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.