Artists Day at the Farm, Bluebird Canyon Farm offers three unique events: July 12, Aug 9, Aug 18

Bluebird Canyon Farms offers the opportunity for local artists to paint the surroundings while experiencing the beauty of this extraordinary property. On Wed, July 12 and Wed, Aug 9, there will be Artist’s Paint Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a donation of $10. Artists are asked to bring their own supplies and sign up online at

For an even more intense experience, on Fri, Aug 18, Bluebird Canyon Farms presents a day of painting and gustatory delight from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at a cost of $115, (five percent designated for Bluebird Canyon Farms supported charities). The hosts for this day of art and gustatory delight will be painter Mary Aslin and food artist Kathy Tanaka.  

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Painter Mary Aslin (pictured here) and food artist Kathy Tanaka will host Artists Day on Aug 18

This sensory experience includes a pastel painting demonstration by Mary in the morning.  Attendees will enjoy their own lunch and take in the lovely area. In the afternoon, they are welcome to paint the charm of the farm or paint a still life from the farm’s bounty.  Artists may use pastels, watercolors, oils or acrylics with Mary’s guidance, as desired.  

The day will wrap up at 3:30 p.m. when artists will enjoy the bounty of Bluebird Canyon Farm in a lovely view patio area with a special charcuterie plate and a bit of wine prepared by Kathy. A small selection of vegetables will be available to take home.

For this event, artists should bring their own lunches and painting gear. The farm is built on a terraced slope, so attendees will need to be able to carry their art supplies up some small inclines and steps. Someone will be present to assist.

The table is set

Those interested are encouraged to register as soon as possible to reserve a space. Checks should be made out to Mary Aslin and sent to her at 27595 Via Montoya, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675. For a different method of payment, contact her by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 949-812-1429. 

Bluebird Canyon Farms is a 15-acre operating bio-dynamic farm, education & design center located within the vibrant coastal community of Laguna Beach. Set into the hillside with sweeping ocean views, the farm is a place for people to gather, enjoy nature, and exchange ideas and practices designed to help promote a better future. They host community events and educational workshops to encourage individuals to incorporate sustainable ecological practices into their lives.

Bluebird Canyon Farms is located at 1085 Bluebird Canyon Dr. Parking is limited (or park on Rancho Laguna Rd).

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