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Book Club: BAY COUNTRY – Tom Horton – Monday May 30th

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Potluck starts at 6:00pm, bring your questions, and observations.  These essays were written over a period of years and makes for an enjoyable read.

Mary Waldhorn, artist and nature lover, will teach us how to draw waterfowl using craypas and chalk pastels. Bring a picture you’ve taken, a magazine photo, or your own imagination to use as you explore this medium.

“Must reading in a city that reinvented itself by seeking itsharbor roots”. –Baltimore Magazine. “Mr. Horton — a Baltimore journalist who has developed a devoted but hitherto local following — ventures into a small, distinguished circle of nature writers. Fans of Aldo Leopold, John McPhee and Sigurd Olson won’t be disappointed. This is not merely a book for those who already know the Chesapeake, although they will be enchanted by Tom Horton’s vast knowledge, narrative skills and eye for detail. Like the true bay native he is, Mr. Horton uses the Chesapeake as a limitless resource from which to harvest a great bounty of observations about politics, nature, and human beings”. — New York Times Book Review. “Sailing down the Chesapeake in this book is bracing, for Horton is knowledgeable, thoughtful, full of wonder about the natural world and outspoken . . . As Smith Islanders might say, it’s a ‘right smart’ book”. — Washington Post. Maryland Paperback Bookshelf.”

Read New York Times Link here: http://www.nytimes.com/1987/11/08/books/chesapeake-lives.html

Register with Lacey – lacey@foxhavenfarm.org

 

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Date:
May 30
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Lacey Walker
Email:
lacey@foxhavenfarm.org

Venue

Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven
3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson,21755
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Phone:
240-490-5484
Website:
www.foxhavenfarm.org