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Plein Air Painters Calender October 2010

Plein Air Calender October 2010

Fri Oct 1
Skinner's Butte Lookout
Great views of the city, parking, restroom down at Skinner Butte Park.
Here is a link to the lookout: http://eugeneareaparks.com/park.php?id=60

Fri Oct 1
First Friday Art Walk

Sat Oct 2
Hazel Dell Rd, Dana's
Thanks, Dana, it was a beautiful day and a great location to paint! We will paint at your place again, soon!

Wed Oct 6
Amazon Park
Amazon Park at 27th and Hilyard. Lots of parking and restrooms, great views, wetlands, Amazon Creek. Park anywhere between Amazon Community Center and Hilyard Community Center. Here is a link to a very good map: http://www.eugene-or.gov/imageserver/apps/content/pos/images/amazon.jpg

Fri Oct 8
Highland Oaks Park
This is an unincorporated little neighborhood park with great views and interest to paint. No water, cover or restroom, but worth a prepared trip up there.
Travel west on 18th, left at Hawkins, in about 1/2 mile, left on Highland Oaks, to a cul de sac, plenty of parking and an easy hill to climb for great views.

Sat Oct 9
Thistledown Farm
Those who came here in september enjoyed it so much, we will go again, the pumpkins will be harvested this month.

Wed Oct 13
Sarver Winery
A winery recommended by Carol Lane. Out west 11th, Left on Central Road about 4miles.

Fri & Sat, Oct 15 and 16
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

Wed Oct 20
Wild Iris Ridge

Driving directions to Bailey View Dr


Be on Bailey Hill Rd going south


Turn left at Warren St


0.4 mi

Turn right to stay on Warren St


0.3 mi

Take the 1st right onto Summit Terrace Dr


0.4 mi

Take the 1st right onto Bailey View Dr


256 ft

Fri Oct 22
Sweet Cheeks Winery
The 65 acre Estate Vineyard sits on 140 acres of prime sloping hillside located in the heart of the Willamette Valley wine appellation.
For direction:
27007 Briggs Hill Road
Eugene, OR 97405-9767
(541) 349-9463

Sat Oct 23
Mckenzie Orchard B & B
Karen and Tom Reid have generously invited us to a lunch & paintout at their wonderful B & B. Lunch is served at noon. If people come a bit late, they can still get lunch until 1pm. The paintout is a "go" rain or shine, as there are lots of protected spots if it's raining. Directions are on their website.

Please RSVP directly to Karen at: mckenzieorchards@yahoo.com

Karen and Tom Reid
McKenzie Orchards B&B
34694 McKenzie View Drive
Springfield, OR 97478
On the web: www.mkobb.com

Wed Oct 27
EWEB Plaza
River views, trees, paths, bridge.
500 East 4th Avenue, Eugene OR

Fri Oct 29
Finley Wildlife Refuge

William L. Finley Unit: Travel South 10 miles from Corvallis , Oregon , or north 7.5 miles from Monroe , Oregon , to milepost 93 on Highway 99W. Turn west on Finley Refuge Road . The Refuge headquarters is about four miles up the road.

William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge
26208 Finley Refuge Road
Corvallis , OR 97333-9533
Phone: 541-757-7236 Fax: 541-757-4450

Sat Oct 30
Eugene Masonic Cemetery, Halloween Paintout
Main Entrance Gate:
25th Ave & University Street
Eugene, Oregon


One of the daily reviews at the coast.

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From our paintiout in July