenovations

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Mark Wren interviewed for this November 2003 article in the Bangor Daily News

The Calais Advertiser

November 2007 Announcement in The Calais Advertiser regarding Mark Wren being commissioned to create a stained glass window for the Down East Community Hospital Chapel

Machias Valley News Observer

"Creative Reflections in Robbinston" article in The Machias Valley News Observer, published

in February 2008