Waterfowl FestivalMore than 400 of the nation's finest...


November 12, 1998|By Karin Remesch

Waterfowl Festival

More than 400 of the nation's finest wildlife artists and exhibitors will participate in the 28th annual Waterfowl Festival this weekend in historic Easton on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Eighteen exhibits and events, including paintings, sculpture, carvings, decoys, duck stamps, photography, crafts, collectibles and demonstrations, are spread throughout the Colonial town. You can see, appreciate and purchase the work by leading wildlife artists. Also featured are food, musical entertainment and children's activities.

Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. One-day tickets are $10 and a multi-day pass is $20. Children under 14 are admitted free. Call 410-822-4567.

For an action-packed cinematic event, attend the first Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival today through Sunday in Rehoboth Beach, Del. The four-day event in a campus-like setting includes not only 100 films and video presentations from 15 countries, but also expert panels, seminars, children's activities and group sessions in film criticism.

"Star-studded" parties bookend the three days of cinema at the beach resort. John Waters and PBS film critic Patrick Stoner help usher in the festival today at 7:30 p.m. at the Bottle & Cork Opening Night Gala. A closing night party is scheduled for Sunday in the food court of the Rehoboth Mall Cinemas.

Films will be screened at the Rehoboth Mall Cinemas, Route 1Matinees are $4, evening shows $6. Tickets for the opening gala are $25 and closing party $10. Video programs and film seminars are at the Atlantic Sands Hotel conference center, Baltimore Avenue and the Boardwalk. For a complete schedule, see the Web site at www.rehobothfilm.com, or call 302-226-3744.

Pub Date: 11/12/98

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