First Friday in July

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Artwork by Cynthia West will be on display Friday, July 7 inside the Bear Gallery.

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 Arts Association hosts the art of Wayne Jex and Cynthia West during a First Friday reception in the Bear Gallery. – RSVPREAD MORE

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.

The Hub and Heart Stream Yoga are celebrating the joy of coffee this first Friday with a trio of coffee-loving artists: Mikaela Osbourne, Alyssa Quintyne, and Aisling Meehan. – RSVP

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.

Revamped, which specializes in re-purposing glass bottles into works of art, showcases local painter Tegan White-Nesbitt. The event will also include live music and refreshments. – RSVP

Rings and Things, inside the Co-Op Plaza, highlights beard-care products manufactured by Permafrost Beards. – RSVP

River City Cafe & Espresso will showcase the art of Fairbanks painter Curtis Burnett.

Woven Sylver, inside the Co-Op Plaza, highlights the hand painted skulls and wire work of Kat Helmuth.  – RSVP