Due to inclement weather, many First Friday Art Walk events have been canceled for tonight. Please check with individual venues for more info.
Friday, March 7
There’s madness is in the air and Uptown merchants are on your team. Find great deals on handmade artwork and crafts at Uptown’s galleries. Shops will also be offering sales on spring merchandise.
Events by Venue:
First Fridays Painting + Pinot
Piedmont Arts, 215 Starling Ave.
Bring your enthusiasm, some friends and your beverage of choice for First Fridays Painting + Pinot. Explore your creative side in a casual studio environment, while instructor Pepper Martin guides you through creating your own masterpiece. Ages 21+. Advanced registration required. Register Online >>
15 – 50% Off on Handmade Goods
Studio 107, 105 E. Church St.
Mitchell Woodcrafts has hand-turned walnut platters for 15% off and framed and unframed watercolors by Mary Donaldson Powell are 50% off.
Williams Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar
Black Box Theatre, 44 Franklin St.
Watch as idealism, envy and power politics collide in a crisis-ridden Roman Republic. Tickets are $12 and are on sale at www.twcp.net.
Jon Stickley Trio Live at Rives Theatre
Rives Theatre, 215 E Church St.
Making their Merlefest and Rooster Walk debuts this year, this jazz/bluegrass fusion band from Asheville, NC, defies description. Jon’s guitar style has evolved from bluegrass flat picking into his own sound that spans from soft harmonic chimes to straight-up shredding. If you liked Stephane Wrembel, you will love the Jon Stickley Trio. Doors at 8 pm. Show at 9 pm. Advance tickets available at Daily Grind and Woodall’s Music and Sound. Buy Tickets Online >>
Discounts on Handmade Items
The Artisan Center, 54 W. Church St.
The Artisan Center’s mark down table is full of hand-crafted items! Find scarves, jewelry, glass, aprons, pillows and more.
Song Writers Showcase
Daily Grind Coffee House & Cafe, 303 E. Church St.
From 7:30 − 8:30 pm, join Daily Grind for Song Writers 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.
Glass Studio, 22 Walnut St.
Glass artist Aleen Wilson will have select items marked down 20%.