North Light Gallery with a grant from the Sewall Foundation will sponsor a plein air (open air) painting event that will be judged for prizes during the Trails End Festival. Cash prizes will include first, second and third place plus two honorable mention awards. Participants will register at the gallery Thursday between 2-6 PM and Friday between 7:30-10:30 AM for $25 each and have their canvas/paper stamped to authenticate it to be used during the contest. Participants will return Friday evening from 6-8 PM with the finished piece and judging will take place Saturday morning before the gallery opens at 10 AM. All plein air works will be on display at the gallery Saturday and Sunday between 10-6 for the public to view, along with refreshments.
256 Penobscot Ave., Millinocket. Interested artists should contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Marsha at 207-723-4414. For lodging suggestions, from camping to plush, contact the Katahdin Chamber of Commerce at 207-723-4443.