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First Fridays Downtown

What’s happening on April 3, 5-8pm

Hardesty-Higgins House Visitors Center | 212 S. Main Street • Local and regional information; Rocktown Gift Shoppe– featuring the Shenandoah Watercolor Society Art Gallery, the Valley Turnpike Museum– where children can become a museum detective, and the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Civil War Orientation Center– with interpretive film and walking tours. Bathrooms and Parking onsite
Visitor Center Artist: Heather Banks, Photography/Painting/Collage
Heritage Bakery & Café: Free Coffee , Live Music

Arts Council of the Valley’s Darrin-McHone Gallery | 311 S. Main St • JMU 3D Faculty Show– In The Round

Capital Ale House | 41-A Court Square • Live Music by Jeff Gorman

Court Square Theater | 41-F Court Square • MacROCK, check for performance information

Dancing with Karen | 77 E Market St • Free Dance Lessons

Explore More Discovery Museum | 150 S Main St • Free admission from 4-7pm) Planet Play! Explore the Solar System with activities that are Out of this World.

Hess Financial | 380 E. Market St • Mia LaBerge, Paintings- Rockingham Rural Landscapes

The Lady Jane Shop | 117 S Main St • Sparrows Flowers, Floral Art- featuring fresh and handcrafted paper

Larkin Arts Studio | 61 Court Square •Elliott Downs, Painting • Music by John Hostetter, Matt Leech, Ben Schlabach, Jason Summer / Old Hill Cider

OASIS Fine Art & Craft | 103 S Main St Beth Young, Kristin LaPorta, Raegan Harouff, Interior Designers– Art in Your Home

Pegasus Gallery, The Golden Pony | 181 N Main St • Opening Night! Andrew Conner, Drawings and Paintings

Spitzer Art Center | 486 West Market St • Katherine Burling, Handmade Paper & Fabric Works / Andrea Collins, Photography– Peacekiss

St. Stephen’s United Church of Christ | 358 S Main St • Organ Music at Noon – for Good Friday

Ten Thousand Villages | 181 S Main St • Matilda Lee, Mixed Media – Joy in the Beauty Around Us

Three Notch’d Brewing Co | Urban Exchange Building /E Market St • Angela Carter, Paintings, Photography and Poetry reading, in observance of National Poetry Month / food truck

Walkabout Outfitter | 90 N Main St • Live Music– Simply Folk

Wilson Downtown Gallery @ Kline May Realty | 83 S Main St • Wendy Lam, Paintings


Stroll the streets of downtown Harrisonburg the first Friday of every month and enjoy extended hours at many shops street signand businesses (5-8pm or later) while viewing art and enjoying performances by local artists, musicians, and more. Download a map here. Participating venues include:

Artful Dodger | Arts Council of the Valley’s Darrin-McHone Gallery | Asbury United Methodist Church | Blue Ridge Architects | Capital Ale House | Clementine | Court Square Theater | Dancing with Karen | Downtown Wine and Gourmet | Elk Run Mining Co. | Explore More Discovery Museum | Food.Bar.Food | The Golden Pony | Hardesty-Higgins House Visitors Center | Hess Financial | Hugo Kohl Museum of American Jewelry & Manufacture | Ice House Studios: Yoga and Pilates | The Lady Jane Shop | Larkin Arts Studio | Laughing Dog Tee-Shirts & GiftsMatchbox Realty | OASIS Fine Art & Craft | Rock’N Wolfe Food Truck Park | Shabby Love | Spitzer Art Center | St. Stephen’s United Church of Christ | Ten Thousand Villages | Three Notch’d Brewing Co. | Virginia Quilt Museum | Walkabout Outfitter | Wilson Downtown Gallery @ Kline May Realty

THANK YOU to our sponsors Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance and Union Bank & Trust
If you would like to be a part of First Fridays Downtown Harrisonburg, please email Lindsay Denny at