Festival of the Arts Schedule of Events

June 26, 27 & 28, 2015

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Friday & Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday (note new closing time)
Please leave your pets at home. Service dogs are welcome

Suggested Donation: The Festival is a non-profit event created by Lakewood Center for the Arts. All events are free and open to the public (except as noted) however, a suggested donation of $5 per person/$10-20 per family is encouraged. Every donation makes a difference, contribute here. Please help continue to provide opportunities for artists. Thank you for your support!

MapsView a map of art exibits at the Lakewood building site.  View a map of George Rogers Park exhibits.

Food: There are food vendors at the Atiyeh Bros. Garden Cafe at Lakewood Center for the Arts and at George Rogers Park

Transportation: Parking is extremely limited. The Festival offers a complimentary shuttle system (courtesy of Mercedes Benz of Wilsonville) from designated lots. Shuttle information here. There is also a no-host bike corral at George Rogers Park. Bring your lock!

Download a schedule of Festival events


   Location/Time                                Event 

Friday June 26, 2015

10:00 a.m. Festival Opens  
10-11:00 a.m. Food Booths Open (some booths open at 10 for Breakfast, others open at 11)  
     
Lakewood Center Lower Level - Special Exhibit Gallery    
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Special Exhibit - On the Fringe: Today's Twist on Fiber Art  
     
Lakewood Center Main Level     
10:00 - 9:00 PM Artist's Vision Exhibit; Lake Oswego Arts Chronicle, K-8 Arts Literacy Exhibit, High School Exhibit  
5:00 PM Headlee Mainstage, Special Exhibit Discussion, "Extreme Felting: A Wild and Woolly Art Form," Janice Arnold, guest artist  
     
Lakewood Center Deck     
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Screen display: Arts in LO online Twitter display  
4:00-7:00 PM Cocktail Mingle with the Artists, No Host Bar by Stafford Expressions Catering  
     
Lakewood Center Umpqua Investments Pavilion Tent    
10:00 AM Open Show exhibit  
11:00 AM Art Demo: Visual Storytelling, Christopher Creath  
2:00 PM Music: John Bunzow, guitar, folk/Americana  
3:00 PM Art Demo: Elements of Texture in Watercolor, Angela Grainger   
4:00 PM Music: Jon Koonce, singer, songwriter, Americana  
6:00 PM  Artists' Reception   
8:00 PM  Music: Portland State Jem Trio – James Ford, drums; Ethan Maier piano; Cerry Miga, bass. Jazz   
      
George Rogers Park - Lower Park     
12:00 - 400 PM Kids Get Creative Activities, Face Painting, and DJ Shawn Stokes  
Noon Academy of Ballet and Dance Arts     
1:00 PM Penny's Puppet Productions – Mother Goose on the Loose   
1:00 PM Lake Oswego Fire Department  
3:15 PM Lake Oswego Police Department K9 Team  
     
George Rogers Park - Frontier Management Stage    
4:00 PM Missoula Children’s Theatre, Sleeping Beauty (free)  
6:30 PM Music: Ty Curtis, Blues Band with Jerry Jaques, David Kahl & Louis Pain
 
8:00 PM  Art in the Park - Craft Booths Close   
8:00 PM Music: Andy Stokes, soul/funk/dance  
     
Other Lake Oswego Venues    
All Day Gallery without Walls - exhibit throughout downtown Lake Oswego  
 All Day Signature Festival dishes honoring the Festival at these supporting restaurants: Babica Hen, Blast Burger, Blue Moon Coffee, Kyra’s Bake Shop, Nicoletta’s Kitchen, The Stafford, and St. Honoré Bakery  
     
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Saturday June 27, 2015

10:00 AM Festival Opens  
11:00 AM Food Booths Open (some booths open at 10 for Breakfast, others open at 11)  
     
Lakewood Center Lower Level - Special Exhibit Gallery    
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Special Exhibit - On the Fringe: Today's Twist on Fiber Art    
     
Lakewood Center Main Level     
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Artist's Vision Exhibit; Lake Oswego Arts Chronicle, K-8 Arts Literacy Exhibit, High School Exhibit  
1:00 PM Student Artists Reception, north wing  
     
Lakewood Center Deck     
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Screen display: Arts in LO online Twitter display  
4:00-7:00 PM Cocktail Mingle with the Artists, No Host Bar by the Stafford Expressions Catering  
     
Lakewood Center Umpqua Investments Pavilion Tent    
11:00 AM Art Demo: Mixed Media – Process and Technique, Beverly Soasey  
12:00 - 4:00 PM Kids Get Creative: Fabric Painting and Clay Activities  
Noon Music: Rose Rogers – Valley Catholic High School, OSAA state second place, classical bassoon  
12:30 PM Music: Miles Cole – Grant High School, fifth in state classical bassoon  
1:00 PM Music: Trevor Johnson – West Salem High School, Oregon Music Hall of Fame Scholarship winner, OSAA state eighth place, classical trumpet. CLICK HERE to see OMHF video
 
2:00 PM Music: University of Portland Jazz Quartet, David Rogers, bass; Peter Knudsen, guitar; Kirk Kalbfleisch, drums; David Yee, piano. Jazz Standards and original music  
3:00 PM Art Demo: Hand Printing Wooden Forms, Josh Krute  
4:00 PM Music: Tyler Carson, Irish folk/bluegrass fiddler  
5:00 PM Music: University of Portland Jazz Quartet, David Rogers, bass; Peter Knudsen, guitar; Kirk Kalbfleisch, drums; David Yee, piano. Jazz Standards and original music  
6:00 PM Art Demo: Autoclaved Aerated Cement Sculpture, Wade Baune  
7:30 PM Music: Portland State Jem Trio – James Ford, drums; Ethan Maier, piano; Cerry Miga, bass. Jazz Standards  
     
George Rogers Park - Frontier Management Stage    
10:00 AM Missoula Children’s Theatre, Sleeping Beauty ($5 fee)  
1:00 PM Music: Tyler Carson, Irish folk/bluegrass fiddler  
3:00 PM Music: Anita Margarita and the RattleSnakes, Americana/country/swing  
4:30 PM Music: Freak Mountain Ramblers with Roger North, rock ‘n’ roll, bluegrass, alternative country-blues  
6:00 PM Music: Eddie Martinez from Robert Palmer Band, session guitarist for Mick Jagger. Rock, R&B, blues guitarist  
7:00 PM Music: Tyler Carson, Irish folk/bluegrass fiddler  
8:00 PM Art in the Park - Craft Booths Close  
8:00 PM Music: Nu Shooz, 80s dance, pop, funk, soul  
     
Other Lake Oswego Venues     
All Day Gallery without Walls - exhibit throughout downtown Lake Oswego  
All Day Signature Festival dishes honoring the Festival at these supporting restaurants: Babica Hen, Blast Burger, Blue Moon Coffee, Kyra’s Bake Shop, Nicoletta’s Kitchen, The Stafford, and St. Honoré Bakery  
     
9:00 PM Festival Closes     return to top  
     

Sunday June 28, 2015

10:00 AM Festival Opens  
11:00 AM Food Booths Open (some booths open at 10 for Breakfast, others open at 11)  
     
Lakewood Center Lower Level - Special Exhibit Gallery    
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Special Exhibit - On the Fringe: Today's Twist on Fiber Art   
     
Lakewood Center Main Level     
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Artist's Vision Exhibit; Lake Oswego Arts Chronicle, K-8 Arts Literacy Exhibit, High School Exhibit  
     
Lakewood Center Deck     
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Screen display: Arts in LO online Twitter display  
     
Lakewood Center Umpqua Investments Pavilion Tent    
11:00 AM Art Demo: Visual Thinking Strategies  & Curator Talk, Beatrice Ogden  
12:00 – 4:00 PM Kids Get Creative-Clay and Fabric Painting Activities  
1:00 PM Music: Tyler Titsworth – Rex Putnam High School, OSAA contestant, sixth in state classical oboe  
1:30 PM Music: Cameron Handley – Clackamas High School , ninth in state, classical bassoon  
2:00 PM Music: Katie Whittle – Reynolds High School, Second in state, classical oboe   
4:00 PM Music: Kenny Regan – University of Southern California Music Major, piano, first in state on oboe 2014, classical oboe and jazz piano  
     
George Rogers Park - Frontier Management Stage     
10:00 AM L.O. Dance School - Tap, Hip Hop  
11:30 AM Music: Jace and the Americans, folk/alternative  
1:00 PM Music: Hailey Niswanger, jazz/funk saxophone   
2:30 PM Music: Mel Brown B3 Organ Group, featuring Dan Balmer, Louis Pain, Hailey Niswanger, jazz/soul/R&B  
4:00 PM Music: Michael Allen Harrison & Julianne Johnson, new age piano  
5:00 PM Art in the Park Craft Booths Close  
     
Other Lake Oswego Venues    
All Day Gallery without Walls - exhibit throughout downtown Lake Oswego  
All Day Signature Festival dishes honoring the Festival at these supporting restaurants: Babica Hen, Blast Burger, Blue Moon Coffee, Kyra’s Bake Shop, Nicoletta’s Kitchen, The Stafford, and St. Honoré Bakery  
     
5:00 PM Festival Closes   
5:30 PM Art Pickup  
   Click here to download a schedule  
  Art Pickup  
  Note: Student artwork will be returned to the school coordinator  
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Download a PDF Schedule of Events


2015 Lake Oswego Festival the Arts

The Festival is an arts education activity of Lakewood Center for the Arts

Transportation: Parking is extremely limited at the Festival. The Festival offers a complimentary shuttle system from designated lots during the event. Please be courteous to our neighbors and do not obstruct home entries and driveways. Please use the shuttle!

About the Festival of the Arts: The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts is an arts education event of the Lakewood Center for the Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization. It is held the weekend after Father's Day each year and attracts 22-25,000 people. Contributions to the Festival are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Our tax ID number is 93-0700108.

Mission Statement: The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts’ primary goal is to educate by promoting, supporting, coordinating, and exhibiting the arts of the region.

Location/Support: The Festival takes place at the Lakewood Center for the Arts and George Rogers Park, both on State Street in downtown Lake Oswego, Oregon USA. It is sustained by valuable partnerships with the City of Lake Oswego, Clackamas County Tourism and Development Council, the Chamber of Commerce, the Lake Oswego Rotary Club, the Lake Oswego School District, small and large businesses, the "Friends of the Festival," plus more than 500 volunteers who work throughout the year and the weekend to make the Festival the success it is.

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