Sept 28th (Thursday) – PPAA ANNUAL FALL MEETING AND POTLUCK- Bismarck Arts and Galleries Association, 422 E Front Ave, Bismarck – Social to start at 5:30PM followed by a potluck dinner and the annual fall meeting with a recap of the year and discussion of ideas for next year! RSVP to 701-390-7084.
September 21st (Thursday)- Missouri River from Mandan side, 5:00PM to 7:30PM – Location is on the north side of the interstate and east of the Mandan archery range. If coming from Bismarck on Interstate 94 take exit 153 (the refinery exit). Turn south on Mandan Ave (go under interstate) go past the onramp entrance and take the next road (east) Division St NE, in a block or two take a left (north) on River Dr. NE which will take you north under the Interstate again. Stay on River Dr NE until you pass the archery range then continue to drive east to the river there will be a small parking area there. Or you can come from the east Main Mandan Burger King and head north on Mandan Ave to get to Division St as well.
PPAA members show opens with a reception on September 8th and will run until Sept 30th!
September 13th (Wednesday)- North Dakota State Railroad Museum , 3102 37th ST NW, Mandan, ND 5:00PM to 7:30PM (property is in north Mandan). Take Exit 152 Mandan, then left on Old Red Trail, then left on 37 St NW.! Buildings, depot, train car, pond, bridge
September 5th (Tuesday) – Crown Butte Dam- West of Mandan- 5:30- 8:00PM – Take I-94 west to Exit 147 (approximately 4 miles west of Mandan ) take the ramp and go north on Hiway 25 then go west on Co Rd 139A to Crown Butte Dam (about 4 miles).
August 30thh (Wednesday)- Our Second Ever Attempt at a NOCTURNAL Paint Out! The Liberty Memorial Bridge, 411 Fraine Barracks Rd, Bismarck. Park across the street at 701 Cycle and Sport (Epic Sports) NOTE: There should be a Super Moon and the memorial has lights! ! 8:00PM to 10:00PM.
August 23rd (Wednesday) – Harmon Lake (North of Mandan). 5:30PM- to 8:00PM. About 7 miles north of Mandan on Hiway 1806. Look for the sign, then left and about a mile or so west is the entrance. Lake, shelters, boat dock and toilets.
August 16th (Wednesday) – Cathedral Historic District – [The theme is “Vintage Homes”] -5:30PM to 8:00PM – Paint a vintage home within the Cathedral Historic District. Meet in front of Cathedral of the Holy Spirit. Paint within the following boundaries. Start at the corner of Raymond St and W Ave B, go east on Ave B to Mandan St, go north on Mandan St to Ave D then west along Ave D to North Washington Street, then south on North Washington Street to Ave C, then west on Ave C to Raymond St., then south back to the beginning. Feel free to paint any home along those streets and within the boundary. Meet back at Cathedral when done.
August 10th ( Thursday) – Chief Lookings Village Park/Pioneer Park Overlook, 2023 Burnt Boat Drive, Bismarck. – 6:00PM to 8:30PM. Plan to paint at this scenic overlook, note the flower gardens there are in full bloom as well!
August 5th & 6th (Saturday & Sunday)- Bismarck Arts and Galleries Association -Capital A’Fair, Capitol Grounds, Bismarck- 10:00AM to 1:00PM each day- We will paint in the north west corner of the mall area. We will be west and south of the chalk artists who are in front of the Capitol. There will be a PPAA sign.