Be sure to check out The Ghost Note’s last First Friday event of the year!
Join us for the last First Friday of the year!
• Get upstairs for the drum shed. All levels and styles welcome.
• Free 5-minute lessons on the Square.
• Make is an offer! Deals on select items in store.
Complimentary Beer provided courtesy of Bearded Monk (21+).
This event is free and open to all ages!
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First Friday Denton is October 7th at various locations in downtown Denton and features local arts and talent with many stops along the way.
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center hosts the Day of the Dead: Una Exhibición Opening Reception
In partnership with Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival, the Greater Denton Arts Council presents an exhibition of traditional and contemporary ofrendas honoring departed loved ones and ancestors. Come to the opening reception from 6 – 8 PM, FREE admission.
Altars will be presented by the Tri-County Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, students of the Hispanic Honor Society and Denton Independent School District, Ghosts of Denton, and LULAC Denton.
Explore the exhibition and enjoy a performance by Teatro Dallas at 7:30 PM. Complimentary food samples and traditional treats will be available for purchase from Boca 31.
Following the opening reception, the celebration continues as Texas Woman’s University Department of Dance and the Artists Enclave of Denton County present “Day of the Dance”, a short dance concert with a variety of dance works and live music honoring the Day of the Dead traditions beginning at 8:30 p.m. at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 East Hickory Street, Denton. A suggested donation of $5 can be made at the door with no advance ticket sales for the Day of the Dance.
To learn more, visit dentonarts.com
Concert of Dance and Music Celebrates Day of the Dead
Texas Woman’s University Department of Dance and the Artists Enclave of
Denton County present “Day of the Dance”, a short dance concert with a variety of
dance works and live music honoring the Day of the Dead traditions on Friday, October
7, 8:30 p.m. at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 East Hickory Street, Denton. A
suggested donation of $5 can be made at the door with no advance ticket sales.
“Day of the Dance” will feature a variety of performers including Sarah Ruth
Alexander, whose haunting vocal virtuosics will accompany the etherealities of TWU
Dance professor Sarah Gamblin (formerly Stereo Sarah); Tara Baker, who will share
her astounding hoop artistry; the smart, evocative dance work of Yeajean Choi of Korea
with music composed by Matt Dixon (of Denton’s Mr. Molly) and a quartet with a live
jazz music trio, featuring Chad Underriner and choreographed by TWU alumnus
DIME Hand-Made is hosting Jude Landry for a print launch and signing First Friday. The image above shows just one layer of ink on this newest multi-layered screen printed work by the “Oh no you Denton” mastermind. Stop by for sangria and do a make n take craft of some sort! Also, DIME Handmade is giving out FREE tickets to their Handmade Harvest market coming up October 22nd at Texas Woman’s University’s Hubbard Hall.
DentonRadio.com Event at Discover Denton Welcome Center
It’s another First Friday at the Discover Denton Welcome Center and we’ve got Stephanie Untch with some tunes!
Ben Esely with the Bearded Monk will also be dropping by with some beer samples, so come on in and get your fill!
Stop on by between 5 pm and 10 pm to hear some great music and get some shopping in at the Welcome Center!
And, as always A Creative Art Studio will host an art party full of music, community art project and a featured artist of the month, so be sure to stop in at 227 W. Oak Street every First Friday of the month from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m..
And, don’t forget to drop in for a bite or drink at Mellow Mushroom and spin the prize wheel to test your luck.
If Art was your favorite class in school, then be sure to start your Back-to-School celebrating this month at First Friday Denton stops in downtown Denton on August 5th. Hands-on crafts, a secret concert, live music, refreshments, art shows, even giving back to the community and more await you around every corner. Check out what’s happening at all the stops below.
Artists Enclave of Denton County is sharing its First Friday to benefit local non-profit Our Daily Bread.
This special summer event for all ages is presented by Artists Enclave of Denton County, The Bearded Monk, Texas Musicians Against Gun Violence and 7Feathers from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at The Bearded Monk, 122 East McKinney Street.
TX Fire Pies mobile wood fired brick oven pizza and Cakes With Alt will be on hand with delicious food for purchase with proceeds benefiting Our Daily Bread.
Live entertainment by “Newgrass” band, Zeb Ernest with Tallgrass, Matt Grigsby and Too Soft & The Smooth Smells.
Please bring donations of much needed bottled water and such items as sunscreen, insect repellent, deodorant, baby powder, mouthwash, cough drops, razors (safety) and shaving cream for Our Daily Bread clients. Everyone donating these items will be entered to win raffle prizes provided by breweries and Denton artists.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/artistsenclavedentoncounty
First Fridays at the Arts Center is hosting a Skateboard Deck Auction from 6-8 PM, Free, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. Wes Brown of Metropolis Tattoo and Fine Art will be hosting a one night event benefitting the Greater Denton Arts Council. The night will consist of a reception and a silent auction. Items up for auction will be skateboard decks hand painted by local tattoo artists!
Ever been to a Sofar Sounds secret concert? Now is your chance at a location in Downtown Denton. Sign up for the show on Friday evening, August 5th and enjoy the surprise. The information to get tickets can be found at this link:
And, with Tax-Free weekend kicking off you might already be out shopping, so stop in to these studios and shops to relax, make and take some of your own art and enjoy viewing art treasures or find one to take home along with cool refreshments!
Only DIME Store can you find fun and weaving on First Friday. God’s Eye Weavings and drinks. Stop by the store from 6 -9 p.m. and bring your friends.
Join SCRAP and UNT’s College of Visual Arts and Design Summer ‘Design II’ class for August’s First Friday event at SCRAP Denton from 6 to 8pm. The art show will feature soft sculptures made from at least 75 percent reused, repurposed, and upcycled materials. Come show your support for budding local artists and creative reuse. Also enjoy live music, drinks and extended shopping hours.
A Creative Art Studio will host its usual fun party with live music by On the Spectrum and art from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m..
Vintage Bleu and Circa 77 along West Oak Street just off the square also welcome you to stop in for extended shopping hours, Friday Friday fun in all art forms. Have a great First Friday and remember to take that creative break as you get ready for Back-to-School. Check out details for the stops on the First Friday Denton Facebook page.
It’s the holiday weekend and we will be starting our celebration early with First Friday Denton at a few locations in Downtown Denton July 1st.
Stop by A Creative Art STUDIO, located at 227 W Oak, just off the square and check out the featured artist of the month, Crystal Nelson. Crystal graduated from University of El Paso where she studied Printmaking and Painting. She teaches art in Lewisville ISD and also classes at A Creative Art STUDIO. It’s also singer/songwriter night and First Friday welcomes Aaron Price and Matt Grigsby to A Creative Art Studio. Aaron and Matt will perform from 7 – 9 pm. Also, grab a brush and paint a small canvas for $5 as part of the art project of the evening. Grab a friend and come join the fun at A Creative Art STUDIO. This event is free.
DIME Store will be hosting a maker launch party for Klynn Grant and introducing her new Big and Bold Coloring Book for kids of all ages! Get a sample sheet to color in the workshop area and enjoy cool beverages from 6-9 p.m.
Mellow Mushroom always has some First Friday fun for you if you stop in to spin the prize wheel!
SCRAP Denton will host a Found Art Show – art made with treasures all from SCRAP. Plus, enjoy music, a free “make & take craft”, popsicles, drinks and snacks.
Vintage Bleu will be open extended evening hours and serving snacks and drinks. Come on by for a look through all the American vintage treasures.