The Wendell Gilley Museum is hosting its third annual Flight of Swallows on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at the Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor. The evening will include a tasting of select California wines against a backdrop of live jazz. Volunteer experts will pour the wines using Riedel glassware. Masterfully paired hors d’oeuvres will be served throughout the evening.
Tickets are $150. Contact the Gilley at 207-244-7555 or visit: http://www.wendellgilleymuseum.org/swallows/index.html
All proceeds benefit the Wendell Gilley Museum, a Southwest Harbor community center that celebrates the life and work of Wendell Gilley, a pioneer in the field of decorative bird carving. The museum teaches the art of bird carving and presents art exhibitions and educational programs with a special focus on people, nature, and art. The Gilley endeavors to inspire appreciation of the visual arts, engagement in artistic creativity, and respect and care for the natural world.