When it's too cold to do plein air, the painters meet at the Coral Gables Annex in Saugatuck.
Time is usually 10 am, though early and late comers are also welcome. Contact Person: Judy Anthrop, 269-857-1183
May 7th – 6th Street in Holland between Columbia and College, park along 6th, there are tulip beds and a park like setting on the north side of 6th towards the river. Flowers in bloom!
May 14 - Downtown Holland at Macatawa Bank on the corner of Columbia and 8th. Flowers all around, fountain, storefronts. Flowers in bloom!
May 21 – Saugatuck Douglas Pump House Museum , on the west bank, area of the foot of Mt. Baldy, river scenes both directions
May 28 – New Richmond Bridge, the SOUTH SIDE. That means you can be in town, there is a new boardwalk by the river. Access to New Richmond is off 58th, I believe,
June 4 - Art Barn on 130th. Take Wiley Road (also known as 130th) east over the interstate and proceed towards Newport Harbor. The Art Barn is on your left…there are petticoats on the watertower!!!
June 11 – Carl Hoerman House on Pleasant Street in Saugatuck. Just off Old Allegan Road in town.
June 18 – Holland’s NORTH SIDE. Take Ottawa Beach Road towards the State Park and Big Red.
Before you enter the State Park there is an area called Black Lake Boardwalk. There is parking, picnic tables and views of the harbor and Big Red, the channel.
June 25 – Weed House, historical huge home in danger of being demolished. It is near the Pier Cove area. Take 89 to the lake, stop, turn right. Proceed north about a mile or less. You will come to a curve, then a dip. The house is on the left, directly across from the Wavecrest Nursery entrance.
July 2 – Douglas Harbor, where the Red Dock is, an old tug boat in the harbor, all kinds of things to paint as well as great landscapes. Just off Blue Star Hwy. in Douglas.
July 9 – Huntree Nursery, on Blue Star Hwy. just south of 89
July 16 – Home of Kathy Roper, on Peach Creek, out Wiley Road (same as 130th)
July 23 - Wavecrest Nursery, north of PierCove on Lake Shore Drive
July 30 - Oct 29 - to be announced