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: 2014: 2/7, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2, 6/6, 7/4, 8/1, 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5
Time: 5pm to 9pm
August 26, 2014
Celebrate First Fridays after 5 in Downtown Lewisburg!
Friday, September 5th, 2014
Historic Downtown Lewisburg celebrates First Fridays after Five on Friday, September 5th! Join the fun in downtown Lewisburg … live music, art events and tasty treats …. all free to the public. Everyone is welcome!
Carnegie Hall and its featured artists host opening receptions for each of the three gallery spaces from 5 to 8pm. In the Museum Gallery is Seth Hill's "Seasons of Change" exhibit and Jorn Mork's "Shared Songs" exhibit is alongside in the Auditorium Gallery. Displayed in the Old Stone Room will be the 25th Annual Season of Colors Juried Exhibition entitled "Jubilation." During the reception, awards will be presented for the Best of Show, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, and the WV Watercolor Society Award. Receptions are free and open to the general public. 105 Church Street, 645-7917.
Bring the children to Story Time at Love Child for a reading aloud of the great dilemma of “Little Hoot”. 124 West Washington Street, 520-4934.
The Front Porch continues celebrating its first anniversary. Everyone at The Front Porch is so happy to be in Historic Lewisburg and invite all into the store to share a glass of wine. 219 East Washington Street, 645-4454.
Stop by the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center to enjoy the lively music of Strum Sum Band. Also featured will be September’s “Art in the Valley” exhibit by local photographer Larry Nickell. Come in to meet Larry and view his stunning photography. Representatives from the Lewisburg Farmer’s Market will be displaying their raffle quilt and Greenbrier Committee on Aging will be celebrating Grandparent’s Day. 200 W. Washington Street 304-645-1000.
Artist Max Hayslette, a Rupert West Virginia native, returns to Cooper Gallery for an opening reception of an exhibit of his new works. The theme for this collection is Traditional West Virginia Landscapes. 122 East Washington Street, 645-6439.
Patina welcomes you with hot cider and caramel cupcakes at 117 East Washington Street, 667-3522.
Herding Cats will perform at Plants Etc.. 102 South Jefferson Street, 645-6910.
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.