Calaveras/Stanislaus Ranger District Art Program
Date(s) - 08/29/2014
NEW SUMMER ART PROGRAM OFFERED BY THE CALAVERAS RANGER DISTRICT * STANISLAUS NATIONAL FOREST
Throughout the summer the Lake Alpine Amphitheater has hosted talented musicians, historic characters, and fun family programs for all ages. The United States Forest Service has been co/producing interpretive programs with the help of the 3-forest Interpretive Association, at the Lake Alpine location, for many years. With Labor Day fast approaching the amphitheater will continue to provide the best in daytime interpretive programing.
On Friday August 29th, at 2 p.m., the Forest Service will introduce a new interpretive program titled- “PAINTING WITH A RANGER” (The Art of Plein Air).
In this presentation kids and their parents will learn the art of landscape painting from an artist ranger. Using water colors on paper, the basics of color mixing and composition will be taught. In the process of painting students will learn about local natural history and how it relates to their artwork. This program will last under two-hours, and is recommended for ages six and above. ( $2 materials fee required)
Artist and ranger Patrick Michael Karnahan will be demonstrating the art of landscape painting on Friday, August 29th.
The lake Alpine Amphitheater is located near the Marmot Day Use area past the lake Alpine Campground entrance. Lake Alpine is located on State Highway 4, above Bear Valley in Alpine County.
Saturday, August 30th, 7PM * WILDERNESS, “The 50th Year Celebration”
This program will be presented by rangers of the Stanislaus National Forest and will celebrate the Wilderness Act of 1964. Stories and songs will focus on the creation, implementation, and lasting impact of the Wilderness Act. During the presentation a Wilderness ranger will provide first-hand accounts of the many adventures while working in the wild places.
The lake Alpine Amphitheater is located near the Marmot Day Use area past the lake Alpine Campground entrance. Lake Alpine is located on State Highway 4, above Bear Valley in Alpine County. The program is free to the public, but donations are greatly appreciated and used for future interpretive programing.