Harrisonburg First Fridays Downtown for August

Press Release -- August 4th, 2010

The Arts Council of the Valley has been hosting First Fridays Downtown (formerly called Museum & Gallery Walks), April through October of this year.  The August event is this Friday, August 6th, 5 – 7pm.

Arts Council of the Valley, Smith House, 311 S. Main St.

Holly George, Photography

Arts Council of the Valley Satellite Gallery, Court Square Theater Marketplace

Bridgewater College Student Show

Arts Council of the Valley Satellite Gallery, former Jack Collins Shoe Store

Denise Kanter, Painting and Screen Prints

The Virginia Quilt Museum, 301 S. Main St.

Admission to the museum is free and the museum shop will be open, Virginia Quilt Museum Celebrates 15 years – Quilts from Our Collection

Asbury United Methodist Church, 205 S. Main St.

Group show featuring the artwork of Jim Harris, Lori Konkle, Kathryn Cramer Brown, and Asbury Children

Harrisonburg League of Therapists, 312 S. Main St.

Dan Thompson, Painting

Hardesty-Higgins House Visitors Center, 212 S. Main St.

The Valley Turnpike Museum and Rocktown Gift Shoppe will be open featuring work of Valley Artisans and the Art Gallery of Shenandoah Valley Watercolor Society. Light Refreshments will be served.

Linda S. Hoover, CFP, Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial, 165 S. Main Street

Julie Haushalter, White Oak Lavender Farm, Zachary Nafziger, Stained Glass, Jeanne Tysinger, Inspired Photography, Music by Mike Simpson

Clementine Café, 153 S. Main St.

Somers & Patrick Fitzgerald, Cut Paper Collage & Paintings

OASIS Gallery, 103 S. Main St.

Brenda Fairweather

The Yellow Button, 192 S. Main St.

Denise Kanter, Painting

Estland Design, 41 Court Square, Suite 4-D

The Cat’s Cradle, 124 S. Main St.

Friends of Cat’s Cradle: Group Art Show

The Gaines Group, PLC, architecture + design, 107 S. Main St., Ste 2

Architectural Thesis by Chad Wilkins

*Reception catered by Shank’s Bakery

Laughing Dog T-shirts & Gifts, 825 S. Main St.

Refreshments available

Downtown Wine and Gourmet, 41 Court Square

Wine Tastings and (periodically) Music

Cally’s Restaurant and Brewery, 41-A Court Square

Beer Tastings 

Artful Dodger, 47 Court Square

John Bell, Paintings

Downtown Fine Furniture, 20 N. Main St.

James Souder, Photography

August Enterprise/T.J.’s Demagraphics, 91 N. Main St.

Greg Ballou and James August Warsing, Jr., Paintings and Sculpture

Wine on Water, 70 W. Water St.

Wine Tasting

Polished, Inc., 29 W. Water St.

*10% everything in the store

Adona Music, 34 S. Main St.

Classic Carriage Horse Drawn Rides, $10.00

Departs from the Hardesty-Higgins House

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Discover Downtown Tours, $7

Departs from the Hardesty-Higgins House

6 pm


3 Responses to “Harrisonburg First Fridays Downtown for August”

  1. Alison says:

    Also at Smith House this Friday, August 6, beginning at 6 PM, there will be a poetry reading featuring the work of Susan Facknitz, Michael Trocchia, Douglas Wandersee, Chad Gusler, Tim Skirven, and Paul Somers.

  2. Cecil Fields says:

    I actually find that interesting. Been following your blog for a few days now and I truly enjoy what I see. Keep up the good work!

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