What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Jun 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Retail
Stephanie Palagi

Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi

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!

The Pocatello Co-op Natural Foods Market and Farm Table Café, 308 E. Center St., now has an expanded menu and is open for dinner on Fridays and Saturdays. In a hurry? Pick up a pizza to-go or other great ideas from a grab & go cooler along with a variety of other items to make your meal prep easy.

Revive @ 5 on Wednesday will feature Quick Change live on stage beginning at 5 pm. El Herradero will be the featured food truck. The sponsor for the evening is The Biggest Show In Idaho. The Farmers Market will be open with fresh-made onsite lemonade, fresh cherries, handmade crafts and jewelry, all at the Old Town Pavilion, 420 N. Main St., from 5-8 pm.

The Grape Van Gogh, 240 S. Main St., has a variety of fun painting opportunities this week. If you have guests coming in for the Fourth of July holiday, a group paint is a great idea. Visit www.grapevangogh.com for more information and to register.

East Fork Bikes, 346 N. Main, features mountain bikes, road bikes, BMX, and the most wicked cool kids bikes ready for summer. Stop in today to check out the selection. And don’t forget parts and repair are available, too.

The Grecian Key Restaurant, 314 N. Main, is featuring live music every Friday evening beginning at 7:30 pm. Great music along with delicious Greek food make for a wonderful evening downtown. Plan to stop in this Friday!

On Friday, Portneuf Valley Brewing welcomes back Shawn Barnby and friends playing their brand of acoustic rock. Saturday night look forward to a relaxing evening of acoustic reflections with Scott Balsai. Both shows are 9 pm-11:30 pm in the Loft, no cover.

July Fourth is next week. Celebrate your independence by using PVB’s online ordering system to have a growler and pizza (or whatever your fancy) ready to pick up on your way to your festivities.

The Portneuf Valley Farmers Market will be open on Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm at the Old Town Pavilion. Don’t miss the fresh bread, fresh produce, fresh eggs, and more at this week’s Market.

The Pocatello Art Center, 444 N. Main St., is offering weekly Children’s Summer Classes on Mondays through July 24 for 8-10 year olds, and Thursdays through July 27 for 11-13 year olds.

Both sections will run from 10 am to noon and cost $5 per session. June’s artist instructors are Karen Vargason and Bob Beason. July’s artist instructors are Carolyn Purnell and Laraine Hatch. The classes are structured for fun and learning art and crafts. All supplies will be provided. For more information, call (208) 232-0970 or visit their website: pocatelloartctr.org.

Great Harvest is now carrying gourmet hamburger buns through Labor Day. Stop in at 250 N. Main and grab a bag for your July Fourth barbecue. Or call in and order them made out of your favorite bread. Be sure to try the Lemon Supreme Tea Cake-excellent for your Strawberry Short Cake. Or… skip making it yourself and try their Strawberry Short Cake Bread!

Upcoming Events!

Citizens Community Bank is now offering discount tickets to Lagoon. Buy your tickets in advance and you could save over $17 per ticket. Visit a local CCB branch today!

Old Town will be alive with crowds on Friday, July 7, as we host the First Friday Art Walk for July. Don’t miss this opportunity to view and experience art by local artists as well as regional and national artists.

The walk includes over 20 businesses, restaurants and galleries, some with art on display, some with the artist on hand and some providing a live demonstration. Refreshments are always available.

You may also find live music along the way. All local residents and visitors are welcome. There is no charge to attend monthly Art Walks. Art Walk guides will be available at www.oldtownpocatello.com on July 6.

Stephanie Palagi is the executive director of Old Town Pocatello, Inc. The Old Town Pocatello office can be reached at 208-232-7545 or by visiting oldtownpocatello.com.

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