This special month inspires and motivates. Raven Art Studio Creative Tour incites the 'spice of life' that is October and shows you how to let its romance & spice seep into your craft & creative life. Included - trip to Leavenworth for Ocktoberfest!
Raven Arts Creative October Tour - 6 Days - October 18 - October 22 - $660 per person, need at least 4 people
The Tour's Outings start with the magnificent autumn look at Portland's historical Pittock Mansion and a hike among the autumn leaves to an avian rescue center (Friday). The craft workshop that night - Imaginative Hand-building, Leaf vessels and pendants - October 18 6:30 - 10:00 pm; accommodations in NW Portland.
Leave 8 am for Leavenworth to experience the fun at Ocktoberfest - October 20
all day and dinner; accommodations Leavenworth, WA, group room stays in breathtaking Bavarian style village area; two nights. Sunday hike and photography - be inspired by nature's beauty and the quaint village.
Monday - put your experiences into your crafts with two workshops:
Sketches with cloth - such as the Raven Panel (shown here) - October 22
6 pm - 10pm workshop, and
Charm school - charms from many materials and a take home shrine (encaustic wax and plaster); October 23
Wednesday begins with perusing the NW district for a shopping day and then a last part to the process - our good-byes. We'll make Homemade Chai Tea in our own embellished Paper Skellypots.
A typical day includes a moderate exercise level with hiking or walking, taking in the beauty only October offers - the leaves in full color, the crisp air, nature and the city. Ocktoberfest and a bit of the romance of the past - like Portland's Pittock Mansion - add to the process bringing October's spice of life to our crafting.
Age range, type of group
Adult - 21 or older.
Sleeping and meals
Sleeping accommodations are group style rooms with single beds. Four nights in NW Portland and two nights in Leavenworth, WA.
Policies & Restrictions
No smoking indoors. Wheelchair or mobility chair by special request tour at extra expense rate.
$660 - $690 entire trip. Extra fee for single occupancy room rates, to be discussed upon request.
Kara SkyeRaven Art Creative October Tour
Raven Art Studio
9930 N. Oregonian Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97203 View Larger Map
|Powell's City of Books||10 miles|
|St. John's Pub and Theater||2 miles|
|Pittock Mansion||12 miles|
|Audoban Rescue Center||19 miles|
|McCleay/Forest Park and Trails||3 miles|
|Leavenworth, WA||200 miles|
|Sauvie's Island||6 miles|
|Columbia Gorge Scenic Drive||28.1 miles|
|Raven Art Creative October Tour - Oct 18-23 2013||US $660||US $690||Revitalize your creativity! Group stays, van tour.|
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Kara Skye (View My Profile)
Artist, photographer, author, mother, and Portlander. Building Raven Art Studio from the ground up with a little magic and a lot of elbow grease. Inspiring great arts and craft, owner-operator Kara Skye has developed 2 tours for those who love crafting and traveling. Hiking and moderate level exercise is included in at least three days of each tour, and some seriously terrific crafting revitalizes your creative spirit. Visit local Portland spots to inspire and her cottage workshop for craft inspirationals.
"I believe in faeries! I do, I do."