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: 2016: 2/5, 3/4, 4/1, 5/6, 6/3, 7/1, 8/5, 9/2, 10/7, 11/4, 12/2
Time: 5pm to 9pm
April 25, 2016
Join us in Downtown Lewisburg for
First Fridays after Five
On Friday, May 6th, 2016
Historic Downtown Lewisburg celebrates First Fridays after Five on Friday, May 6th! Join the fun … live music, art events and more …. all free to the public. Everyone is welcome!
HospiceCare’s Re-Scheduled Lewisburg Chocolate Chase Fun Walk is taking place at 5pm in Downtown Lewisburg. The fun walk is designed for families to walk together and support a great cause. All proceeds benefit HospiceCare and the Peyton House. Registration begins at 4pm at Premier Bank and the walk begins at 5pm at Premier Bank, travels up Washington Street to Lee Street and up towards the ballfield and back to the bank. 645-2700.
It's the Vintage 102 Grand Opening Party! New to Downtown Lewisburg, stop by to view the fine collection of genuine vintage clothing and accessories from the 30's to the 80' s. Wine and nibbles! 975 West Washington Street, 992 1578.
Plants Etc presents “Tarot For Your Soul”, a free reading with Christen McCormack who has been doing intuitive work for over 30 years. 102 South Jefferson Street, 645-6910.
Love Child presents Story Time at 5:30pm and 6pm. Love Child will also be giving away bath toys with every CloudB purchase. 124 West Washington Street, 520-4934.
Celebrate spring with the Front Porch! Please stop in and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine with your friends! The Front Porch continues to contribute a portion of First Friday's proceeds to Lewisburg HospiceCare. 1146 East Washington Street, 645-4454.
Patina will be hosting a jewelry trunk show, featuring Aspen Tree Designs. Aspen Prather is from Hillsboro WV and makes wire-wraps, toe-anklets and more. Also enjoy a refreshing glass of Lavender Lemonade and tea cookies. 117 East Washington Street, 520-4962.
Stop by the Visitors Center to enjoy May’s “Art in the Valley” exhibit, “The Latest Whimsical Works of Mark Blumenstein.” Mark’s sculptures are well known for their whimsical nature and kinetic movement and can be found in collections and galleries worldwide. Mark will be on hand to meet folks and talk about his unique, one of a kind metal creations. Representatives from the Ronceverte River Festival will be here to share information about their upcoming festival and sell their ever popular Rubber Ducky tickets. Strum Sum Band will provide toe-tapping, sing along tunes for the evening. 200 W. Washington Street 304-645-1000
Carnegie Hall hosts artist receptions from 5pm to 8pm. On display in the Auditorium Gallery is Carolyn Lehrke's photographic exhibit entitled "A View from Muddy Creek Mountain". Carolyn Lehrke was born in Jamestown, North Dakota and moved to West Virginia in 2004. She has family nearby and enjoys photographing the wildlife and great beauty of her adopted state. In the Old Stone Room is the Greenbrier Artists 32nd annual exhibit at Carnegie Hall entitled "Art Visions". The group is comprised of artists in the Greenbrier Valley who hold their weekly meetings in the Art Studio at the Hall. Receptions are free and open to the general public. 611 Church Street, 647-7917.
At the Irish Pub Celtic musician Patrick O'Flaherty will play traditional Irish music from 4pm -8:30pm, and then at 9pm local duo Rivertown Gypsies will take the stage with their soulful mix of original songs and old favorites. 109 East Washington Street, 645-7386.
To round off the evening, The Asylum introduces their May cocktails and features the live music of Nick Durm and Randy Gilkey from 9pm to Midnight. 114 East Randolph Street, 681-318-3515.
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.