First Friday, April 5

March 14, 2019

1618 Downtown - 312 S. Elm Street: Feed Your Arts Scene for I ♥ Arts Month! Come out during First Friday in April to 1618 Downtown and support the arts community in Greensboro. 10% of all sales will go to ArtsGreensboro's annual ArtsFund which supports over 50 arts organizations, projects, teachers and artists! Learn more at


Aspen Boutique - 227 S. Elm Street: Discover what’s new at Aspen Boutique. Join us on First Friday and sip wine while you shop. We have beautiful clothing under $60 and about half of our product is made in the USA. We have handmade accessories from artists based in Greensboro, Charleston, Seattle and Huntersville.


beerthirty - 505 N. Greene Street: Live music with Gerry Stanek!


Center City Park - 200 N. Elm Street: Drum roll, please! First Friday Drum Circle is back! We are bringing new moon and full moon drum circles each month through November. No drum? No problem, there are loaners you can use. No experience needed, everyone is welcome.


Center for Visual Artists - 200 N. Davie Street: Unbound is a literary art show in collaboration with Greensboro Bound Festival. Join us on First Friday to celebrate the artists in the show and this collaboration with the literary arts!


Chez Genese - 616 S. Elm Street: Join us for dinner on First Friday, April 5 from 5:30 - 7:30pm! We will be serving shrimp provencal over black rice with a cheese plate for dessert. Please visit to purchase tickets!


Design Archives - 342 S. Elm Street: Fun times downtown, strolling and shopping and sipping! We are open until 9pm, so come and see us!


Elsewhere - 606 S. Elm Street: Join visiting arts professional Lumi Tan at Elsewhere for a Curator Talk! Tan is the curator of The Kitchen: one of New York City’s oldest nonprofit spaces, showing innovative work by emerging and established artists across disciplines. The Kitchen's programs range from dance, music, performance, and theater, to video, film, and art, in addition to literary events, artists’ talks, and lecture series. Since its inception, The Kitchen has been a powerful force in shaping the cultural landscape of this country, and has helped launch the careers of many artists who have gone on to worldwide prominence. Talk starts 6 pm. $5 Suggested Admission. For more information on The Kitchen,


Firefly Market - Corner of S. Elm Street and MLK Boulevard: We are an open air market that will be setting up during Downtown Greensboro’s First Fridays! You will find over 30 high quality and unique vendors selling handmade arts, crafts & jewelry. As well as vintage, antique, and repurposed items. Beautiful, funky and fun flashes of delight can be found on the corner of South Elm & MLK in downtown Greensboro from 5:00 - 9:00pm on April 5th, May 3rd, June 7th, July 5th, August 2nd, September 6th, October 4th, November 1st, December 6th.


GreenHill - 200 N. Davie Street: Join us for First Friday with live music by William Nesmith from 6:30-7:30 PM. Singing and playing the piano since his hands could reach the keys, William Nesmith delivers his songs with passion that illuminates the room. Nesmith’s sound has been compared to that of Stevie Wonder, Sam Smith and Bruno Mars. Free and open to the public. Cash bar. Donations appreciated.


Greensboro Children's Museum - 220 N. Church Street: Enjoy $3 admission from 5p to 8p at the Greensboro Children's Museum! You can explore, learn and play with more than 20 indoor and outdoor exhibits!


Greensboro Downtown Yoga - 219 Summit Avenue: Do good for yourself and for a great local resource in your community at the same time! To get a spot in this yoga class donate an amount of your choice (via the tickets link) and all proceeds will be given to Hirsch Wellness Network. Class will be appropriate for all levels. We would love for you to join us! “Hirsch Wellness Network is a caring community where those facing the overwhelming impact of a cancer diagnosis can find emotional support, strength, inspiration and renewal by participating in creative and expressive arts programs.” More information:


International Civil Rights Center & Museum - 134 S. Elm Street: Join the Civil Rights Museum for an evening of uplifting sacred spirituals. Voice's of God's Children Choir performance 6:00 - 8:00PM. 


Just Be - 352 S. Elm Street: Enjoy sweet treats and wine while shopping our new arrivals and artist of the month - Christina Sin of Sinful Adornments. Her designs are quality, timeless pieces that are easy to wear with anything and her attention to detail is amazing. 


Lao Restaurant + Bar - 219-A S. Elm Street: Join us for First Friday and enjoy exclusive Wicked Weed beers on tap and expertly designed into beer cocktails! Get a free glass with your first purchase of beer or beer cocktail while supplies last.


Mindful Supply - 335 S. Davie Street: We’ll be getting down with soulful artist and performer Debbie the Artist April 5, 2019 for First Fridays Downtown. Shop and support local music with us! 


Oscar Oglethorpe - 226 S. Elm Street: On 4/5 from 2pm-8pm we will be hosting the grand opening of an all new area of our store - O.O. Luxe! Come check out this all-new, luxury eyewear from companies like RAEN, Booth & Bruce, Roger, Erkers, and more! Refreshments will be provided.


Preyer Brewing - 600 Battleground Avenue: Please join us on Friday, April 5 for the 3rd installment of First Friday Jazz at Preyer Brewing! Please support local business and local jazz musicians in a wonderful space that is open to all, with no cover. Preyer Brewing is known for their great handcrafted beers and also as a favorite venue to enjoy live jazz.


Union Coffee Co. - 216 W. Friendly Avenue: Join us for First Friday and music by Kylan Reasoner beginning at 6:00PM!

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