Join us for First Friday Art Walk, on Friday, from 5-8pm. Stroll through Old Town and enjoy holiday festivities, art, live music and whimsical gingerbread creations. The Gingerbread Silent Auction will begin at 5pm and end at 8pm. The gingerbread creations will be available at the Art Walk stops noted below. You can bid on any of the creations throughout the evening. Proceeds will be used to maintain and repair public art pieces in Old Town. We hope you will join us for the fun and excitement of our First Gingerbread Art Walk! And, be sure to stay for dinner at one of the delicious restaurants!
Eastside Old Town
The Basic Alternative, 252 E. Center, Author Carl Wippert signing copies of his new book “Gourmet for Everybody.”
Captain Bengal’s Comic Cove, 348 N. 3rd, “Dr. Who” themed gingerbread creation “The Tardis” by Kim Beason.
Gallows Frames and Art, 150 S. 4th, Watercolor painter, Blaine Gasser. Gingerbread music box creation.
Historic Warehouse District
The Museum of Clean Gallery, 711 S.2nd, Landscape artist Karen Wardel and gingerbread creation.
Portneuf Valley Brewing, 615 S. 1st, Painter Walter Kindle. Music by Kory Quinn and Bitterroot at 8:30 pm, playing hobo blues.
Westside Old Town
The Shady Lady, at 655 N. Arthur, Hand Sculpted Whimsical Holiday Characters by Ron Lewis & the Artistry of Holiday Decorating by The Lady’s.
Pocatello Co-op, 515 N. Main, Annual “Winter Festival” featuring 15 local artists; painting, jewelry, furniture, pottery and more. Refreshments.
Kanda & Co., 500 N. Main, Hand painted furniture by Hither and Yon.
Pocatello Art Center, 444 N. Main, Annual Holiday Show, work by a variety of local artists. Brent Gordon and band will be playing live music.
American Family Insurance, 427 N. Main, Suite A, Artwork by Roxie Foltz and Shelly Jones gingerbread creation.
Main Street Music, 401 N. Main, Jewelry artist Nikcole King. Gingerbread creation.
Mustard Seed Dreams, 362 N. Main, Deanne Martinez home décor pillows. Gingerbread creation by Carrie Higginbotham.
Trinity Episcopal Church, at the corner of Arthur Ave. and Lander St., will feature a variety of Nativity Sets (Creches) furnished by members of our congregation. Beside each Creche will be its story, including where it came from and why it is meaningful to its owner(s). Refreshments will be served.
Great Harvest Bread, 250 N. Main, Guitarist Michael Martin and a gingerbread creation by Alison Angesley.
WildHare Vintage Christmas Faire inside the Petersen Building, 224 N. Main, gingerbread creation by Her Alibi Antiques.
Old Town Mercantile and Antiques, 134 N. Main, Mixed media prints by Linda Wolf, music by Keith Benson Gypsy Guitar, and Jack Stalder’s locally harvested honey.
Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust, 123 N. Main, Studio 4 (upstairs), Musician Olivia Wathne will entertain during a group art show featuring works by Dick Anderson, Patty Ford, Herman Garcia, Tracey King, Ray Laible, Ellery Maughan, Tim Norton, Barb North, and Julie Poole.
Artist Studios, 123 N. Main, Upper level open studios.
Studio 118, 118 N. Main, Jewelry pieces and Christmas ornaments by Gail Dial, Pam Lawson, Jan Smith and Celeste Otasua.
Larraine’s at The Paris, 100 N. Main, Group show by regional artists.
Pegasus Book Store, 246 W. Center, will have a gingerbread creation for auction.
Gate City Fine Arts Gallery, 315 W. Center, Artist Anne Merkley, oil, water, pastels and sculpting.
Artist Studios, 315 W. Center, 3rd floor artist open studios.
FishTale Creative, 315 W. Center, Silk artist Linda Barnier featuring hand-painted scarves, wall hangings, pillows and handbags. Gingerbread creation.
Mind Your Own Beadness, 103 S. Main, Kevin Taylor, rock hunter, Steve Hagan’s Amazing Handmade Pens, and Paula wire-wrap creations. Special guest star Caleb Morrison’s band Best By Yesterday will play and opening for them will be Keith, playing gypsy guitar. Refreshments.
The Orange and Black Store, 123 S. Main, Furniture designer James Ruff from Golden Ratio Furniture and The First Lady of ISU and Jewelry designer Laura Eva Lasiello Vailas. Gingerbread creation. Refreshments will be served.
Blossoms and Beans, 150 S. Main, Guitarist Bill O’Brien. Gingerbread creation.
Cynthia Louise Boutique, 150 S. Main, Music by Spanish Fire, Mr. & Mrs. Clause, oil and water color artist Susan Andrews, and a local jewelry artist.
Tara-James Gallery, 200 S. Main, Station Square, Karen Vargason, small abstract watercolors, and hand beaded rosaries.
Elks Club, 410 S. Main, Photographer Frank Plewa, landscapes and wildlife photography. Gingerbread creation by Ms. Gianotti’s 1st Grade Class at Lewis & Clark Elementary.