Oct 312009
Crawlers got a taste of Little Red Riding Hood's cupcakes.

Crawlers got a taste of Little Red Riding Hood's cupcakes.

A friendly crowd of Halloween revelers paraded through downtown Salem last night, leaving a trail of smile, empty glasses and happy spectators in their wake. We hit 13 venues and based on the bar owner and participant feedback alike, it was a huge success. See it for yourself

Sign up for the next crawl – the Willamette Valley Wine Walk Friday November 13 in downtown Salem.!

Oct 262009


The Creative Pub Crawl schedule is finalized for Friday, October 30 in downtown Salem. The theme is Halloween and we’re giving away gift certificates totaling $200 to the most creative costumes at each venue. Also new to the crawl is Pub Crawl Kids child care, a bike taxi and scooter service to get you home safely.

Here’s the schedule:

6:00      Grand Vines
6:30      Copperjohn’s
7:00      Brick
7:30      Brown’s Town Lounge
8:00     Venti’s
8:30     Pete’s
9:00     Cokie’s
9:30    Magoo’s
10:00  Cafe Noir
10:30  The Space

As always, $1 pizza 6-9 at Straight From New York Pizza and $1 espresso shots at Coffee House Cafe.


Pub Crawl Kid Child Care at Coffee House Cafe Backspace!
We have trained child care providers to watch your kids between 6-9 pm. Please reply if you are interested in using this service and we’ll provide the details.

Irish Coffee at Coffee House Cafe provided by ƒ/stop Fitzgerald’s.
Stop by and get a little Irish in your coffee between 8-9 pm.

Bike Taxi
Salem Bicycle Taxi will have two pedicabs to transport you between venues in style.

Scooter service
The Salem Creative Network Scooter service will get you and your car home safely. Scooter service loads the scooter in your trunk, drives you home and returns to help others get home. Please reply if you’re interested in this service.

Other developments:

Salem Creative Network candidate forum Tuesday November 3
Meet Salem City Council and Mayoral candidates in the first of a series of candidate forums. Now is the time to build the network with candidates that support providing creative solutions for social innovation. Get in on the ground floor. Please attend the meeting to see where the candidates stand on issues that affect YOU.

Willamette Valley Wine Walk Friday November 13
Sign up for the first Wine Walk, a slower, more informative version of the Creative Pub Crawl. The theme is ’80’s Country Club, so sport those Izods and get busy networking with the wine crowd.
The first stop is 6:00 p.m. at Travel Salem and Willamette Valley Vineyards. We’ll visit 3 more venues featuring Willamette Valley wineries and winemakers. Please RSVP here.
More details to come.

We are still tallying the survey results. For those of you who have hesitated Take it now!

Thanks again for your interest in keeping Salem creative. See you at the Crawl!

 October 26, 2009  Posted by at 7:30 pm Uncategorized No Responses »
Oct 142009

The Pub Crawl keeps growing! More than 300 people participated in the Back to School Fantasy and based on the feedback, the Halloween Pub Crawl will be even bigger. Venues are offering prizes for the best costumes in addition to their regular bar specials.

Want to help make the pub crawl even better? Take our survey!

Add your name to the Facebook event page

And of course, we’re adding a few more things to make the evening more enjoyable, like the new Salem Bicycle Taxi:


So join us on Friday for a Halloween Pub Crawl. We’ll keep you updated on the schedule.

See you downtown!

 October 14, 2009  Posted by at 9:51 am Uncategorized No Responses »