Take a look at what’s happening this week and what’s coming up in Old Town Pocatello! Come join us and be part of the excitement:
Great Harvest, 250 N. Main, is now taking pre-orders for rolls! If you need rolls for Thanksgiving, or to help Mom’s Thanksgiving become a little easier, call Great Harvest. They are offering Cranberry Orange, Honey Whole Wheat, and Harvest White this year. They are so good! Hurry and call 208-234-2108 today.
Villano’s Italian, 165 N. Main, is celebrating their 5th Anniversary in Old Town! Stop in this week for a delicious, authentic Italian meal.
PV’s Uncorked on Main, 138 N. Main, will host Wine Pairing with Terry from TEC Distributing on Thursday. The evening will feature five wines with five courses to create a unique wine pairing event. Call to reserve your spot, 208-233-1322.
The Yellowstone Restaurant, on the corner of Bonneville and S. Main, has a week of exciting events and entertainment planned. The week features Monday: The Guitar Man from 6-8pm, Tuesday: Wine Tasting with Micah 5-7pm, and on Thursday: Paul Slaughter the Rockin’ Piano Man at 6pm. With a daily happy hour from 4-6, and locally-sourced menu items, The Yellowstone Restaurant is an exciting place to meet up with friends and co-workers, and a great place to make new acquaintances. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram, and visit their website for a calendar of Yellowstone events and to make reservations (which are always recommended): www.theyellowstonerestaurant.com.
It’s also time to book your holiday parties, and The Yellowstone Restaurant is able to host private parties up to 100 guests comfortably. Call them today to reserve your party space: 208-234-7000.
The Pocatello Co-op, 308 E. Center, will be hosting their monthly wine tasting on Saturday. This month they will be tasting wines that will be perfect for your holiday entertaining. Cost is $7 for five pours and the event runs from 5-8pm. Be sure to have your ID. The Farm Table Café will be open for dinner. Please call 208-904-1368 for further details.
First National Bar, 232 W. Center, will be hosting Goth Night on Wednesday beginning at 10pm. On Saturday catch Cold Dark Whiskey on stage at 10pm.
This will be is an event filled weekend at Portneuf Valley Brewing! PVB’s local and talented featured artist, Aspen Dahlke, will be celebrated on Friday. Come support her work, while Steelhead Redd performs live with all the fish folk from 8:30-10:30pm, with no cover charge. On Saturday, Whistlepig will be jamming out from 8:30-10:30pm. With the holidays right around the corner, find your perfect novelty gift at Portneuf Valley Brewing! Everything from a growler filled with a favorite beer to a ostentatious T-shirt, they have a gift for everyone on your holiday list.
“A Night So Bright” Lights Parade on Friday, November 23rd
The Old Town Pocatello Christmas adventure begins at 6:30pm when the Parade starts winding its way through Old Town Pocatello. Rudolph has given presenting sponsor ISU Credit Union 2,000 reindeer antlers to be given away along the parade route to children 12 and under. Hundreds of floats will have candy and treats for the kids. Visit www.oldtownpocatello.com to view the parade route.
Candy Cane Event & Santa on Saturday, November 24th
Visit the shops and restaurants of Old Town to discover Candy Canes! To celebrate Small Business Saturday, 100’s of Candy Canes will be available as you shop, dine and play downtown. Some Candy Canes have a value, up to $100. The day will also feature visits and free photos with Santa at Station Square from 11am to 3pm. Throughout Old Town kids will enjoy cookies and milk, make-and-take crafts, and free trolley rides. It pays to shop small compliments of ISU Credit Union, Station Square, and our event sponsors: Citizens Community Bank, Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce, Bannock Civitan, The Yellowstone Restaurant, Dorsey Hill Family, Idaho State Journal, KZBQ, KORR 104, KSEI, KMGI and KOUU.
On Saturday, November 24, Portneuf Valley Brewing will host the 3rd Annual Crafts and Drafts. From 2-7pm enjoy a cold draft or two while you browse through a large selection of arts, crafts, and gift ideas brought to you by local artisans. Admission is free and the public is invited.
On November 30 and December 1, plan to visit the Kandy Land Gift Show. This annual show will be located inside the Elk’s Lodge at 410 S. Main. There will be two floors of handmade crafts, antiques, new items, baked goods and many great gift ideas along with photos with Santa. Vendor space is still available. Please call or message Kanda at 208-380-0764 for more information.
Celebrate an Old Fashioned Christmas with Idaho’s Antique Row! They are sponsoring a Coloring Contest for all age groups. Beginning on Friday, November 23, pick up your coloring page at any participating Antique Row store. There are different pages for age 0-6, 7-15, and 16+. Turn in your beautifully colored page no later than December 11th. Winners in each age group will receive 4 tickets to the Reel Theatre and a “snack pack” to enjoy at the movie!
Also, on Friday, December 14th from 3 until 7 pm, Idaho’s Antique Row invites you to an Open House, where you can experience the sights and sounds of Christmas past and enjoy light refreshments as you explore each unique, locally-owned shop. Be sure to pick up a gift tag (one per family), have it stamped at each store, and leave it at your last stop in order to be eligible to win one of 5 gifts, donated by: Her Alibi Antiques, 211 S. 4th; Kanda’s, 410 S. Main; Old Town Mercantile, 134 N. Main; Vain & Vintage, 149 N. Main; and Elwen Cottage, 334 N. Main. You need not be present for the drawing, but 5 lucky winners will get to pick a wrapped gift from under the tree at Kanda’s, beginning at 7:30 pm Friday night. Get your free selfies with Santa from 3 to 7 pm at Kanda’s as well! Be sure to bring your camera!
All Under One Roof, 234 N. Main invites you to “An Evening in Red,” a special night to remember people taken from us and celebrate people still living with HIV/AIDS. On Saturday, December 1 from 7-10pm, celebrate the advancements and future education in the treatment of HIV-STD’S in our community. Proceeds from the evening will be used to support and enhance free HIV testing programs and education programs for people living with this chronic disease throughout Southeastern Idaho. Wear red attire and enjoy the event featuring a live auction, DJ, refreshments and no host bar.
Shop in Old Town Pocatello! Dine in Old Town Pocatello! Play in Old Town Pocatello! Our shops, restaurants, and professional offices are all locally owned. It makes a positive difference in our economy when you spend your money locally. The next time you need to do some shopping, enjoy a great meal or catch some live music, Old Town Pocatello is the place to be! “Like” Old Town Pocatello on Facebook and keep up with all of the exciting things happening in our beautiful downtown!
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