First Friday Art Loop

Happy New Year… Happy New Decade!!!
Elkton is ready to start filling your year with MORE Art… Specifically, More Art filled experiences and we’re going to start it off with THIS First Friday, January 3rd. Join us Downtown for Gallery Openings, Dining Opportunities and Live Music!

First Friday Art Loop

It’s October time for pumpkins, falling leaves and a Celebration of the Arts for First Friday Oct. 4th!

We’ve got an ACTION PACKED Evening full of Ribbon Cuttings, Gallery Openings and a means of giving back to our community through Empty Bowls. See the roster below to see where you’ll want to be and when…

All EHS alums are welcome! Please join the Class of ’84 on our reunion weekend. This promises to be a Friday night event to remember. How about seeing if your old friends would like to meet up? Why not organize a mini-reunion of your field hockey or baseball team or your favorite club? The alumni party will take place at FIVE downtown Elkton locations all within walking distance – North Street Hotel, Minihane’s Irish Pub, Elk River Brewing Co., Spork Cafe, and C3ntral Tavern. Drink specials, discounts, special light-up, to-go drink cups, and live New Orleans style music! Admission is free.

Art Space on Main –
138 W. Main St.
Empty Bowls Event – Come out for one of the most exciting events of the season
Art Space on Main’s 10th annual charity event to help fight hunger. The public is invited to purchase a handcrafted bowl made by the studio members.
With your purchase you can enjoy a savory soup, bread, dessert and beverage.
Pottery bowls range from $10.00 to $40.00
Soups and fixings are prepared and donated by area restaurants
4:30pm – 8:00pm

Brookbend Interiors –
116 E. Main St.
Brookbend continues to WOW their customers with Treasures Galore! Stop in to shop and peruse their Gorgeous Showrooms.
Find something wonderful for your home.
5-8pm

CASA
131 E. Main St.
Join CASA for their Grand Opening Celebration! They’ll also be featuring artist Susan Webster.

The Cecil County Arts Council –
135 E. Main St.
It’s time again for CCAC’s Annual Juried Show! Join us First Friday, October 4 at 5:00 p.m. to see who won prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. There will also be Honorable Mentions and your chance to vote for Peoples Choice. This is a free and family-friendly event with live music by DayTripper!

In conjunction with the Juried Show, the 6×6 Fundraiser will be unveiled at 5:00 p.m. Once unveiled, you will be able to purchase your favorite piece for $20.00.
The Cecil County Arts Council and Historical Society of Cecil County invites you to share in the dedication of our beautiful new garden space in Downtown Elkton. Light refreshments will be served.Please visit our website for more information – www.cecilcountyartscouncil.org.
call the office at 410-392-5740 or
email info@cecilcountyartscouncil.org.
5-8pm

Cecil County Historical Society –
135 E. Main St.
The Cecil County Arts Council and Historical Society of Cecil County invites you to share in the dedication of our beautiful new garden space in Downtown Elkton. Light refreshments will be served. Discover a bit of local history, try our delectable refreshments and enjoy some lively conversation.
5-8pm

Cecil College Music & Theater -Elkton Station Performance Hall
107 Railroad Ave.
Celebrate the beginning of the Halloween season with music ranging from the zany to the disturbing!
Oct. 3, 4, and 5
7:00 p.m. – $15
Purchase tickets in advance with a credit card at:
https://milburnstonetickets.universitytickets.com/w/default.aspx?cid=192
or by calling 410-287-1037
Tickets may also be bought at the door by cash or check if the event is not sold out

C3ntral Tavern –
107 E. Main St.
Hankering for a generous dish of signature mac & cheese chased down with a cold brew? Be a part of what’s happening downtown at C3entral Tavern where you’re sure to meet or make a new friend.
Open ’til Midnight – (See introduction)

Elk River Brewing Company –
112 E. Main St.
Elk River will be featuring Live Music by, The Everafter from 6:30-9:30pm

Millstone Jewelers –
130 E. Main St.
Millstone Jewelers will be holding a First Friday Fall Savings Event. Stop in to receive 10% off any layaway and 20% off any in store purchase. Millstone does jewelry repair and makes custom jewelry in house so you don’t have to send it out! Your jewelry stays right in the store the whole time. Get your jewelry repaired by someone you can trust!
Open ’til 8:00pm

Minihane’s Irish Pub –
101 W. Main St.
Come join us for Dinner specials, a smooth pint of dark Guinness or one of the many choices on tap at the bar. Enjoy your evening out on the patio. Meet up with Good Friends and make an evening of it, taking part in some good ol’ Irish Hospitality.
Open ’til Midnight

Off The Ivy Salon
156 W. Main St.
Create a whole new Beautiful You with the expertise of the stylists at ‘Off The Ivy Salon’
10-5:00pm

The Palette & The Page –
120 E. Main Street
The First Friday Event, October 4, 2019 at The Palette & The Page, LLC gallery will feature artwork from two Artists who are also friends. Painter, Joanna Barnum Watercolor and Mixed-Media Artist, Jenny Davies-Reazor look forward to sharing their work. Also featuring live music by Joe Paulus. During the Opening the gallery will also be hosting book signings with John Micklos, Jr. who writes for young readers and fantasy book author, J.L. Jackola, one of the gallery’s newest local authors.
The exhibit is from Monday September 30th through Friday, October 25th.
The reception is from 5pm-8pm
This Event is FREE.

Showcase On Main –
112 W. Main St.
On October 4th at 5:00PM we will OFFICIALLY have our Grand Opening! Come down to the theatre for some light fare and drinks and then enjoy Elkton’s First Friday festivities!
5-8pm

Spork Cafe, Bakery & Market –
102 W. Main St.
Spork Cafe is proud to announce our participation on October 4th. Kilby Cream has created a special EHS Alumni Ice cream, it will be available in a cone, cup or milk shake; exclusively sold at Spork Cafe. To keep with the Mardi Gras Theme we are adding some great southern menu options for the evening gathering. We will have Shrimp & Grits, Oyster Po’Boy with Cajan Remoulade sauce, Black Bean Soup with Tasso Ham and Chicken & Crab Jambalaya.

The Teal Antler –
156 W. Main St.
Climb the steps to browse all the Beautiful clothing items and accessories! It’s just like walking into your super stylish best friends closet. Check out all their Super Chic fashions.🌼
4-8pm

Stop by for Live Demos:
Suz Quilt Studio
114 E. Main St.
Stop in and say Hi to Sue, browse her quaint shop and admire the works on display.

Tidewater Tattoo
106 W. Main St.
Stop in to the studio to admire the work of these Amazing Artists!