First Fridays Downtown
What’s happening on July 3, 5-8pm
Artful Dodger | 47 Court Square •
Arts Council of the Valley’s Smith House Galleries | 311 S. Main St • Opening: In the Making featuring mixed media works by Ashley Sauder Miller. Refreshments provided.
Blue Ridge Architects | 126 W. Bruce St •
Capital Ale House | 41-A Court Square •
Clementine | 153 S Main St • Clementine Staff Art Show
Court Square Theater | 41-F Court Square •
Dancing with Karen | 77 E Market St •
Elk Run Mining Co. | 49-E W Water St •
Explore More Discovery Museum | 150 S Main St •
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: Julie Depew will be show acrylic paintings and jewelry.
– Heritage Bakery & Café: Free coffee until 7pm.
Hess Financial | 380 East Market Street •
Hugo Kohl Museum of American Jewelry & Manufacture | 217 S. Liberty St, Suite 103 • Museum/Workshop Tours and Demonstrations
Ice House Studios: Yoga and Pilates | 217 S. Liberty St, Suite 201 •
The Lady Jane Shop | 117 S Main St • Opening for Available Light, an exhibit of 35mm film photography shot on Lomography LomoChrome film by Cara Walton.
Larkin Arts Wine-Riner Galleries | 61 Court Square • July finds our 3 Larkin Arts Galleries weaving together into a single juried show: Flora, Fauna & Food. Local artists and jurors Erin Murray & Rachel Herr have culled an amazing show from the works of local and regional artists. Flora & Fauna are housed in the Wine-Riner Galleries at Larkin Arts and Food is showcased in the Pegasus Gallery at The Golden Pony. At Larkin: Live music from 6-7, cider from Old Hill, and refreshments provided. Prizes will be awarded at both locations at 7:15 PM.
OASIS Fine Art & Craft | 103 S Main St • Red, White and Boom, an OASIS group show with the themes of Independence Day, “Red, White and Blue”, and July. The show will display an eclectic mix of paintings, wood art, glass art, photos and jewelry. Reception on Friday, July 3rd, from 5-8pm, with snacks and live music. The show will continue through July 31st.
Pegasus Gallery, The Golden Pony | 181 N Main St • July finds our 3 Larkin Arts Galleries weaving together into a single juried show: Flora, Fauna & Food. Local artists and jurors Erin Murray & Rachel Herr have culled an amazing show from the works of local and regional artists. Flora & Fauna are housed in the Wine-Riner Galleries at Larkin Arts and Food is showcased in the Pegasus Gallery at The Golden Pony. Prizes will be awarded at both locations at 7:15 PM.
Rock‘N Wolfe Food Truck Park | 380 E. Market St •
Shabby Love | 80 W Water St • Heather Robbins shows her nature-inspired photography with restored old frames for all of her pieces. Snacks and desserts provided.
Spitzer Art Center | 486 West Market St • New works by Zach Gesford. Opening from 5-8pm.
St. Stephen’s United Church of Christ | 358 S Main St • A Patchwork Presentation of Patriotic Music by Adair McConnell, Organist Emeritus. Begins at 5:30pm. Free admission.
Ten Thousand Villages | 181 S Main St •
Three Notch’d Brewing Co | Urban Exchange Building /E Market St • Goodbye by Noelle Burgess, with a series of acrylic and oil paintings.
Virginia Quilt Museum | 301 S Main St • Free admission from 5-8pm. Local author and artist Barbara Cline with a mini trunk show from 6:30-7:30pm.
Walkabout Outfitters | 90 N Main St • Live Music– Out on the Weekend 5 – 8pm refreshments provided by Friendly City Co op.
Stroll the streets of downtown Harrisonburg the first Friday of every month and enjoy extended hours at many shops and 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 & Gifts | Matchbox 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 Jenny Burden at Jenny@valleyarts.org