Interpretive wildfowl sculptureFair is fowl and fowl is...

January 22, 1998|By Emily Schuster

Interpretive wildfowl sculpture

Fair is fowl and fowl is fair this weekend as the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury kicks off an exhibit of interpretive sculpture by six-time world champion carver John Sharp. The exhibit opens tomorrowwith a catered reception in Sharp's honor, and visitors will also be able to meet the artist Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Recently honored worldwide for his piece "Birdwatching," Sharp incorporates a variety of materials and textures in his art to challenge the eye. His work will be on display at the museum until April 26.

Museum hours are noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for senior citizens, $3 for students and $8.50 for families Sundays only. The reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow. Tickets are $5 for members, $7 for nonmembers. In Salisbury, take Route 50 east and follow the museum signs. Turn right on Beaglin Park Drive and turn left at the third light. To RSVP for the reception or to schedule a tour, call 410-742-4988, Ext. 104.

Spa Feast'

Health enthusiasts looking for a little R&R can live it up while lowering their blood pressure this weekend at "Spa Feast" in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Home of the country's first spa, the town struts its stuff at Saturday's free health fair, held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Country Inn. The fair offers demonstrations of massage, facials and tai chi. After sampling an array of healthy snacks, visitors can stock up on herbal products and talk with experts about homeopathy and holistic medicine.

Other events through the weekend include health-enhancing workshops, a free lecture on healing through nutrition, and specials at local shops and restaurants. Nature lovers can also take a heart-healthy hike on one of the area's woodsy trails.

From Baltimore, take Interstate 70 to Hancock, and then take U.S. 522 south to Berkeley Springs. You will reach the town after about eight miles. The Country Inn is in the middle of town on the right, just past the second stoplight. Call 800-447-8797 for specific times and locations of events.

Pub Date: 1/22/98

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