By Jane Warnock
First Friday Art Walk Coordinator
We welcome you to come to historic Old Town Pocatello for Art Walk this Friday from 5-8pm. Experience a variety of art, live music, and food. After Art Walk, be sure to stay for dinner. Old Town is the center for International Cuisine. Our restaurants are all locally owned and operated and you can taste the difference! Menus include Thai, Japanese, Italian, Greek and Indian, just to name a few. Try something new or enjoy your favorite dish in Old Town Pocatello!
The Old Town Pocatello Trolley will be providing free shuttle rides throughout the evening.
Eastside Old Town
Museum of Clean, 711 S. 2nd, to host sculptor Jeffery Adams of ISU.
Portneuf Valley Brewing, 615 S. 1st, is hosting the mixed media abstract expressionist paintings of Cherese Farmer. They are mixing up the entertainment that night also with a live DJ and karaoke starting at 9pm.
Second Time Around, 701 S. 1st, will host Imaginations by Mindy. Whimsical ceramic sculpture. Collectables and antiques. Coffee and cookies.
Pocatello Co-op, 308 E. Center, will be featuring Jamie Bailey Spinning Vinyl. Now serving Dinner Friday & Saturday nights from 5 pm to 9 pm.
Westside Old Town
The Shady Lady at 655 N. Arthur will be celebrating “March Madness” by featuring artist Ron Lewis’ Basketball Art.
The Pocatello Art Center, 444 N. Main, will be hosting the annual High School Invitational Art Show and Contest in the gallery with a reception and award ceremony. The World Wide Photo Exhibit by local photographers will be exhibited in the Art Classroom.
American Family Insurance, 427 N. Main, Ste A, will be featuring artist Brooke Lynn Colling of One Who Hopes Photography.
Main Steam Coffee & Desserts and All Under One Roof, 234 N. Main, will be hosting a ‘Nasty Women’ art show. This will be a group show of various artists from the Pocatello area.
Old Town Mercantile and Antiques, 134 N. Main, will be honoring our friend Craig Worth, with a showing of his art prints on canvas. They will also welcome Christina Young of Wysteriasage Creations. Jewelry creations using tidbits of the past. Food and drink will be served.
X-Caliber Cuts & Color, 123 N. Main, will be hosting paraffin dips and karaoke during First Friday Art Walk.
Gate City Fine Arts Gallery, 315 W. Center, will feature the work of local artists.
Black Rail Antiques & Collectibles, 312 W. Center, will show a variety of artifacts, paintings, antiques.
Orange and Black Store, 123 S. Main, to welcome local artist.
The Pocatello Elks Lodge, S. Main, to host their ‘Trash or Treasure’ antique appraisal from 5pm – 7pm. You can bring 3, items for appraisal by our local appraisers. Nothing larger than what you can carry by hand. No items will be bought or sold during this time. The Elks will also serve a steak dinner for $11.00. from 7pm – 10pm. Proceeds will go to Veterans and Youth charities.
Marshall Public Library, S. Garfield
Flag Designs to be Displayed, Public Comment Sought
Starting February 28 at 11 a.m. on the second floor of the Marshall Public Library, residents and visitors will be able to view the 709 designs and read the symbolism of each flag.
The exhibit will also be part of Old Town Pocatello’s First Friday Art Walk on March 3. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early as the library closes at 6 p.m. Those who are unable to visit the display can view the flags and comment online at flag.pocatello.us. The display and website will run through the month of March.
Following the comment gathering period, the Flag Design Ad-Hoc Committee will use the input from the public and a panel of experts to help create and select 10 designs. The committee will then conduct another public survey before a final design is presented to the City Council for adoption.