The Yamhill Lavender Festival

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The finest celebration of lavender and art! The 2014 Yamhill Lavender Festival & Plein Air Art Show will take place July 12-13 in the town of Yamhill. Admission is free!

Head to Yamhill, OR to experience the Yamhill Lavender Festival & Plein Air Art Show, where all things lavender blend with the premier art show of original work painted in the lavender fields of Oregon. Spend a leisurely day in Yamhill’s Beulah Park while you feast on lavender-based cuisine and refreshment. Talented musicians set the mood while you enjoy a glass of lavender beer or wine. Be enticed by distinctive lavender products, juried art and craft booths and lavender in myriad forms. Relax in the shade of oak trees surrounded by the captivating scent of lavender essential oil distillation and try your hand at lavender crafts.

The Plein Air Art Show is held at Beulah Park on Festival weekend. Participating artists are invited to paint en plein air in Oregon’s beautiful lavender fields. . The caliber of work presented is impressive. Many of the areas top plein air artists participate and show their work. Come out and choose your favorite painting.

The Festival also includes more than 30 participating artists and crafts people in the juried vendor booths. All work must be handcrafted and is carefully selected for originality. Among the offerings are ceramics, textiles, metal art, jewelry, and woodworking. And of course everything lavender you can imagine, and some things you haven’t! Fresh cut lavender, lavender plants and lavender essential oil will also be available. Essential oil will be distilled on site.

Yamhelas Community Resource Center, a 501(c)3 non profit, organizes the event. The event is executed entirely through volunteer hours and sponsorships. Proceeds from the event benefit many charitable causes.

Come on out and bring a friend! You don’t want to miss it.

Event Dates: July 12-13, 2014
Saturday 10-6, Sunday 10-5
To Contact: yamhilllavenderfestival@gmail.com
To Paint: lavenderpaintout@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/YamhillLavenderFestival
Farm information: www.oregonlavenderdestinations.com

2014 Amazing Music Lineup

Sonny Hess & Lisa Mann
Rae Gordon Band
Mary Kadderly
Peter Boesen & the Jazzboes

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