SMILE, Sellwood Community House, and SMBA (the Sellwood Moreland Business Alliance) present “Summerville!” a midsummer celebration talking place Thursday, July 28th, through Sunday, July 31st. There will be neighborhood activities, much music, business specials, and the return of Sundae in the Park!
THURSDAY, JULY 28
5-8 PM: Kickoff to Summerville: Support Ukraine Market and Music – Live music with Darka Dusty, food, drinks, vendors and fun kids’ activities!
5-8 PM: Sellwood Last Thursday is all about and evening out walking and shopping in the neighborhood. Participating businesses will have family-friendly activities, artists and makers, live music, food, drinks and more. Sellwood Last Thursday is sponsored by Plural Collective and Sellwood-Moreland Business Alliance.
FRIDAY, JULY 29
6:30 – 8:30 PM: Friday evening brings the return of a Summer Free For All concert in Sellwood Park. After a two year hiatus due to the pandemic, Portland Parks & Rec has schedule a slate of concerts and movies in parks around Portland for the summer. We might not have our four concerts as in the past, but we are really please to welcome Jenny Don’t and The Spurs for a rollicking evening of roots-rockin’ cowpunk. Time to dance in the grass!
SATURDAY, JULY 30
Saturday presents more music and an art event!
Noon – 4 PM: Community Music Open Mic will provide an opportunity for non-professional musicians in our neighborhood to perform for neighbors, friends, and family. At SE Bidwell and 13th Ave. A signup form for musicians will be available beginning Tuesday, June 28.
6 – 9 PM: PDX Art Crawl – July’s festivities will be centered at Grounded Gallery in the Milieu Collective with additional collaborators to be announced. PDX Art Crawl’s mission is to support access to art and art-related activities so adults and children can use the process of observing and creating art as a tool to support mental health in their community’s and families.
6:30 – 8:30 PM: SMILE Summer Music concert with Sellwood Jazz. This is the last of four July Saturday evening concerts held at SE Bidwell and 13th Ave. Bring a chair, grab some food from one of our outstanding carts or restaurants and enjoy music on a summer evening!
SUNDAY, JULY 31
11 AM – 4 PM: Sundae in the Park – SMILE and Sellwood Community House are excited to bring back this beloved neighborhood festival! Stop by Sellwood Park, for live music and entertainment, kids’ activities and ICE CREAM! Proceeds benefit SCH After School Enrichment scholarships!
SMILE, SMBA, and SCH would like to thank the following partners and sponsors of Summerville!: Tom Dwyer Automotive, Umpqua Bank, Green Oasis, The Bee, and Milieu Collective.