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Learn about your treasures with Kaja Veilleux at the Land Trust’s Revelry for the River

Posted April 17, 2013, at 1:58 p.m.
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Wednesday, May 8, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: Georges River Land Trust, 8 North Main Street. Suite 200, Rockland, Maine

For more information: Georges River Land Trust; 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org

Kaja Veilleux, mid-coast Maine’s pre-eminent auctioneer, will evaluate antiques at a special appraisal party on Wednesday, May 8, at the elegant riverside home of Jock and Day Cowperthwaite, as part of the Georges River Land Trust’s Revelry for the River celebration.

Each participant may bring two items for Kaja’s examination. The festive event begins at 6 p.m. and includes delicious hors d’oeuvres and wine. The fee is $40 for Land Trust Members and $50 for non-members. Participation is limited to 25 guests, so early registration is recommended at the Land Trust office, 594-5166, or online at www.georgesriver.org/revelry.

Kaja Veilleux, founder and owner of Thomaston Place, has over 35 years experience in the art and antiques business. He is a licensed auctioneer and has won the respect of dealers, collectors, and museums around the world.

The George River Land Trust’s 2013 Revelry for the River encompasses a full year of diverse activities. Next on June 20 is a photographic exploration of the maine landscape with Margot Kelley. All events showcase the beauty of the St. George River watershed and continue the celebration of the Land Trust’s conservation success in mid-coast Maine in its 26th year. Information on future Revelry events is available on the Georges River Land Trust website: www.georgesriver.org/revelry.

Organized in 1987, the Georges River Land Trust works to conserve the ecosystems and traditional heritage of the Georges River watershed region through permanent land protection, stewardship, education and outdoor experiences.

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