Jul 30

Have Your Lunch with a Side of Entertainment

by Shannon Calhoun · 1 comment

If you’re looking for a reason to get out of the office over the lunch hour we’ve got it!  There are a number of cool and FREE lunch-time performances to enjoy this summer on Stephen Avenue Walk.  Be sure to put these puppies into your calendar so you don’t forget.

Live Entertainment on the Stephen Avenue Walk Stage

All performances take place between noon-1:00pm on or near the stage, which is located near 1 Street SW and 8 Ave SW.  Please note that these events will be cancelled if it rains.

July 31Sugar Snap - Mix of disco, funk and dance

August 2 – Vernon Wills - Blues Band

August 6 - Fiona Malena - World Class Flamenco Dancer

August 7 - Daughters of the Nile - Belly Dancers

August 13 - Animal Parts - An alt-country rocker with a poet’s soul

August 14 - Buzz Elroy - A home town honky-tonk hillbilly singer

August 15 - Angela Harris - Chilcotin cowgirl turned roots tune smith

August 16 - Ridley Bent - Exceptionally literate beat poet cowboy

Pop-Up Picnics

BYOL (bring your own lunch) and head out for some fun activities and entertainment on your lunch break. The Pop-Up Picnics are at a different location each time, so check this link for updates. The last two dates for the summer are August 7 and 21 between 11:30am to 1:00pm.

Picnic activities include a full size chess set, entertainment that changes each picnic, chances to win great prizes, on-site food vendors, and more!  Please note that if the weather does not cooperate the picnics may be rescheduled.

Weekend Entertainment

If you’re downtown on the weekend, CJSW is programming the Stephen Avenue Walk stage on Saturdays for most of the summer. Expect an eclectic mix of local music as well as national touring acts. Future dates include August 3, 10, and August 24.  The August 3rd lineup includes  The Jon Mccaslin Trio (Jazz/Soul) and Funkensheist (funk).


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