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First Friday Celebration

May 7, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

The Elizabethton Arts and Cultural Alliance, City of Elizabethton Parks & Recreation, and Main Street Elizabethton are excited to bring First Friday Celebrations to Downtown Elizabethton! First Friday Celebrations filled with the arts and community through live music, interactive art, extended shopping, and more unique activities throughout downtown! May First Friday Celebrations will FEATURE 49 Winchester at Covered Bridge Park, Liberty! artwork and live performances, as well as a variety of activities and specials.
Special Features 
10:00 AM: Red Legacy Recovery Ribbon Cutting with Elizabethton Chamber and Main Street Elizabethton followed by an Open House from 12-8 PM
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Elizabethton Arts and Cultural Alliance Gratitude Art Project at Sweetsie Treatz
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Teen Art Hub in Breezeway next to Sweetsie Treatz featuring chalk art and “Make a Colonial Whirlgig” (hosted by ElizAlliance, CCDP, PEAK Mentorship, Red Legacy, & Future Innovators) – weather pending
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Children’s Art Hub in Breezeway next to Jiggy Ray’s featuring Lincoln Log “Build Fort Watauga” activity and Liberty! art and coloring activity (hosted by ElizAlliance, CCDP, PEAK Mentorship, Red Legacy, & Future Innovators) – weather pending
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Music and Miles Half Marathon Packet Pick-up at Elizabethton Chamber followed by a Demo Run at 7:30 PM
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: The Coffee Company hosting Archives & Art! art show featuring Bird House Studio and Exodus Collaborative farmer’s market
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: United Way featuring local artist
6:00 PM – GLOW Herbals featuring a Biblical “Storypainter”
Art Activities
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Fletcher’s Homemade Sewing with Confidence Class
12:00 PM – 10:00 PM: Undervalley Dragway extended hours and special sales on all models, plus regular bracket race at 7:30 PM
2:30 PM – 12:15 PM – Elizabethton Escape room and arcade fun
3:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Fired Up Ceramics to-go kits and BOGO studio fee
4:00 PM – 11:00 PM: Riverside Taphouse featuring a Live Art Expo & late-night acoustic music
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: 49 Winchester band at Covered Bridge Stage
7:00 PM: Sam Collie and the Roustabouts at Jiggy Ray’s Downtown Pizzeria

Dance Performances
5:00 PM: Watts Dance Studio Performance on the Fire Station lawn
6:00 PM: Dancer’s Dream Performing Arts Academy performing at All Star Sports and Country Crafts
6:30 PM: East Tennessee Ballet Academy performance at The Bonnie Kate Theater
7:30 PM: Appalachian Irish Dance Company at The Bonnie Kate Theater

Dining Experiences
7:00 AM – 8:00 PM: Southern Restaurant hand-breaded catfish special and “South in Your Mouth Food Challenge”
11:00 AM – 9:00 PM: Big Dan’s East TN BBQ free drink with purchase of platter special 
11:00 AM – 11:00 PM: Jiggy Ray’s Downtown Pizzeria $15 beer bucket special 
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM: What the Crepe hosted at Five One Eight
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: The Coffee Company extended dinner hours
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Food Truck Locations – Me & K’s + L’Churros at Troy Sloan’s, Comfy Chef at Riverside Taphouse, and Hound Dogs at Covered Bridge Park

Local Shopping
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM: Mills Greenhouse & Landscape Garden Outlet at The Gathering Hub
9:00 AM – 8:00 PM: Lingerfelt Boutique extended shopping hours
9:30 AM – 7:00 PM: All Star and Country Crafts extended shopping hours
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM: Betsy Treasures extended shopping hours
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM: Cannon’s Fine Home Furnishings extended shopping hours
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM: Cottage Boutique extended shopping hours and special feature and sales of Baxter and Me artwork
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM: Eagle Center Co-op extended shopping hours and giveaways
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM: Klacie’s Candles & Boutique extended shopping hours and specials
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM: Simple Blessings General Store extended shopping and Simply Southern special giveaways (5:00 – 6:30)
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM: The Secret Garden Mother’s Day bouquet and gift specials
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM: Five One Eight extended shopping hours
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM: Duck Crossing Antique Mall extended shopping hours


May 7, 2021
9:00 am - 11:00 pm