Art exhibit, farm tour and Ausbon Sargent birthday party!

Here is an invitation to an art exhibit, a farm tour and a birthday party… from the Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust, which works to protect the rural landscape in the Mt. Kearsarge – Lake Sunapee region.

“Landscapes for Landsake” Art Exhibit

Friday, May 25 through mid-September, 2012.

>> View the exhibit, original oil paintings and photographs of selected Ausbon Sargent protected properties, at the New London Hospital, County Road, New London, New Hampshire. All artwork is available for purchase. Each organization, land trust and hospital, will receive 20% of the proceeds and the artist, 60%.

Happy Birthday, Ausbon Sargent

Sunday, June 10, 2012, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

>> Tour Spring Ledge Farm with grower and farm stand owner Greg Berger.

“One of the joys of conserving properties is to protect our agricultural lands as well as our forests and open fields. Join us for a tour of Spring Ledge Farm and enjoy listening to our guest speaker, the former N.H. Commissioner of Agriculture, Steve Taylor.”

Ausbon’s Birthday Party on the New London Common

Monday, June 11, from 11:30 a.m to 1 p.m.

>> Grab your lunch and come to the party on the green as we pay tribute to our namesake, Ausbon Sargent, on his birthday. (Bag lunches will be available at the following local restaurants: Ellie’s Café, Hole in the Fence, Peter Christian’s Tavern, Pizza Chef, and New London Subway.)

There will be music and stories and entertainment reflecting on Ausbon and the New London Common that he purchased in 1985 and gifted to the town so that we might continue to use and enjoy this open space forever.

View Ausbon Sargent events calendar at: www.ausbonsargent.org

Read a related Sunapee News article: Ausbon Sargent celebrates 25 years of land protection

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