Seaside First Saturday Art Walk

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A celebration of beavers…moving out of the area to Nehalem. First shown in the Gilbert District in May, 2017…

To celebrate beavers and their contribution to the ecology of the North Coast, the Wetlands Conservancy and Lower Nehalem Watershed Council have partnered with local businesses to host the Beaver Tales Art Exhibit and Sale in Nehalem. The exhibit opens on July 31 at the North County Recreation District

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And, too, a fabulous back story from a visitor from Missouri about art, beaver, and visiting the Pacific Ocean for the first time.

Viewing the art of Beavers on display at the Fairweather Gallery and asking about the sandcastle in the work of art by Michael Muldoon…a visitor returned to the gallery on July 19th with her very first sandcastle…in honor of the Oregon beaver show.

Michael Muldoon oil on linen, Haystack Rock and Sand Castle.
For more info about the artist, please go to …artists/ …Michael Muldoon

A peek at the July 19, 2017 Painting Seaside LIVE ™ episode at the Paul Brent Pop-Up Studio.

Paul Brent Seaside Buoy painting in progress. 11:am July 19th

Paul Brent Seaside Buoy painting 3:pm July 19th

Paul Brent Pop-Up Open Studio located at 608 Broadway, downtown Seaside in the historic Gilbert District, sponsored by the Gilbert Block Building and Fairweather Gallery.

For more about the artist, please visit …artists/ …Paul Brent.

Dough Dough Bakery Shout Out! Save the date and time! Aug 5th, 5-7pm. Seaside Art Walk.

Clatsop  News:  Dough Dough Bakery, now, too. in Seaside, Oregon will join the Seaside First Saturday Art Walk on August 5th.




Read more about the baker….

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From wholesale to retail: Dough Dough Bakery opens in Seaside

Dough Dough Bakery opens in SeasideBy Luke Whittakerlwhittaker@crbizjournal.comSEASIDE — Late-night baking marathons and early morning deliveries are nothing new to Jonathan Hoffman, 35, and Alex Brandon, 31. Over the past five years, their business “Dough Dough Bakery” has been

Source: From wholesale to retail: Dough Dough Bakery opens in Seaside

Paul Brent Seaside Open Studio hours. Paul Brent Seaside watercolor class schedule. —









Paul Brent is an artist whose work has become internationally known to represent the coastal lifestyle. From his watercolors to his recent oil paintings he captures nature in its best and most idyllic form. While being best known for his beach subjects, he has painted landscapes that are equally indicative of his talent to recreate […]

via Paul Brent Seaside Open Studio hours. Paul Brent Seaside watercolor class schedule. —

Take a walk, enjoy the art!

Celebrating 13 years in 2017, Seaside’s First Saturday Art Walk will take place 5 to 7 p.m. July 1.Visitors meet artists, see original art, sip wine and snag appetizers by favorite restaurants and personal chefs, view artist demonstrations, and enjoy live music performances.The event is free

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Peddler’s Row opens July 12th in the historic Gilbert Block Building! Avery and Will said to share the news! And, so, we are!

Peddler’s Row comes back to the historic Gilbert Block Building!

A visual and exciting shopping experience opening at 600 Broadway St, Seaside, Oregon!

Peddler’s Row will offer designer goods, work created  by artisans, creators, craftsmen  with one-of-a-kind decor gathered from all over the country!

Peddler’s Row is a new-old business curated by Avery Loschen and Will Perkins, property owners of the Gilbert Block Building and  former proprietors of Palapa Beach (where Beach Books is currently located).  

Loschen and Perkins are extraordinary collectors of anything and everything!

Peddler’s Row will showcase exquisite objects d’art, selected as goods to sell because they are beautiful, artistic or interesting.



Peddler’s Row located at 600 Broadway on the sunny corner  of the Gilbert Block Building along the Necanicum River Walk in downtown Seaside.

To read more about the exquisite taste of the Seaside/Nebraska Peddler’s Row proprietors, go to

Q: Where is the historic Gilbert Block Building, you ask?
A: On Broadway in the heart of downtown Seaside. Directions: On the corner of Highway 101 and Broadway, turn West at the stoplight. The historic Gilbert District stretches down the first two blocks of blocks of Broadway to the Necanicum River.



Coast Explorer Magazine
Seaside’s Past is Back in Style
The historic Gilbert District in Seaside pays homage to its past while offering an updated home to a variety of trendy businesses.

Seaside’s carefully restored commercial area east of the Necanicum River houses some of the city’s oldest buildings and is home to an array of interesting coastal shops, galleries and eateries. The historic Gilbert District pays homage to its past while offering an updated home to a variety of trendy businesses. Strolling along this artfully restored section of downtown Seaside, you will discover businesses filled with fine art, jewelry and fashion, and spaces brimming with relics from days gone by, shops offering great collections of home décor and accessories, and eateries serving up a variety of tastes from sushi to sweets. A visit to Seaside’s downtown shopping district isn’t complete without a stroll into this historic section of present-day Seaside, where you’re sure to catch a sense of the Seaside from days of old. Video by Nate Burke, Seaside Visitor’s Center

Seaside’s beautifully restored Gilbert District is peppered with historic architecture from days of old – including two of the city’s oldest buildings framing the intersection at Broadway and Holladay Drive. Stroll with us down Broadway and hear the classic Gilbert District tales from the distant past.




Palapa Beach in Seaside, OR Beach, which also operates under the name Peddler Palapa Beach, is located in Seaside, Oregon. This organization primarily operates in the Resort …



Fun facts:

The Gilbert District, established in 1914, celebrated 100 years of rich history and timeless tradition in 2014. Awarded the 2004 Oregon Main Street Downtown Gateway Award, the area is now home to shops, restaurants, galleries and boutiques. Dedicated parking is located one block West off the Pacific Coast Highway 101, on the corner of Holladay and Broadway.



In addition, Avery Loschen and Will Perkins were involved in the Oregon Main Street Downtown Gateway Award that was given to the Gilbert District in 2004.

Avery Loschen and Will Perkins, proprietors of Peddler’s Row, also operate the Seaside Antique Mall, located in the historic Gilbert District.

And, too, they are the property owners of Wheatley/Desler Building in the historic Gilbert District, as well as owners of the Gilbert Block Building.






Guajito’s rolls out familiar hits of Mexican cuisine

Restaurants in Seaside come and go, but based on 4 visits in April/May, we hope this one stays. The menu is more extensive than most Mexican places, including dishes like 7 seas soup. That one took a while to prepare but had generous amounts of fresh seafood- shrimp, crab, mussels, scallops and more. It came in a hot, flavorful  broth. The tamales are made in-house and unlike many tamales, had plenty of meat relative to the dough. We split an order of fajitas – which was excellent and enough food for 2 moderate appetites. The enchiladas are also good and come with a choice of sauces. The wait staff – Carlos, Cinthia   and Bautista – are friendly and accommodating. We’ll make this a regular stop.  Visited May 2017



Making a nest in Seaside.  VIEW FROM THE PORCH.  Eve Marx, reporter/  Seaside Signal May 26, 2017

Neighborhoods spots are special because regulars feel at home, with the special advantage that at home you have to make your own food or beverage, and also clean up after yourself.  Despite the general transient nature of this area, this edge of the continent we call the North Coast, we’re blessed with an abundance of neighborhood restaurants and hang outs where the locals feel at home.


What makes a neighborhood hangout outstanding?  Good food  is a plus, but vibe and atmosphere and proximity are really what count.  To me, the ideal hangout is one I can walk to.  A certain level of service helps.  My friends share with me their own favorite hangs.  High on many people’s’ lists in  Seaside: Seaside Coffee House, Nonni’s Italian Bistro and Bagels by the Sea (all located in the historic Gilbert District downtown).


Some neighborhoods hangs aren’t so much about food and drink as they are the other patrons.  People naturally want to go where their friends hear the latest dish and gossip.  If it’s Mexican food you’re craving, give the new Guajito’s on Broadway a shot.  Muy buena comida!  House-made tamales.  Fajitas. The best chicken and shrimp tacos I’ve had in a long tie.  Margaritas.   Wonderful and caring service by the ever–friendly Bautista. Hmmm.  This place is easily one of my favorite neighborhood handout.






Review and photos byThe Mouth of the Columbiamouth@coastweekend.comOn Broadway, between Holladay and Roosevelt streets, the entrance to Seaside’s tourist mecca is changing.


Source: The Mouth: Guajito’s rolls out familiar hits of Mexican cuisine

Beavers Tales Art Exhibit and Sale travels to Astoria and…



Selected pieces at Fairweather Gallery, located at 612 Broadway,  through July, in a designated display of beaver art.

 Please visit for more info.

And, so, too, the Beaver Tales Art Exhibit and Sale in the Pop-Up Gallery, located at 608 Broadway, in Seaside closed at the end of May. Between the Fairweather Gallery and the Pop-Up Beaver Tales Gallery  for May the Beaver Tales traveling exhibit wrapped up the most successful showing to date, selling  25 pieces of beaver art, more than any other venue in 2017 so far!  


The beaver  art was distributed between the Fairweather Gallery and  in an adjacent pop-up gallery, courtesy of The Gilbert Block Building  owners.  In addition, outstanding contributions were made the beaver enthusiasts, patrons and artists, many had quite a drive to get to Seaside, yet arrived to donate gallery time in the pop-up space.  Beaver artists did art demonstrations. Indeed, sales usually picked up when there were interesting things happening.




“The success of the Seaside show is likely attributable to the support of the three conservation organizational sponsors, consistent and effective promotion by Denise Fairweather, extensive local media coverage, and, of course, special appearances of Beaver  artists.” –Sara Vickerman,  Beaver Tales curator.




A: 25 pieces of beaver art go to the Astoria Art Loft for display through June and July. The exhibit opens on June 10 for a pre-Art Walk event from 2-5. Seaside/ Gearhart  naturalist, scientist and biologist  Neal Maine speaks at 3. 


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In August, most of the remaining pieces go to Nehalem for the month.

In September, a limited number go to the Zoo.

“Thank you again for being a part of this unique and exciting project. Incredibly, its only half over! Have a great summer.”

Sara  Vickerman, curator Beaver Tales Art Sale and Exhibition


beaver woodcut

And, now more new new info about beavers and the work they do for the wetlands…


The Mighty Beaver

An amazing, rather surreal underwater beaver photo and a great story about how the photographer got it.…/after-4-years-trying-beaver-l…/

A great illustration of the benefits of working with beavers to restore wetlands and support wetland-dependent species.…/green-beat-leave-it-to-beav…/



The Wetlands Conservancy

There has been a lot of beaver activity this spring, here is a great video from a neighbor at our Nyberg Preserve! He seems unfazed by the sounds of traffic!