Aspen Boutique - 227 S. Elm Street: Spin the Nation's Wheel of Glory to win a prize with a purchase. Enjoy the brave musician, Stephanie Arcos, while sipping on a glass of Freedom Punch. In the land of Aspen Boutique, we support Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. Visit us during this Patriotic First Friday.
beerthirty - 505 N. Greene Street: Live music with William Nesmith,local singer, songwriter, and pianist. He will be performing pop music influenced by soul, R&B, hip-hop, and music theatre.
Center City Park - 200 N. Elm Street: Drum roll, please! First Friday Drum Circle is back! Thanks to Healing Earth Rhythms, we're bringing drum circles each month through November. No drum? No problem, there are loaners you can use. No experience needed, everyone is welcome.
Cheesecakes by Alex - 315 S. Elm Street: Wine and Cheesecakes are two of life’s great culinary pleasures, and finding the perfect match can be a delicious endeavor. However what wine or beer to pair with a cheesecake! Two Greensboro establishments, WineStyles and Cheesecakes by Alex are bringing that experience to you on Friday July 5th, 6-9PM. You will be presented with an easy to follow pairing guide and a chance to enjoy a slice of cheesecake with a perfectly paired glass of wine, all in the one location - Cheesecakes by Alex, Downtown Greensboro.Stop in to learn what it is all about and get a start start to an all American holiday weekend.
Greensboro Children's Museum - 220 N. Church Street: Climb to new heights on our XXL Neptune Climbers, build forts in Imagination Station and more at the Greensboro Children's Museum for just $3 per person from 5:00PM - 8:00PM. Matt's Gelato will be at the Museum selling yummy sweet treats!
Greensboro Downtown Yoga - 219 S. Summit Avenue: Our First Friday Fundraiser on July 5th will benefit Jan's Animal Rescue! Brittany Carty will lead this fun and relaxing Friday evening yoga class to kick off your weekend. Beginner and seasoned yogis welcome. To get a spot in the class you can donate ANY amount you choose, and all proceeds will go to Jan's Animal Rescue in Greensboro!
Greensboro Public Library Central Branch - 219 N. Church Street: Chill out with us at Central Library on First Friday on July 5th at 5 pm! Watch The Lion King, check out our sensory bins, try some crafts, and munch on popcorn. This event is designed for youth who need a respite from the crowds and noise of First Friday events. Tweens, teens, and young adults (ages 10 and up) are welcome.
Hudson's Hill - 527 S. Elm Street: River Bar Soap Co. will be spotlighting the evening at Hudson's Hill, where proprietor Hannah Wallach will be showcasing handmade soaps she produces in Summerfield, NC. She will bring dozens of freshly made, 100% natural ingredient, skin-conscious, cold-processed soaps that we will sell exclusively in Greensboro at our retail store in the heart of our city's downtown. Smell the lovely scents (and the coffee to cleanse the pallet betwixt sampling them), imbibe in a glass-bottled classic soda, try an award-winning cocktail courtesy of our neighbors Fainting Goat Spirits, grab an ice-cold beer, or just pop in to check the new merchandise, play a game of checkers, or check the old VHS movies playing on the console TV. Hudson's Hill isn't just a store, it's a socialscape; a place for building community, supporting local craftspeople, and keeping that old school tradition of the neighborly way alive!
Mindful Supply - 335 S. Davie Street: Join us for First Fridays at Mindful Supply! We have started a music event called Mindful Sessions where we feature a great singer/ band and invite folks come to our store to enjoy some great music and pick up some Mindful Supply gear while you're here. Open from 7-9pm, See you soon!
Preyer Brewing - 600 Battleground Avenue: First Friday Jazz features a mashup of great locally handcrafted beer and great local jazz talent presented by saxophonist Wally West at a family friendly and open-to-all venue. Never a cover charge!