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Bath County Plein Air Art Festival – September 30-October 6, 2019

Stay with us for the Seventh Annual Bath County Plein Air Festival, celebrating the tradition of outdoor painting. For seven days visitors will have the opportunity to observe thirty nationally acclaimed artists as they paint the landscapes and culture of Bath County. There will be events and artist demonstrations throughout the week and the festival will culminate with a Gala Celebration where you can shop the art and cast your vote for the best painting. Explore one of the most beautiful small towns in Virginia while interacting with some of the nation’s top plein air painters.

 


Al Fresco Lunch & Learn at Fort Lewis – October 2, 2019 // 12-3pm  SOLD OUT

During the Plein Air Festival, join us for an al fresco lunch with a side of plein air painting. Watch artists paint figures in the landscape – animals, farm hands, gardeners and fisherman – followed by an outdoor dining experience on the farm.  Lunch will be served at 1pm. $20 per person with cash bar. Call the lodge to reserve your spot today. EVENT SOLD OUT

 

 

 

 

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Washington Post

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Washingtonian

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 | Virginia Wildlife

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Washingtonian

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“Fort Lewis Lodge is one of those rare and wonderful places that celebrates life’s simple pleasures.”
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“We didn’t bring much – old bathing suits, sensible shoes, tons to read and expand-waist pants to accommodate fresh-from-the-garden cooking. Eating is a recreational activity here. Believe me.” – Krys Stefansky | Travel Editor, Virginian Pilot