Park Loop Road opening
May 17, 2013: The entire Park Loop Road and all other paved roads in the park open today. All dirt roads in the park, including the Seal Cove Road, will open on June 3.
April 22, 2013: The Precipice, Orange and Black, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliffs Trails are closed until further notice because of nesting peregrine falcons. All other trails in the park are open, whether accessible from the park or from state roads.
Hulls Cove Visitor Center
May 17, 2013: The visitor center will open on May 19 and will be open 9-5 every day. All park passes are available there. There is an accessible entrance at the back of the building for those who have trouble climbing stairs.
Artists Share Their Work at Schoodic
Contact: Kate Petrie, 207-288-1312
On Saturday, September 23, Acadia National Park Artists-in-Residence on the Schoodic Education and Research Center campus will present demonstrations of their work. Reservations are required for both programs and the cost is $8 for the day. Call Michelle Bierman at 207-288-1326 to make reservations.
From 9:30 a.m. to noon, textile artist Sarah Haskell will share her work including her community art piece, The Button Project, a 9/11 memorial, and lead a workshop in weaving with common materials. Sarah received a Bachelors of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1976 and has completed several courses at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine. Sarah has many years experience as an instructor and has had numerous art exhibits.
Between 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., print maker David Sokol and his wife Janet Ballantyne, who specializes in book binding and making paper, will demonstrate their craft and share some of their recent works. David will highlight the print making process from drawing to plate to print. Participants will then have the opportunity to explore their own print making talents as well as making paper. David is active in community arts through the Burlington City Arts in Vermont, where he leads an Art Festival for Children’s print making. He is the co-director of the Vermont Hawaii Artist Exchange.
For more details, contact Kate Petrie.
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