Plein Air for March 2022

We meet Thursdays 11 am – 1 pm and welcome all artists. Please follow the current Covid guidelines for Contra Costa County to stay safe.

March 3: Point Isabel Regional Shoreline, Isabel St entrance  

From 1-80 or I-580: take the Central Ave exit and go west towards the shoreline. Past Costco the road curves to the right and becomes Isabel St. Park at the end on the road or in the lot. Great views of the Bay, bathrooms and coffee at the Sit-And-Stay Café.

March 10: Hillside Natural Area, Schmidt Lane, (just west of El Cerrito Recycling Center) From San Pablo Ave or Richmond St: take Schmidt Ln east (uphill) all the way. From The Arlington, take Moeser Ln downhill (west) to Navellier St. Turn right, then right again onto Schmidt Ln. Park on the street and walk up the trail past the sign for Hillside Natural Area. 

March 17: Live Oak Park, 1301 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley

 (between Berryman and Eunice Streets) Live Oak Park and Codornices Creek offer countless classic East Bay views.

March 24: Tilden Regional Park, Botanic Garden, Shasta Rd. Berkeley  

From the Arlington Traffic Circle take Marin Ave up to Grizzley Peak Blvd. Turn right (south) onto Grizzly  Peak then left onto Shasta Rd. The Garden is just east of the Brazilian Room where Shasta Rd becomes Wildcat Canyon Rd. The parking lot is on the right. 

March 31: King Ct. El Cerrito

From San Pablo Ave: Go uphill (east) on Moeser Ln then turn left on Shevlin Dr. Turn left on King Dr, then left again onto King Ct. From the Arlington: go downhill (west) onto Moeser Ln then right onto Shevlin Dr, left at King Dr, then immediately left on King Ct. There is a walking path to Hillside Natural Area with beautiful views of the Bay.