Sep 1-4: BARE IT Art Festival

BARE IT is Lake Bronson's most popular event, happening Labor Day weekend. Members, Guests, and Visitors are welcome to attend. Regular day and camping fees apply.

The theme this year is "Blakespeare In The Park." Throughout this weekend you are likely to encounter numerous creative, friendly people doing creative, interesting things like Swimming, Boating, Dancing, Performing, Art-making, Hiking, Playing Games, Tennis, Badminton, Pickleball, Horseshoes, and all-around fun-having. There will be great activities for the kids as well!

BARE IT 2017 SCHEDULE (UPDATED Aug 30)
(Blakely's Artistic Reflections Extravaganza (featuring) Inspirational Treasures)

(Events, times and locations are subject to change, so check the kiosk at the lodge for any updates.)

FRIDAY, SEP 1
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2:00 PM: Contribute to and dress up all weekend at the Costume Cache – Lodge Parking Lot
4:00 PM: Wine and Cheese Reception: BYOCup and a wine or cheese to share – Lodge Deck
7:00 PM: Campfire* – Lodge w/ s’mores & weenies (*contingent, burn decision posted day of event)

SATURDAY, SEP 2
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10:00 AM-2:00 PM-ish Art Sale (bring $$) – Beach or Lodge parking lot (see kiosk)
1:00 PM: Rock Painting – Beach Gazebo or Lodge
7:00 PM: Potluck - Lodge – Elizabethan theme
8:30 PM: DANCE: Shakespeare at the Park @ Blakely’s Lounge – Raffle Tickets $2 each, 3 for $5, Arm length for $10
9:30 PM: Burn the Frog* – RV Lot Fire Pit (*contingent, burn decision posted day of event)

SUNDAY, SEP 3
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10:00 AM-12:00 PM-ish: Participatory Crafts and Art Sale – Bring $$ for purchases – Lodge lot
11:00 AM: Dance Class – Lower Lodge
1:00 PM: Rock Painting – Beach Gazebo or Lodge
5:00 PM: Roadkill BBQ – Bring a side to share and/or help with dishes – Lodge parking lot
8:30 PM: Movie on the Beach: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid – Beach

MONDAY, SEP 4
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9:30 AM: Golf – Blue Boy Country Club in Sultan (10:00 am tee time)
2:00 PM: Last Chance for Costume Cache! – Lodge Parking Lot

ALL WEEKEND
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- Relax and visit with friends while enjoying a nude soak in the hot tub or dry heat sauna
- Take advantage of all the kayaks, canoes and floaties at the lake, or mid-day nap on the beach anyone?
- Sit by the campfire and share stories, s'mores, and weenies
- Hike the trails and visit the 85-foot waterfall. Lake Bronson has over five miles of trails to enjoy, most of it on our private grounds.
- Visit the art booths to appreciate the creativity of the artists in our community and have the opportunity to support them with a purchase.
- Create some memorable art to take home! Paint your body and leave it on a paper canvas.
- Come by the Costume Closet to see what’s new
- Join the Saturday night potluck in the lodge, bring your favorite Elizabethan-themed dish (or anything you like) to share
- If the Burn Ban allows, join us as we dance around the bonfire
- Keep the groove going and head to the lodge to dance the night away at our Elizabethan-themed dance!
- Chow down at the Road Kill BBQ (don’t worry – it all tastes like chicken). Bring a side to share.
- If you’re up for it, join the chipper chaps and chippies for a round of golf at the Blue Boy Golf Course.
*open fires are contingent on conditions, burn decision posted day of event