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plein air picnic

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Organization: Ox Bow
Venue: Ox-Bow Campus
3435 Rupprecht Way Saugatuck, MI 49453
Brunch 12:00PM - 3:00PM. Ox-Bow School of Art.

Join us on the meadow for a Plein Air Picnic!

This summer, Ox-Bow invites you to the Plein Air Picnic series, every Sunday from July 12 - August 2. Join us for an intimate, al fresco dining experience and support the country's oldest continuously operating artist community: 110 years and counting!

We are offering  Sunday brunch, featuring a generous prix fixe menu for $75 per person, including an adults-only beverage of your choice. Tables are arranged beneath tents across our gorgeous lagoon-side meadow and on the screened-in porches of our picturesque inn.

Under the direction of Head Chef Erin Chapla, meals are composed from a voluptuous array of seasonal delights, showcasing the very best talents of our extraordinary chefs. Brunch will be served from Noon until 3 p.m. on Sundays, and will include coffee, pastries, a savory picnic platter and either bloody marys or mimosas for your table. Additional cocktails and other beverages will be available for purchase at our meadowside bar, The Golden Hour. Dining will be accompanied by an auditory experience provided by our talented in-house DJs.

After your meal, join us for an artmaking experience:

Sundays we will feature a different hands-on art-making workshop in clay, metals, print and zinemaking hosted by our studio managers, Dove Drury Hornbuckle, Devin Balara, Bobby Gonzales and Mac Akin.

Lastly, we invite guests to visit our Painting Studio Gallery for an exhibition on Ox-Bow’s history or shop Ox-Bow-made glassware, table linens, ceramics and much more.

This once-in-a-lifetime experience is available by reservation only, and is extremely limited!


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