First Friday, May 4

April 19, 2018

Antlers and Astronauts - 534 S. Elm Street: Join us at Antlers and Astronauts from 6-9pm on Friday, May 4 in Downtown Greensboro. Our friends at Porch Fly Supply Company (Raleigh, NC) will be setting up for a special trunk show event! Light refreshments will be available while you shop. BONUS: enjoy 10% off your purchase in the store during the event!


Aspen Boutique - 227 S. Elm Street: It's our GRAND OPENING PARTY! We'll have music, snacks, drinks, and raffle prizes! Get a FREE gift with your purchase!


beerthirty - 505 N. Greene Street: NC Beer Pride will be here with unique NC beer gear and merchandise! Live music with Gerry Stanek.


Boho Salon - 506-A S. Elm Street: Come check us out for Friday Night Lights @bohosalon! We will have $5 foils all day! Live Music with David Reavis! Local Craft Vendors! & 10% off all products with a service!!! Call us for more information! #bohosalon #fridaynightlights


Chakras Spa and Salon - 229 S. Elm Street: Chakras Spa and Salon invites you to our monthly gallery crawl event from 7:30 pm- 10:00 pm. Featured Art works by Miles Live Music by Atrea Corp Miles Eadie is a self-taught abstract painter. He started painting in June of 2014, after developing tendinitis in both hands. Music was my main craft, but when he could no longer perform, he began to express myself with paint. His fluid painting methods, using a “pouring” technique of acrylic paint, started out as experiments of curiosity and led to results of creativity. He produces abstract landscapes, seascapes, dreamscapes and figures. His work is inspired by designs, patterns and themes found in nature. The purpose of each piece is not only to catch and please the eye from a distance, but also up-close. His paintings are meant to intrigue the mind, touch the heart and inspire the soul of the viewer. Refreshments by Table 16.


Community Theater of Greensboro - 520 S. Elm Street: THE PRODUCERS (April 20-May 6, 2018) Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks A scheming producer and his mousy accountant aim to produce the biggest flop on Broadway in this Mel Brooks laugh-out-loud spectacle. The plot is simple: a down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his mild-mannered accountant come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious flop in history, thereby bilking their backers (all “little old ladies”) out of millions of dollars. Only one thing goes awry: the show is a smash hit!  Winner of 12 Tony Awards, The Producers truly is a boffo hit! 


The Gifted Company Pop-Up Shop - 500 S. Elm Street: Visit our "Tiny Retail" trailer during First Friday in May next door to 500 S. Elm Street. Check some gifts off your Mother's Day list, meet the founders and enjoy refreshments and take in the good vibes that Sew & Reap Handcrafted sows in your city. 


GreenHill - 200 N. Davie Street: The formal beauty and intriguing diversity of beasts large and small have captured the imagination of artists throughout the ages. The artists in GreenHill's spring through summer group exhibition utilize representations of Animalia to transform The Gallery into a wild space. Three and two-dimensional works explore themes such as the duality of wild and tame, human and animal highlighting man's identification with animals. Beauty and the Beast will also address ever-growing societal concerns regarding loss of habitats and efforts to document and preserve species. Free and open to the public. 


International Civil Rights Center & Museum - 134 S. Elm Street: Racism is preventing our community from being as healthy as it deserves. Do you want to become involved with a group of organizers making a tremendous impact on the health of our community residents? Come join the fight to stop it on Friday May 4th at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum. "Of all forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and in humane."--MLK


Just Be - 352 S. Elm Street: Just Be is featuring whistle jewelry by Blo Vintage. Blo Vintage combines whistle blowing with style, blending design, history with personal protection. We also will be featuring tables from Tablescrap. Randy Owens uses reclaimed wood and window frames to create beautiful, one of a kind furniture and frames.


Limelight - 113 S. Elm Street: Salsa class, fresh tacos, drink specials, and dancing all night! Every Frist Friday at Limelight! 9pm - Salsa cubana class with Messina Dance Company * no partner required * beginners welcome 10pm- The best salsa bachata merengue y mas all night! Doors open 8pm - come enjoy a drink on the patio! $10 cover (cash only please Messina Dance Co. class cards accepted before 9:30pm


Meraki Handmade - 230 S. Elm Street: Celebrate May with Meraki Handmade on First Friday! We'll have live music from 7-9 and a $1 off Wine drink special running all night. Support local artists by shopping our wide array of handmade gifts while you walk around with drink in hand & listen to live music. Discover your new favorite place for live music, drinks & coffee, locally handmade gifts, and a lounge all in the same shop!


Old Photo Specialist - 320 S. Elm Street: Join us for a reception for artist Nicole Minnis. Nicole is a well know for her oil portraits in the Bahamas. 


Oscar Oglethorpe - 226 S. Elm Street: Join us for our first Spring First Friday of the year! We will have an open house with refreshments as well as a performance by The Minor Swing Band! The Minor Swing Band is a trio local to Greensboro consisting of Kevin Dollar, Ryan Eversole and Keith Buckner. Their music has been likened to that of Django Reinhardt and Hot Club de France. We're thrilled to have them and you don't want to miss it!


Rock's Hair Shop - 526 S. Elm Street: Visit our beer bar and enjoy light snacks. 7-9. Anyone can enter a drawing for a free hair service. First 20 people to visit receive $5 off coupon for a hair service.


Rockers Print Shop - 1F@TRX - 300 W. Gate City Blvd: The 2018 cycle of 1st Friday's at Tracks Bazaar in collaboration with GSOlab/MTN94 has arrived for the summer season. Artist TBA on social media - FB - Rockers Print Shop GSO IG - rockersprintshop 1F@TRX


SONDER MIND AND BODY - 515 S. Elm Street: Join us for First Friday for a meet and greet with our Sonder Mind and Body Team! Learn more about our unique floatation therapy, infrared (near, far, mid) sauna, health practitioners, yoga, massage therapy, and The Well Cafe. Our integrative health practitioners will be there to answer any questions and give you an opportunity to meet our Sonder Family.




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