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Greetings, Painters,

Here is your August calendar. We will be having some great weather this month, and gorgeous summer views. Have fun!

August 4 Wed
Hendricks Park

South on Walnut St. from Franklin. Left on Summit. We should be able to find some deep shade from the heat up there. Good summer painting.

August 6 and 7 Fri & Sat
Ridgetop Drive

We are on 5 acres. The land includes a small woods, a labyrinth, gardens, and lots of grass. We encourage a walk on the labyrinth before starting to paint, because it brings blood pressure down and calms the soul.
The house will be open. We have 5 toilets, well water, and plenty of ice.
From East Amazon you turn left on Dillard. Go up about 2 miles. Turn left on Eagles Aerie/Ridgetop. Follow the road around and down. Go to 85080 Ridgetop (there is a mailbox with a landscape painted on it). Park in the driveway (pulling to the side) or on the street. Lost, call 687-2669.

August 11 Wed
Campbell Senior Center

4th and High. We can park in their lot, or if it's really busy at the center, park at the adjacent public parking lot. We can use the restroom in the center. Paint anywhere around the Center, down by the river, bridge is close by, lots of paths and trees.

August 13 Fri
Green Hill Wetlands

Meadowlark Prairie -The Meadowlark Prairie overlook is located on Greenhill Road, between West 11th Avenue and Royal Avenue. This site has several picnic tables that are covered by a shelter, as well as bathrooms and interpretive signs.

August 14 Sat
Sylvan Ridge Winery


August 18 Wed
EWEB Plaza

River views, trees, paths, bridge.
500 East 4th Avenue, Eugene OR

August 20 Fri
King Estates
80854 Territorial Rd
Eugene, OR 97405

August 21 Sat
Dexter State Park
"Dexter State Recreation Site, on the western edge of Dexter Reservoir, not only has a large parking area and convenient access to the reservoir, but you can reach nearby Elijah Bristow State Park through a system of connecting trails." This site has plenty of parking, no drinking water, great views to paint. For further info and directions:

August 25 Wed
Island Park Springfield

All driving directions begin at A Street; at the bridge entering Springfield from Glenwood.

1: Head EAST on South A Street. Continue for 1 block
2: Turn LEFT onto Mill Street. Continue for .1 miles
3: Turn LEFT onto B Street. Continue for .1 miles to the park

August 27 and 28 Fri & Sat
Aragon Alpaca Farm

Fantastic views, barns, out buildings, pond, fields, trees and, of course, the amazing Alpacas. Mike and Ann love having us there, thanks! Here is a link to their website and directions from I5: www.AragonAlpacas.com
Or from Eugene, E.Amazon to Dillard Rd., go up about 4miles, as you start down the hill, you will see red barns on the Left, that is it, there is a wooden 'Aragon Alpacas' sign, turn in and park on the grass.
33005 Dillard Road
Eugene, OR 97405


One of the daily reviews at the coast.

Plein Air

Plein Air
From our paintiout in July