Downtown Lewisburg celebrates summer with First Fridays after Five on Friday, September 1st! Join the fun … live music, art events, gourmet tastings, refreshments and more! First Friday events are all free to the public from 5pm to 8pm. Everyone is welcome!
Stop by Love Child for Story Time with popcorn and a special treat for the kids. 933 Washington Street West, 520-4934.
Enjoy Summer Family Fun with City National Bank with food, games and live music by Homemade Jam (Jacob, Silas and Korah Lewis) in the CNB parking area at the intersection of Washington Street and 219. Giveaways and Prize Drawing! 809 Jefferson Street South, 647-1625.
Celebrate the Grand Opening of Trinity Bodyworks in Downtown Lewisburg! Meet the staff and enter a drawing for $10 off a 1-hour massage. 783 Court Street South, 647-4568.
Yarid’s is holding a 10 for 10 Event! Help Yarid’s support The Children’s Home Society. Shop at Yarid’s, receive a 10% discount, which will be donated to The Children’s Home Society! 885 Washington Street West, 647-5000.
WV Fine Artisans presents artists in action: Jeff Davis, wood carver, who will be under the portico demonstrating how he carves a relief in wood and then paints it. Jeff has been an active artist for over 40 years and people nationwide collect his pieces. Ginger Danz, who paints with acrylic, will be featured inside the gallery. Ginger resides in Fayette, WV, and shows her artwork all over the state. Her current collection in the gallery was inspired by a trip to Italy and is vibrant & energetic. Please join us to see these gifted artists and enjoy an hors d’oeuvre or two! 1042 Washington Street East, 667-0320.
Edith’s Store will be sampling out Natural Calm, the award winning magnesium anti-stress drink. Stop in for a complimentary tasting and learn about the stress relieving health benefits that Natural Calm can provide. 1035 Washington Street East, 645-7998.
Plants Etc presents Tarot for the Soul – free tarot readings by Christen McCormack. 846 Jefferson Street South, 645-6910.
Stop in the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center to enjoy an evening of art, music, and history. Monroe County artist Judith Bair will be September’s featured artist. Her collection of oil paintings features “Messages from the Mojave” in contrast with local landscapes. Judith will be in the center to meet visitors. Also on display will be the traveling exhibit “West Virginia’s New Deal”. The exhibit, on loan from the Appalachian Forest Heritage Area in conjunction with the Randolph County Museum and the Beverly Heritage Center, is a collection of twelve display banners depicting the story of the New Deal in West Virginia as part of Traveling 219’s project “Eleanor and Franklin: New Deal Art Along US 219”. The display encompasses photos, writings, murals and architecture to tell the story of the New Deal in West Virginia tying it to themes of our history and experiences. Come in to meet Gibbs Kinderman and learn more about this educational exhibit. Enjoy the music of Strum Sum Band, who will have you tapping your feet to their eclectic variety of tunes. 905 Washington Street West, 645-1000.
Wolf Creek Gallery will be showing Level 99 Jeans. Try any pair on and have your name entered to win a free pair! 967 Washington Street West, 645-5270.
Zoo of Trees live at Asylum from 9pm to Midnight! 399 Randolph Street East, 681-318-3515.
As you stroll around town, pop in to some of your favorite restaurants, bars and shops. Over 25 places will be open until 8pm or later!
First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long, except January, in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 8pm serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America’s Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at Washington Street (I-60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219). For more information go to downtownlewisburg.com follow facebook.com/lewisburgwv or call 304-645-4333.
– Source: Lewisburg WV Merchants Association.