Sep 27, 2013

Activities planned for First Fridays Artisan Stroll

GREENVILLE – Main Street Greenville invites everyone to October's First Friday Event – the Artisan Stroll. This event, scheduled for Oct. 4, 6-9 p.m., will feature art, artisan crafts, and handmade items.

This event welcomes 30+ artists to set-up outside of local businesses in the downtown district; there will also be multiple artists located at Romer's Catering, The Greenville Public Library and the Anna Bier Gallery (located inside the Memorial Hall). The list of artists and locations will be available the night of the event in any open downtown business, or at the artist's tables.

In addition to the wonderful artists, they will also have:

* Chalk-the-Block - a community sidewalk chalk contest for all ages, starting at 5:30 p.m. – prizes available for winning participants! (located on the 300 and 600 blocks of S. Broadway)

* Chainsaw Sculpting by the talented Dayle Lewis - on the circle around 6:30 p.m.

* The Wavaires - Romer's Catering, 7 p.m. (118 E. Main St.)

* Greenville Orchestra - Romer's Catering, 7:30 p.m. (118 E. Main St.)

* Mystic Winds (local woodwind trio) - The A&B Coffee & Cake Co. from 7-9 p.m. (501 S. Broadway)

* Green de Villes (local band – covers and originals) - Montage Cafe from 6:30-9:30 p.m. (527 S. Broadway)

* Sarah Bostic (acoustic singer/songwriter) - The Coffee Pot from 7-9 p.m. (537 S. Broadway, Suite 101)

* Megan Eversole & Aaron Nell (acoustic singer/songwriters) - Young Forest Martial Arts from 7-9 p.m. (120 W. Third St.)

Main Street Greenville wishes to thank Jafe Decorating, a local company since 1978 and a leading producer of specialty colored glass and the local AAA, a leisure travel organization – who sponsored the First Friday Artisan Stroll.

Main Street Greenville would also like to thank the committee: Leigh Fletcher, Patti Jetter, Kim Murray, Mary Saintignon, Kristina Murray, Victoria Horsley and Susan Fowble who volunteered their time and efforts to create this wonderful event for everyone in our community to enjoy.

Main Street Greenville is a non-profit organization formed to help revitalize our downtown district as part of the National Main Street Program, created by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. If you would like to volunteer for the organization or donate funds to their mission – please contact them at the information listed below.

Follow Main Street Greenville on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mainstreetgreenville or visit their website at www.mainstreetgreenville.com. Contact information: agarrett@mainstreetgreenville.org or 548-4998.

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