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OARS 16th Annual Wild & Scenic® Film Festival

16th Annual Wild & Scenic® Film Festival

OARS is excited to bring our 16th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival to Maynard.
OARS 3 Rivers is once again hosting one of the largest environmental film festivals.

Wednesday, April 17, 2023, 6–9:30 pm
(doors open at 6 pm)

Maynard Fine Arts Theatre
19 Summer St, Maynard, MA 01754

Join us on Wednesday, April 17, for an evening of humor, adventure, and inspiration.
For 15 years, we have hosted this incredible event with friends from our watershed, aiming to unite the community around local environmental issues, inspire advocacy, and provide opportunities for local involvement from people like YOU.

This year’s award-winning films are brought to you from the nation’s largest environmental film festival. The films, celebrating the theme Reel Action, share stories of love for the outdoors, activism, and an awareness of change in the natural world.


• $25: General Admission
• $20: OARS members (email OARS to confirm membership status)
• $10: OARS volunteers (OARS volunteers will be emailed a discounted ticket link)

visit oars3rivers.org to purchase tickets

CANCELED – En Plein Air Foliage Painting at the Assabet Co-op Market!


En Plein Air Foliage Painting at the Assabet Co-op Market!

🍁 Announcing our first En Plein Air Foliage Painting at the Assabet Co-op Market! 🍁

Join us Sunday, October 8, 11am-6pm (rain date Oct. 😎, to watch local painters create their masterpieces while overlooking the foliage beside the Assabet River. Stop by at any time throughout the event to be part of this one-of-a-kind experience.

At the conclusion of our En Plein Air event on Indigenous People’s Weekend, all five masterpieces created by our local artists will be auctioned off to benefit Nipmuc Nation Hassanamisco Band, the indigenous tribe on whose land the co-op sits.

A little about Nipmuc Nation & Our Oct. 8 En Plein Air Event::

“It is the sacred mission of all the members of our community to preserve and promote the culture, language, and values of the Nipmuc People, while striving to improve the quality of life for all our citizens, including the generations to come. With nearly 600 members, we can continue to be one of New England’s most historic and largest native communities.”

 Joining us will be …

🍁 Lola Chaisson: https://www.lolachaisson.com/
🍁 Joyce Dwyer: https://6bridges.gallery/our-artists/joyce-mcjilton-dwyer/
🍁 Bruce Davidson: https://www.facebook.com/brucedavidsonart/
🍁 Ernie Stonebraker: https://mkt.artcloud.com/artist/ernest-stonebraker
🍁 Melissa Vance Goodman: https://www.melissagoodman.me/oil-paintings

Mark your calendars, and we’ll see you on Oct. 8!