The next event is September 29 - October 6, 2023.
Where will the event be held?
Fall Color Week 2023 will be held at Saranac Village in New York. Lodging is included in the registration fee. If you'd like more information about the resort, please visit the website.
Since this is an invitational do I need an invitation?
No. Anyone who paints en plein air is invited. All levels of painters.
What are the accomodations?
Most rooms will be dorm style rooms that house multiple people. We will only be putting 2-4 people per dorm, separated by multiple empty bunk beds and furniture in between. This will allow for plenty of space for social distancing. Bathroom facilities have multiple stalls, showers and sinks, but they are shared.
If I want to share a room but don’t have a roommate, will one be assigned?
Yes. Though if you wish to request rooming with someone specific please let us know. Also you can post the request on the exclusive Facebook page to request a roommate or to coordinate transportation, etc.
Is smoking allowed at the event or in the rooms?
No smoking in the resort common areas or rooms.
Are small dogs allowed on the grounds and in the rooms?
Pets are not allowed, unless they are aiding a person with a disability (assistant dog). Assistant dogs will need to be registered prior to guest arrival.
You will have cell service at the resort but some of the more remote painting locations may be spotty.
Will there be internet connectivity provided for us?
Wifi is complimentary in the rooms and in all the resort public & meeting locations.
Spouses are welcome at a per-person rate.
What is the deadline for registration?
There is no deadline. You can register up to the day of the event or register on location.
What is your cancellation policy?
100% Quarantine “Peace of Mind” Guarantee
If the event is rescheduled or cancelled due to Coronavirus, or if you don’t feel safe coming for whatever reason, we’ll give you the option of applying your ticket to a future event, or offer a full refund.
What is the weather like? What apparel should I bring?
Weather is typically cool in mid September but not cold, however it can turn cold or wet. Bring waterproof hiking shoes. Clothes for warm, cool or hot climate, and rain gear. Rain this time of year is sporadic. Bring a camera. There is more to see than you can possibly paint.
One paint spot requires wading through water and crossing over rocks. Others require some hiking, while others can be park and paint spots. Bring swim gear as well and a big net.
Is there a Facebook group I can look at?
Yep, we have one – but it is exclusive to current registrants and past attendees. You will be sent information on how to join following your registration.
Buy some or bring a water bottle.
Where do we dispose of our trash while out painting?
Take it out with you when you leave the wilderness please.
Will dinner be at a set time?
Yes, usually 5:30-6:30 so there is time to paint after dinner.