Main Street in Old Town Newhall will come to life each Thursday evening with a variety of things to see, including a ceramic art display, West African dance and drums performances, a custom and classic motorcycles show, a Vegas-inspired block party, an appearance by author Melissa Shepherd and a performance by Miss Devon & The Outlaw.
ArtSLAM returns to Old Town Newhall this Thursday, June 4, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. which will feature Katherine Ridder and Charles Singer of CASI Ceramic Artist Studio, Inc. with live potter’s wheel and hand building demos. At 7:30 p.m. participants can take part in JAM Sessions, hosted by Ford Theatre Foundation, as Yeko Ladzekpo-Cole leads an energetic African Dance and Drums night per the traditions of the Ewe and Dagomba people of Ghana.
Revved Up from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, will feature custom Choppers, custom Harleys and classic motorcycles such as Bonneville, Indian Chief and Norton Commando. The event will also include music, food trucks and adult beverages. Local residents interested in submitting an automobile for consideration in Revved Up can apply online.
SENSES returns from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, when Main Street is closed down for a “Let it Ride” Vegas-inspired block party. The evening will feature classic rock hits from After Party, gaming tables, magic performances and specialty adult beverages.
The June lineup of Thursday@Newhall events finishes on Thursday, June 25 with the ARTree Speaker Series, presented in partnership with the CalArts Community Arts Partnership and the City of Santa Clarita, and SCVTV presents the OutWest Concert Series.
For more information about the City of Santa Clarita’s 2015 Thursdays@Newhall events, visitOldTownNewhall.com/ThursdaysatNewhall or contact the City’s Arts and Events Office at (661) 250-3787.