Fort Collins Locations - Fridays

Meeting Time: Painting times start Fridays at 9am and end at Noon.
Contact: Margueritte Meier;; (970)449-2449.


MAY 2016

Friday, May 5-Devil’s Backbone Trailhead, W. of Loveland

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Take Highway 34 west of Loveland to just past mile marker #88 (4 miles west of the K-Mart). Turn right (north) onto Hidden Valley Drive just east of the old water tank. We will meet in the parking lot near the trailhead.  There are restroom facilities.


Jenifer Cline is the contact person for today, and you can contact her at

Friday, May 12-Coffee Tree, 210 E. Loveland

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Meet at the Coffee Tree first, and then find your painting spot outside.


Nelia Harper is the contact person for today. If you have any questions, please contact  her

Friday, May 19-Happy Lucky’s Tea House, 236 Walnut St, FC

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Meet at the Happy Lucky’s first and then find your painting spot outside.


Laura Young is the contact person for today, and you can contact her at

Friday, May 26-Riverbend Ponds, Cairnes off of Timberline, FC

9:00 am-12:00 pm


There are restroom facilities.

Marilynn Brandenburger is the contact person for today, and you can contact her a

June 2-Picnic Rock, 2777 Poudre Canyon, Laporte

9:00 am-12:00 pm


There are restroom facilities.

June 9-Calypso Falls, RMNP, Estes

9:00 am-12:00 pm

From Fort Collins, drive west on Hwy 34 out of Loveland to Estes Park. Take Hwy 7 to Wild Basin. Take a right at the Wild Basin sign. Park fees are $20 per car or have an annual pass.  Meet at trailhead in Calypso Falls parking lot.  Otherwise look for the painting group towards Copeland or Calypso Falls.  This is a gorgeous uphill hike, so please wear adequate hiking shoes, and have a backpack for your painting gear. Bring water, snacks and pack light. There are restroom facilities at the parking lot.

Map: , look in the lower left column of the webpage, and click on “View Park Map”. or

June 16-CSU Environmental Learning Center, 2400 Environmental Dr., FC

9:00 am-12:00 pm

We will meet in the parking lot at 9:00 am and hike for about 1/2 mile to the river to paint. There are restroom facilities.



June 23-Sunset Painting-Holiday Twin Drive-In Theater, 2206 S. Overland, FC

6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Join us for our annual drive-in paint out.  You can go into the movie as soon as it starts, or paint the landscape. 

Map: Collins

Nix Farm & Natural Area, 1745 Hoffman Mill Rd., FC

9:00 am-12:00 pm 

Directions: From Lemay (the part of Lemay between Riverside and Mulberry), turn east onto Poudre River Drive. Follow Poudre River Drive as it curves, changes names to Hoffman Mill Road and eventually dead-ends at Nix Natural Area and the Natural Areas Department's offices. There are restroom facilities.


Plein Air Artists Colorado,   1659 Peridot Ct,   Castle Rock,   CO 80108

Copyright © 2016, All rights reserved. No portion may be used without permission. All visual copyrights belong to the artists.

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software