DAMARISCOTTA — To celebrate the gift-giving season, the Art at the Grill series will host eight artists, each exhibiting eight pieces, in eight very different styles. A festive holiday reception will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, a time to meet the artists, enjoy food, and choose a unique and memorable gift for the holidays.

Exhibiting artists are Joan Atkinson, photographer; Lonie Ellis, encaustic artist; oil and acrylic painters: Elaine Fletcher, Douglas Houle, Diane Noble, Marc Poirier, and Susan Tilton Pecora; and pastel artist Kim Traina.

Damariscotta River Grill is open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. For more information on Art at the Grill, contact Kim Traina, [email protected].