A retrospective of poster art celebrating 40 years of the North Country Fair will be on display for the entire month of August at Redwood Curtain Brewing Company. A reception will be held during Arts!Arcata on August 9 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The exhibition features posters designed by local favorites Gary Bloomfield, Alan Sanborn and a number of other creative talents. This is the first of many celebratory events that will lead up to the 40th annual North Country Fair, which takes place September 21 and 22 on the Arcata Plaza. For more information visit www.northcountryfair.org.