Arts + Entertainment

First Fridays Downtown: April 2013

First Fridays is back for April! Come out this Friday, April 5th from 5-8 pm, to stroll the streets of downtown Harrisonburg and enjoy extended hours at many shops and businesses (5-8pm or later) while viewing art exhibits, live music, special promotions, food and drink, and much more!

First Fridays

Jade Webber’s “Bear House” exhibition opening at the Arts Council’s Darrin-McHone Gallery

Like the First Fridays Downtown: Harrisonburg page on Facebook to see what exhibits and events are happening throughout the year!

2013 Participating Locations: (Special April exhibits/promotions details in blue)

Hardesty-Higgins House Visitors Center | 212 S. Main Street • Open for First Fridays Downtown, the Visitor Center will be offering free travel information and maps, become a museum detective in the Valley Turnpike Museum, view interpretive film in the Civil War Orientation center, stop by New Leaf Pastry Kitchen for a sweet or savory treat, and shop in Rocktown Gift Shoppe after 5pm for discounts on select merchandise. Restrooms and parking onsite.

A.E. Conner Fine Art Studio | 66 E. Market St

Artful Dodger | 47 Court Square

Artisans Downtown Gallery & Gifts | 320 S Main St • Polly Holden Nunn, Multimedia –Images of Art

Arts Council of the Valley’s Darrin-McHone Gallery | 311 S. Main St

Asbury United Methodist Church | 205 S Main St

August Enterprise/TJ’s Dermagraphics | 91 N Main St

Beyond | 50 W Water St

Blue Nile | 181 N Main St

Capital Ale House | 41-A Court Square

Clementine | 153 S Main St • Ruby’s loungeBlue Ridge Community College Advanced Photography Class – Through our Eyes

Court Square Theater | 41-F Court Square

Downtown Wine and Gourmet | 41-C Court Square

Dragonflies Toys | 49-E. W Water St

Duo: New & Used Clothing | 108 S Main St

Earth & Tea Cafe | 120 S Main St

Explore More Discovery Museum | 150 S Main St

Granny Longlegs | 16 S Main St

Harrisonburg Farmer’s Market | 228 S Liberty St

The Lady Jane Shop | 128 W Market St, Ste 101 • Passionflower Cakes will have 2 sample cakes & sugared springtime candies available for sale!

Larkin Arts Studio | 61 Court Square • 6×6 Juried Art Show

Laughing Dog Tee-Shirts & Gifts | 82 S Main St • Bring a blank t-shirt and have one of two MACROCK designs printed on it. Designs by Jeff Guinn and Amanda Wilson. 6-8pm

Linda S. Hoover, CFP, Ameriprise Financial | 165 S Main St, Ste E • Brenda Fairweather, Hot Flash Pottery and Baskets

Midtowne Market | 20 W Water St

New Leaf Pastry Kitchen | 212 S Main St

OASIS Fine Art & Craft | 103 S Main St • Deb Booth, Kathryn Cramer Brown, Terri St. Cloud, and Judith Ligon -Photography, Graphic Arts, Illustrated Poetry and Mixed Media -“Healing Through the Arts.”  Virginia Bethune performs on harp and at 5:45pm speaks on “healing melodies.” Sharon Celsor-Hughes speaks at 6:30pm on “Alzheimer’s and the Arts.”

Over the Moon | 64 S Mason St • Jennifer Connerley, Paintings

RubyRed Shoe Boutique | 128 W Market St, Ste 102 • Meredith Sledge, Photography

Shenandoah Bicycle Co. and PULP Smoothie Bar | 135 S Main St • Organic Acai Bowls and smoothies

Spitzer Art Center | 486 West Market St

Ten Thousand Villages | 181 S Main St • Morgan Fink, Painting

Virginia Quilt Museum | 301 S Main St

Whitesel Music | 102 S Main St

The Yellow Button | 192 S Main St • Jayme Driver, Jewelry

Special Attractions: Horse-Drawn Rides with Classic Carriage. Anytime between 5-8 p.m., join Sonny and Cher, two beautiful Belgian Draft Horses, on a 20-minute tour around downtown Harrisonburg. Rides depart from the Massanutten Regional Library, 174 S. Main St


Special Thanks to First Fridays Sponsors!

StellarOne Bank
Sidecar Studio


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