Check out downtown Lewisburg on First Friday in November, held November 6th starting 5pm. There will be complimentary treats at various shops, live music, and holiday shopping deals! Here is the list:
Carnegie Hall and its featured artists will host opening receptions in each of its three gallery spaces. In the Museum Gallery is Agnes Carbrey and Ryan Russell’s exhibit entitled “Ten Years”. On display in the Auditorium Gallery are a collection of photographs entitled “Following the Light” by Pamela Withrow, and in the Old Stone Room is Mary Hurst’s exhibit “Invocations” (art above by Mary Hurst), comprised of vibrant and highly detailed oil paintings. Carnegie is on Church Street.
Love Child will offers Children’s Story Time at 6pm and as a special treat, discover an irresistible jewelry offer! They are at 124 W. Washington Street.
Located beside the Livery, The Front Porch invites you to enjoy a glass of wine, fresh baked refreshments and great jazz! A percentage of all proceeds for the evening will benefit Lewisburg HospiceCare.
The General Lewis Inn invites you to enjoy Hot Buttered Rum samples and a free glass of wine with dinner.
Located on the corner of Jefferson and Washington Street, Bella the Corner Gourmet will have samples of Santa Julia’s red and white wine and Tulip Hill Creamery’s Haymaids cheese! While you are here, enter to WIN a Bissinger’s handcrafted chocolate turkey. It is free to enter and will be given away on November 19th.
The Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center will feature an evening of art and music. Enjoy the tunes of area favorite Strum Sum Band. The November “Art in the Valley” exhibit will premiere the show “Color Obsessed”– watercolors by local artist Diane Mitchell. Stop in to meet Diane and view her collection of unique paintings. A representative from HospiceCare will also be present to talk with folks about the 17th Annual “Toast to Hospice” wine auction to be held at the Visitors Center on November 7, 2015.
The Asylum is opening their cozy basement bar for First Friday’s. Stop in for a peek! Also, enjoy a performance by Rob Jones from Beckley, in the main bar from 9pm to midnight.
Show Your Colors is offering a FREE West Virginia hat with any purchase over $50! They are located across from the Bakery on N Court Street.
Also on N Court Street (beside Show your Colors) is The Pepper Shed. They will get in the fall mood by soothing your palette with a savory pumpkin dip served with ginger snaps or pretzels. Also try some mixed vegetables with farm-to-table Blackberry Vinaigrette Dressing. Put your name in a drawing for a free Christmas Basket, value of $25.00.
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At the Irish Pub on E. Washington Street, Lewisburg’s very own world renowned Celtic musician Patrick O’Flaherty will play from 4pm to 8:30pm, to be followed by the local duo Rivertown Gypsies at 9pm.
Located beside Greenbrier Valley Baking Co. on N. Jefferson St, Plants Etc. will host live music by the Herding Cats.
If you feel like dancing to a DJ, check out Sidney Coles at the Sweet Shoppe. She’ll be dj’ing and doing karaoke from 10pm till late.
Don’t miss first Friday in downtown Lewisburg! This is a great opportunity to start your Christmas shopping!
HASHTAGWV ART & ENTERTAINMENT Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Christina Entenmann-Edwards has been a WV resident since September 2008. She was born and raised in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and is no stranger to hard work and the entrepreneurial spirit. In 2006, she graduated from Quinnipiac University (Hamden, Connecticut), Cum Laude, with a B.A. in History. In 2010, she graduated with an M.B.A. from Liberty University (Lynchburg, Virginia). In February 2012, Christina launched HashtagWV as the area’s first full-color, free arts and entertainment tabloid + online platform. Christina completed the Leadership West Virginia class of 2021, which is an innovative program that grows, engages, and mobilizes leaders to ignite a life passion to move West Virginia forward.