CANAAN — Saving Beauty: A Land Trust Art Show Wine and Cheese Opening receptions is set for 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, May 29, at Canaan Farmers Hall, 296 Main St.

Twenty Maine artists respond to “How do the lakes, forests and rivers of inland Maine inspire your work?” by submitting work to the first land trust art show, coordinated jointly by Somerset Woods Trustees and Sebasticook Regional Land Trust called “Saving Beauty”. Supported by the Maine Community Foundation’s Western Mountains Fund.

The show will be open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, May 30 and June 6; and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, May 31 and June 7.

A Bird Walk is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at Lake George Park on the Canaan side and at 2 p.m. at the Canaan Farmers Hall. Dr. Allan Fuller will offer a talk called “Paddling the Waterways of Central Maine”.

A Round Table Discussion with some of the artists will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at the Canaan Farmers Hall. All events are free and open to the public.

Artists included: Hannele Lahti, John Alsop, Joe Kennedy, David Smus, Olena Babak, Mary Burr, Marcus Parsons, Jeanne Marie Coleman, Kathleen Perelka, Heather Kerner, Leslie Mayer, Frederick Kellogg, Jon Byrer, Iver Lofving, Liza Russell, Steve Anderson, Geoffrey Gavett, artists from the Spinoff Studio, Victoria Blaine-Wallace, Barbara Sullivan, Wally Warren, and more.

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