Fall Festival of The Arts on KGW!
<-- Watch the KGW coverage of the Quick Draw Preview. On Saturday, October 3rd, artists will create a finished work in ninety minutes, from 3:30p - 5:00p.
Click below for more details and meet the artists!
Fall Festival of The Arts
The West Columbia Gorge Chamber Of Commerce is delighted to be hosting the 2015 Fall Festival Of The Arts.
The Festival spans events in Troutdale and Cascade Locks, Oregon, from Friday, October 2nd, through Sunday, October 4th.
Saturday is the keystone of the Festival, with art, music, wine, and food in Troutdale, Oregon, all centered around Glenn Otto Park by the beautiful Sandy River.
- Regional fine artists will be displaying their work for sale in the Sam Cox Building at Glenn Otto Park by the Sandy River.
- A Quick Draw event is slated for afternoon, with twenty artists completing a work in 90 minutes in front of a crowd of on-lookers. The completed works will be offered at live auction in the evening.
- Art Challenge artists will be interpreting the 2015 theme of "Rock"
- All live and silent auction proceeds, plus Festival booth sales, will support the artists, and benefit ALSO's Soaring Hearts art program, and the Chamber's support of the arts in our region.
Fall Festival Highlights
Friday, October 2nd - Troutdale
First Friday Art Walk
Saturday, October 3rd - Troutdale
Art Festival - Glenn Otto County Park
Quick Draw Competition
Art Challenge Silent Auction
Food, wine, and music all day!
Quick Draw Live Auction
Sunday, October 4th - Cascade Locks
Lox In The Locks - Lorang Gallery
Soderberg Studio & Foundry Tour
Sunday, October 4th - Troutdale
Local galleries will have special showings and events, plus there will be
professional pumpkin carving Sunday in historic downtown Troutdale.
Make a day or three of it and come explore our art and our community!
Behind The Scenes
Sponsor, Volunteer, Attend!
The Fall Festival Of The Arts is a community event, bringing together artists, civic leaders and business owners, studios and workshops, and, of course, locals plus visitors to our region, in a weekend that celebrates the thriving Arts scene in our beautiful Gateway To The Gorge.
Mark your calendar now to be here October 2nd through 4th, and, if you like the view from behind the scenes, we invite you to participate as a sponsor or volunteer. We are better with you here, and your support is very much appreciated.
Visit the Participate! page to get in touch with Amy or Cindy and jump right in!