- Honest Chocolates celebrates 10 years with Contest, samples and more - make sure you stop by, congratulate them, taste wine by Seven of Heats and of course, buy some chocolates. I'll bet you can't resist.
- Art Elements is showing Brenda Boylan's pastels and oil paintings.
- Dr. Tom Gayle (former Newberg resident and physician) will be showing his watercolors at Cusick Picture Frame
- Chehalem Visitors Center has two chamber members featured: Advocare (Fit'n'Free program) will be there as well as Soroptimist International of Chehalem Valley with their locally produced Jams, Syrups and gift boxes
Our next version of ARTwalk is on October 3rd, from 5-9. Take the trolley around downtown, but start your trip at the Chehalem Cultural Center where the Art Harvest Studio Tour is holding a reception to present a group show of the tour artists. Newberg HS Drama will also be perform selections from "Oklahoma" and Regan Call will be delight our ears with her cello.
Other highlights include Purple Cow and Fox Farm Wine Bar and their "All in the Family" group art show. Tastes are $5 for a flight.
We have artists featured at:
American Family Insurance: Graham Rankin, cork art
Art Elements Gallery: Marla Baggetta, landscapes
Artisanal Wine Cellers: Jess Garret, new works
Blue Trout Gallery's Gary Buhler, watercolor and acrylic
Brown, Tarlow et al: Susan Faye, watercolors
Chehalem Cultual Center: Art Harvest Studio Tour, NHS Drama and Cello by Regan Call
Cliff Creek Cellars: Anne Marcom;s Eco Photography
Cusick Picture Frame: Jennifer Wilcox, acrylic & Japanese brushwork
Longplay Wine: Ron Moist, wood sculpture
Many other venues are featuring wines such as Lange at Subterra, a Wine Cellar Restaurant, Long Brewing (beer)at Newberg Law, Purple Cow & Fox Farm Wine Bar, Nap's Thriftway, Chehalem Visitor Center, Cliff Creek Cellars, Artisanal Wine Cellars, Cathedral Ridge at Ben Jaquith's AmFam Insurance.
Many other shops have food tasting, popcorn of the month (Pulp & Circumstance) and other fun things to enjoy.
So come out and get to know Newberg's Front Room.
Art: Nicole Wilford
NW Fresh Seafood
Servpro: BBQ Hot Dogs
Music: Joel Stude, DJ
Ford Foundation Leadership Cohort
FUNdraising & awarness for new FISH lobby
August 1 ARTwalk
We are back after taking the July ARTwalk off to celebrate the 4th. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday. I spent the 4th at the Newel House for a traditional holiday with a reading of the Declaration of Independence and singing patriotic songs. Beautiful location, history, friends and of course great eats.
For ARTwalk this month we have some real highlights. Check out Art Elements Gallery for thier one woman show Dreamscapes by Lori Latham wutg the artist reception on July 26 from 4-6 pm
Francis Square will also be busy with the Jazz sounds of the Newberg Brass. A local 5 man jazz and brass band with over 20 years.
Our featured artist this month is Whitney Ferweda with traditional and digital artwork.
Don't forget the Trolley for a fun ride between venues.
Come out an enjoy and evening of Art, Wine and Music in Downtown Newberg.
It's coming in 2 weeks. The June edition of ARTwalk. Lots of fun things happening.
Pulp & Circumstance is celebrating thier 1 year Anniversary. It's hard to beleive it's been a year. P & P is such a fixture in the community that if feels as if they have been here longer than that.
Purple Cow Tasting Room has joined The Fox Farm Wine Bar in the 606 E First St location.
Rendered is trading libations for food for F.I.S.H. Bring two cans or non-perishable food item.
Francis Square: Chehalem Garden Club, artistic containers, techniques and tips for summer planting, your gardening questions answered. Herb enhanced treats with herbs from the Hoover Minthorn Garden
There is so much happening that you need to get on down here to Downtown Newberg for the June 6 ARTwalk
Remeber we won't be having ARTwalk in July as it falls on the 4th and we want everyone to enjoy the holiday with friends, family and fireworks. See you August 1st, 'cause we be back then.
April's ARTwalk flyer and website are updated and available. Plan now for who you want to visit and where you want to taste. The Trolley will be back for April's ARTwalk. We missed you Jeannie! I welcome any comments or suggestions that might improve ARTwalk. If you want to post please feel free.
Beautiful weather, new businesses so much to celebrate. Thanks to all who came out, walked and visited our downtown businesses. With out you - ARTwalk wouldn't happen. The downtown merchants and other businesses thank you.
So, Snowmagedon ate ARTwalk. Our businesses had really prepped for the February Valentine's ARTwalk and it hurt not to be open. Please support these businesses during the balance of February and the March 7 ARTwalk.
Featured for March
Purple Cow Tasting Room at 105 N Main. They will be featuring the photography of Brenda Somes
All People Yoga at 109 Blaine St (the Quonset). Grand Opening and featuring photography by Cindy Rose, dancing after 7:30pm with DJ Jess Deinne
Oregon Reiki Center at 408 E First St. Grand Opening under new owners. Featuring: Massage, specials, and a 20 minute intro to Access Consciousness for $20.
The Featured artists for March are
Brenda Sommes, photograhy at Purple Cow
Makoto Fujimura, international artist's paintings at the Chehalem Cultural Center as well as an exhibit by Studio Art Quilter's Association
Come out, join us. See you at ARTwalk (if not sooner)
Join us for ARTwalk on February 7
This is the perfect time to buy ART, gifts and wine from local artists and merchants for that special valentine's gift your missing.
ARTwalk goal this year
"BUY ART - Support your local artists"
We browse, sip, taste and savor. We look at the art, but often don't buy. So this year make it a goal of yours to purchase at least one piece of art from an ARTwalk artists.
So come out, enjoy, visit and BUY ART
Activities: Please join us n Downtown for Santa, Tree Lighting and bundles of other activities. Help us welcome Critter Cabana back to their downtown home. They are having a huge kickoff party with all kinds special happenings.
The Library will be open with the kids craft sale. The Cultural Center has ornament painting and an new exhibit of "Emerging Northwest" a wonderful exhibit of emerging artists and the Holiday Artisan Market. Art Exhibits, wine tasting music, oh, and a theater open house at the Masonic Lodge. Valley Repertory Theater will be presenting "A Lion in Winter" starting at 7:30. Stop by for Wine, Wassail and Christmas treats before the show.
Art and More: Art Elements is having Marilyn Higginson's paintings and sculpture. Cusick Picture Framing has an amazing pastel artist, Janelle Loewen. Gary Buhler's wonderful paintings, Chriss tTupp watercolors and at the Chehelem Valley Chamber of Commerce, Ron Moist at Longplay, Coffee Cottage has two artists LInda Workman-Morelly with Pit-fired ceramics and Marueen Bennet with Anime. For more check out the rest of the entries in the website.
The Ugly Sweater Contest is back: Start at Velour, then stop at Rendered and Pulp & Circumstance to get your photo taken. Bring 2 non-perishable food items to Rendered to get a glass of Sokol Blosser wine