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Date: June 15, 2015 (Monday)
Time: 9:3:00 am
Place: Venice Drive across the street from 1827 Venice Drive,
So Lake Tahoe 96150
Parking: Plenty of street parking on Venice Drive.
There is a meadow there with a view
of Mount Tallac. Look for artists and easels.
Directions: From Reno, take I-580 south to Carson City, last exit is Fairview Drive - turn Right on Fairview Drive, at old 395/South Carson Street turn Left, then at Highway 50 turn Right and go west.
Stay on 50 for 27 miles, going through the casino area and then
Right on 89/Emerald Bay Road and go 1.1 mile
Right on 15th Street and go a half mile
Left on Venice Drive and go about .2 mile. The meadow is on the left side. See map link below
Amenities: No bathrooms there but it is close to the business districts of South Lake Tahoe
Map: Here is a google map of the area. Do one click on one of the house icons about midway up the map. A small box on the upper left will appear with the address and mini picture of the house and the address. Try to click on the one that says 1827 Venice Drive. Then from this box, click on the street view, then click on the rotation compass on the right a few times - you can do a 360 degree rotation and see the houses on one side and the grass common area with view on the other side. That is where we will park and paint. https://firstname.lastname@example.org,-120.022357,18z
What to bring:
- painting gear
- drinking water
- sunscreen and hat and artist umbrella
- carts work fine - we paint close to our cars on a grassy strip
- cell phone
- check forecast for temps if you need a jacket