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First Fridays Art Walk

Art Walk Oldtown Salinas
Live Music, Art Openings, Dance Performances, Light Refreshments, Special Promotions


Oldtown Salinas
Alive After Five

Free! - June 7, 2013
Celebrating Summer in Oldtown!
California Arts Day

It's happening on the 1st Friday of every month Rain or Shine - 5pm-8pm

100 - 300 Blocks Main Street
Monterey & Salinas Streets
Chinatown
Railway Express ~ Train Station
Central Avenue

Info: 831.758.9126


New: CALL FOR ARTISTS!
Artists can exhibit art in a booth on the sidewalk of Main Street! Artists must preregister and file a liability waiver good for one year.* Unauthorized booths will be asked to leave. Click on the link above for more information and to download an application.
*Monthly booth space is on a first come- first served basis.

Map provided by The Salinas Californian  © 2008 Amy Twisselman, Carl  Twisselman.                                 Printing webpage will not print black background.  

 

                         

Note from the director: A big thank you to all who responded to our last survey!  Your suggestions helped us to create a new First Fridays webpage & and improve our Art Walk program. A new survey is available below, please take a minute (really - it's short!) and help us to continue to grow.  All responses are anonymous, so be honest.  Hey, what do you all think about an Art Walk Trolley? Thanks!




 
Park free @ the Amtrak station - start anywhere & follow the Silk Flags for local art and culture - Expect Surprises! 

         
Art
Alert!

Call for artists and performers to participate in the First Fridays Art Walk Oldtown Salinas
Of special interest: dancers. actors, mimes, poets, stilt walkers, etc.

Local artists exhibit their work on Main Street for Free!
Get a free booth space- just sign up in advance!

Sign up today: Artist Application

  Call to Artists
Monterey Salinas Valley Rail Road 3
26 Station Place
754.6787

See the cool restored caboose & locomotive & the
Reefer Car!

Plus LIve music by Handle With Care tonight!

Dial 831.401.9587 & select 3# to hear what you're missing!


Music!

Historic Harvey House 2
20 Station Place
415.381.6737

Open for Fun

James Brown plays this month.



Dial 831.401.9587 & select 4# to hear what you're missing!
                           Art!

Miss Harvey Remembers Book
Amtrak Station 1
11 Station Place
424.5652
Stop in to see the wonderful WPA-era murals by John MacQuarrie learn about these & other local treasures in Salinas

Dial 831.401.9587 & select 2# to hear what you're missing!

MacQuarrie Mural Salinas Train Station

Fun!

Steinbeck House 4
132 Central Avenue
422.2735

Closed this month- Stop by in June!



Dial 831.401.9587 & select 1# to hear what you're missing!

Steinbeck House

 

Bahama Grill 4.5
44 W. Gabilan Street
676.3466

Sorry to say this great place has closed - we'll miss the Salmon Taco & Pineapple Hamburger

    Bahama Grill
KoKoRo 5
36 W. Gabilan Street
424.7553

Art of great sushi and a friendly atmosphere - Cool Dance Videos & live music on Thursday & Saturday nights!


Dan Beck Live
Salinas School of Dance 6
36 W. Gabilan Street
424.7553
Great dancing!

Friends!

 
National Steinbeck Center 7
1 Main Street
758.0588

Live music & art venue
An amazainig art exhibit on the history of the Japanese in Salinas Chinatown.

Live music by
The Hartnell College Chorus and Orchestra

Dial 831.401.9587 & select 32# to hear what you're missing!

Strings & Winds
 

Community!
Steinbeck Center

A Taste of Monterey 8
127 Main Street
754.2253

Art venue:
Scenic Visions, the cool photographic art of Kirk Kennedy.


Dial 831.401.9587 & select 30# to hear what you're missing!



Local Artists!

XL Grind House 9
129 Main Street
422.5500
Live music & Art venue:

J M Barrie & the Lost Boys actually find the venue & perform tonight!!

Dial 831.401.9587 & select 29# to hear what you're missing!
J M Barrie & the Lost Boys
   
Main Street Treats  10
145 Main Street
422-4747

We miss your sweet business!!
 

Local Color!

 

4Word Art  Gallery 50
4 West Gabilan Street
771.5555

Destination Salinas!

Live Music by Luis Lenzi & his sweet sax!

Plus Paintings by Dan Beck
831.401.9587 & select 11# to hear what you're missing!

CigarArtes Art Vendor  

Gold Leaf Spice & Tea 11
8 West Gabilan Street
753.7700

Tasty Treats like Tea & Olive Oil - stop by for a treat!
Friends!
 
 
Tea Bar at Gold Leaf
Urban Farmhouse12
10 West Gabilan Street


Always a cool place to visit!





Art!

Salinas Valley Fish House 13
172 Main Street
775.0175

Live music & Art venue


News!


 
Bradshaw Jellies
Halltree Antique Mall 14
165 Main Street
757.7992

Live music & Art venue
Closed this month - check back next Firtst Fridays!


Dial 831.401.9587 & select 13# to hear what you're missing!

Hal Tree

 
Rollick's Internet Cafe 15
210 Main Street
422.1760

Live music & Art venue:
Live Music with Special guest Performance by Rebecca Parks Music starts @ 6pm

Exhibit:
By the Bay
Photgraphs by Greg Hyde

Dial 831.401.9587 & select 15# to hear what you're missing!

Gary & Rebecca at the Piano


Fun!





Bella Couture 16
214 Main Street
770.
0000

We miss you!!

 


 
Valley Art Gallery 17
218 Main Street
422.4162
 

Live music & Art Venue
Celebrating 40th Anniversary tonight!

Valley Art jewelry
 


Local Artists!

Leavitt Central Coast 18
232 Monterey Street
424.6404

Live Music & Art Venue
Closed for Art Walk



  Proof of the Invisible
La Fogata 19
232 Main Street
757.5690
Art Venue stop in tonight to see the new collection of vinatge Salinas photos! with Live Music by  tonight
Deep Treblefrom 6:00-9:00 tonight!  




Green Belly Massage & Yoga 20
222 Main Street

Beautiful loft featuring Live Belly Dancing Demo
Stop in to meet owner Monica & get green - Belly Dance classes on now!

  Green Belly Massage
La Belle Époque 21
242  Main Street
769.9696 
 

Live music & Art venue
Fare well to our great friend Pam and our favorite Art Walk venue -
La Belle Epoque  We love you and miss you!

Dial 831.401.9587 & select 18# to hear what you're missing!

La Bele Epoque


Friends!

Bliss Boutique   22
266 Main Street
757.4055

Always open house during the Art Walk
 
Art Walk
 
Bruhn Building 23
301 Main Street
775.0976

Check out the cool murals by students at Sherwood School: My Life - My Town - Mi Vida - Mi Pueblo
 
Sherwod School Mural
 

Community!

Cherry Bean Coffee House & Roastery 24
332 Main Street
424.1989

Live Music, Art & Dance :
Zach Grubster
starts at 6:00pm tonight

Art venue:
the art of Faces of Salinas - by Jeanette Gutierrez


Dial 831.401.9587 & select 21# to hear what you're missing!

Local Color!


Faces of Salinas
Compliments Youngevity  25
336 Main Street
422.3400


Art venue: cAnn Art Gallery the art of Connie Reader tonight!


Music!

Beverly's Fabrics and Crafts  26
344 Main Street
422.1508
Creation Station!
Art projects for young people.
Creating the Peace People for Salinas Arts Day!!
bring your family to make a Person for Peace in Salinas! 
    Kids art projects
Green's Camera 27
350 Main Street
424.5247
Live music & Art venue
Great
Local Photography exhibit tonight!
Dial 401.9587 & select 00# to hear what you are missing!
Hartnell Student Silva    
Beck's Shoes  28
354 Main Street
424.7569

Live music & Art venue

Closed for Art Walk
 

Fun!

 
Coast-Tel Federal Credit Union 29
356 Main Street
758.3836
Live music & Art venue  

Local Artists!

Happy Feet!  30
364 Main Street
758.0000


New Venue at the Art Walk! Stop in for an introductory coupon - live music next month!


 

 
   
Casa Sorrento Pizzeria & Wine Bar 30
360 Salinas Street
424.7553

Live music & Art venue
Shan Johnson Band performs tonight


AceHigh Designs 31
400 Salinas Street
422.9200
Live music & Art venue    
Angel's Touch 31.2
416 Salinas Street
424.2772
Live music & Art venue
   
Somos 31.3
430 Salinas Street
422.9200

Live music & Art venue
Simply Comicsfeaturing artists Bridgett Spicer
Ace Continuado
Gabriel Cortes

plus live music by DJ Nova & more

Somos Art & Toy Gallery
 

Local Color!

Chapala Restaurant 32
438 Salinas Street
757.4959
Live music & Art venue:
 

Live performances by
The Trio
for everyone of all ages!

   

Salinas Public Library 33
350 Lincoln Avenue
758.7391
Live music & Art venue:
Book Mobile across from the National Steinbeck Center Musuem - Be there!

Dial 831.401.9587 & select 8# to hear what you're missing!

Community!

 
Monterey County Courthouse
34
327Alisal Street
401.9587
Art venue: Cool exterior Bas relief sculptures by
local sculptor
Jo Mora, and sculpture in the courtyard.


Dial 831.401.9587 & select 6# to hear what you're missing!
   
U S Post Office Steinbeck Station 35
227 West Alisal Street
000.0000
Art venue: WPA-era walnut reliefs by  Richard O'Hanlon Completed in 1938.
Stamp Art by Design students at Hartnell College: Mr. Kanow's Design Class

Dial 831.401.9587 & select 7# to hear what you're missing!
   

Friends!

El Calle Jon 36
66 West Alisal Street
269.3329

Live music & Art venue:
new ownership check back soon!

   

 

Bridgett Spicer Cartoonist  37
5 Gabilan Street, Ste 205
234.8340
Visit the Squid Row Cartoonery upstairs in the historic McDougall Building
Live music by Strings & Winds tonight!

 

Dial 831.401.9587 & select 26# to hear what you're missing!

 

Squid Row  

Art!

Bill's Wheels  38
145 Monterey Street
443.0415
 
Live music & Art venue: New Skate Art on the walls by Fame, Cire, Retro & Vexor.     skaters
Bakery Station 39
202 Monterey Street
424.0532
Live music & Art venue: Artisan Bread Bakery Check back next month for live music
+ classic cars!
 

The Bakery Station

 

Fun!

Heavely Treasures 40
219 Monterey Street
424.6421
Sorry they closed - we'll miss them in Oldtown!

   
Wise Music 41
223 Monterey Street
424.7885
Live music by  Locksmith

Check out the video on YouTube!

Music!

  Shamisin
Jump-N-Around  42
235 Monterey Street
757.5867

Free jump during First Fridays

Plus Free Face Painting for kids!

Jump

   
Janika Tanning & Beauty Shoppe 43
234 Monterey Street
753.1400

Free Tan for new clients!

Live music in the lobby by
Richard Best & Mary Beth Sims

Tan  

Local Color!

Penny Farthing 44
9 East San Luis
424.5652

Live music & Art venue
Yea!! The Penny is BACK!!

Stop in for fun on
the Walk!

 

Dial 831.401.9587 & select 22# to hear what you're missing!

Community!

  Penny
Cook's Photography 45
351 Main Street
000.0000
Featuring Local Photographers tonight!

Dial 401.9587 & select 00# to hear what you are missing!
   

Local Artists!

Affordable Decor 46
345 Main Street
759.8359
Gone but not forgotten - we'll miss you!    
Michael's Grill & Taqueria 46.1
321 Main Street
754.8917
Live music & Art venue:      
Lee's Jewelers 46.2
319 Main Street
753.1163
Side walk Chalk tonight!
Fun for kids of all ages!
Sidewalk Chalk
   
Fox California Theatre 47
241 Main Street
758.8459
Live music & Art venue:

Closed for a concert this month! come back in June!



Dial 831.401.9587 & select 16# to hear what you're missing!

Fox California Theater Salinas   J M Barrie &b the Lost Boys
Belle Handbags 48
239 Main Street
758.5990
New art venue!  Decadent Jewelry by April +Great Purses!

Local Color!

   
Aqua Blue Day Spa 49
229 Main Street
Live music & Art venue
   

Crazy!

Golden Fish 50
221 Main Street
422.4946
Live music by the Art Walker Band 
Art venue
Deep Treble
   
Theo's Cheese Steak  51
East Gabilan Street
424.2261
Closed for now - let's hope for a great new spot soon!

Community!

   
@Risk Gallery 52
14 Soledad Street
455.5964
Congratulations to David Ligare - honored as a Champion of the Arts by the Arts Council for Monterey County! Paintings by Urban Arts  

Local Artists!

Pajaro Street Grill 53
435 Pajaro Street
754.3738

They're Back & better than ever!!!!
Live Music & Art Venue:Steve Austin +Open Mic!!

Wine Tasting
   
Hartnell College Gallery 54
411 Central Avenue
755.6700


Photographs by Kirk Kennedy
Kirk Kennedy    
Artistic Hang Ups 54
257 John Street
757.4703
Paintings by
Ron Dias

Live Music & Art Venue:
Souvenir plays tonight - stop in for a great time with classic tunes!
Connie Reader  

Music!

Hat in Three Stages of Landing 55

940 North Main Street
 
Public Art Sculpture by Claes Oldenburg & Coosje Van Brugen




Dial 831.401.9587 -select 50# to hear what you are missing!

 

Art!

kids beading at Beverly's

community mural

hoolahoop

First Friday Logo

Kid's Art Table at Beverly's

Community Mural

 Dizzy Hips performed for our
 3rd Anniversary September 5

 

 
Thank you Salinas and all of the venues in
Oldtown Salinas

for making First Fridays a huge success


First Fridays couldn't happen without YOU!  Get more involved - volunteer today!

Community Service opportunities for teens are also available. Call
594.1799 for more information



Upcoming First Fridays: June 7, July 5, August 2, Sept. 6 2013 5-8pm


Art Walk Goes Green: Look for the reusable silk flags marking Art Walk Venues!

Hartnell Students display unique, hand painted Art Walk Banners

 

HandPainted Silk Flags

 

 

Celebrate the arts and our community!  Everyone is invited to participate in this exciting monthly event showcasing the talents of local artists while promoting arts and culture in Oldtown Salinas.  Stroll through the historic downtown area and enjoy fine art, light refreshments and wine tasting.    First Fridays is the free monthly art walk in Oldtown Salinas continuing the first Friday of every month.  Galleries and businesses displaying art are hosting receptions from 5 pm to 8 pm; featuring food and live music, dance and poetry as well as book signings and Creation Stations for kids of all ages.

Come and join us for First Fridays Art Walk - greet old friends, meet local artists, and share good times.  Admission is free!

 

 

Call for artists and performers to participate in the First Fridays Art Walk Oldtown Salinas
Of special interest: dancers. actors, mimes, poets, stilt walkers, etc.

NEW: Local artists can exhibit their work every month on Main Street

Sign up today: Artist Application


  Call for Artists

 


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