Friday, September 4th, 2009
Historic Downtown Lewisburg continues its tradition of First Fridays after Five. First Fridays after Five takes place from 5pm to 9pm on Friday, September 4th. This event is free to the public. Everyone is welcome! Don’t miss the fun!
City National Bank kicks off the football season with their 3rd Annual City National Bank Tailgate Party. Join the fun in the bank parking lot at 109 S. Jefferson Street (intersection of Washington Street & Jefferson Street). Enjoy a special live music performance by Brown Chicken Brown Cow, delicious barbeque and beer garden. Get there early for great WVU door prizes. Fun begins at 6pm. 645-2500.
High Country Boutique invites you to meet Peruvian designer, ITALA and discover her line of alpaca coats and jackets. Reception begins at 4pm at 122 W. Washington Street, 645-5222.
Old Hardware Gallery hosts the local band the Rust Kings (Allan Sizemore and Jeanne Hoffman), a talented duo of Appalachian stomp grass musicians! While enjoying the music and refreshments, celebrate the grand opening of the gallery’s custom framing shop, featuring the skills of Todd Hardy and Chris Holland. 118 W. Washington Street, 645-2236.
Cooper Gallery celebrates Rupert, West Virginia native Max Hayslette’s 80th birth year! Max is a prolific artist who paints 6 days a week and is know internationally. A collection of current original abstracts and traditional Greenbrier County paintings will be available. Chat with Max and enjoy Celtic harp music by Leah Trent. 122 East Washington Street, 645-6439.
Studio 40 celebrates its first anniversary in downtown Lewisburg with live music, refreshments and a new gallery show of handmade paper wall pieces by Santa Fe artist, Kara Young. Come celebrate! 130 W. Washington Street, 647-4444.
The Irish Pub welcomes the tunes of local Jimmy Costa from 5pm to 8pm. 109 East Washington Street, 645-7386.
Carnegie Hall is pleased to present the 20th Annual Season of Colors Juried Art Exhibition. This year’s theme is “Dreams”. Entries reflect fresh and liberating interpretations of the artists’ vision of dreams. Also opening that evening, are exhibits “West Virginia Images”, photographs by Brittain McJunkin and “Mary, Mary, Mary and More”, collective works of the Morgan women. 105 Church Street, 645-7917.
Enjoy a blend of folk, ballads and old country favorites by “Pushing’ String” at The General Lewis Inn. Ron Kirk performs on guitar and vocals and Jay Frye on bass. 301 E. Washington St., 628-4454.
First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9pm serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment. First Fridays After Five: You’ll find the lights on and the town alive!
Downtown Lewisburg is just 2 miles 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 www.downtownlewisburg.com or call Aaron or Monica Maxwell at 304-645-4333.