Explore: Venues Stay Open for First Friday on August 7th to Showcase the Local Creative Community
"Greensboro, N.C. – The public is invited to discover Downtown Greensboro and its creative community on Friday, Aug. 7. First Friday is a self-guided walking tour of Downtown Greensboro’s galleries, shops and alternative venues that participate with specially programmed arts events with extended hours (until 9:00pm) on the first Friday of every month. Look for green balloons outside of venues to denote First Friday participation. All events are free and scheduled from 6:00pm to 9:00pm unless otherwise noted.
Featured art work by visual artist, Mako Fufu. Live music by our visiting musician, DJ SPCLGST, from Raleigh, NC Complimentary refreshments and libations will be provided by Castle Catering. Schedule a future appointment for our spa or salon while attending the event and receive a 15% discount.
Join the International Civil Rights Center & Museum for a First Friday "Back to School Bash"! Come enjoy live musical performances, Guilford County Schools guest speakers, and a "Back to School" raffle where prizes will be given all night!
Lauren Hatfield with Valentía y Fuerza is a local Greensboro artist who makes "sleek and classy" accessories. She prides herself in using remnant fabrics, thus creating less of a footprint on our environment. Reggae @ VybzNation - 219 W. Lewis Street:
Did you know there's an authentic Reggae club in the Triad? Enjoy the islands from the front patio, where you’ll hear the sounds of the Caribbean—Roots, Rock, Reggae @ VybzNation at the end of the Railyard.
Find your zen place this FIrst Friday! Musical entertainment from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. Free refreshments including beer and wine. Explore downtown Greensboro's newest shopping destination, an urban garden center with live plants, flowers, accessories and garden art, including authentic Mexican folk art hand made from recycled materials."