Holiday Open House

Friday, December 5, 2014
5 – 7 pm • Uptown Martinsville

The season of giving is upon us. Enjoy an early shopping day in Uptown! Shops and restaurants will kick off special holiday deals and will provide yummy fall refreshments to bar against the chilly air. Admission Free

Special Events

First Fridays Painting + Pinot
Piedmont Arts • 215 Starling Ave
Ready for a fun-filled night out? Bring your enthusiasm, some friends and your beverage of choice for a night of painting at Piedmont Arts. Explore your creative side in a casual studio environment, while instructor Pepper Martin guides you, step-by-step, through your own acrylic masterpiece. Ages 21+. $40 Piedmont Arts Members | $45 Non-Members | Register Online >>

Young Artists (ages 8 –12)
Piedmont Arts • 215 Starling Ave

Friday is the perfect day for after-school fun! Kids will have a blast creating hands-on artwork with instructor Pepper Martin. Each student will complete a small acrylic painting to take home. 

Galleries Open Late at Piedmont Arts
Piedmont Arts • 215 Starling Ave
The Piedmont Arts galleries will also be open for self-guided tours. “Pulled, Pressed & Screened: Important American Prints” and “A 180 Turn: From Numbers to Art” are on display. 

Songwriters Showcase
Daily Grind Coffee House & Cafe • 303 E Church St
From 7:30 − 8:30 pm, join Daily Grind for Songwriters Showcase, an open mic for original music hosted by Dean Smith of Woodall’s Music and Sound. No cover. All ages welcome. Each showcase also features a 10 − 15 minute talk by a local artist whose work will be on display. If you are interested in being a featured artist for the showcase, contact the Daily Grind at 276.632.0035 or by email at dailygrinduptown@gmail.com.

Easy Knotted Scarf Workshop
The Artisan Center • 54 W Church St
Make a gift for a loved one or yourself at The Artisan Center during First Friday Art Walk. Learn to make a fun and festive knotted scarf using yarn, ribbons, beads and bling. No knitting or crocheting experience required. Class will be held 5:30 – 7 pm with instructor Mary Catherine Santoro. $15 includes supplies. Pre-registration is required by calling 276-656-5461.

Find a complete list of venues at Where To Go>>

 Upcoming First Friday Art Walks

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