Thursday, Oct. 27, in Waldoboro

Plein Air Painters have their day — again

Oct 24, 2016
Reddened blueberry fields are among the autumn sights at Waldoboro’s Quarry Preserve.

Waldoboro — Plein Air Painters of Maine will hold another all-day painting event Thursday, Oct. 27, at Quarry Preserve. The Oct. 20 day went so well, and the blueberry barrens are so beautiful, the group has decided to give it another go.

Hurricane Gallery, 175 Quarry Road, is playing host and offers ample parking at the end of Quarry Road, just off Depot Street and within minutes of Route 1.

Coordinator Luise van Keuren notes that there are many fine sites for painting in this secluded spot. Subjects include old stone walls, a pond and wide fields of blueberries with reddened fall foliage. In addition, there is the quarry itself, one of the most striking natural features in Lincoln County.

There are no fees and artists are free to come and leave whenever they want. Hurricane Gallery can provide three or four easels if needed. All are welcome, including beginners. For more information, call van Keuren at 594-9060 or Hurricane Gallery at 701-7477.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

A sign points the way to Quarry Preserve.
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