First Friday, June 2

May 9, 2017

Beerthirty – 505 N. Greene Street: Live Music with The Spazmatics ReCaps artist Mike Valle will be on site with his bottle cap art.

BohoBlu – 323 S. Elm Street: This First Friday, BohoBlu will be featuring local screen printer Peter Daye, owner of Cut the Music Prints, for an evening of LIVE screen printing and fashion. Let us style you for summer as we showcase the winning design from our logo redesign contest. Stop by and have a market tote screen printed especially for you! We can’t wait to see you Friday, June 2nd from 6:00-10:00 PM at 323 S. Elm St. Greensboro, NC 27401.


Center for Visual Artists - 200 N. Davie Street: Join us in the CVA Gallery for 100 for 100- A One Night Only Gallery Fundraiser featuring 100- 10 x 10 in. canvases by 100 artists for $100 each. Members Only Preview from 5pm -6pm. Doors open to the public at 6pm. Music by DJ Alvin Shavers.


Chakras Spa and Salon - 229 S. Elm Street: Chakras Spa and Salon invites you to our monthly gallery crawl event. Featured art work by Beka Butts. Beka Butts is an Illustrator living and working in Greensboro, NC, who has been creating illustrations for the everyday since her graduation from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2009. Originally from the border town of El Paso, Texas, her parents were an El Paso born Mexican-American mother and a Greensboro born Anglo-American father. Butts has been influenced by both cultures that helped to shape her. Using “Dia de Los Muertos” (“Day of the Dead”) imagery in her work, Butts is celebrating her culture and its influence on her. Live music by Synchro Sonic. Refreshments provided by Table 16. Schedule a future appointment for our spa or salon while attending our event and receive a 15% discount for that appointment.

Elements Gallery – 526 S. Elm Street: Visit Element Gallery this coming First Friday, 6-9 p.m., to see one of a kind two and three-dimensional art. We are 26 local artists in a cooperative art gallery. Featured artists this month are Teresa Sullivan - clay, Maria Mosquera - jewelry and Dave MacInnes - wood. Come enjoy music and food while you browse the shelves and walls.

Elsewhere Museum – 606 S. Elm Street: First Friday Exhibition: May Residents Meet the May artists-in-residence and explore what they've been up to in this culminated group opening for September First Friday. 6-10 pm | $1-5 museum admission.

First Friday on the Block - 200 S. Elm Street: Proudly sponsored by Triad Goodwill! Elm Street between February One Place and Washington Street will be open for pedestrian and bike traffic only to make room for art, music, entertainment, local craft beer and the ultimate shopping experience at Willows Boutique located in the Elm Street Center! 


GreenHill - 200 N. Davie Street: Join us for First Friday with Live Music by The B-Sides from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Based in Greensboro, The B-Sides play classic rock with a soulful, bluesy feeling. Members: Ted Hoffler, guitar; Jim Jones, vocals; Martin Doll, bass; Roy Nydorf, drums. $5/person (16+ Years, Children Free) Cash Bar.


Greensboro Project Space - 219 W. Lewis Street: This is an exhibition of paintings and collages from the past three years. These works, often epic in size, are intensely colorful and lush materially. Worlds within worlds flourish here, as does my desire to actualize the highest ambitions of my imagination.


The Forge - 219 W. Lewis Street: Wonder what the buzz is with 3D printing? See how they work and how people are using them at Forge Greensboro, the community makerspace. Demos, raffles, and give-aways will be going on all night. Meet pro and amatuer makers as they show off their 3d printed work. Tickets will be available at the event to design your own 3d object to print on our printers!


International Civil Rights Center & Museum – 134 S. Elm Street: Actor Zach Galifianakis, a North Carolina native, stars in a documentary that discusses how his home state went from being “a beacon of light and generosity in a sea of red state reactionary politics” to what the film’s website refers to as “one of the most regressive and intentionally belligerent states in the union.” Join us and Lillian's List: Winning with Women as we host this documentary screening of "Democracy for and talk-back with former Sen. Margaret Dickson and Linda Sutton of Democracy NC. Refreshments served after. Must register at

Tracks Bazaar – 300 W. Gate City Boulevard: Food Truck Park launch event at Tracks Bazaar featuring live music, open touring of our outdoor art gallery and 5 food trucks to enjoy.


Urban Grinders - 116 N. Elm Street: Urban Grinders Presents: 1313 Skateboards and Artist Phoebe Alicia Opening Reception. Phoebe is a Mixed Media Artist, Skateboard Maker and Photographer from Charlotte, NC. She will be bringing her amazing custom made skateboards to Greensboro so come meet her and check out her work.


Vintage to Vogue – 124 N. Davie Street: A new twist on fashion where you are the designer! Love the look by not the length? Shorten it! Love the style but not the neckline? Change it! Love the outfit but not the fit? Adjust it! We make your vision come true! This First Friday, June 2 Meet the Design Specialist Carl Mize and learn more about Re-Create. Complementary drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

Willow’s Boutique – 203 S. Elm Street: Willows by Goodwill is a 1,000 square foot pop-up boutique filled with primo items for First Friday at the Elm Street Center (203 S. Elm). Willows features name brands, current styles, new and gently used clothing and accessories like shoes, handbags and jewelry for less. All items are hand selected for your shopping experience. Willows – it’s not your mama’s Goodwill! In addition to great Willows finds, we’ll have popcorn and cotton candy available, plus spin the wheel and you might win Willows sunglasses, a Triad Goodwill gift card or bottle of water (while supplies last). 100.3 Kiss FM will also be on-hand at the Elm Street Center with prize drawings, giveaways and a chance to win tickets to an upcoming concert.

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