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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: 2013: 2/1, 3/1, 4/5, 5/3, 6/7, 7/5, 8/2, 9/6, 10/4, 11/1, 12/6
Time: 5pm to 9pm
First Fridays after 5 in Downtown Lewisburg
Friday, May 3rd, 2013
Historic Downtown Lewisburg celebrates First Fridays after Five! This First Fridays after Five takes place from 5pm to 9pm on Friday, May 3rd and as always is free to the public. Everyone is welcome!
Trillium will host a free public “meet the artists” reception following the opening night of Cloud 9, a concert of dance and movement theatre at the Lewis Theatre. Ticketed show begins at 7:30pm and free reception starts around 9pm. 224 North Court Street, 645-6919.
Ron Kirk and Jay Frye “Pushin’ String” will perform at the General Lewis Inn from 5pm to 7pm. 301 East Washington Street, 645-2600.
Hill and Holler Bicycle Works will be hosting another bicycle maintenance class: “How to Clean and Maintain Your Drivetrain.” There will be two sessions of the class beginning at 6pm and 6:30pm. All ages are welcome. Please email email@example.com or contact the shop to reserve your place. 121 East Washington Street, 647-4429.
Plants Etc. hosts Lewisburg’s own Robert Wilson playing jazz tunes, Irish and old time music, spirituals and a few hymns on clarinet and saxophone. 102 South Jefferson Street, 645-6910.
Bella is 3 years old! They are celebrating with new foods, tastings, sweets and a surprise – from 5pm to 7pm. 100 East Washington Street, 520-4921.
Stop by the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center to enjoy the eclectic music of Strum Sum Band, a local group, whose members are Tom Hefner, Mike Reed, George Piasecki and Bob DuCharme. Representatives in support of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) will also be in the center to hand out information and talk to visitors about their organization. Come in to learn about upcoming festivities for the Alderson Bridge Day Celebration, coordinated by Friends of the Lower Greenbrier River. 200 W. Washington Street, 645-1000.
Stop by Yarid’s to customize your own pair of Tom’s shoes, with the help of one of the local artists, who will be on hand for the evening. Painting starts at 5pm and your donation of $20 goes to the Children’s Home Society. Plus, with every pair you purchase, Tom’s will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need. One for One! 202 West Washington Street, 647-5000.
The Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum will be opening a new exhibit “Bunk Houses Could Be Cold”: A History of the Greenbrier Valley Wood Hicks” from 5pm to 7pm. Everyone is invited to visit the exhibit and enjoy light refreshments. Exhibit will run until June 10th. 301 West Washington Street, 645-3398.
Greenbrier Episcopal School will feature a raffle event at the Wild Bean. Come in and purchase a chance to win a trip for two to St. Thomas! Also, get a sneak peak at items included in the upcoming “Growing the Future” auction, to be held May 11th. 119 East Washington Street, 645-3738.
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.