First Friday – Celebration of the Arts!

First Friday – Celebration of the Arts!

May 4, 2018

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Historic Downtown Manassas

9431 West St

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Free to attend


Rebekah Raze


Join us for First Friday in May! Historic Downtown Manassas will be featuring a Celebration of the Arts!

The streets of Historic Downtown will be full of the arts with dance, musicians, craft activities, and more!

The Manassas Ballet will be featuring a FREE preview of their upcoming Ballet, Colin: Son, Marine, Hero, One Life the Story of Many. Check out this event listing for additional information:

What is happening this Friday?? Let me tell you!! SO much!

At 5pm we’re welcoming a brand new business to Center St. Knock On Wood Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

At 6pm we’re welcoming another brand new business to Battle St! CVL Store Grand Opening!

From 6:30 – 8:30 the Manassas Ballet Theatre will be featuring a FREE preview of their upcoming ballet Colin on the Lawn of the City Of Manassas Museum You won’t want to miss this great Picnic with the Arts & Manassas Ballet Theatre!

From 6pm – 8pm, CENTERFUSE and Whitlock Wealth Management will be celebrating their 1-year Anniversary in Manassas! Check out more details at: Centerfuse Anniversary

Sinistral Brewing Company is planning a fun evening of creative and artistic displays, good music and good beer (of course!). Live Music by The Thistle Brothers.
And these fantastic artists will be displaying their artwork!
The Shameless BakeryRedfox CreationsGabby Gill ArtJames E. Whitley III, and Black Hoodie Art

From 5:30pm-6:30pm Christine Reilly Raymond of Creative Brush Studio/Gallery will be giving a Plein Air demonstration at Battle St. & Center St. Then she will hold her class right there on the street! *The studio at 8951 Center Street will be open late. Go visit and see their beautiful new location!

Grounds Central Station will be creating Coffee bean art! You can utilize coffee beans to create a unique piece of art on a personal sized canvas.

Aroma Wine Tasting will be having a Trivia Night- Star Wars Day! from 7pm – 9pm

The McCall Studio Gallery of Manassas/DMVISUAL LLC will have sidewalk chalk on Battle St. and LIVE music inside of the Gallery.

Prospero’s Books will have a book signing with local author, Jessica Briceno.

Popcorn Monkey will feature #ManassasRocksAmoxes Art ( and outdoor Cornhole fun!

Puzzle Palooza Etc. will have a dice gaming table set up with a favorite game, TENZI. Come by and play with some scramble squares on their Tetrapix Puzzle game.

Philadelphia Tavern will have LIVE music from 6pm – 9pm and Chalk Art out on the street.

Battle Street Live kicks off on Friday night with Caleb Hacker and Friends of Fred.

Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory is featuring a FREE Artist Reception from 6-8 pm! Check out more about this awesome exhibit and event: First Friday Reception: The Dalton Gang

Calico Jack’s will also be a featured part of this unique event with all of their handcrafted items!

AND! If this wasn’t enough!
The McGrath Academy of Irish Dance will perform about 6:30pm
The Martin K Alloy Boys & Girls Club of Manassas Step Team will perform about 7:00pm!

And there will be MORE! Are YOU coming out to CELEBRATE the ARTS??!
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*Streets WILL be closed this month*

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