Scappoose, OR – Do you look at those paint event pictures and think, maybe I could do that? If you do, you are not alone. Paint events have and will continue to be a hot craze. Local artist and business owner, Hope Wirta, Art of Hope Studios, offers paint events online and onsite for both individuals and groups.
Hope provides a variety of options to explore your paint creativity. You can choose to socialize with a paint event with friends or to stay at home socially distanced. You can test out your skills during one of her free Facebook live events, or join an online subscription or an onsite event to meet like-minded crafty people. Hope also offers private events in-studio. You can view more options for paintings on her website any past painting can be turned into an event.
Want to support local artists? The new business platform, Patreon, offers the option to pay a monthly fee to participate in events varying from $3.00 to $10.00 with three different levels of benefits go to her page to learn more.
Hope Wirta started her business like many entrepreneurs while working a corporate job. She spent two years hosting paint events and selling her artwork before she turned her part-time business into a full-time career as an artist and teacher. Her Patreon profile states, “I love helping new painters overcome the fear of putting paint on a canvas and relaxing as they find their own style of art. I hope to make painting a creative outlet for you to enjoy and have an easy step by step style of teaching.” You can follow her YouTube Channel to engage with her teaching style.
Columbia County, Oregon- Merchants’ Toy N Joy is hosting Christmas in July, an online Virtual Auction July 19th- 25th to support citizens in need during the upcoming 2020 Holiday Season.
Toy N Joy typically fundraises with a gala in December to support CRF&R’s Volunteer Association’s Toy N Joy, Kiwanis Holiday Hope, and the Columbia Pacific Food Bank. Together these organizations give away holiday food baskets and toys to families across the CRFR district which serves Rainier to Warren, Columbia County. This year with a generous donation of local gift cards from businesses across Columbia County by Jeff Kemp, Pacific Stainless, with a challenge to #payitforward the organization decided to host a virtual auction, Christmas In July!
St. Helens, Oregon- Columbia County Bistro opened February 19th at 4:00 PM! You might recognize Chef Kayleigh Stano her from her younger days at Columbia County Brewing (CCB). You’ll find the old mac daddy on the menu with other gluten/allergy free homey northwest food. CCB is located at the former Big River Bistro at 305 Strand Street, St. Helens. Open Wednesday-Saturday 4:00 PM- 9:00 Last Seating. Follow their Facebook page for more details! Welcome to Columbia County, Columbia County Bistro..#beyondtheburbs
It’s beginning to look a lot like 🎄 Christmas! Saturday 14th has many events:. SHPD Donut Day 2019: New LocationlChristmas Ships Parade & City Of St. Helens – Government Tree Lightening at 5:30 PM. The plaza is decorated & beautiful.
Shop with the Nelson’s. They are part of this community and they love the people here. Their goal is to serve their customers quickly, with a smile. They look forward to seeing both new and repeat customers. When they are not working, they try to get some hunting and camping in on their downtime. Their boys love sports so they are busy with soccer, wrestling, and baseball.
Welcome to Columbia County Nelson’s Neighborhood Market and Deli! #newbusiness #local #deli #market #conviencestore #familyrun #scappooseor #columbiacountyor #keepitlocalcc #neighborhoodmarket #nelsons
Once again, Vernonia is hosting The Great American Bash complete with an evening parade and fireworks hosted by Vernonia Firefighters. The parade starts at 5:00 PM with a ticketed concert to follow at Hawkins Park. You can find more events on their facebook page.
We wish you a happy and safe 4th of July from all us at BeyondTheBurbs!
St. Helens, OR – There is a new kid on the block well it’s new on Highway 30. It’s the Irish pub called O’Nammy’s located at 343 Columbia River Highway across the parking lot from Skinny’s next to the nail salon. They extended their hours in May open Sun-Thu: 11am – 11pm & Fri-Sat: 11am – 1:30am. They have a jukebox and a complimentary phone charging station for their patrons, provide cards on the table along with Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots games to keep one busy while sipping on your favorite beverage. They also have Oregon Video Lottery.
Yes, they have Guinness on Tap or you can get a cocktail of your choice. You may also run into local bartender & bar manager, Jamie Apple, as known by the locals behind the bar. Yes, they also have food. Order the corned beef & cabbage, a Ruben or chili cheese nachos if you get the chance check out their menu on their website for more food options.
Welcome, O’Nammy’s to Columbia County. They opened right before St. Patricks Day and look forward to having you stop by to say hello. #irish #sthelens #drinklocalcc #adultsonly #pub #neighborhoodpub