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First Friday Celebration

July 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Join us in Downtown Elizabethton this summer from May-August for First Friday Celebrations filled with arts and community through live music, interactive art, extended shopping, and more unique activities throughout downtown!July First Friday Celebrations will FEATURE Monday Night Social at Covered Bridge Park, the Firefly 5K Run/Walk, as well as art activities in the Downtown Breezeways.
—- Special Features —-
5:00 PM: Watts Dance Studio special performance at The Bonnie Kate Theater
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Monday Night Social at Covered Bridge Stage
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Firefly 5K Run/Walk benefitting Main Street Elizabethton
7:30 PM: Jonesborough Repertory Theatre 1940’s USO Show at The Bonnie Kate Theater

—- Art Activities —-
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM: American summer activities in Downtown Breezeways (hosted by ElizAlliance, CCDP, PEAK Mentorship, and Red Legacy Recovery)
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Live studio painting at Nash Art Studio in Five One Eight

—- Local Shopping —-
9:30 AM – 8:00 PM: Extended shopping hours at All Star Sports and Country Crafts
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM: 9-year anniversary sale at The Peddler’s Cart with door prizes & refreshments
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM: BOGO specials and patriotic gifts for kids at Klacie’s Candles & Boutique
10:00 AM – 7:30 PM: Extended shopping and deli/ice-cream at Simple Blessings General Store featuring a coloring contest, special sales, and Nowhere Valley singing (5:00 – 6:30)
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM: Extended shopping at Cottage Boutique
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Meet the Artist at Birdhouse Studio with 10% off all prints
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Vendor specials at Five One Eight

—- Dining Experiences —–
7:00 AM – 8:00 PM: Southern Burger Challenge, hand-breaded catfish + hushpuppies, & scratch-made chicken-n-dumplings at Southern Restaurant
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM: What the Crepe??!! at Five One Eight
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Extended dining hours at The Coffee Company plus Exodus Collaborative farm stand, live music, and charcoal art!
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Food Trucks located at Covered Bridge Park: Me&K’s, Hound Dogs, & Appalachian Ice
9:00 PM – 11:00 PM: Kasey Williams performing live at Riverside Taphouse for Firefly 5K: After Glow Party (sponsored by Carter County Bank)
Presenting Partners include The City of Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department, Elizabethton Arts and Cultural Alliance, and Main Street Elizabethton.


July 2, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 pm