Artistika Nightclub - 523 S. Elm Street: Every First Friday in downtown Greensboro at ARTISTIKA NIGHTCLUB. Doors open at 9pm, class at 9:30pm with Syn, Local Latin Community Dance Choreographer, and fabulous bartender at Artistika. Merengue, from the Dominican Republic, is a Latin American dance that is so easy and fun! Practice those new dance moves at the hottest Ritmo Latino Dance Party with DJ Paco 10:30 PM. LADIES FREE EVERY FRIDAY plus door prizes all night, Guys just $5 before 10 PM Includes the class. No additional charge for class. 18+ Strict Dress Code.
beerthirty - 505 N. Greene Street: Live Music with Gerry Stanek and artwork by ReCaps Artist Mike Valle.
BohoBlu - 323 S. Elm Street: Join us for refreshments and shopping this First Friday from 6:00 - 9:00PM. Spend $25 and pick out a free pair of earrings.
Elsewhere - 606 S. Elm Street: Produce a collaborative, independent magazine during Downtown Greensboro's September First Friday while you explore the world's only thrift store turned museum! Former collaborator Coco Spencer will lead a discussion about race and intersectional feminism, and also co-create a group zine with participants focusing on identity, made with mixed-media. $5 suggested admission.
Greensboro Children's Museum - 220 N. Church Street: Explore, learn and play at the Greensboro Children's Museum for just $2 per person from 5:00PM - 8:00PM.
International Civil Rights Center & Museum - 134 S. Elm Street: “Music in the Museum” Join us at our First Friday production as local guitarist and soloist Fredd Reyes and Alto Ego’s, Donalja James, performs live for the first time at the museum! Come enjoy live music from all genres, light refreshments, and “sit-in” with us as we help kickoff Greensboro’s 2018 Folk Festival.
Luxe Fragrance Bar - 219-B Southside Square: Join us for a wine tasting social beginning at 6pm. The event is free, but participants are asked to bring a teacher's supply item.
Meraki Handmade - 230 S. Elm Street, Suite A: Join us on First Friday as we welcome Blanton and Glasgow back to Meraki Handmade! Come enjoy original Folk music with their Banjo, Fiddle, Guitar & Ukulele, $1 off select NC craft beers, $2 off select glasses of wine, gift card giveaway, and more fun surprises to celebrate The Folk Festival & First Friday!! Drink specials and prizes are all day, with live music beginning at 7! :)
Oscar Oglethorpe - 226 S. Elm Street: We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Opticianry! Join us during First Friday for a celebration of all things Harry Potter! We'll be serving up Felix Felicis and Polyjuice Potion cocktails (make sure to bring a bit of whoever you want to turn into) as well as delicious wizardly treats! Costumes encouraged and BYOW (bring your own wand), there may just be some magical prizes for our favorites!
Sonder Mind and Body - 515 S. Elm Street: Join us from 6:00PM - 9:00PM at Sonder Mind and Body and enjoy some unique treats during The Well Cafe and Juice Bar's Happy Hour! Meet the rest of our Integrative Health Practitioners and our Sonder team!