BELGRADE LAKES, Maine — Waterville artist Matthew Russ will host an art exhibit to benefit the new Maine Lakes Resource Center with an opening reception at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at the Maine Lakes Resource Center, Main Street, Belgrade Lakes Village. The exhibit will run through Aug. 20.
Matthew Russ is a 1996 graduate of Colby College and resident of Waterville. Russ draws inspiration from the landscape of the Kennebec Highlands, where he paints in the field year-round. For information, visit www.matthewruss.com.
Events planned in Caribou
CARIBOU, Maine — The Caribou Chamber of Commerce has announced the following events for Saturday, July 9:
• The Arootsakoostik Music Festival will take place 11 a.m.- 8 p.m. in New Sweden.
• The Canadian Atlantic Open Wheels Tour will be held at 6 p.m. at Spuds Speedway in Caribou. • The 28th annual Cary Classic Benefit Tournament will be held July 9-10 at the Caribou Country Club. Registration deadline is July 7 with forms available at www.carymedicalcenter.org.
• The Caribou High School Class of 1986 reunion will take place 5 p.m.-1 a.m. at Spruce Haven, 214 Doyle Road in Caribou.
For information on these and other events, call 498-6156 or visit www.cariboumaine.net.