Downtown will host numerous First Friday’s this week. All shows runs from 5-8PM unless otherwise noted. While there are no doubt going to be several other First Friday’s at venues not yet listed, this is what we know about as of Thursday, July 6. So, what can you look forward to on First Friday, July 7?
2 Street Gallery, inside the Co-Op Plaza, will showcase the oil and pastel artwork of Nancy Angelini Crawford during a special show entitled “Intimate Alaska.”
Alaska House Art Gallery features the works of Sara Tabbert, including carved and painted wood panels.
Alaskana Raven Books & Things includes a book signing by author Sparky Jones, the author of Raised by the Midnight Sun: The Journey of Growing Up Alaskan, One Season at a Time.
Co-Op Plaza features live music by the Pinkgrass Girls, Fairbanks’ own all-female bluegrass band.
Fairbanks Community and Dog Mushing Museum features a movie night at the historic Empress Theatre! The museum will show the Clark Cable film Call of the Wild and the John Wayne picture North to Alaska.
If Only…a fine store features handcrafted American made products and live jazz guitar performed by Lindy Raines. Visit with friends, shop, enjoy the music and some ice cream.
McCafferty’s features an evening performance with the cafe’s house band – Sand Castle. The band performs contemporary folk, rock and retro pop Friday and Saturday nights from 8:30 – 10:30.
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors features artwork by local artist Amy Reisland-Speer whose inspired by the rugged terrain of Alaska, the changing seasonal colors, the vast varieties of plants and the alpine mountains. Refreshments provided.
River City Cafe & Espresso will showcase the art of Fairbanks painter Curtis Burnett.