Thursday, August 6, 2009

Painting Sites for 2009 August 27 - August 31

Thursday August 27 - The Gorge White House
Working farm, fruit orchard, u pick flowers, wines, art, majestic old farmhouse beautifully restored.
http://www.thegorgewhitehouse.com
265 Hwy 35, Hood River, OR 97031, 541-386-2828

Friday August 28 - Columbia Hills State Park, WA
Includes Horsethief Lake, the Dalles Mountain Ranch in Klickitat County, the park includes Horsethief Lake. Camping is allowed. Area is 3,338 acres (13.5 km2). It has over a mile of bank of the Columbia River.
http://www.parks.wa.gov/parks/?selectedpark=Columbia%20Hills
Hwy 14 milepost 85, Goldendale, WA

Saturday August 29 - Maryhill Museum, Goldendale, WA
Grounds, gardens, river, tall trees, high desert plateau
http://www.maryhillmuseum.org
35 Maryhill Museum Drive, Goldendale, WA, 98620, 509-773-3733

Sunday August 30 - Hollenbeck Park, Troutlake, WA
Mt. Adams up close! Hollenbeck Park located near Trout Lake WA. This rural spot sports a group camp area, great views, a babbling brook, 2 lovely porto-lets, 1 elect plug (for all to share) and a potable water spigot. Camping is in grassy field with some sparse trees - no sand, gravel or asphalt slabs anywhere! This place is highly casual and folks just wander in and set up camp.
address: 33 Mt Adams Rd. (off Hwy 141 to Mt. Adams)
Owners:Zoe and Gerald Wood

Directions:
* At Chevron Station (road splits) in town and go about 1/4 mile across creek.
* Left at 4-way intersection - look for sign to park, go about 300 yards down driveway
* Right at sign to Hollenbeck park

The owners work at day jobs and do not advertise. Some portion of this land is a working farm.

Monday August 31 - Downtown Hood River
Paint the town! Charming downtown, boutiques, coffee shops...
I- 84, 60 Miles from Portland, OR

AND just so you will know, Rasmussen Farm always welcomes plein air painters, they have lots of things to paint, sunflowers, Mt. Hood, valley, farm buildings, tractors etc.
http://www.rasmussenfarms.com/
3020 Thomsen Rd., Hood River, OR

Locations Map for 2009 Plein Air Painting and Writing.
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