October is Last ‘First Friday’ of 2010 Season

Press Release -- September 23rd, 2010

The final Harrisonburg First Fridays Downtown of the 2010 season will be October 1, 5pm – 7pm.  The event schedule, provided by The Arts Council of the Valley, is listed below.  Friday, October 1st is JMU Family Weekend as well as a host of other local events.  Feel free to use to the comments to list additional happenings for the first weekend in October.

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

Gary Freeburg, Photography and Drawing

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

Bridgewater College Student Show

Arts Council of the Valley Satellite Gallery, former Madison Interiors storefront

Brooke Chao, Photography

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.

Elements by Kari Martin and Rachael Harnish, Painting

Harrisonburg League of Therapists, 312 S. Main St.

Greg Ballou, 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

Kyle Anne Burton, Photograhy, Denise Kanter, Acrylics, Koni McCleve, Jeweler, The WoodArt Studio, Woodturning & Carving, Music: Simply Folk featuring Mike Simpson and Becky Glick

Clementine Café, 153 S. Main St.

3rd Annual Kappa Pi Fall Art Show: from the members of JMU’s art honors fraternity

Dance & Company, 115 S. Main St.

Shenandoah Contemporary Dance Theater

OASIS Gallery, 103 S. Main St.

The Yellow Button, 192 S. Main St.

Estland Design, 41 Court Square, Suite 4-D

The Cat’s Cradle, 124 S. Main St.

Brooke Chao, Photography

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

The Valley Road of Virginia, Photography by Scott Jost with special book signing by author

*Reception catered by Shank’s Bakery

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

Keith Mills, Paintings

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

Skatan Worshipers ’10 (collective show), Mixed Media with skateboards

Downtown Fine Furniture, 20 N. Main St.

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

Cornett Jewelers, Inc., 49 W. Water St., Suite-E

Yarn Mountain, 25 E. Water St.

Welcome Back Students and Parents Event. 20% everything in the store!

Dancing with Karen

20’s dance, Instruction and Demonstration

Massanutten Regional Library courtyard

Drumming Circle, Rhythm Playground

Gathers on lawn of Harrisonburg League of Therapists

5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

Classic Carriage Horse Drawn Rides, $5

Departs from the Hardesty-Higgins House

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Discover Downtown Tours, $7

Departs from the Hardesty-Higgins House

6 pm


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