The 14th Annual Varney Buick-GMC What Women Want Expo returns to the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. All the things you love about What Women Want will be back - the demos, free samples and prizes from exhibitors in beauty, fashion, fitness, decorating and health - but wait until you see what's new!

Wells Adams, the adorable cast member from Jo-Jo's season of The Bachelorette and last summer's Bachelor in Paradise will be at What Women Want to see you! Grab your cellphone and snag a picture with Wells, then come to the Q&A session beginning at 2:30 p.m. We'll get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes-look at The Bachelorette & Bachelor in Paradise.

  • 12 noon-2 p.m....Meet & Greet with Wells
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m....Question & Answer session with Wells

As always, admission to What Women Want is FREE, including the Meet & Greet and Questions & Answer with Wells Adams!

Also new at What Women Want this year, our first ever PAINT & SIP! Generations Boutique and Art Studio will be there with some charming paint-on-wood projects. If you haven't taken a class, now's the try to try - it's only $10. Choose from 4 one hour sessions with different designs at each:

  • 10:30 a.m.
  • 12 noon
  • 1:30 p.m.
  • 3 p.m.

Just click here to see the designs and to sign up.

Decadent Dessert Tasting is back at What Women Want, too! Sample desserts from some of the area's best restaurants - 8 yummy samples for only $5. Dessert Tasting tickets are available inside What Women Want the day of the event. No pre-sale tickets.

Of course there will be lots of retail therapy at What Women Want - it's an exploration of the senses. Touch, taste, smell and sample exciting new products & services from dozens of local area businesses.

Here are just some of the local businesses you'll see this year: AAA Travel, Aerus Electrolux, Agnes & Dora by Hilary and Peggy, Athenas by Jill Cram, Back in Balance, Back in Motion, Bangor Braces, Bangor Daily News, Best You by Gwen, Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate -Holly Taylor, Broadway Dental Excellence, City Drawers, Diversified Ink, Downeast Ammo,  EMMC Plastic & Hand Surgical Specialist, Gass Horse Supply & Western Wear, Generations Boutique and Art Gallery, Hollywood Casino, Hometown Heat Pumps, JCS Enterprises, Liberty Mutual, Limelight by Alcone, LuLa Roe, Maine Alpaca Experience, Maine Alternative Comfort, Mary Kay, Mosquito Squad, Neal's Yard Remedies, Pampered Chef by Jessie, Renewal By Andersen, Rodan & Fields - Erin Clark, Sacred Core Wellness, Scentsy-Kristan Randall, Seychelles Spa, Sleep Number, Slipping Gears Cycling, Specialty Sweets, Suntan City,  The Kneaded Touch, Traveling Vinyard - Kris Eschman, Twin City Tire, Vacationland Inn, Vision Care, The Vitamin Shoppe, Winterberry Heights, Wireless Zone, Woodlands Senior Living, You & Improved, Younique & Nailing it with Rachel.

Interested in becoming an exhibitor at What Women Want? Please email