1. 600 South/New World Landing, 600 S. Palafox St.: They will be featuring Signature Designs by Unique Flower/Plant Arrangements and musicians Jeremy Gibson (in Atrium) on piano, guitar and vocals – pop and folk, and Mike Eagan (outside in courtyard), solo entertainer/songwriter. They will also be participating as a donation site for Manna Food Pantries during the Canstruction competition.
2. Adonna’s Bakery and Café, 114 S. Palafox Pl.: John Wheeler will be performing from 5 to 9 p.m., and we will have a Gallery Night Grand Opening and lots of specials!
3. Artel Gallery, 223 S. Palafox Pl., Old Escambia County Courthouse: The Old Court House on Palafox street houses one of the finest galleries in northwest Florida — the Artel Gallery — and will have the Canstruction competition sculpture designed by Bay Design.
4. Beach Ball Realty, 240 E. Intendencia St.: Come join us for the grand opening of our new location and view the works of artist Chris Reid. Chris Reid paints outdoors directly from life, en plein air, or from imagination. She finds her inspiration in the subtle beauty of natural surroundings, and she strives to capture a subject with a bold use of color and intensity of light. It is through these elements that she is said to “express the poetic mood of a situation.” You can find her paintings in galleries, national juried shows, private exhibits and collections nationwide.
5. Belle Ame’, 112 S. Palafox Pl.: The grand opening celebration will take place during Gallery Night! Belle Ame’ Bath and Body has designed a line of unique, handmade skin care products including soaps, lotion, bath bombs, bath salts and exfoliating scrubs. All of the products are handcrafted, each individual soap bar is hand cut and packaged, and all containers are hand bottled and labeled. The products are formulated with pure essential oils, distinctive blends of fragrances, and some of the best ingredients that Mother Nature has to offer. Along with Deborah Dunlap properties, they will be featuring the Canstruction sculpture created by Artisan’s Architecture.
6. Blazzues, 200 S. Palafox Pl.: Blazzues will be featuring live music and specials all night!
7. Blue Morning Gallery, 112 S. Palafox Pl.: Everyone is invited to stop by the Gallery on Gallery Night, September 16th from 5 – 9 p.m. to view art and meet the artists of the Gallery, including a dozen new artists who have joined the Gallery since the last Downtown Gallery night. With fresh, exciting new work, Blue Morning’s Featured Artists in September are jewelers presenting a large and varied array of art-jewelry From the “Jazzed Jewelry Show” which runs from Sept. 4 through Oct. 15. Sweet Prospect will be providing musical entertainment, and Dove Chocolate sampling will once again greet guests during the evening. Artists in the show are Jan Kurtz, Donna Freckmann, Becky Makla, Mara Viksnins, Christine Chandler, Joy Oxley, Meghan McMillan, Marcia Holland, Delia Stone, and Gila Rayberg. Many pieces display new moods, twists, and inspirations. Join us for the fun.
8. Destination Archeology Resource Center, 207 E. Main St.
9. Digital Now Reprographics, 282 N. Palafox St.: Join us for another awesome Classic & Exotic Car Show at Gallery Night NORTH, coordinated by Iron Horse Restorations. Palafox Street will be closed from Wright to Gregory streets. The MARSHAL JOHNSON BAND will be entertaining us with some take-no-prisoners vintage rock & roll at 280 N. Palafox St. Air Mania will be with us again, so bring the children and come on down. The Global Corner will have children’s activities celebrating the culture of Russia. Soft Rock 94.1 will be here with the Nemours Coloring Wall to bring out the kid in everyone. Dennis Boyce will be doing live life sketches. Oh Snap! Cupcakes will be enticing our taste buds with some new sweet treats, and will be donating to the Manna Food Bank. Digital Now will be displaying history regarding the local Canstruction events. We will also have a representative from Manna Food Bank on hand to accept your donations of canned foods. Help support the Manna Food Bank – bring a canned good donation, and come out for some free fun and entertainment. We will also be enjoying Art in the Park in the median from Garden Street up to Wright Street. Art in the Park will feature several gifted artists and artisans with photography, paintings, jewelry, pottery and more. Come out and purchase a thing or two and get a jump on your holiday gift purchases. Spaces are still available for artists; call Digital Now at 434-2525 and ask for Pam.
10. Distinctive Kitchens, 29 Palafox Pl.: Past graduates of our DK Kids Camps will be in the Culinary Theater promoting the fall season of Kids Cooking Classes. Local cookbook author, Autumn Beck, will be on hand for a meet and greet and book signing of her book “Skinny Ninnie’s Kitchen.” STOA Architects will have their sculpture, created for the Canstruction competition, on display!
11. Dog House Deli, 30 S. Palafox Pl.
12. Don Alan’s, 401 S. Palafox Pl.: Featuring the fine art and painted glassware of Beege Welborn.
13. Dollarhide’s, 41 S.Palafox Pl.: At Dollarhide’s, hear star piano students from local teacher’s studios from 5 – 6 p.m. Following the performances of these talented young people — ranging in age from 7 to 19 — listeners are invited to stay and enjoy the incredible piano skills of native Pensacolian Allen Paul, who now teaches and performs in Miami.
14. Elebash’s, 36 S. Palafox Pl.: Elebash’s will be playing host to architects Dalrymple│Sallis as they compete in the annual Canstruction competition.
15. Elise Coastal Dining, 22 N. Palafox St.: Will be featuring the artwork of Diane Brim, our current artist in residence.
16. First United Methodist Church/Perry Home Coffee House, 6 Wright St.: Located inside the Historic Governor Perry Home, they will be featuring local artists & musicians, a generous selection of coffees, teas and pastries, as well as tours of the Perry Home and Wesley Abbey.
17. Global Grill, 27 S. Palafox Pl.: Paintings from local artists including Quenby Tyler, Riece Walton and Reese Foret.
18. Grand Reserve Cigar Shop, 210 S. Palafox Pl.: Join us for a Jazz Combo live music!
19. Hopjacks Pizza Kitchen & Taproom, 10 S. Palafox Pl.: James Adkins and Friends will be playing on the Balcony from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.!
20. Indigeaux Denim Bar & Boutique, 122 S. Palafox Pl.: Featuring art work by Evan Levin.
21. Intermission, 214 S. Palafox Pl.: Come hear local music.
22. Jewelers Trade Shop, 26 Palafox Pl.: Join your friends and family as we capture our summer paradise with help from local landscape artist George P. Wilson, III. We will be hosting works inspired by his home in Gulf Breeze and his extensive travels throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and the Caribbean. Enjoy the last few days of summer with refreshing beverages, mouth-watering treats, and live music fit for a summer beach side bash.
23. Jordan Valley Café, 128 S. Palafox Pl.: The café serves a variety of Mediterranean and Greek dishes.
24. Nacho Daddies, 34 S. Palafox Pl.
25. New York Nick’s, 9 S. Palafox Pl.
26. Pensacola Little Theater, 400 S. Jefferson St.: Will be a participating donation site for Manna Food Pantries during Canstruction.
27. Pensacola Museum of Art, 407 South Jefferson St.: Join us at Gallery Night for a kid-friendly opening reception and book signing with award-winning children’s author and illustrator Janeen Mason. Mason’s original illustrations from her many books are featured in the museum’s new exhibition “Drawn to the Storybook”. Mason’s writing and illustration credits include “Gift of the Magpie,” “Lucinda’s Lamps: A Mermaid’s Guide to Lights in the Sea,” “Color, Color, Where AreYou, Color?” and the “Kissimmee Pete,” “Ocean Commotion” and “Pirate Pink” series, among many others. Mason, who lives in Stuart, Fla., is active in the state’s arts community and an advocate for children’s literacy. “Children’s picture books are a primary source of inspiration which have enormous consequence in our culture,” Mason says. “They provide the introduction to a lifetime of creative imagination and appreciation for the arts. This is powerful juju in a landscape of ever accelerating technology.” For more information, visit janeenmason.com.
28. Play, 16 S. Palafox St., Second Floor.
29. Polonza Bistro, 286 N. Palafox St.: We will be open for business the evening of Sept. 16, celebrating Gallery Night. Come enjoy Art exhibits by local artists, beer, wine, coffee and our limited menu.
30. Quayside Art Gallery, 17 E. Zaragoza St.: Quayside Gallery will be honoring the solo work of Connie Boussom in Quayside’s East Gallery. Her colorful show is titled “A 30-Year Retrospective of Art.” Also, the gallery will be holding art demonstrations on its various floors. Artists demonstrating their work include Betty Woods, Mary Lou Nikoli, Laurie Flynn and Kathy Graham Sheppard.
31. Ragtyme Grill, 201 S. Jefferson St.: They will be featuring live music with musicians Michelle West (inside) and The Blenders, in Deluna Alley
32. Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Pl.: From 5 – 8 p.m. in the Palafox lobby, Trista Blouin of Look Who Just Blouin Photography will be showcasing some of her best photographs and selling her new digital package just in time for family holiday sessions. Saenger Classic Movie Series Sneak Peak: 8 p.m., FREE showing of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” starring Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers and Buster Keaton. Come help us with our market research for our upcoming Classic Movie Series! The Saenger will also be a participating Canstruction venue and will have a sculpture created by Bullock Tice Associates.
33. Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St.: Kick off Gallery Night with the Canstruction Award Ceremony, 5 p.m., at Seville Quarter! Seville Quarter’s Gallery Night Art in the Streets continues! Seville Quarter will also be a participating donation site for Manna Food Pantries during Canstruction. Seville Quarter has invited over 50 local artists and vendors to showcase their skills, crafts and artwork in the street in front of the historical complex. The Seville Quarter show will have that arts festival feel that everyone loves. Mark your calendar now for one of the best Gallery Nights of the year. Enjoy an evening of shopping, dining and live entertainment in historic downtown Pensacola’s Seville Quarter.
34. Sole Inn and Suites, 200 N. Palafox St.: Kathy Lyon will be performing in the courtyard. In the lobby: The Arts for AIDS Awareness, along with local artist. Sole Inn and Suites, volunteers and supporters of the HIV/AIDS community will be holding an art sale for Appetite 4 Life. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go directly to Appetite 4 Life to assist with the recovery from the devastating fire.
35. Spotted Dog, 194 N. Palafox St.: Will be a Canstruction site featuring the Canstruction creation created by Hatch Mott McDonald. In addition, they will be featuring the work of local artists Kate Owens, Heather Mitchell, Allison Shamrell and Irmi Presuttio.
36. Susan Campbell Jewelry, 32 S. Palafox Pl.: Come view a unique collection of handmade and gallery-quality jewelry.
37. The Great Southern Restaurant Group, The Courtyard at Seville Tower, 226 S. Palafox Pl.: Jackson’s Steakhouse, Fish House, Atlas Oyster House and the Deck Bar will be hosting live entertainment from Lucas Crutchfield in the courtyard at Seville Tower along with beer and wine specials. In addition, we will be featuring the artwork of local photographer Barrett McClean.
38. The Leisure Club, 126 Palafox Pl.: Featuring the paintings of Evan Levin.
39. Truth for Youth, 432 Belmont St.: Will be a participating donation site for Manna Food Pantries during Canstruction.
40. Vic & Ikes, 104 Palafox Pl.: They will be featuring ‘Indaglo’ playing on the Palafox Place sidewalk from 6 – 9 p.m., and in the lounge will be Acoustic Travelers, playing from 8 – 11 p.m. They will also have a face painter right outside for the children, and Pensacola Bay Brewery will be on hand to showcase and introduce the Brewery’s delicious frosty brews.
41. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 Palafox Pl.
Street Closure Sponsored by Stella Artois, HopJacks Pizza Kitchen and Tap Room, Digital Now, Sugarland Inc., Seville Quarter and Vinyl Music Hall.