New Meetup: Wildflowers

From: Don
Sent on: Sunday, March 28, 2010 3:31 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Katy Photography Meetup Group!

What: Place Holder: Wildflowers

When: Saturday, April 3,[masked]:30 AM

Where:
State Of Texas
Some Street
Some Town, TX


Come join us as we go chase flowers! We will be planning a trip to got
take pictures of Ladybird's legacy: Texas Wildflowers. If you have
never seen them, then you are in for a treat!

The weather man says the weather should be decent (see http://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/getForecast?query=brenham,%20tx&wuSelect=WEATHER), but keep an eye out just in case. Ritz Camera on 99 @ Highland Knolls has camera rain coats 2 for under $10.

Tentative schedule:

  • Meet at Jack in the Box (HW 36 @ HW 290, in Brenham). This is about 1 hour and 15 minutes from the Cinco Ranch Library (I-10 west to to HW-36 north to 290. You will see it) Meet for breakfast around 8:30 to talk. If you do not want to do breakfast, then meet us around 9:15-9:30.

  • Old Baylor College (Independence TX) 9:45-11:00 http://www.independencetx.com/BaylorPark.htm

    • Very historical site. Lots of old building from farm house to school buildings
    • Bottom of hill is old Gas Station with an old Ford truck.
    • The pastures in this area have a large amount of Blue Bonnets


  • Antique Rose Emporium 11:15-12:30 http://www.antiqueroseemporium.com

    • This is a nursery so most of the plants are for sale.
    • Neatly planed like a park with a wedding chapel and old stone farmhouse.


  • Brenham 12:45-2:00 http://www.brenhamtexas.com

    • Blinn College Old Main
    • Downtown Brenham has some cool older buildings (1800's, some Art Deco, 20th Centry), antique shops, and a cool county court house
    • Lunch, somewhere


  • Washington on the Brazos 2:30-4:00 http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/washington_on_the_brazos

    • Independence Hall
    • State park marking the birthplace of the Republic of Texas. Lots of flowers around


  • Old Town of Chappell Hill 4:30 - ? http://www.chappellhilltx.com

    • Old Western style town lots of craft shops
    • Historic Church in town



A map of the proposed route can be found at:
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=S+Day+St&daddr=Old+Baylor+College+Rd+to:Farm+to+Market+Rd+50+to:W+Main+St+to:Unknown+road+to:30.141787,-96.257057&hl=en&geocode=FSfzywEdtRxB-g%3BFTShzgEdhsBB-g%3BFQEDzgEdN7RB-g%3BFTJLzAEdf_hA-g%3BFbi9zgEdvMNE-g%3B&mra=mi&mrcr=4&mrsp=5&sz=14&sll=30.139338,-96.249075&sspn=0.06146,0.07699&ie=UTF8&ll=30.120185,-96.149597&spn=0.983542,1.231842&z=10

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/Katy-Photography-Meetup-Group/calendar/12307777/

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