Meet Our NEWEST Team Members!

Meet Our NEWEST Team Members!

Meet the newest members of our team: our interns! We have four new interns on staff this summer, and they are creating quite a buzz about all of the awesome things happening in and around Jamestown!

Doors Open Jamestown 2018

We've announced that this year’s Doors Open Jamestown event is scheduled for Saturday, January 20, from 10 am to 5 pm at various locations across the city.

Doors Open Jamestown features free admission to greater Jamestown area attractions, raffle prizes at each location, restaurant specials, and more. The event is sponsored by Jamestown Up Close, Jamestown Renaissance Corporation, Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce, and Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce with support from the participating attractions and merchants.

16 local attractions and nearly two dozen restaurants and retail stores partner together for this annual event to celebrate the region.

Brand new this year, a raffle for making a $10 purchase at any listed attraction, or retailer/restaurant in Downtown Jamestown! This raffle includes: 1 night stay at the new Hilton Doubletree in Downtown Jamestown, a $50 Chamber of Commerce Gift Card, $50 to a downtown restaurant of your choice, and $50 to a downtown retailer of your choice!

To enter, take a picture of your receipt clearly showing purchase amount and date (must be dated January 20), and send the picture and your name to zach@jamestownrenaissance.org, or stop by our information tent at AIDS Memorial Park/Wood Park (3rd and Potter's Alley), with your receipt before 5pm the day of the event!

2018 Participating Attractions (special events below each Attraction):

  • Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road
    • Watch the animals feed between 12 and 3
  • Busti Grist Mill, 3443 Lawson Road
    • Tours of the mill and machinery
  • Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame, 15 W. Third Street
    • Soup available
    • WJTN Radio on site from 10 to 11
  • Chautauqua Striders, 301 E. Second Street #102
    • Stem class drone demonstration; mentoring program display - life skill demonstration; track and field display;
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, 70 Prospect Street
    • Light refreshments
  • Dykeman-Young Gallery, 100 E. Second Street
    • Gallery will be open
  • Fenton History Center, 67 Washington Street
    • Last chance to see both the Christmas display and the Lake Room exhibit
  • Infinity Visual and Performing Arts, 301 E. Second Street #101
    • Photo booth; instrument petting zoo; roaming violin player
  • James Prendergast Public Library, 509 Cherry Street
    • Makerspace will be open - play and learn about STEM based activities
  • Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum, 2 W. Third Street
    • Tropicana Room will be decorated and cookies and coffee will be available
    • Screening Room will have National Comedy Center pictorials, exhibit explanations, and a timeline
  • Martz-Kohl Observatory, 176 Robin Hill Road, Frewsburg, NY
    • Tours and educational sessions
  • Northwest Arena, 319 W. Third Street
    • Free skate from 10 to 4
  • Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third Street
    • Theater Tours
    • Movies at the Reg - Lady Bird at 8pm
  • Robert H. Jackson Center, 305 E. Fourth Street
    • Showing "Liberty Under Law: The Robert H. Jackson Story at 11am and 2pm
    • Tours, book sale, and Robert H. Jackson portraits for kids to color (will be hung in the halls)
  • Roger Tory Peterson Institute, 311 Curtis Street
    • View originals from the Peterson Collection; There will be refreshments; Promotions in the museum store
  • Spire Theater, 317 E. Third Street
    • 11am - Drum circle, some drums will be provided, bring your drum if you have one
    • 12pm - Screening of the best of 2017 Insomniac Film Festival
    • 1pm - Swing dance for dummies workshop on main stage
    • 2pm - Burlesque dance class on main stage
    • 3pm - Improv comedy workshop
    • 4pm - stand-up comedy provided by karate sleepover

2018 Participating Restaurants and Bars (Hours vary by location):

2018 Participating Retailers (Hours vary by location):

Don't forget to follow Doors Open Jamestown on Facebook to get up-to-date information and notifications about the event.

Shop Small Win Big

Shop Small Win Big

Shop Small Win Big kicks off on Small Business Saturday, November 25, and runs through December 18! This year we have doubled the total number of winners to be chosen! The concept is simple: spend $10 at any participating locally-owned retail store or restaurant in the downtown Jamestown area, and you will receive a ticket to be entered in the drawing! Check out these awesome prizes:

Prizes!

Here is the list of participating retail stores and restaurants:

Jamestown Skate Products

Josef's Jewelers

Labyrinth

Lafayette Corners

Lander's Men's Store

Liquid Monkey

Lisciandro's

Little Theatre of Jamestown

Lucy- Desi

Lucy-Desi gift shop

Mini Mart

Nouveau Boutique and Salon

Oriental Star Buffet

PACE Promotions

Panino

Patient's Pharmacy

Quick Solutions

Reg Lenna

Ricky's Pawn Shop

Ring It Wireless

Rudy's Pizza

Sauce

Shake It Daily

Shawbucks

St Luke's Thrift Store

Studio D Catering

Taco Hut

Taste of India

The Pub

The Q

Trinity Guitars

Trophy House

Video Games Plus

Wine Cellar

Allen Street Diner

Basil and Bones

BioDome

Brazil

Brick City Market

Brick City Spirits

Brooklyn Square Café

Chautauqua Brick

Chautauqua Music

Cheeky Boutique

Cherry Lounge

Cloud City

Computer Solutions

Crown Street Roasting Company

Cycle Shop

Decorator's Gallery

Discount Discs

Dugan's

Dykeman Young Gallery

El Jarocho Mexican Restaurant

Enchanted Mountain Spirits

Farm Fresh Foods

Fisher's Family Restaurant

Forte

Frame & Glass Shoppe

Fresco

Fresh Press Co.

Geer Dunn

Gialy's

Gifts, Décor, and More

Gypsy Moon Cake Co

Harvest Time

Havana

Hidden Exclusive Grill

Holmlunds

I've Been Framed