The artists of the town St. George will hold their fifth annual Open Studio Tour the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 28 and 29. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 31 artists on the beautiful St. George peninsula will open their studios to the public.

This self-guided tour is a free event. A map is available with the name, location and phone number of each artist. The roadside location of each studio also will be indicated with an “AStG Open Studio Tour” sign.

The free tour guide map that lists the artists and their studios can be obtained from The Personal Bookshop, Main Street in Thomaston; St. George Pottery on Route 131; Jackson Memorial Library and Granite Gardens Information Center, Route 131 in Tenants Harbor; the Farnsworth Art Museum information desk, Mulford Collectors Gallery and PDQ Photo in Rockland; plus several other Midcoast and St. George business locations. For more information, call 372-6501.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to