Downtown Oceanside comes alive during First Friday Art Walk with art, performances, music, poetry, activities, food, and fun for all ages in Artist Alley and a variety of other venues on Friday, November 2nd from 5:00pm – 9:00pm.
Artist Alley will be filled to capacity with art, music and dancing. Strategically placed among Art Walk Artists will be five musicians performing including Ashon Sylvester in Gypsy Soul Dreaming, Steve Davidson in Holme Estate Cellars, and Melody Maker, Steelin Tin Band and Aki’s Drum Circle all in Artist Alley. FireLight Ladies will dance late in the evening at Mission Ave. and Freeman St.
The Oceanside Museun of Art will be featuring a Makers Holiday Fair, with local artists bringing their holiday best for a night of unique holiday shopping.
Sunshine Brooks Theatre on Coast Highway will be featuring the “Twists and Turns” art installation in their lobby for Art Walk patrons. The artwork is an exploration of the strange, mysterious and darker side of life. Many of the pieces pull the viewer into a world that creates a sense of unease.
Additional Mission Avenue locations featuring local artists, refreshments and music include Beach Hut Deli rocking out with local band, The Venture; and Whitlock Surf with featured artist John Sisley. Harcourt Properties located at 804 Pier View Way will also be featuring local artists, live music and refreshments.
First Friday Art Walk is a free event and is sponsored by the Oceanside Friends of the Arts.
About Oceanside Friends of the Arts
The Oceanside Friends of the Arts (OFA), a Non-Profit 501c3 Foundation, was initiated in 2016 with the goal of establishing Oceanside and surrounding communities as an important arts, culture, entertainment and tourism hub/ destination that catalyzes economic prosperity and a high quality of life for Oceanside’s future. The Oceanside Cultural District was recently selected as one of California’s 14, premier state-designated cultural districts by the California Arts
Oceanside Art Walk is Produced by Oceanside Friends of the Arts a 501 © 3 Organization Tax ID 81-2397930
“The Oceanside Friends of the Arts seeks to develop, present and promote arts & culture programs in Oceanside through fundraising activities & endeavors, in partnership with the City of Oceanside & the Oceanside Arts Commission.”
Council. As part of it’s primary mission, OFA recently awarded two $500 scholarships to high school graduates to help further their art education at the collegiate level.
About Oceanside Museum of Art
Oceanside Museum of Art located at 704 Pier View Way, is a premier regional art museum and a leader of arts and culture in San Diego. In addition to several highly praised contemporary art exhibitions per year, museum programming includes classes, lectures, docent tours, parties, concerts, films, culinary events, and chartered travel to other cultural art venues and destinations.
About Sunshine Brooks Theatre
Oceanside Theatre Company (OTC) located at 217 N. Coast Highway in downtown Oceanside is the professional production company in residence at the historic Brooks Theater that dates back to 1936. Oceanside Theatre Company’s vision for the future is to be a beacon for arts education, culture, and the performing arts in North San Diego County. OTC is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation and a federally recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization.