Saturday, May 31, 2014

Plein air session begins Thursday June 5th

It's Plein air season and time for all PAL landscape enthusiast to pack their gear and head out for some fun in the sun!!! The  first outing is this Thursday June 5th at 9 (ish) am- till lunch time at the  Cresent Creek Cathie Johnson will also "hosting" at her house close to the Park-9508 Randall Dr NW.
picnic shelter @ CC Park
boat launch

cute house
Park area which includes one of 2 parking/gathering places: the park or Cathie's House.

Crescent Creek Estuary is at the far end of Gig Harbor bay with view from road. The Crescent Creek Park on Vernhardsen has great trees, old picnic structure, deck overlooks above Cresent Creek with a windy waterway from the bridge at the street onto the waterway.
weathered buildings
   Cathie's yard offers water and boat views.There is a cute garden with nautical accents. If you continue  down the road  past Cathie's, you will find an older house (one Victorian) and an interesting barn. Continue to the end of the road to discover a boat launch at the end of the road- views of harbor and boaters. Bring a sack lunch to enjoy with your fellow artists toward the noon time hour.

From Gig Harbor DOWNTOWN- follow Harborview Drive around past History Museum and past Anthony's till it T's into Vernhardsen-
Turn right onto Vernhardsen
Turn right on second street (Randall) for Cathie's House- or go a tad further and turn left into Crescent Creek Park.
Restrooms at Park, Cathies home or Porta Potti at Boat Launch.

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