What is the Artful Giving Blanket Concert?
The Soulful Giving Foundation will host their fourth annual Artful Giving Blanket Concert on Saturday, July 27th on the beautiful grounds of Junki and Linda Yoshida’s private estate along the Sandy River in Troutdale, with KPTV-12 News and Weather Reporter Andy Carson presiding as Master of Ceremonies.
Ticket holders are invited to enjoy 28 arts & craft booths, silent auction activities, delicious food from the finest restaurants in Portland, and an incredible musical line-up featuring: Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Mingo Fishtrap, the Monophonics, and Linda Hornbuckle & Friends, Lisa Mann, Andy Stokes, DK Stewart and Peter Dammann.
Participating restaurants at this year’s event will include: El Gaucho, Morton’s, Paragon, Jamison, Davis Street Tavern, Tree’s Catering, NEPO 32, Salty’s, Urban Fondue, Brix Tavern, Quartet, Bumper’s Grill & Bar, La Bamba and The Riverview. As an additional treat, Man-with-a-pan chef Mark Staggs will be showcasing his talent by creating blazing calamari, and Duck Pond Cellars, Widmer Brewing, K&F Coffee, Crater Lake soda and Sake One will have drinks and assorted beverages available to enjoy.
Pre-sale general admission tickets are now available on line at www.soulfulgiving.org for $25; $35 at the door. Premium tickets (including food & beverage tokens) are $50 and $100 for VIP. Parking is provided at Mt. Hood Community College. Ticketholders can also conveniently ride the Cascadia Cruiser “SOUL BUS” from Portland directly to the Troutdale venue for only $1 and will enjoy complimentary Widmer beer and live music along the way. See soulfulgiving.org for schedule, maps and event details.
Also please note: The next event will take place on Saturday, August 2, 2014.