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First Friday Art Crawl: Downtown Boone Comes Alive With the December Edition of This Evening Tradition

By Madison Fisler Lewis

Dec. 4, 2014. On Friday, Dec. 5, downtown Boone will be taken over by the First Friday Art Crawl. Like always, this month’s crawl will feature food, drinks and live music with work and exhibitions from local artists. And as usual, everyone is invited to come out and enjoy some Friday night fun. If you’ve never experienced First Friday Art Crawl, here is your chance to get in on what the locals already know! Head on down to downtown Boone and enjoy a Friday night out on the town. Here’s what is happening this month.

Where to Go:

Jones House Community Center
The Jones House Community and Cultural Center will host a First Friday Gallery Reception from 6:30-8 p.m. In addition, the ASU Sustainable Energy Society’s Annual Solar Christmas Tree Lighting will be held at the Jones House. Refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m., followed by a cappella Christmas caroling at 5:45, a guest speaker at 6:30 p.m. and the official tree lighting at 6:40 p.m. For more information, call 828-268-6280.

media-uploadLucky Penny
Lucky Penny will be open from 6-9 for Art Crawl. For more information, call 828-264-0302. 

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone will host the openings of Andrew Fullwood’s Allurement Exhibition, Les Caisons III: Looking Up and Tanja Softic: Gathered from Available Data. Admission for the event is free and the public is invited to attend. For more information, please call 828-262-3017.

Lost Province Brewing Company
Lost Province Brewing Company will host Freakin’ Firkin Friday at Five, which continues with the release of a special 12-gallon cask of beer at 5 p.m. The live music will begin at 8 p.m. featuring Swing Guitars Trio.

Art of Oil
Art of Oil, located at 819 W. King Street, will offer tastings of delicious, gourmet olive oils and balsamic vinegars. The tastings will be paired with complementing wines.

Art Walk
Located at 611 West King Street, Art Walk will offer wine and refreshments to guests during the Art Crawl. For more information, contact Art Walk at 264-9998.

Old World Galleries
Old World Galleries, located at 697 W. King St will present art by painter Jane Miller showcased alongside Old World Galleries’ stunning jewelry. For more information, contact Old World Galleries at 828-264-6559.

Anna Banana’s
Located at 641 West King Street, Anna Banana’s will offer refreshments and as always, customers can dance for a 10-percent discount on merchandise! For more information, call 828-865-2000.

The Local
The Local will feature live music on Friday night, along with their delicious menu items. The Local is located at 179 Howard St. For more information, call 828-266-2179.

If you would like your business to be included in our Art Crawl Round Up each month, send information to madison@highcountrypress.com.