Beach Books

December window displays in the Gilbert neighborhood are, truly, a holiday greeting card.

2018 photo postcard by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall commissioned by Fairweather House and Gallery for Seaside First Saturday Art Walk.

 

Top row:

Fairweather House and Gallery located at 612 Broadway St. Seaside Yarn and Fiber located at 10A N. Holladay Dr., and SunRose Gallery located at 606 Broadway Street.

 

Bottom Row:

Westport Winery located at 810 Broadway St., The Whet Spot located at 12 N. Holladay Dr.,  Beach Books located at 616 Broadway St., Shine Fair Trade located at 609 Broadway St. (gnome) and City of Seaside intersection at Broadway Street and Holladay Drive.

 

 

 

Celebrating 15 years in 2019, the Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, is a free event and is open to the public. The Art Walk is all about seeing art in the galleries and boutiques located between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the historic district of downtown Seaside.
Map courtesy of KP Graphic Arts.
The Historic Gilbert District in downtown Seaside, on the corner of Broadway Street and Holladay Drive.
SAVE THE DATES.
 
2019 Seaside First Saturday Art Walks.
March 2
April 6
May 4
June 1
July 6
August 3
September 7
October 5
November 2
December 7

Please note: There will no Art Walks in January or February.

 

For more photos, go to www/facebook.com/ Seaside First Saturday Art Walk.

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Shop the neighborhood. Stroll the neighborhood. Enjoy the holiday season.

 

Our View: Shopping small is a big deal…

Thank you  to The Daily Astorian for the editorial to Shop Small.

 

 

You know the drill.Before your Thanksgiving meal is even fully digested, you’ve already got a dozen sales circulars spread out on the coffee table touting unbelievable deals, doorbusters, or holiday savings!Determined to fulfill your capitalistic duty, you make a strategic plan to leave the h

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Seaside First Saturday Art Walk

Thanks for the article The Daily Astorian/  Coast Weekend.com

 

SEASIDE — Celebrating 14 years in 2018, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk takes place 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 4. The free event is all about seeing and selling art in sponsoring businesses between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the historic area of downtown Seaside.Peddler’s

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Seaside First Saturday Art Walk from Coastweekend.com/ The Daily Astorian.

SEASIDE — Celebrating 13 years in 2017, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 7. Visitors meet artists, see original art, sip wine or snag appetizers by favorite restaurants or personal chefs, view artist demonstrations and, oftentimes, enjoy live music.The fr

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Seaside First Saturday Art Walk. Thank you Coastweekend.com!

SEASIDE — Celebrating 13 years in 2017, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 2.Visitors meet artists, see original art, sip wine and snag appetizers by favorite restaurants or personal chefs, view artist demonstrations and, oftentimes, enjoy live music perf

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Seaside First Saturday Art Walk

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The art of BEAVER TALES, Seaside sale and exhibition, opening May 6th, 2017. And, too, quite a few of the appointed artists and selected guest speakers arrive, as well.

To celebrate beavers and their contribution to the ecology of the North Coast, The Wetlands Conservancy, Necanicum Watershed Council and North Coast Land Conservancy have partnered with local businesses to host the Beaver Tales Art Exhibit and Sale in Seaside, Oregon.

The exhibit opens on May 6th, as part of the Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Beaver-themed art will be available at the Fairweather Gallery (612 Broadway), at the adjacent Pop-Up Gallery (608 Broadway), and at Beach Books (616 Broadway). The exhibit will be on display at all three locations through the end of May.

The traveling exhibit includes artwork of al kinds, from paintings to fiber, wood, stone, glass and ceramics. With regional and local artists displaying their work, this stop in Seaside will bring together a multitude of styles and creativity.

Along with the month-long display, there will be workshops, tours, and other activities around Seaside. The exhibit will feature juried art for purchase, benefitting the three nonprofit sponsoring organizations listed above.

The goal of the exhibition is to recognize the aesthetic and ecological significance our state animal plays in the creation and maintenance of wetland habitats. Beavers, though woefully misunderstood, actually create and sustain wetlands that aid in resuscitating wetland and riparian stream habitats. They play a central role in shaping our future as we prepare for transformations that a warming and changing climate may bring. The sponsoring organizations are working together to learn more about how we can work with beaver to conserve and restore natural systems.

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Additional information and photos are available from Sara Vickerman (svickerman@comcast.net)

Beaver Tales curator:

Sara Vickerman retired after 37 years from Defenders of Wildlife, where her job was the conservation of wild animals in functioning ecosystems. She holds degrees in art, anthropology, biology, geography and education.

Take note! Beaver Tales Art and Exhibition runs throughout the month of May in the historic district of downtown Seaside.

Two 2017 CEDR winners from Seaside!!!

While businesses spanning all through out Clatsop County were recognized at this year’s Clatsop Economic Development Resources award ceremony, Seaside businesses got extra time in the spotlight. Two businesses awarded are based in Seaside, including Ruth Swenson of the Hillcrest Inn and Kathy Peterson…

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While businesses spanning throughout Clatsop County were recognized at the  year’s Clatsop Economic Development Resources (CEDR) award ceremony, Seaside businesses got extra time in the spotlight. Two businesses awarded are based in Seaside, including… read more at  seasidesignal.com March 31, 2017 …Community Calendar page 8A

 

 

So it goes on… four ladies  with ties to the historic Gilbert District in Seaside have been honored by CEDR for Business Service to the Community/ Clatsop County, Oregon representing excellence in small business entrepreneurship, community service, job creation and economic impact.

Karen   Emmerling, Beach Books 

Denise  Fairweather, Fairweather House & Gallery  

Ruth Swensen, Hillcrest Inn 2017 

Kathy   Peterson, KP Graphic Arts

 

 

Denise Fairweather, Fairweather House and Gallery, Business Service to the Community Award 2015

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Karen Emmerling, Beach Books, Business Service to the Community Award 2014

Congratulations!  Ruth Swenson and Kathy Peterson 2017 CEDR Business Service to the Community Award winners!!!

Seaside First Saturday Art Walk: February 2017

SEASIDE — The Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, celebrating 13 years in 2017, is all about the arts. Visitors meet artists, view artist demonstrations, listen to art lectures or enjoy live performances in music. The next art walk will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 in the historic…read more…

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