POCATELLO — The September First Friday Art Walk will take place in locations throughout Downtown Pocatello on Friday, from 5 to 8 p.m. Come for a charming evening stroll through our shops and galleries featuring local and regional art, music, food, fashion and more. Plan to stay downtown for a delicious dinner, drinks and live music. There is always plenty of free parking.
The Mystic Market will host their event at the downtown pavilion from 5 to 10 p.m. Vendors will be set up from 5 to 8 p.m., and Illumination Manipulation will perform to the sounds of Weird Science, The Other Doctor and Odd-ish from 7:30 to 10 p.m.
The Elwen Cottage, 334 N. Main St., has a shop full of treasures and arts and crafts supplies.
The Grecian Key, 314 N. Main St., will host live music by Ray.
Enchantments, 233 N. Main St., will be open and showing a variety of artwork and jewelry.
Star Route Brewery, 218 N. Main St., will host Kiana Spillman who will feature botanical-inspired watercolor paintings, naturally dyed yarn, stickers, key chains, prints, weavings and more.
Poky Dot Boutique, 201 N. Main St., will be open and showing work by local artisans.
Villano’s Italian, 165 N. Main St., will feature their date night special that includes any two pastas, any breadbasket and two side salads for $28.99.
Vain and Vintage, 149 N. Main St., will have a display of beautiful local assemblage jewelry. The tunes will be on, and the refreshments will be served.
Cottonwood Junction, 141 N. Main St., will present live music with Rail City Jazz. Then step out back to experience the new additions to the murals in the alleyway behind their building.
Cherub Capers Creations, 115 N. Main St., will host Mckay Massey, an acoustic Christian musician.
Deckadence Board Shoppe, 326 W. Center St., will host Josh Pohlman with SIXES Big Walls. Josh is one of the coordinators of the incredible Mural Fest.
The Shady Lady, Too “ArtiQues” at 315 W. Center St. will feature various art. Ron Lewis will be the guest artist.
At Kanda’s & Company, 159 S. Main St., Lynette Neifert will be performing throughout the evening.
The Crafter’s Market at Station Square, 200 S. Main St., will be open during art walk. Stop in to see all of the handmade items available for this special evening.
DNH Studios, inside Station Square, Suite G, will have cold collars out front to help cool you down, water inside and water bowls for your four-legged friends.
Off the Rails Brewing, 228 S. Main St., will feature musician Sammy Pond.
Barricade, 308 E. Center St., will feature ceramic artist and Idaho State University art professor, Chris Pickett.
Portneuf Valley Brewing, 615 S. First Ave., will be showing work from Grape Van Gogh. Grab a cold brew, enjoy dinner and live music in the Loft beginning at 8:30 p.m.
The Gallows, 150 S. Fourth Ave., will host Catherine Hatchett Reinhardt who works in many 2D media to explore the notion of home and place as she looks for connection to the cycles and flora of the sagebrush steppe. Much of her current work is focused on the wildflowers of the trails around Pocatello. Refreshments will be served.
First Friday Pub Crawl gets underway as First Friday Art Walk winds down. Start at the Oasis Sports Bar at 7 p.m., and pay $5 for a wristband. All wristband proceeds go to Friends of The Pocatello Animal Shelter. After the Oasis, head over to First National Bar, then The Union Taproom and then end up at Star Route Brewery. Each bar/brewery will have drink specials, and you get a ticket with each drink for opportunities to win some cool swag at the end of the crawl.
For more information about all of the exciting events coming up in Historic Downtown Pocatello, visit oldtownpocatello.com.