First Fridays After Five
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Historic Downtown Lewisburg hosts its on-going First Fridays After Five every first Friday of every month from 5pm to 9pm. Live music, art, fun and food throughout town! This event is free to the public. Everyone is welcome!
When: 2015: 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, 6/5, 7/3, 8/7, 9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4
Time: 5pm to 9pm
Join us in Downtown Lewisburg for Summer Fun on
First Fridays after 5 On Friday, June 5th, 2015
Historic Downtown Lewisburg celebrates First Fridays after Five on Friday, June 5th! Join the summer fun in downtown Lewisburg … live music, art events and tasty treats …. all free to the public. Everyone is welcome!
Enjoy live music by “Squackin’ Henry” in the City Green Space. Mike Clark, Don Steck, Tracy Steck and Susanna Robinson-Kenga will entertain you with eclectic folk acoustic music as you relax on the lawn.
Stop by The Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau to view June’s “Art in the Valley” display by members of the local Crickenberger family. The exhibit entitled “Generations” will feature the artwork of Phyllis Bransford Crickenberger, her daughters, Katie Ickes and Sara “Meg” Crickenberger, and grandchildren Naomi, Sarah Beth, Samuel and Grace Crickenberger and Mary Claire Ickes. Enjoy the entertaining tunes of Strum Sum Band and buy your Rubber Ducky tickets from Ronceverte River Festival representatives. Also at the Visitors Center, The Greenbrier Historical Society will be selling tickets for their annual Homes and Gardens Tour. 200 W. Washington Street 304-645-1000.
Join Greenbrier Valley Quarterly Magazine at Harmony Ridge Gallery as they recognize & celebrate the honorees of the inaugural Zenith Awards, given to those in our community that have dedicated their lives to their community’s needs and have helped move the needle in their respective causes to create a better future, a better society and a better life for residents of Greenbrier Valley. Meet the winners and join the party! 209 West Washington Street, 645-4333.
Bella reminds us that sipping wine on the porch is an early summer treat. Sample some fabulous wines and treats with the folks at Bella Gourmet and enjoy a few summer specials, too. 100 East Washington Street, 520-4921.
Come on into The Front Porch and sip some wine, taste some cheese and other tidbits and help raise money for The Family Refuge Center. The Front Porch continues to donate 10% of the evening's proceeds for FRC. Also, if you have some laying around, bring any purses or jewelry that can be contributed to the center, to help those in need feel better about themselves. 219 East Washington Street, 645-4454.
At the Irish Pub on Washington Street Celtic musician Patrick O'Flaherty will play toe-tapping tunes until 8:30pm, and then local duo Rivertown Gypsies will take the stage at 9pm, no cover charge. Come in for a refreshing, tasty beverage, good music and a welcoming, friendly atmosphere. 109 East Washington Street, 645-7368.
Plants Etc. hosts the music of Don Drummer on pedal steel guitar with Cathy Lowry on keyboard. 102 South Jefferson Street, 645-6910.
Show Your Colors is giving away free hats, with any purchase over $20.00. 105 North Court Street, 645-0008.
The Open Book welcomes local writer, playwright, teacher and actor Eric Fritzius. Eric will be signing copies of his latest work, “A Consternation of Monsters”, a collection of stories in the tradition of the Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits or Tales from the Darkside. 113 East Washington Street, 645-7331.
The Wild Bean hosts a benefit for the Greenbrier River Watershed Association with live music by Margo Persinger's Mojo Sisters and Dave Buhrman. Fun begins at 8:30pm with a requested donation at the door of $7.00 per person. Money will help fund the GRWA Pipeline Outreach and Education project. Bring your dancing shoes! 119 East Washington Street, 645-3738.
Complimentary mini popcorn for all visitors starting at 6:30pm at The Lewis Theater. 224 N. Court Street, 645-6919.
The Youth center, also known as The Hub, located in the old Fort Savannah building, will be open for young folks, middle & high school ages, until 9pm to enjoy a pool table, ping pong table, fooz ball table, art supplies, games, wi-fi, popcorn …. all FREE! And now also enjoy Karaoke and Open Mic! 204 N Jefferson St, 304-647-4994.
To continue your First Friday’s Fun, stop by The Asylum, who presents live music by Bo McMillion starting at 9pm. He plays solo acoustic rock, jam and bluegrass. Relax on the decks & patios, enjoying a First Friday specialty drink! 114 East Randolph Street, 645-4043.
First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9pm serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America’s Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at Washington Street (I-60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219). For more information go to www.downtownlewisburg.com or become a fan on FaceBook at www.facebook.com/lewisburgwv or call 304-645-4333.