Friday, May 09, 2014 12:00 AM | Written by Dan Veaner | |
The East Shore Festival Of The Arts (ESFOTA) opened Friday with a reception that encompassed every building on the Town Hall Campus. A large crowd came for the art, historical exhibit, music, and wine, beer and chocolate tastings. The art will remain on display at the Lansing Town Hall and Lansing Community Library until June 21, 2014.
Jay Dietershagen's hors d'oeuvres are a popular fixture of ESFOTA -- and they disappear fast!
Rogue's Harbor beer tastings were popular this year. The next day the inn opened a new beer tasting room in the brewery.
Wood carver Mary Shelly was the featured artist this year.
King Ferry Winery's wine tasting was in the Library gallery this year
Matthew Ocone provided music in the library gallery
It's not ESFOTA without a chocolate tasting.
Monroe Payne with his photograph of the State Theatre
'Defenders of our Freedom' was this year's exhibit by the Lansing Historical Association on display in the Historical Records building.
An art dool display was downstairs in the Lansing Community Center. Ryan Vanderhoof's sound sculpture was upstairs.
Dr. K (Paul Kempkes) livened things up in the Field one-room schoolhouse
Town Historian Louise Bement was the one-room schoolhouse teacher Friday
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