Archive for September 27th, 2011

GREEN BRIAR NATURE CENTER EXHIBITS

September 27, 2011

CRONIG’S WORLD OF BIRDS

August 1 – Mid November

Green Briar Nature Center, 6 Discovery Hill Rd, East Sandwich

508-888-6870

Website: www.thorntonburgess.org

Mon – Sat @ 10a.m. – 4p.m., Sun @ 1p.m. – 4p.m.

This exhibit features the wonderful and creative photography of Cynthia and Stanley Cronig.  These Centerville residents have been producing outstanding nature photographs for many years.  Their work has been featured in numerous books and magazines including National Geographic. (front gallery)

 

SALUTE TO SPARRE: A RETROSPECTIVE OF THE WORK OF FOLK CARVER STAN SPARRE

August 1 – November 13

Green Briar Nature Center, 6 Discovery Hill Rd, East Sandwich

508-888-6870

Website: www.thorntonburgess.org

Mon – Sat @ 10a.m. – 4p.m., Sun @ 1p.m. – 4p.m.

Stan is a native Cape Codder and a gifted painter, sketch artist and bird carver.  After attending art school, he spent 30 years as an exhibit designer.  As a hobby he would spend time carving and painting birds.  In retirement Sparre once carved full time, mainly miniatures of songbirds, shore birds, game and waterfowl with a few humorous human figures included.  His carvings are in collections all over the world. (rear gallery)

LOCAL FARMERS’ MARKETS

September 27, 2011

Green Harvest Farmers’ Market

September 27

Barnstable County Agricultural Society, 1220 Nathan Ellis Highway, East Falmouth

508-563-3200

12p.m. – 6p.m.

The farmers’ market will feature local and fresh, sustainably grown, organic produce. Rain or Shine (will move indoors if it rains) Enter through the Currier Road Gate. There is plenty of onsite parking.

 

BASS RIVER FARM MARKET AND AL FRESCO ARTISTS

September 29 (THURSDAYS – Mid Oct)

Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St, South Yarmouth

5080-394-7100

Website: www.cultural-center.org

8:30a.m. – 1p.m.

Local vendors and artists at work convene at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod every Thursday from 8:30am-1pm through mid-October. A great place to buy produce, seafood, baked goods, prepared foods, flowers and potted plants, jams and jellies, honey, and other goods, many of them organic, all of them fresh and locally produced. Artists at work will be discussing and selling their art under tents across the street. And the South Yarmouth Library will have a tent with activities for kids. (Plus, in July and August, the Cape Cod Plein Air Painters will be making art on Market Thursdays around the corner at Packet Landing.) For more information about visiting or participating in the market, please go to www.bassriverfarmmarket.com. Or contact the Cultural Center at 508-394-7100. The market and Painting in the Park are supported by grants from the Town of Yarmouth Tourism Revenue Preservation Fund.

 

FALMOUTH FARMERS’ MARKET

September 29 (THURSDAYS: 5/26-10/13)

Peg Noonan Park, Main St, Falmouth

Website: www.falmouthfarmersmarket.org

12p.m. – 6p.m.

The Falmouth Farmers’ Market was established in 2008 at Peg Noonan Park on Main Street in Falmouth, MA. Each Thursday afternoon’s market features Cape Cod and Southeastern Mass. grown and artisanally crafted vegetables, fruits, cheeses, lobsters, breads, pies, pastas, smoked fish, herbs, vegetable starts and ornamentals. Holiday Markets: Tuesday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Dec. 3.