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HAPPY HOLIDAYS ALL YOU GREAT ARTISTS

December 18, 2017

Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve, Los Gatos
Mt. Umumhum Area
Mt. Umumhum Area

From Los Gatos take CA-85 S to Camden Ave. Exit onto Camden Ave., head S. Turn right onto Hicks Rd., go about 6.3 miles. Turn right on Mt. Umunhum Rd. Pass first parking lot on the right. Go to the next parking lot, (Bald Mountain). New lot and nice restrooms. Map

December 11, 2017

Bernal-Gulnac-Joice Ranch, San Jose
Bernal-Gulnac-Joice Ranch

From Los Gatos, take CA-85-N to Cottle Rd, San Jose. Turn rt. onto Cottle Rd. then turn left onto Santa Teresa then first rt. onto Camino Verde Dr. Drive to end of the road. Park on the street. Rest rooms, no fee. Historic Ranch Map

December 4, 2017

Almaden Quicksilver co. Park, San Jose
Almaden Quicksilver

From Los Gatos, take CA-85 S. Take Almaden Expressway, exit south. Proceed 4.5 mi to Almaden Road and turn right. Proceed onto Almaden Road through the town of New Almaden to Almaden Quicksilver County Park. Parking lot on your right. Facilities, no fees. Meet 12:15 for viewing paintings. Map


November 27, 2017

Los Gatos Creek, Los Gatos
1690 Dell Ave.
VasonaCreekTrail

From 85 South, take Winchester Blvd Exit. Turn left on Winchester. Take 2nd right on Knowles Dr. Road turns left, becomes Dell. At 1690 Dell Ave (Southbay Construction) turn right into the parking lot. on the north side of parking lot where there is an opening in the chain-link fence. Take path to the bike lane, go left to the bridge and cross. No facilities Map

November 20, 2017

Morgan Hill, Rose Barn
Morgan Hill

From Los Gatos take CA-85 S To Almaden Expy. Turn right onto Almaden Expy. Stay on Almaden Expy. to the end. Turn right onto Harry Rd Make a emeditly left onto McKean Rd. Drive until you come to Casa Loma Rd. and turn right. Drive until you see the Barn on the right side of the road. Not far pass Triple Bar Stables. Restrooms at Rancho Canada del Oro parking lot farther down the road. Map

November 13, 2017

Santa Teresa Park, San Jose
Santa Teresa Park

The Hills are nice and green this time of year. From Los Gatos take CA 85 S to Bernal Rd. exit. Go right on Bernal Rd., go 1.3 mi., turn left into Santa Teresa Park. Pay station in first parking lot. Meet in third parking lot, picnic area. Fee $6 for Seniors, Restrooms. View paintings at 12:15. Map


Nov 6, 2017

Guglielmo Winery, Morgan Hill
Guglielmo Winery

1480 E Main Ave.,Morgan Hill, 95037. From Los Gatos. Take CA-85 S (11.2 mi). Merge onto US -101 S go 8 m,i take exit 367 for Cochrane Rd. go .5mi, Go left on Cochrane Rd. go .5mi and turn rt. on Mission View Dr., go .6mi, turn right on Half Rd. .3mi, turns slightly left and becomes Condit Rd. .4mi. Turn left on E Main Ave,.4mi, then right on restricted usage rd. Restrooms Map

October 30, 2017

Felton Covered Bridge, Felton
Felton

From Los Gatos take CA-17-S go, (21 mi.) Take exit 3 on Mt. Hermon Rd. Drive to end of the road and straight into Felton Covered Bridge Park, parking lot Map

October 23, 2017

Wilder Ranch, Santa Cruz
1401 Old Coast Rd.
Wilder Ranch

Historic barns, victorian house, corrals, old adobe. From Los Gatos take CA-17-N to CA-1-N towards Half Moon Bay. Go 3 miles to turn left onto Old Coast Road at Wilder Ranch State Park sign. View paintings afterwards and lunch in Santa Cruz. Facilities, Fee $10, $9 for Seniors. Map


October 16, 2017

Fortini Trailhead, San Jose
Maison de Luc

From Los Gatos take CA-85 S to Almaden Exp. S., at the end, turn right on Harry Rd. then left at stop sign onto McKean Rd. Drive a ways to Fortini Rd. and turn left. Drive down to where the road goes off to the right, but turn left onto San Vicente Ave. Small parking area on the right and street parking. No restrooms. Parking free Map

October 9, 2017

Los Gatos Creek, Los Gatos
1690 Dell Ave.
CLos La Chance Winery

From 85 South, take Winchester Blvd Exit. Turn left on Winchester. Take 2nd right on Knowles Dr. Road turns left, becomes Dell. At 1690 Dell Ave (Southbay Construction) turn right into the parking lot. on the north side of parking lot where there is an opening in the chain-link fence. Take path to the bike lane, go left to the bridge and cross. No facilities Map

October 2, 2017

Villa Montavo, Saratoga
Pillar Point Harbor

Take Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd,(Hwy 9) west, and turn left onto Montalvo Rd. Follow it around to the end. Meet in parking lot #3 to left of Mansion. Once estate of Senator Phalen. Surrounded by gardens, hidden water features. No fee, has restrooms. Stay to view paintings afterwards. Map


September 25, 2017

Maison de Luc
Los Gatos Trail Ridge, 95033
Maison de Luc

From Los Gatos take CA-17-N to Summit Rd. Exit Summit Rd. Make a Rt. go over CA-17 and turn left on to Summit Rd. Go 2 mi, turn left onto Trail Ridge. Park in large lot in back on the left. Map

September 18, 2017

San Martin
CLos La Chance Winery 1 Hummingbird Ln.
CLos La Chance Winery

1 hummingbird Lane, San Martin Take CA-85 S, 4.8 mi, Merge onto US-101 S, 11.2 mi, Take Tennant Ave. exit, 0.4 mi, Turn right onto Tennant ave, 0.2 mi. Turn left onto Butterfield Blvd. 0.8 mi, continue onto Watsonville Rd., 2.7 mi, Turn left onto Hummingbird Ln, 0.8 mi Parking behind winery. Map

September 11, 2017

Pillar Point Harbor, Half Moon Bay
Allow 1 1/2 hrs./1 Johnson Pier, 94019
Pillar Point Harbor

From Los Gatos take 17 Ca S. to Ca-1-N, exit onto Mission St. Continue to CA-1-N. Go 52.3 mi. Use left lane to turn left onto Capistrano Rd. Turn left onto Pillar Point Harbor Blvd. Rt. onto Johnson Pier, 390 ft. Pillar Point Harbor Stay for lunch, Barbara's Fishtrap Map


September 4, 2017

San Jose
Bernali-Gulnac-Joice Ranch
Bernali-Gulnac-Joice Ranch

From Los Gatos, take CA-85-N to Cottle Rd, San Jose. Turn rt. onto Cottle Rd. then turn left onto Santa Teresa then first rt. onto Camino Verde Dr. Drive to end of the road. Park on the street. Rest rooms, no fee. Historic Ranch Map

August 28, 2017

Felton
Quail Hollow Ranch
Quail Hollow Ranch

800 Quail Hollow Road. CA 17 S, exit on Mt. Hermon Road, turn right on Mt. Hermon Rd. turn left on Graham Hill Rd., turn left onto E. Zayante Rd., turn left onto Quail Hollow Road. Drive down the road until you see the Park on the right. Blue outdoor bathroom in parking area. Map

August 21, 2017

San Jose, Alum Rock Park
15350 Penitencia Creek Rd.
Alum Rock Park

From Los Gatos, take CA-85 S to CA-87 N, then take exit 5 for I-280. Continue onto I-680 N. go 2.4 mi, take McKee Rd. exit follow signs for McKee Rd E and merge onto McKee Rd. Turn Left on Toyon Ave, go .09 mi, turn rt. on Penitencia Creek Rd. Drive to Alum Rock Falls Rd. Park is on rt. Map


August 14, 2017

San Jose
San Vicente Ave, Fortini Trailhead
San Vicente Ave

From Los Gatos take CA-85 S to Almaden Exp. S., at the end, turn right on Harry Rd. then left at stop sign onto McKean Rd. Drive a ways to Fortini Rd. and turn left. Drive down to where the road goes off to the right, but turn left onto San Vicente Ave. Small parking area on the right and street parking. No restrooms. Parking free Map

August 7, 2017

Davenport, Waddell Beach
Waddell Beach

From Los Gatos, take CA-85-S to Hwy 17-S to Santa Cruz. Exit Hwy 1N towards Davenport. Go pass Davenport town about 7 miles, parking lot on the left on the coast. Ocean on one side of CA-1, wet lands on the other side. Orange cone and LGAA sign at entrance of parking lot. Restrooms available. View Paintings 12:15pm. Map

July 31, 2017

Moss Landing
Moss Landing Harbor
Moss Landing

Working fishing harbor, old and new boats and interesting old buildings. From Los Gatos. Take 17 south, Hwy 1 S. Watsonville exit. Go South past Watsonville and turn right just after the power plant onto Moss Landing Rd. Park on the street. Paint there, or the antique town, harbor in the paid parking lot and more. Meet with Rebecca about 12:30 to view paintings and stay for lunch. Map


July 24, 2017

Los Gatos
Hershel Abelman's Home
Hershel Abelman's Home

15155 Kennedy Road, Los Gatos. From 85 head south on 17 toward Los Gatos. Take East Los Gatos exit and merge onto Saratoga Los Gatos Road. Take a left on Los Gatos Blvd (going north). Take the third right onto Kennedy Road. Drive a little over two miles. Destination is on the left. Park on Property. Stay for the Happy Trails Art reception. Map

July 17, 2017

San Juan Bautista
San Juan Bautista

408 2nd St., San Juan Bautista. From Los Gatos, CA-85 S, merge on US-101 S, exit 156, to San Juan Bautista, go about 3mi, turn left on Alameda at first light signal, right on Polk St., left on 2nd St. Park in front of mission. Stay for lunch, at JJ's; eat and view paintings. Map

July 10, 2017

Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve, Los Gatos
Mt. Umumhum Area
Mount Umunhum

From Los Gatos take CA-85 S to Camden Ave. Exit onto Camden Ave., head S. Turn right onto Hicks Rd., go about 6.3 miles. Turn right on Mt. Umunhum Rd. Pass first parking lot on the right. Go to the next parking lot, (Bald Mountain). New lot and nice restrooms. Map


July 3, 2017

San Martin
Harvey Bear Ranch, 1973 San Martin Ave., 95046
Harvey Bear Ranch

From Los Gatos take CA-85 S Take CA-85 S, merge onto US-101 S, go 13.9 mi. Take exit San Martin Ave. Make sharp left onto E. San Martin Ave, go 1.5 mi, turn left into parking lot. Stay and view paintings. Map

June 26, 2017

Santa Cruz Harbor, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Harbor

From Los Gatos, 616 Atlantic Ave., Santa Cruz. Take CA-17 S to Ocean St., exit 442 onto Ocean St. Continue on Ocean St. 1.2 mi. Turn left onto E Cliff Dr. go 0.3mi continue onto Murray St. 0.2 mi. Turn right onto Seabright Ave. 0.2 mi. Turn left onto Atlantic Ave. park on the street (no fee) at pier, paint from pier, beach, lighthouse. Lunch at Aldo's new restaurant. Parking lot meters, facilities. Map

June 19, 2017

Laguna Ave. and Santa Teresa Blvd., Morganhill
Laguna Ave. and Santa Teresa Blvd., Morganhill

From Los Gatos, Go East on 85 S, merge onto 101 S. Take exit 373 Bailey Ave, turn right on Bailey and left on Santa Teresa Blvd. Farm and Ranch land. Tree studded California hills. LGAA sign and orange cone on corner. Turn right onto Laguna Ave. drive down aways. Look for Rebecca's Green truck and orange cone on top. Stay and view each others paintings. Map


June 12, 2017

Villa Montalvo, Los Gatos
Villa Montalvo, Los Gatos

15400 Montalvo Rd., Saratoga From Los Gatos take CA-17 S to exit 20B Saratoga Los Gatos Rd. towards Saratoga, go 3.4 mi, turn left onto Montalvo Rd., Follow it around to the end and park in the #3 lot. Once estate of Senior Phalen. No fees, has faculties. Stay and view paintings. Map

June 5, 2017

Davenport Landing Road, Davenport
Davenport Landing Road, Davenport

From Los Gatos Take Highway 17 south to Santa Cruz, 19.8 mi, exit north on Highway 1, go 1.1 mi. Use two right lanes to turn right onto Mission St./ Ca-1 N. towards Half Moon Bay, go 12 mi and turn left onto Davenport Landing Rd. LGAA sign and orange cone on corner. Follow around to parking on right. View paintings, then let's go to lunch. Map

May 29, Memorial Day

Shoreline Park, Mountain View
Shoreline Park, Mountain View

Memorial Day, CA-85-N, Exit 24C Shoreline Blvd. .08mi. Right onto N Shoreline Blvd., 2mi., Stay on Shoreline blvd. to the parking lot on right. Boats, Shoreline, Historical House, wild life and you. Map


May 22, 2017

Anderson Lake County Park, Morgan Hill
Anderson Lake County Park

From Los Gatos, take CA-85 S, 10.7mi, Merge onto US-101 S. go 8.3 mi. Take exit 367 for Cochrane Rd. go 0.5 mi and turn onto Cochrane Rd. go 0.7 mi and turn left, 23 ft. into park entrance. Pay, at round about go around to your left. Drive up the hill park on the rd. Beautiful views. $6 per vehicle . Map

May 15, 2017

Quail Hollow Ranch, Felton
Quail Hollow Ranch, Felton

800 Quail Hollow Road. CA 17 S, exit on Mt. Hermon Road, turn right on Mt. Hermon Rd. turn left on Graham Hill Rd., turn left onto E. Zayante Rd., turn left onto Quail Hollow Road. Drive down the road until you see the Park on the right. Blue outdoor facilities in parking area. Map

May 8, 2017

Moss Landing, Moss Landing
Moss Landing

Working fishing harbor, old and new boats and interesting old buildings. Take 17 south to Watsonville exit. Go South past Watsonville, turn right just after the power plant onto Moss Landing Rd. and Park on side of the road. Restrooms available in Harbor parking lot. Stay for lunch. View paintings Map


May 1

Nola's Iris Gardens, San Jose
4195 Sierra Rd., 95132
Nola's Iris Gardens

Hill top iris garden/ranch, from Los Gatos take CA-85 S to CA-87 N merge onto CA-87 N, I-280 S and I-680 N to Berryessa Rd. Take exit 4 for Berryessa Rd. Turn right onto Berryessa Rd., go 1.2mi, turn left onto Piedmont Rd. go 0.2 mi and turn right onto Sierra Rd. 2.2 mi. Turn left into Nola's Iris Gardens/Prevost Ranch Map

April 24

Wilder Ranch, Santa Cruz
Wilder Ranch, Santa Cruz

1401 Old Coast Road, Santa Cruz, Ca. 831-423-9703, Fee $10, $9 for Seniors, Historic barns, corrals, old Adobe, old ranch house, wetlands with coast near by. From Los Gatos, take 85 to Ca 17 S, drive about 22.1 miles, then take Ca 1 N, towards Half Moon Bay. About three miles to Old Coast Road. Left at Wilder Ranch State Park sign onto Old Coast Road. Stay view paintings afterwards, and lunch in Santa Cruz Map

April 17, 2017

Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve, Los Gatos
Mt. Umumhum Area
Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve

From Los Gatos take CA-85 S to Camden Ave. Exit onto Camden Ave., head S. Turn right onto Hicks Rd., go about 6.3 miles. Turn right on Mt. Umunhum Rd. Pass first parking lot on the right. Go to the next parking lot, (Bald Mountain). Restrooms Map


April 10

Moran Lake, Santa Cruz
Moran Lake, Santa Cruz

22785 East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz From Los Gatos, take CA 17 S becomes Ocean at the end go left onto E. Sea Cliff , becomes Portola Dr., right on 26th and left on E Sea Clift, parking lot ahead on the left. Ocean waves across rd., No fee, facilities. View paintings 12:15 Map

April 3

Los Alamitos Creek, San Jose
Los Alamitos Creek, San Jose

From Los Gatos take Hwy CA 85 then take the Almaden Expressway go South to the end of the road. Take a LEFT on Harry Road. Take the first LEFT on Grandwood. First left on Carrywood. Take a left on Royalwood and park anywhere. No facilities. View paintings 12:15. Map

March 27, 2017

Los Gatos Creek, Los Gatos
Los Gatos Creek

From 85 South, take Winchester Blvd Exit. Turn left on Winchester. Take 2nd right on Knowles Dr. Road turns left, becomes Dell. 1690 Dell Ave (Southbay Construction) on the right. Turn right into the 2nd entrance, park on the north side of parking lot where there is an opening in the chain-link fence. Take path to the bike lane, go left to the pond on the left. No facilities. View paintings after painting. Map


March 20

Almaden Quicksilver co. Park, San Jose
Almaden Quicksilver

From Los Gatos, take CA-85 S. Take Almaden Expressway, exit south. Proceed 4.5 mi to Almaden Road and turn right. Proceed onto Almaden Road through the town of New Almaden to Almaden Quicksilver County Park. Parking lot on your right. Facilities, no fees. Meet 12:15 for viewing paintings. Map

March 13

Vasona Park, Los Gatos
Vasona Park, Los Gatos

333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos. From HWY 85 take Winchester Blvd. S. Left on Blossom Hill Rd. Left into the park. Because of lack of water in the lake, meet in kids play ground parking lot on your left. Look for LGAA sign, and orange cone. fee $10.00, senior less, restroom. View paintings afterwards. Map

March 6, 2017

Santa Teresa Park, San Jose
Santa Teresa Park, San Jose

The Hills are nice and green this time of year. From Los Gatos take CA 85 S to Bernal Rd. exit. Go right on Bernal Rd., go 1.3 mi., turn left into Santa Teresa Park. Pay station in first parking lot. Meet in third parking lot, picnic area. Fee $6 for Seniors, Restrooms. View paintings at 12:15. Map


February 27

David Stonesifer's Home
David Stonesifer's Home

18000 Overlook Rd. From Santa Cruz Ave. downtown Los Gatos, turn west on Main St., right on Bayview, left on Pennsylvania, right on Wissenhickon, left on Overlook Rd. David's house is on the left. Beautiful mission style home. Beautiful pond and gardens. Park on the street (not in the driveway). Lunch provided.

February 20

Los Alamitos Creek, San Jose
Los Alamitos Creek, San Jose

From Los Gatos take CA-85, then take the Almaden Expressway exit and go S to the end of the road. Take a LEFT on Harry Road. Take the first LEFT on Grandwood. First left on Carrywood. Take a left on Royalwood and park anywhere. No facilities. View paintings at 12:15.

February 13, 2017

Vasona County Park, Los Gatos
Vasona Park, Los Gatos

333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos. Local favorite with lots to paint. From HWY 85 take Winchester Blvd. S. Left on Blossom Hill Rd. Left into the park. Meet in parking fishing pier parking lot. Go through gate and take road going to the right (which runs parallel 17). Go straight do not turn until you see the parking on your left. Fee $6 for seniors.


February 6

Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve Mt. Umunhum area
Mt. Umunhum area

From Los Gatos take CA-85 S to Camden Ave. Exit onto Camden Ave., head S. Turn right onto Hicks Rd., go about 6.3 miles. Turn right on Mt. Umunhum Rd. Pass first parking lot on the right. Go to the next parking lot, (Bald Mountain). New lot and nice restrooms.

January 30

Moss Landing
mosslandingboats

Working fishing harbor, old and new boats and interesting old buildings. From Los Gatos. Take 17 south, Hwy 1 S. Watsonville exit. Go South past Watsonville and turn right just after the power plant onto Moss Landing Rd. Park on the street. Paint there, or the antique town, harbor in the paid parking lot and more. Meet with Rebecca about 12:30 to view paintings and stay for lunch.

January 23, 2017

Coyote Creek Trail, Santa Clara Model Sky Craft Park
Coyote Creek Ogier Quarry

From Los Gatos, take 85 S and merge onto 101 S. Take exit 373 for Bailey Ave. Turn right at Bailey Ave. Take the Monterey Road Ramp on your right, Turn left onto Monterey Rd, go south. After passing PG&E 2 power towers on your left, make a U turn at first available intersection. Turn right (.5 miles ) onto a dirt road between power towers. (Santa Clara County Model Aircraft Skypark). Orange cone and LGAA sign on corner. Drive through the gates, parking lot on your right. View paintings after. Restrooms


January 16

Palo Alto Baylands
Palo Alto Baylands

2775 Embarcadero Rd., Palo Alto. From Los gatos, HWY Ca 85 N. about 10 mi, Take exit 24 B and merge onto US101 N.., Drive 3.8mi. Take exit 402 for Embarcadero Rd., 0.3mi. Keep right, follow signs for Embarcadero Rd. E and merge onto Embarcadero Rd., 0.8mi. Turn left to stay on Embarcadero Rd., 0.5mi. Pass duck pond parking lot, go to end of rd. to parking lot. Look for LGAA sign and orange cone. View paintings, 12:15.

January 9, 2017

Bernal-Culnac-Joice Ranch, San Jose
Bernal-Gulnac-Joice Ranch

From Los Gatos take CA-85 S to Cottle Rd. Turn right on Cottle Rd., left onto Santa Teresa, right on Camino Verde Dr. Go to the end of the road and you are there. Parking on the street. Rest rooms, no fee. Historic barns and ranch house, Ca. hills.

January 2, 2017

Vasona Park Dam, Los Gatos
VasonaParkDam

From Winchester Blvd going toward Los Gatos make a left turn onto Lark Ave. Make a right turn onto Garden Hill Drive (near hwy 17). Follow Garden Hill Dr. to your right until you see trail head to Vasona. Park on street (nearest x street is Kingston Hill Way). A little walk to acilities or fee.