The work of two local craftsman is in the spotlight at The Pottery Shop In Perkins Cove (Perkins Cove, 207/646-7619, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Sun.–Thurs., 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Fri.–Sat., Apr.–Jan.; call for winter hours). Stock up on handmade rustic pieces like candlestick, big salad bowls, vases, and anything else ceramic.
Gifts and home goods fill the shelves of Spoiled Rotten (27 Beach St., 207/641-8477, www.spoiledrottenogt.com , 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Sun.–Thu.; 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Fri.–Sat.), the likes of garden furniture, tableware, and tea-scented candles.
Don’t miss the exquisite jewelry fashioned from sea glass and semiprecious materials at Seaglass Jewelry Studio (Perkins Cove, 207/646-3393, www.seaglassjewelrystudio.com , 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Sat., 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sun. June–Oct.; winter hours vary). Pieces run from pearl-stranded pendants and silver chokers to chunky silver rings.
Swing into Bread & Roses Bakery (246 Main St., 207/646-4227, www.breadandrosesbakery.com , 7 a.m.–7 p.m. daily) for a gourmet snack; the pear tarts and fresh-baked boules are terrific.