February 4, 2014
Downtown wine walk returns for third season
One of the Downtown Issaquah Association’s main goals is getting more people to enjoy activities in the downtown corridor.
The association hit upon an idea that has grown in popularity and returns for its third season Feb. 7 — the Wine Walk Series.
The formula takes equal parts wine tastings, arts and crafts demonstrations and live music and blends them together for an adults-only crowd. DIA Executive Director Karen Donovan said the combination has proven to be a success, filling a need in a section of the calendar left neglected in the past.
July 30, 2013
The 12th annual season of Issaquah ArtWalk continues from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 2.
ArtWalk is the first Friday of the month June through September. Visitors are invited to meet local business owners, enjoy live music, watch artists in action, shop and dine in downtown Issaquah.
This ArtWalk includes the opening of the Rookery art exhibition and artwork from summer teen camps at artEAST Art Center. Kids can enjoy animal-themed arts projects when Menagerie takes over in artEAST Artist Alley. Enjoy clay making at Museo Art Academy and printmaking in the park, compliments of Museo. Witness glassblowing at its finest by artbyfire. There will be dancing in the streets at artEAST Artist Alley when Blue Dog Dance in Renton brings its dance troupe to showcase some hip-hop talent.
July 16, 2013
Show your colors and artistic talent at the first annual Arts Festival by Issaquah’s artEAST Art Center. The event includes classes, guest artists, family events and exhibitions by artists and students, many of which revolve around the festival’s theme of “Menagerie.”
The fun starts at 5:30 p.m. July 23 with a class about natural world silk painting and ends with a public art walk Aug. 2. The festival is open to people of all ages.