Festival of the Arts Schedule of Events

June 24, 25 & 26, 2016

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 24, 2016

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 - Chasing Paper: Stretching the boundaries of paper as an art form
 
Noon Art Demo – Book Excavation, James Allen  
     
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  
     
Lakewood Center Deck     
4:00-7:00 PM Happy Hour. No Host Bar by Stafford Expressions Catering  
     
Lakewood Center Umpqua Investments Pavilion Tent    
10:00 AM Open Show exhibit  
11:00 AM Art Demo: Liz Walker, Creating Marbled Paper  
1:00 5:00 PM Hands on Paper Making, Pulp and Deckle  
3:00 PM Art Demo:  Digital Painting, Kathryn Delaney
 
3:30 PM Music: Big Bossa Quartet, Latin, Blues, Jazz and Pop  
6:00 PM  Artists' Reception   
      
George Rogers Park - Lower Park     
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Kids Get Creative Activities, Face Painting, and Mobile DJ  
10:00 AM Mad Scientist  
 
11:00 AM Penny's Puppet Productions – "Super Hero theme"  
11:00 AM Lake Oswego Fire Department  
Noon BJ the Clown  
12:45 PM Academy of Ballet and Dance Arts  
1:15 PM Stafford Orchestra  
1:40 PM Police K-9 Charger  
     
George Rogers Park - Frontier Management Stage    
4:00 PM Missoula Children’s Theatre, Rumpelstiltskin (free)  
6:00 PM Music: RAF Mod Band, British Invasion Mod Band
 
7:20 PM Music: Petals, Indie/Alternative Rock  
8:00 PM Art in the Park - Craft Booths Close   
8:15 PM Music: Divers, Alternative Modern Punk Rock  
     
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, The Stafford, Nola Doughnuts,  Backswing Grill, and St. Honoré Bakery  
     
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Saturday June 25, 2016

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 - Chasing Paper: Stretching the boundaries of paper as an art form
 
2:00 PM Art demo: Beth Yazhari, Paper Collage  
     
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     
4:00-7:00 PM Happy Hour. No Host Bar by the Stafford Expressions Catering  
     
Lakewood Center Umpqua Investments Pavilion Tent    
11:00 AM Art Demo: Portrait Sketch in Charcoal, Naomi Segal Deitz  
12:00 - 4:00 PM Kids Get Creative: Face Painting and Clay Activities  
1:00 -5:00 PM Hands on Paper Making, Pulp and Deckle    
2:00 PM Music: Lauren Kim, Sunset High School – cello, Oregon Music Hall of Fame Winner  
3:00 PM Art Demo: Birds in Art – Tiles, Mojdeh Bahar
 
5:00 PM Music: Petal - Mark Wyman, Jessica Speigel, and Ken Barton Folk/Alternative  
     
George Rogers Park - Frontier Management Stage    
10:00 AM Missoula Children’s Theatre, Rumpelstiltskin ($5 fee)  
12:45 PM Music: Ellen Whyte Quartet, Blues/Americana  
1:45 PM Music: Anita Margarita and the Rattlesnakes, Americana/country/swing  
3:00 PM Music:Pete Krebs and his Portland Playboys, Country/Alternative
 
4:30 PM Music: Freak Mountain Ramblers, Hippie/Country Rock  
6:00 PM Music: Norman Sylvester and Band, Blues  
7:30 PM Music: Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons, Alternative Rock  
8:00 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, The Stafford, Nola Doughnuts,  Backswing Grill, and St. Honoré Bakery  
     
9:00 PM Festival Closes     return to top  
     

Sunday June 26, 2016

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 - Chasing Paper: Stretching the boundaries of paper as an art form
 
Noon Art Demo: Book Excavation, James Allen  
     
Lakewood Center Main Level     
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Artist's Vision Exhibit; Lake Oswego Arts Chronicle, K-8 Arts Literacy Exhibit, High School Exhibit  
     
Lakewood Center Umpqua Investments Pavilion Tent    
11:00 AM Art Demo: Glass Bead Torchwork, Carolyn Crystal  
12:00 – 4:00 PM Kids Get Creative-Clay and Face Painting Activities  
1:00 5:00 PM Hands on Paper Making - Pulp and Deckle  
2:00 PM Music:  Dave Rogers - bassoon, Phi Lam - piano, Ben Stager - violin percussion, Rose Rogers – bassoon, Annabel McDonald - flute
 
     
George Rogers Park - Frontier Management Stage     
Noon Music: John Bunzow, Original Country/Blues  
1:15 PM Music: Louis (King Louie) Pain and LaRhonda Steel, R&B/Gospel/Soul  
2:30 PM Music: Mel Brown B3 Organ Group, Jazz version of 60s Soul and Rock hits  
4:00 PM Music: The Brown Sisters, Gospel/Soul  
5:00 PM Art in the Park Craft Booths & Food 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, The Stafford, Nola Doughnuts,  Backswing Grill, and St. Honoré Bakery  
     
5:00 PM Festival Closes   
5:30 PM Art Pickup  
  Art Pickup  
  Note: Student artwork will be returned to the school coordinator  
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Download a schedule of Festival events


2016 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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