Ogden Art Scene: Your Guide to the First Friday Art Walk and Ogden Pride Weekend |  News, Sports, Work

Ogden Art Scene: Your Guide to the First Friday Art Walk and Ogden Pride Weekend | News, Sports, Work

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Ogden Pride attendees at a past festival.

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Guide to Ogden’s First Friday Art Walk

Enjoy a beautiful August evening with live music, art performances and more at these downtown hotspots.

Ogden City’s Arts, Culture and Events presents DJ Space Bunny for this month’s Music Pop-Up from 6:00pm to 8:00pm outside The Corner, the little white kiosk on the corner of Washington Boulevard and 25th Street, where you can also to take an art walk card. There will be more live music and art performances at several downtown locations, including Union Station, Historic 25th Street and The Monarch. There are also stops at The Junction, along Washington Boulevard, Eccles Art Center and Weber State University.

Follow these social media pages for more details: Instagram (@Ogden_Arts / The_Corner_Ogden) and Facebook (OgdenCityArts / TheCorner / OgdensFirstFridayArtStroll).

THINGS TO SEE ON YOUR AUGUST WALK

  • Art Box, 455 25th St.: Featured artist Lauren Buckhammer of Entomology Designs.
  • The Bonneville, 221 25th St.: Debut art show with Elizabethology.
  • The Corner, 2501 S. Washington Blvd.: Music pop-up with DJ Space Bunny (6-8 p.m.).
  • Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave.: 48th Annual State Competition Exhibition.
  • Emmisoure Gallery, 2246 B Washington Blvd.: Featuring Shelia P. Aardema.
  • Gallery 25, 268 Historic 25th St.: Artist Barry Holmes and Street Jammin’ with John Burroughs and Steve Wilson.
  • 25th Street Coffee Grounds, 111 25th St.: Featuring McKayla Arts.
  • Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave.: The Nature Community Art Show and “In Our Family,” a traveling exhibit by Family Diversity Projects.
  • The Dumke Arts Plaza, 2510 Washington Blvd.: Chakaia Booker Exhibition.
  • The Monarch, 455 25th St.: Open Studio Night with live music, beer and seltzer bar, 40 creative studios and more.
  • “Van Sessions” at The Monarch, 455 25th St.: A live music podcast is free and open to the public with Dave Quackenbush (7 p.m.) and Old Ghost (8 p.m.).
  • The Local Artisan Collective at The Junction, 2371 Kiesel Ave.: Featuring artist and Local Artisan owner Stephanie Howerton/Our Children’s Earth with classes, workshops and artist demonstrations.

First-Friday-Art-Stroll: Friday, Aug. 5, 6-9 p.m., downtown locations, free, ogdencity.com/770/.


Ogden Pride Festival

Ogden Pride is getting ready to be SEEN.

This weekend’s 8th annual Ogden Pride Festival will be the biggest yet with events taking place Friday, Saturday and Sunday and a celebrity headliner.

2022 OGDEN PRIDE WEEKEND LINEUP

Friday

The festival kicks off Friday with a Community Dinner & Drag Bingo at No Frills Diner on 25th Street at 6 p.m. The cost is $15 and will get you a spaghetti dinner and your first bingo card at this all-ages event.

Saturday

Saturday’s event, A FUNNYraising Evening with Suzanne Westenhoefer, benefits the Ogden Pride Center. The 21-plus event will be held at Ogden’s Own Distillery Amphitheater. Comedy with Westenhofer, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and silent auction. Tickets are $50 in advance at the Ogden Pride website or $65 at the door.

Sunday

Events begin at 11 a.m. with a rally at the Ogden Amphitheater and Community Gardens, where Suzanne Westenhofer will be master of ceremonies.

The free festival runs until 8pm with special vendors, community resources, entertainers and food. Live entertainment includes Alter Egos, Bomba Marile, Tribal Love, No Clear Ending, Kory Edgewood, Shecock with a Vengeance, Ginger & the Gents, Katelynn Handy, Kat Furr and Zaza Historia Vandyke. Also enjoy Cheer Salt Lake, Imperial Rainbow Court, Karaoke w/Kevan, Hot! Take Burlesque and Haus Dance.

Friday, Aug. 5-7, various locations, free (Sunday Festival), ogdenpride.org

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