Aspen Boutique - 227-A S. Elm Street: We are so excited to have Corinne Wilson at Aspen Boutique on First Friday. Corinne is a senior BFA dance major at Elon University. Corinne choreographed and directed a dance film which was selected for film festivals in Nagpur, India, and Denver, Colorado and was a semi-finalist in Paris, France in 2017 and Tourin, Italy in 2018.
Beerthirty – 505 N. Greene Street: Live Music with Brittany Davis ReCaps Artist Mike Valle
Boho Salon - 506-A S. Elm Street: Hang with us at Boho Salon for First Friday!!!! Presenting ShantiBeads Jewlery by Renee Hegetschweiler. You can see her work on Instagram @shantibeads or online at ShantiBeads.com ! We will have local craft vendors and showing art by local artist Trina Olson ! Book an appointment with us for First Friday and Receive $10 off all services! Enter for a Chance to win a Free Brow Wax by Beyond Brows and a Relaxing Nourishing Shampoo with a Style all located in Boho Salon! Entry for the giveaway is Free!
Center City Park – 200 N. Elm Street: Join the students at Art Alliance of Greensboro as they fire their Raku Pottery in Center City Park on First Friday! They have created pieces based off of the Japanese art of Raku and its modern interpretations. You won't want to miss the dramatic reveals as their work emerges from the kiln with beautiful glazes. Stop by anytime from 3PM on, or while the First Friday Drum Circle in Center City Park is happening simultaneously from 7pm-9pm.
Chakras Salon & Spa – 229 S. Elm Street: Chakras Spa and Salon invites you to our monthly gallery crawl event. Featured art works by Crystal Eadie Miller. Crystal has been trained in decorative finishing, and has had her business NEWLook Finishes for over 17 years. Live music by Jeremy Wood Refreshments by Table 16 Book and appointment or purchase a product during our event and receive 15% off.
Drum Circle - 200 N. Elm Street: Join Drumming the Triad North Carolina on First Fridays from April-November for a Drum Circle at 7pm in Center City Park. This event is free and open to all - come join the fun!
Elsewhere – 606 S. Elm Street: Meet the March artists-in-residence and explore what they've been up to in this culminating, group opening for April First Friday. Join us at Elsewhere for live performances, new installations, and art for all ages! $1 - $5 admission fee. Featured Artists-in-Residence: Antonia B. Larkin | Savannah, GA | goelsewhere.org/antonia-b-larkin Hannah Lewis | Gainesville, FL | goelsewhere.org/hannah-lewis
GreenHill - 200 N. Davie Street: Join us for First Friday with live music by Quilla from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Equal parts songwriter, electronic producer, and performer, Quilla is known for her soothing vocals, skills on the vocal looper, and carefully woven live sets. Quilla’s shows are suffused with a raw energy that is both contemplative and uplifting. Her second album "You Got It" was released by Ritual Fire Records in April 2017 and met with critical acclaim in the electronic music world. Free and open to the public. Cash bar. Donations appreciated.
International Civil Rights Museum - 134 S. Elm Street: "Re Righting History", National Geographic Series This First Friday be the first in to see, "Re Righting History", one of the series in the new National Geographic docu-series, America Inside Out. American journalist Katie Couric travels from Charlottesville to Montgomery to New Orleans, the front lines in the highly controversial and sometimes violent battle over removing Confederate monuments and renaming buildings, schools and roads named after Confederate generals. Couric sifts through all the emotions and experiences that inform the debate, as she talks with scholars, celebrities and Americans of all races about the complicated question of how we approach the history — and the future — of race in this country. Register for free at: https://icrcmaprilff.eventbrite.com.
Meraki Handmade - 230 S. Elm Street: Come join us at Meraki Handmade for spring's 1st First Friday event! We will be debuting our new and refreshed store display! Come see all the new vendors and their amazing new pieces! For First Friday, come enjoy: - Door prizes - Special coupons (10%-25% for this weekend only) - Drink specials on our wine and NC craft beer - LIVE music by Blanton & Glasgow There will be so much to enjoy downtown on First Friday so come and spend time checking out all the great local businesses!
UNCG Art Truck: Come celebrate the People! Join the UNCG Art Truck as we team up with the People's Perk to host a dance party commemorating the liveliness of our community. As well as DJing, owner of the People's Perk, Karen Archia will also exhibit her abstract paintings. You will also have the opportunity to create a portrait for the People's Perk Portrait wall! Look for us from 6-9pm on Elm Street in Downtown Greensboro.
Willows by Goodwill - 203 South Elm Street: Shop Willows by Goodwill at First Friday Fun & fashion for the whole family at pop-up boutique First Friday is April 6 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Willows by Goodwill is back! Triad Goodwill’s pop-up boutique will once again take over the street level of the Elm Street Center. It’s the ultimate shopping experience with new and gently-used name brand and designer clothing, shoes, handbags, cosmetics and accessories – all at Goodwill prices. Items for men, women and children are hand-selected to fill the 1,000 square foot pop-up shop with fashion-forward looks. Willows will have great music and even a little dancing al fresco! Willows will also have popcorn and cotton candy available for purchase in front of the Elm Street Center, plus you can spin the wheel for a chance to win Triad Goodwill gift cards or bottle of water (while supplies last). Adults can also enter-to-win a $25 Triad Goodwill gift card. Get connected to Triad Goodwill at Facebook.com/TriadGoodwill (subscribe to Events), @TriadGoodwill, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn and visit ILoveGoodwill.org. We Put People To Work!