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NEWFANE >> The Rock River Artists' Open Studio Tour observes its twenty-fourth annual weekend on Saturday and Sunday, July 16 and 17. Fourteen professional artists living within the Rock River watershed in South Newfane, Williamsville and Marlboro will open their studios and gardens from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. At the South Newfane Schoolhouse, visitors can view samples of each artist's work and pick up a map for a self-guided tour.

Choose to visit the studios of wood, fabric, and metalworkers, painters, sculptors, photographers, printmakers and potters including Rob Cartelli, Kim Hartman Colligan, Dan DeWalt, Ellen Darrow, Richard Foye, Rich Gillis, Caryn King, Leonard Ragouzeos, Georgie, Roger Sandes, Deidre Scherer, Matt Tell, Christine Triebert, and Mary Welsh. For more information and directions, call Roger Sandes at 803-348-7865, or Chris Triebert at 802-348-7440, or visit