Harvest Moon Run + Dancing on Depot
Deopt Street Trail Head, Uptown Martinsville
This 10K event is held along the Dick & Willie Passage and begins at the Depot Street trailhead. Race starts at 7 pm. Riggs Roberson will play from 6 – 9 pm.
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 >>
15 – 50% off Select Artwork
Studio 107 • 105 E Church St
Artists will offer discounts on select works, including 15% off hand-turned walnut platters by Terry Mitchell and 50% off framed and unframed watercolors by Mary Powell.
Behind-the-Scenes at the Black Box
Black Box Theatre • 44 Franklin St
Go behind the scenes of Martinsville community theatre to learn just what it takes to be a TWCP volunteer. Admission free. www.twcp.net.
Discounts on Handmade Items
The Artisan Center • 54 W Church St
The Artisan Center is showcasing new work by their juried artisans. Plus, the mark down table is full of hand-crafted items at discount prices. Find scarves, jewelry, glass, aprons, pillows and more.
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 email@example.com.
Gallery 22 • 22 Walnut St
Gallery 22 invites visitors to shop hand-made glass art by artist Aleen Wilson and enjoy complimentary refreshments. Gallery 22 will also offer a special on etched glassware.
Upcoming First Friday Art Walks
- Friday, September 5 — Fall Preview
- Friday, October 3 — No Art Walk in preparation for Oktoberfest
- Saturday, October 4 — Oktoberfest
- Friday, November 7 — Give Thanks!
- Friday, December 5 — Holiday Open House