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Celebrate art, nature, and intimate moments at the Augusta Plein Air Festival, running from April 25th to May 4th. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Augusta, Missouri, as artists from around the country gather to paint en plein air, capturing the essence of this picturesque town. Whether you’re an aspiring artist yourself or want to try something new, this festival is for you!

Artful Escapes Await 

At The Applegate Inn, we invite you to experience the festival in a unique and intimate way.  Join us for activities that will enhance your getaway and provide a memorable experience for all. Take a leisurely stroll through Augusta’s scenic streets, immersing yourself in the artistic atmosphere and admiring the artists as they create their masterpieces. Whether you’re exploring solo or with a partner, these events offer a relaxing and enriching experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Palette and Palate

One of the festival’s highlights is the Sip ‘n Paint event on April 30th, where you can unleash your inner artist while enjoying local wines. Let your creativity flow as you paint your own masterpiece, guided by talented instructors. It’s the perfect opportunity to bond with your partner or make new friends in a relaxed and inspiring atmosphere.

During your stay, indulge in:

  •  Plein Air Paint Outs

At the end of good competition there will be a Judging to see who win the cash prize! There will also be two Mystery Estate Paints!

  • Sip and Paint session! 

Wine and painting make a great pairing!

  • Art Workshops to learn new skills or brush up your rusty ones!
  • Wine tastings

While wine tasting are not part of the festival the local vineyards and wineries are! Finish your paint out with a personal and relaxing wine tasting on your own time!

Artful Planning and Blissful Getaways

After a day of artistic exploration, return to The Applegate Inn and unwind in our luxurious accommodations. Relax on the porch with a glass of wine, savoring the tranquility of the evening. As the sun sets over Augusta, revel in the beauty of the moment and the memories you’ve created during this intimate getaway.

Plan your Augusta Plein Air Festival experience with ease by visiting the festival’s website here. There is a page of information for each event, including fees for certain workshops, supply lists, and prize information! Spend your days immersed in art and culture, knowing that your intimate solo or romantic escape to the countryside will be perfectly complemented by your stay at The Applegate Inn. With no worries about lodging, you can focus on enjoying the European charm of Augusta and creating unforgettable moments with your loved one.