Antlers and Astronauts - 534 S. Elm Street: Fall is here! Join us from 6-9pm on Friday, October 5 in Downtown Greensboro to shop our new fall goods and celebrate (slightly) cooler weather. We'll be donating 15% of our sales from the day to an organization that's supporting those impacted by Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, NC. And, as always, enjoy 10% off of your purchase in the store during the event.
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.
Beer Co. - 121 W. McGee Street: We will be tapping Black Angel and Imperial Gin Barrel Aged Coolcumber! Kevin from Wicked Weed Brewing will also be sampling out several packaged products as well!
Center City Park - 200 N. Elm Street: Join Drumming the Triad North Carolina on First Fridays from April-November for a Drum Circle at 6:30pm in Center City Park downtown Greensboro, NC at 200 N. Elm St. This event is free and open to all - come join the fun!Sponsored by Living on the Veg Tees.
City of Greensboro PLANIT GSO Kick Off Event - 200 N. Elm Street: Join City Mayor Nancy Vaughan, Councilmember Justin Outling and City staff from 5:45-6:30 pm Friday, October 5, at Center City Park’s “Great Lawn" during the First Friday downtown event, for the official kick-off of PLANIT GSO. PLANIT GSO is a City initiative designed to get your input about how Greensboro should grow and develop in the future. Your opinions will help the City update its current Comprehensive Plan, which was adopted in 2003. The October 5 kick-off of PLANIT GSO includes comments by Vaughan and Outling and free games and entertainment for all ages. Stop by to hear about all the ways you can get involved in the PLANIT GSO process, from taking surveys to visiting PLANIT GSO gatherings at pop-up events across the city during the next six months.
GreenHill - 200 N. Davie Street: The Maggie Valley Band from 6:30 - 8:30PM. A raw approach to Appalachian music intertwined with a heavy sixties influence.
Greensboro Children's Museum - 220 N. Church Street: Explore, learn and play at the Greensboro Children's Museum for just $3 per person from 5:00PM - 8:00PM.
Jazzy Design Graphic - 104 Barnhardt Street: Business Appreciation Day - Oct. 5, 2018 We will have BEL'LE Full vending selling Kettle Corn LaTasha Miles Promoting her book When Football Season Come.
Just Be - 352 S. Elm Street: We will be featuring jewelry artist, Dena Goldman this First Friday. Dena used metals, beads and crystals to create one of a kind unique pieces.
Scuppernong Books - 304 S. Elm Street: First Draft is a Curated Open Mic. Selected readers will share works-in-progress (up to 8 minutes). Those in attendance can put their name in the First Draft goblet for an opportunity for 5 minutes at the mic. All genres, all identities, all bodies are welcome. First Draft celebrates imperfect works-in-progress. First Draft celebrates literary community and aims to bring diverse writers together in the same room.
Wrangler Pop-Up Shop - 300 S. Elm Street: We’re re-opening our doors in downtown Greensboro! Come celebrate First Friday with live music by Sam Frazier, craft beer from Brown Truck Brewery, and of course, fresh new denim styles. Time: Store opens at 11am, music & beer from 6-9pm. More about Sam Frazier: www.samfrazier.com