POCATELLO — Please join us this Friday from 5 to 8 p.m., as we host First Friday Art Walk in Old Town Pocatello. Don’t miss this opportunity to view and experience art by local artists, as well as regional and national artists. Plan to stay in Old Town for a delicious dinner with selections from around the world at any one of our authentic international restaurants. The nightlife will continue with live music and cold beverages throughout Old Town, both the east and west sides. We look forward to seeing you. Visit www.oldtownpocatello.com for more information about events and activities in Historic Old Town. All are welcome, and parking is free.
Eastside Old Town
n The Office Bar, 251 E. Center St., will show original artwork by artists from Gypsy Tattoo. Plus DJ music.
n Gallows Frames & Gifts, 150 S. Fourth Ave., will host painter Cynthia Shaw. You will also learn the “Art of Hanging Artwork.” Refreshments will be served.
n Portneuf Valley Brewing, 615 S. First Ave., will host landscape painter, Paige “Gumption” Weber. Upstairs in the loft, dance to the music of Gas Food and Lodging, playing live. No cover.
Westside Old Town
n American Family Insurance, 427 N. Main St., will host artist Maddie McCurdy from Madd Artsy and other local artists.
n Main Street Music, 401 N. Main St., will be hosting musician Roy Mckee.
n The Pocatello Art Center, 444 N. Main St., will be celebrating work by local artists.
n The Elwen Cottage, 334 N. Main St., welcomes you to explore the art and artifacts throughout their shop.
n The Grecian Key Restaurant, 314 N. Main St., will have live guitar music by Ray, Friday evening beginning at 7:30 p.m.
n Snake River Fly, 257 N. Main St., will welcome local fly fisherman and artist Wes Ashcraft. On display will be various hand painted and sculpted items by Ashcraft.
n Poky Dot Boutique, 201 N. Main St., will be open, showing work by local artists.
n Cottonwood Junction, 141 N. Main St., will be featuring local artist Richard Albright. He will be showing his photographs and signing his book. Enjoy live music by Rail City Jazz. Refreshments will be served.
n PV’s Uncorked on Main, 138 N. Main St., will host Isabelle and Nadja with their local raw unfiltered honey.
n Old Town Mercantile & Antiques, 134 N. Main St., welcomes landscape painter Justin Welch. Listen to The Portneuf Gap Band. Snacks and drinks will be served.
n Studio 118, 118 N. Main St., is featuring the new work of Jeff Davies. Davies makes unique jewelry with the central focus of an unusual stone. His other pieces were made by using the technique of Sgraffito enameling. If you didn’t get a chance to see Gail Dial’s new jewelry last month, come see that as well. There’s lots of exciting new work at Studio 118.
n Cherub Capers Creations, 115 N. Main St., will show vintage and new treasures, beautiful linens, doilies and so much more.
n The First National, 232 W. Center St., will be hosting local caricature artist, Bob Beason.
n Gate City Gallery, 315 W. Center St., will host local artists.
n Salt & Honey Natural Creation Shop, 150 S. Main, Suite A, is your local, interactive natural creation and earth-friendly shop. They offer natural products, DIY creation stations, sustainable and local products, events and workshops.
n Old Town Juke Box, 150 S. Main St., Suite C, features vintage and collectible vinyl records and more.
- Station Square, 200 S. Main St., will host a variety of artists.
- Mind Your Body, 234 S. Main St., will host the summer dance camp “Fun in the Sun Dance Kids” who will perform under the direction of Ashley Ames. Massage therapist Jessica will be on hand for chair massages. Yoga, Pilates, Zumba and circle salsa will be taught.
- The Yellowstone restaurant, 230 W. Bonneville St., inside the Historic Hotel Yellowstone Hotel, corner of Bonneville and Main Street, will have live music in the Lounge from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
- The Elks Lodge, 410 S. Main St., will host The Aaron Ball band from 7 to 10 p.m.