This week in Old Town Pocatello!
Thank you to all of the volunteers from the Neighborhoods of Historic Old Town, Old Town Pocatello and Kind Community that came out on Friday to help install the first pieces of The Kind Village, the new public art project created by kind kids in our community. If your child/children have not had an opportunity to paint a piece of the village, registration is now open for the next painting opportunity that will be held during the Kind Community Kick-Off Celebration on September 18. During the event, beginning at 5pm, children will have the opportunity to paint 150 more pieces for The Kind Village. To register, please visit www.oldtownpocatello.com and complete the short registration form.
The End of Summer Bash comes to the Old Town Pavilion on Wednesday! Don’t miss the last Wednesday night concert of the summer from 5-9pm. Admission is free. Live music featuring the Kyd-J Band. Great food by The Sand Trap. Cold drinks, balloons for the kids, and more! Proceeds from beverage sales will help support the Pocatello Chiefs and their community projects.
Molinelli’s Jewelers, 126 N. Main, is celebrating their 114th Anniversary with The $114,000 Jewelry Giveaway! The event features watch batteries for $1.14 all month long, limit three. See how almost anything in the store could be yours free!
Choose a purchase then draw Molinelli’s Money from the hopper to see how much they will take off the price of the item. Molinelli’s Money are bills in increments of $20 to $20,000 dollars! Stop by the store between September 1 to 30 to participate and learn more about this exciting anniversary event!
A Beginning Digital Photography 4 week class starts Thursday and continues on September 14, 21, and 28 at the Pocatello Art Center, 444 North Main. The classes will run from 5 to 7 pm with instructor Richard Albright. This course helps students become comfortable with their digital cameras. Pre-register and fee payment prior to the first class at the Art Center. Call 208-232-0970 or 208-233-1066 for more information. Each Class is limited to 10 students.
The Portneuf Valley Farmers Market will be open on Saturday with tons for fresh produce. Come shop the Farmers Market from 9am to 1pm at the Old Town Pavilion.
This weekend at Portneuf Valley Brewing, Tom Murphy will take the stage on Friday night. If you’re a fan of contemporary rock and haven’t seen Tom perform, you should definitely check him out. Saturday night things get interesting with prog rock band Telesomniac, bringing their psychedelic sound up from Provo. Both shows are in the Loft from 9pm – 11:30pm with no cover.
Vendor registration is now open for The Great Pumpkin Festival coming to Old Town Pocatello on Saturday, October 7. This new festival on Main Street will feature the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market, apple pie baking contest, pumpkin painting, antiques, crafts, jewelry, food, music and more, celebrating fall and the coming holidays. The vendor application is available at www.oldtownpocatello.com.
LET’S CELEBRATE KINDNESS! We’re kicking off Kind Week on Monday September 18th, with a street party festival in partnership with Kind Community and Old Town Pocatello. The 3rd Annual Kick-Off Celebration will run from 5-9pm on the East and West sides of the Center Street Underpass. The free, family-friendly event will feature live music, entertainment, activities for the entire family, food trucks and the Exhibition in KIND. Grab a Passport to KINDness from one of the volunteers and check in at each of our points of interest to qualify for some fantastic raffle prizes. Please visit www.kindcom.org for details.
The next blood drive that is being hosted at SICOG is scheduled for Thursday, September 28, from 9am to 1:30pm. The blood drive will be held at the SICOG conference room at 214 E. Center. If you would like to donate, please email or call Shiela at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-233-4535, ext #5, to schedule an appointment.
Hope Studios, 152 N. 2nd Ave., will be hosting the “Fall In Love Market & Sale” on September 29 & 30. The two day flea market will feature 15 fun booths with the most wonderful wares: antiques, vintage, shabby chic, furniture, repurposed and upcycled goods, jewelry, games, and more! Admission $2 per person, or a canned food donation per person. All door proceeds go directly to the Idaho Food Bank here in Pocatello. Contact Brook at email@example.com for more details.
The AV Center Professional Aviation Services, Teton Honda and Teton Hyundai are proud to present the 12th Annual Oktoberfest Street Party at Portneuf Valley Brewing on Saturday, September 30th! Gates open at 4pm with live music featuring Hot Pursuit, The Kyd-J Band and Gas, Food & Lodging beginning at 5pm. Beer, brats, music, and Oktoberfest fun for the entire family. Half price admission for ISU students. Plan to join the street party after the ISU homecoming game!
Please visit www.oldtownpocatello.com or Old Town Pocatello on Facebook for complete details about these events and to discover all the restaurants, shops, events and excitement in our downtown!
Shop, dine and play in Old Town today. The place to be!