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Art, Oysters and Brews Returns Final Time to Oregon Coast's Toledo

Published 08/29/21 at 12:08 AM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff

Art, Oysters and Brews Returns One Final Time to Central Oregon Coast's Toledo

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(Toledo, Oregon) – With all kinds of masking and social distancing, one big event on the central Oregon coast is sticking around for September. The little town of Toledo – just east of Newport – just announced its final festival for the summer, the last installment of this year's Art, Oysters and Brews.

The event takes place September 4 from noon to 5 p.m. on Main Street in Toledo's downtown.

COVID-19 restrictions are at the top of the list here: masks will be required of all attendees. Officials will shut down Main Street to allow for more space between vendors and people. They also ask attendees maintain six feet of distance from each other.

Art, Oysters and Brews features brewery tastings, local oysters, local musicians and art for sale. It's a unique opportunity to visit Main Street's Phantom Galleries and meet the artists on display.

Toledo's Main Street Phantom Galleries are small, temporary art galleries created in vacant storefronts to allow visitors to enjoy the works of local and regional artists in a COVID-safe environment. The galleries not only enliven Toledo's Main Street but showcase available street level storefronts that are ripe for new business development.

“The Phantom Galleries have truly transformed a number of vacant buildings on Main Street,” said Paul Schuytema, Executive Director of the Economic Development Alliance of Lincoln County. “Now comes the fun part of celebrating this wonderful downtown and these great artists – and also inspiring new businesses to join the Toledo business community. Come check it out and make an afternoon of it.”

Each gallery in the central Oregon coast burgh will have information about the artists, the work they have on display, and how it can be purchased along with tidbits about the commercial space and its amenities. QR codes will allow visitors to scan and then visit the artist's page on ARTToledo.com or learn more about the potential of the commercial spaces.

Visitors can also enjoy the Yaquina Pacific Railroad Historical Society and the Toledo History Center. Or, as part of the Oregon Film Trail, check out the local sign that celebrates locations in and around Toledo that were used for the filming of “Sometimes a Great Notion,” the 1971 movie adapted from Oregon author Ken Kesey's novel.

The Art, Oysters and Brews event series is part of the City's new Art Revitalization of Toledo initiative (ART) which includes the phantom galleries, the event series, grants for downtown beautification and outdoor dining, as well as a soon to be launched mural program. ART is supported by local businesses, non-profits, the County, and other stakeholders who are dedicated to revitalizing downtown to serve the needs of current residents and to reinvigorate Toledo's historic Main Street.

“This is Toledo, and this is what we're all about,” said Rod Cross, Mayor of Toledo. “Art, industry and it all coming together to form a beautiful place to live, grow and raise your family – enjoy Main Street.”

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