The 18th annual Augusta Plein Air Art Festival will begin on April 22nd and go through May 3rd. "Plein Air" means "outdoors" and over 100 artists will converge on Augusta, Missouri, as well as be in Defiance and New Melle, to paint the picturesque spring setting. Daily registration during the Festival will be held at the Harmonie-Verein/American Legion 8am-3pm. The public is invited to observe while the artists create art! Plus enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of Augusta's wineries, shops and restaurants. Please check the website for up-to-date information and check out links on the website for more details about each day's activities.
April 22nd | 8am: Registration begins
April 23rd | 6am: Augusta Shore Paint Out
April 24th | 8:30am: Montelle Winery Paint Out
April 24th | 5pm: Noboleis Quick Paint
April 25th | 9am: "Bottoms Up" Paint Out
April 25th | 3pm: Lake Creek Paint Out
April 26th | 9am: Mt. Pleasant Paint Out
April 26th | 11am: Sip 'N' Paint
April 26th | 2pm: Paint Augusta & BBQ
April 27th | 7am: Catala Facial Retreat & Boutique Paint Out
April 27th | 12pm: A Day in New Melle
April 28th | 8am: Sugar Creek Paint Out
April 28th | 2:30pm: La Charrette Farm Paint Out
April 29th | 10am: Klondike Park Paint Out
April 29th | 3:30pm: Sunflower Hill Farm Paint Out
April 30th | 7am: Private Estate Paint Out #1
April 30th | 2:30pm: Premier Artist Paint Out
May 1st | 9am: Robin's Nest Defiance Paint Out
May 1st | 4:30pm: Sunset Paint Out at Balducci Winery
May 2nd | 9am: Festival in Augusta - Artist's Choice & People's Choice & Theme Paint
May 3rd | 11am: Final Sale from Easel and Awards
Augusta, Missouri overlooks the Missouri River and was founded in 1836 by a settler that came to St. Charles County with Daniel Boone. The historic town is known for its wineries, bed and breakfasts and restaurants. The Katy Trail State Park Bike Trail has a trail head located in the town. Several annual events are hosted in the quaint historic town.
Please check the website listed on each event to get the most up-to-date information.