Festival of the Arts Schedule of Events

June 23, 24 & 25, 2017

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Friday & Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday (note early 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 as well as 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!

 


   Location/Time                                Event 

Friday June 23, 2017

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 - Beyond the Point: The fine art of colored pencil and graphite
 
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  
11:00 AM Docent-led sketch tour – meets in the Chronicle Exhibit, Arts Council of Lake Oswego  
3:00 PM Docent-led sketch tour – meets in the Chronicle Exhibit, Arts Council of Lake Oswego  
     
Lakewood Center Umpqua Investments/Umpqua Private Bank Pavilion Tent    
10:00 AM Open Show exhibit  
11:00 AM Art Demo: Cindy Lommasson, Chinese Brush Painting  
12:30 - 2:45 PM Music: University of Portland Celtic Folk Group  (break 1:45-2:00 PM)  
3:00 - 3:45 PM Art Demo: Jessica Rehfield
 
6:00 PM  Artists' Reception (for artists and sponsors)
 
      
George Rogers Park - Lower Park     
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Kids Get Creative Activities, Face Painting, and Mobile DJ  
10:30 - 11:30 AM Performance by Red Yarn 
 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Lake Oswego Fire Department  
Noon - 1:00 PM Micah & Me, Children's Music Show  
1:00 - 1:25 PM Academy of Ballet and Dance Arts  
1:40 PM Lake Oswego Police K-9  
     
George Rogers Park - Stage    
4:00 PM Missoula Children’s Theatre, Beauty Lou & The Country Beast (free)  
6:00 -7:30 PM Music: United by Music North America, Blues, Swing and Jazz performed by musically talented people with different developmental and intellectual capabilities
 
7:30 PM Music: Patrick Lamb and The Brown Sisters, Gospel, Jazz and R&B  
8:00 PM Art in the Park - Craft Booths Close   
     
Other Lake Oswego Venues    
All Day Gallery without Walls - exhibit throughout downtown Lake Oswego  
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Oswego Heritage House and Museum, historical and cultural history, 398 10th Street  
 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 24, 2017

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 - Special Exhibit - Beyond the Point: The fine art of colored pencil and graphite
 
11:00 AM Artist demo: Pat Averill, Colored pencil in landscapes  
2:00 PM Artist Demo: Tracy Frein, Drawing by Subtraction  
     
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  
11:00 AM

Docent-led sketch tour – meets in the Chronicle Exhibit, Arts Council of Lake Oswego

 
1:00 PM Student Artists Reception, north wing  
3:00 PM Docent-led sketch tour – meets in the Chronicle Exhibit, Arts Council of Lake Oswego  
     
Lakewood Center Umpqua Investments/Umpqua Private Bank Pavilion Tent    
11:00 - 11:45 AM Art Demo: Candi Loughnane, Pyrography  
12:00 - 4:00 PM Kids Get Creative: Face Painting and Clay Activities  
12:30 - 1:30 PM Music:  University of Portland Jazz Combo  
1:30 - 2:00 PM Music: Jordan Lambino and Joey Takach, Classical Piano and Viola  
3:00 - 3:45 PM Art Demo:  Jen Brown, Oil portraits
 
5:00 - 5:45 PM Music: Julie Amici Trio  
6:00 - 6:45 PM Art Demo: TBA  
     
George Rogers Park - Stage    
10:00 AM Missoula Children’s Theatre, Beauty Lou & The Country Beast ($5 fee)  
1:30 - 2:30 PM Music: Jason Lambino, Jazz Pianist  
3:00 4:00 PM Music: Bobby Torres Ensemble, Latin Jazz
 
4:30 - 5:30 PM Music:

3 Leg Torso and Pepe Raphael, Chamber music, Tango, Klezmer, Latin and Roma music

 
6:00 - 7:30 PM Music:  The Kingsmen, 1960s Beat Rock  
8:00 - 9:00 PM Music: Andy Stokes, Soul  
8:00 PM Art in the Park - Craft Booths Close  
     
Other Lake Oswego Venues     
All Day Gallery without Walls - exhibit throughout downtown Lake Oswego  
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Oswego Heritage House and Museum, historical and cultural history, 398 10th Street  
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 25, 2017

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 - Special Exhibit - Beyond the Point: The fine art of colored pencil and graphite
 
11:00 AM Artist Demo: Tracy Frein, Drawing by Subtraction
 
2:00 PM Artist Demo: Pat Averill, Colored pencil in landscapes  
     
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  
11:00 AM Docent-led sketch tour – meets in the Chronicle Exhibit, Arts Council of Lake Oswego  
3:00 PM Docent-led sketch tour – meets in the Chronicle Exhibit, Arts Council of Lake Oswego  
     
Lakewood Center Umpqua Investments/Umpqua Private Bank Pavilion Tent    
11:00 11:45 AM Art Demo: Kelly Lance, Bead Embroidery  
12:00 – 4:00 PM Kids Get Creative-Clay and Face Painting Activities  
12:00 - 5:00 PM Music: Oregon Music Hall of Fame Scholarship Winners  
3:00 -3:45 PM Artist demo: Heather Lowe, Temari
 
     
George Rogers Park - Stage     
11:30 AM - Noon Music: Norman Sylvester and The Divas, American Blues  
1:00 - 2:00 PM Music: Patsy Cline Tribute with Julie Amici, Country  
2:30 - 3:30 PM Music: Anita Margarita and The Rattlesnakes, Hillbilly Jazz  
4:00 - 5:00 PM Music: Duffy Bishop, Blues  
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 for Buyers
 
 6:00 PM Art Pickup for artists according to sequence handed out at registration  
  Note: Student artwork will be returned to the school coordinator  
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2017 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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