The Whet Spot

Downtown Seaside Spring Wine Walk. Saturday May 18th, 2019

Downtown Seaside Spring Wine Walk

Hosted by Seaside Downtown Development Association

Presale Ticket

You receive a commemorative stemless wine glass, wristband and Wine Walk Passport. Must be 21+ to participate Less

Presales end on May 17 at 11:30 PM

$15.00

 

 

The best Wines are the ones you drink with friends…

Come Wine With Us at the Seaside Spring Wine Walk where 22 Wineries will showcase their best wines in beautiful Downtown Seaside at participating businesses.

And, too #14 through #22 are located in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside!!!

 

 

Complimentary appetizers featured at each location.

Wine tastings are from 3:00-7:00 p.m. sharp!

A commemorative wine glass and ID bracelet are required for wine tasting.

Must be 21 or over to participate.

Wineries will charge nominal tasting fees.

Prices will be available for view in the Wine Walk Passport booklet.

 

Get your glass and wristband early by going to one of our Check-in stations starting at 1:00pm

Pick up your glass, wristband and passport booklet at any of the following locations:

 

Carousel Mall (2 locations) 1:00 – 6:30pm

Maggie’s on the Prom 2:00 – 5:00pm

Holiday Inn & Express 2:00 – 5:00pm

All locations will be equipped to take both cash or credit.

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May 4, 5-7:pm. Seaside First Saturday Art Walk news release.


SEASIDE — Celebrating 15 years in 2019, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, will be held 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday May 4. The free event takes in sponsoring galleries and businesses located in downtown Seaside between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District. Find courtesy parking on the corner of Holladay and Oceanway.

 

#1.  Shine Fair Trade, 609 Broadway St.

Offering Fair Trade Chocolate, a handmade brand that is organic with minimal processing which leads to a healthier chocolate and with an ethical philosophy that ensures that cocoa farmers are provided with a fair sustainable wage.  As a member of the Fair Trade Federation Moxie demonstrates a genial and equitable approach to conducting business.

 

#2.  SunRose Gallery, 606 Broadway St.

Featuring artist Jan Barber and her mixed media Spirit Dolls, made with intention and love, each with their own theme meant to help you relate to your inner wise woman. Also featuring new mosaic wall mirrors in gemstone colors by Angie Heinrich, new Face Vaces and artisan jewelry by Charlotte Bruhn and Seaside-themed paintings by Ronni Harris. Image: Spring Spirit Doll mixed media by Jan Barber at SunRose Gallery

#3.  Pacific Heirloom, 608 Broadway St.

Featuring a large collection of vintage glass fishing floats of all sizes, from the estate of a lifelong collector, in addition to featuring  “Oregon-grown” antiques, art and collectibles selected by Kay Kenny. Image: Spring Spirit Doll mixed media by Jan Barber at SunRose Gallery

#4.  Fairweather House and Gallery, 612 Broadway St.

Opening artist reception for “Portraiture” featuring regional artists Leah Kohlenberg, Susan Romersa, Patricia Clark-Finley, Rebecca Gore, Carolynn Wagler, Mike Mason and Russell J. Young. Introducing Karen Doyle and Vanessa Stokes. The art selected is a debut exhibition contemplating character in portrait drawings and oil sketches showcasing the relationship between artist and sitter as its central subject.  One highlight is a self-portrait of Seaside artist Blue Bond, who will be offering a Painting Seaside LIVE ™ episode during the Art Walk. LIVE music by RJ Marx and ‘Portraiture’ habitat lecture by local naturalist, wildlife photographer Neal Maine at 6: pm.

Image: Russell J. Russell fine art portrait.

#5. Art-in-the-Loft at Beach Books, 616 Broadway St.

Presenting artist Elina Zebergs who will be showing her new encaustic paintings of marine animals. Using an encaustic painting method (bee’s wax + resin and pigments), the artist fashions representations of marine life in their native habitats. Image: Seal by Elina Zebergs.

 

#6. Seaside Yarn and Fiber, 10A N. Holladay Drive

Welcoming local hand spinner Hannah Roles, of “The Crafty Wench”, who will be offering a demonstration on the art of making yarn on both a drop spindle and a wheel. Image: Spinning wheel.

 

 

#7. The Whet Spot, 12 N. Holladay Drive

Featuring local artists ranging from the amateur to the professional artist for providing Art Walk visitors access to a wide range of art. In addition, The Whet Spot offers a relaxed, friendly, adults-only atmosphere where patrons can enjoy craft beers, ciders and wines.

 

#8. Westport Winery, 810 Broadway St.

Featuring Josh Fry, a self-taught native Seaside artist who creates using spray paint cans combined with complex stencils. A firm believer that anyone can make art with practice; he produces a YouTube series, teaches classes and does live painting shows for area youth and other organizations.

 

 

#9. Angi D Wildt Gallery, 737 Broadway St., #2

Featuring rare watercolors by artists with signatures are illegible to the naked eye. One painting is clearly dated 1875. The other one is either from 1888 or 1889. This will make for an evening of interesting discussion and research during the Art Walk. Did the same artist paint them at different times of his career? Is one artist a student of the master? Dave Bartholet, local nationally recognized watercolor artist, was able to make some determinations.

#10. Blue Bond Art Studio and Gallery, 417 S. Holladay Drive

Featuring oil paintings and acrylics by Blue Bond, an accomplished Seaside professional artist whose specialty likes in portraits and wildlife. With over fifty years of experience, the artist teaches one-to-one classes in oil or acrylic to novices and experienced painters alike.

 

#11. Starry Night Inn, 811 First Ave.

Introducing artist Lea K. Tawd, PSU graduate with a B.A. in drawing, painting and printmaking. The artist, a Reiki Master, uses Reiki in the creation of her art to help others find inner healing in private sessions, workshops, and retreats. Starry Night is an art motel by the sea located in a Victorian villa where each room features art from Oregon artists. This motel offers artist residencies. The art at the motel is curated by Chris Haberman.

 

For more information about the Seaside First Saturday Art Walk and more detailed news releases about the sponsoring galleries and businesses, please go to http://www.facebook.com/ Seaside First Saturday Art Walk.

Map of the Historic Gilbert District courtesy of KP Graphic Arts.

Find additional original art during the day at Seaside Coffee House, 3 N. Holladay Drive; Seaside Antique Mall, 726 Broadway St. and at Dough Dough Bakery, 8 N Holladay Drive.

 

 

Thank you Seaside Signal for endorsing the May 4 Seaside First Saturday Art Walk.  In their words “this is going to be awesome!”

 

Thank you http://www.coastweekend.com/ Discover Our Coast Weekend​/ The The Daily Astorian​ for the news article. In addition, thank you for selecting the May 4 Seaside First Saturday Art Walk as the EDITOR’S PICK TOP STORY/ Seaside First Saturday Art Walk.  Apr 25, 2019 designation! 

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.

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

Source: Our View: Shopping small is a big deal

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

Source: Seaside First Saturday Art Walk

Welcome to the neighborhood! The Whet Spot taproom and bottle shop opened December 2nd.

12 N. Holladay, in the historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside.

 

Come check out Seaside’s newest draft beer house and bottle shop.

“A delightful place to relax and taste a rotating selection of craft beers, ciders and quality wines.”

 

And, too, on the grand opening evening, the owners found time to make an appearance at the Fairweather House and Gallery’s opening reception for Seek during the Seaside First Saturday Art Walk!

 

Welcome!  Welcome! Welcome neighbors!

 

Photos by Art Walk  photographer Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.