First Friday, August 3

July 20, 2018

Antlers and Astronauts - 534 S. Elm Street: Join us from 6-9pm on Friday, August 3 in Downtown Greensboro. We'll be honored to host Grey Goods Studio (Durham, NC) who will be set up for a special trunk show event! Brooke will be selling her wares, including pillows, table linens, and pouches. Light refreshments will be available while you shop. BONUS: enjoy 10% off your purchase in the store during the event!


beerthirty crafts on tap - 505 N. Greene Street: Live Music with Mix Tape Acoustic adaptations of songs you probably know. ReCaps Artist Mike Valle Beer cap mosaic art.


Center for Visual Artists - 200 N. Davie Street: Visit Center for Visual Artists for the opening of We Art Greensboro, a community art show exhibiting the wide array of creatives that call Greensboro home. This exhibition will be accompanied by a panel discussion each Wednesday evening at 7PM. 


Descending Angels - 208-B John Wesley Way: Greensboro's body-positive pole dance & fitness studio is elated to be celebrating our 10 year anniversary! Here's a little more on what the night will have to offer: *Stunning performances *Teaser sessions *Specials on classes and purchases only available in-person during our open house *Refreshments *Photo/Video Opportunities It's all happening in alignment with our 2 year anniversary of being in Downtown Greensboro - First Friday, August 3rd, from 7-9pm. And it's free! We hope you will come out to celebrate the marking of a beautiful decade with us.


Elsewhere - 606 S. Elm Street: Explore the world's only thrift store turned museum— and the artists who live in it! At 7pm, join Elsewhere's summer intern artists as they present their past work and discuss their plans for their culminating, group art show coming up on Sept. 7th. $5 suggested admission.


Forge Greensboro - 219 W. Lewis Street: So you might've heard... We have a new Boss Laser Cutter & Engraver at the Forge!Come out to this FREE event and see what this new laser can do! This event is open to public, bring a friend, or 5!We will be doing live demos, giving tours, and generally having fun, so don't forget to hop down to the Forge during First Friday to be a part of something awesome!


GreenHill - 200 N. Davie Street: Live artist demo from 5:30 - 6:30PM by ECU Metal Facility/artists. Live music by Red Nucleus from 7:00 - 8:00PM. 


Greensboro Cultural Center - 200 N. Davie Street: On First Friday in August, Greensboro Cultural Center will hold a special open house from 6-8 pm to showcase the arts organizations located at 200 N. Davie St. This event is free and will feature live dance, music, theater and improv comedy performances, a scavenger hunt with a chance to win door prizes, and a create-your-own art station. The center’s art galleries will be open for shopping and viewing, and there will be free popcorn, Chick-fil-A and beer and wine samples by Café Europa. Kona Ice will be available for purchase.


Greensboro Transit Authority - 102 Martin Luther King Jr Drive: Greensboro Transit Authority will have a display of Greensboro's first Battery-Electric Rechargeable Bus along with literature and giveaways. Bus will be located on Elm Street near intersection with Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.


International Civil Rights Center & Museum - 134 S. Elm Street: Join the International Civil Rights Center & Museum we as discuss the many different forms of bullying and how local agencies are dealing with and tackling the problems.


jfaulk hats - 301 S. Elm Street: Meet one of downtown Greensboro newest businesses from 6pm to 9pm, jfaulkhats 301, South Elm Street ( The Guilford Building). jfaulk designs and makes custom made and made to order hats for men, women and children and will be offering a 20% discount on orders during this time. He also blocks and clean other hats. In addition other already manufactured hats will be sold. Stop by and introduce yourself. I promise you will not be disappointed.


Meraki Handmade - 230 S. Elm Street: Celebrate August's First Friday in Downtown Greensboro with Meraki Handmade. Live Music with Blanton & Glasgow 7-9pm. Drink Special: $1 Off all Wine with $2 Off Selected Wines -New Mural "Reveal" Party! -Giveaway Drawings for Meraki Handmade Gift Cards and Prizes! We are also going to be celebrating our new mural painted by Alex and Terry from The Greensboro Mural Project with Drink Specials and Prize Giveaways! Grab some friends and have fun supporting local while listening to great music!


Sonder Mind and Body - 515 S. Elm Street: Join us from 6p-9pm at Sonder Mind and Body and enjoy some unique treats during The Well Cafe and Juice Bar Happy Hour! Coach Kimberly Ann will be hosting a complimentary 15 minute Practice Self Presence exercise at 6:30pm, 7:00pm, and 8:00pm. Meet the rest of our Integrative Health Practitioners and our Sonder team!

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