Historic Hope and the Bertie County Arts Council offer experienced plein air painters the opportunity to paint with accomplished artist Fen Rascoe. Spend a day of fun and creative expression capturing the beauty of the site as Fen leads the group through his demos and painting. Painters will gather on the grounds of the Historic Hope mansion with their supplies on Thursday, September 21st at 8:30 AM (the demo begins promptly at 9:00 AM) . Hopefully, the completed paintings will be hung at the Bertie County Arts Council Show, BERTIE: YESTERDAY AND TODAY on October 5th. The group is limited to 20 however, the public is welcome to come and observe free of charge. There is a $40.00 fee which includes lunch. To register for the Paint Out and lunch call: Historic Hope 252-794-3140 by September 19th. If no one answers, please leave a message and someone will return your call.