Published On: Fri, Sep 20th, 2013

First Fridays after 5 in Downtown Lewisburg October 4

Historic Downtown Lewisburg celebrates First Fridays after Five! This First Fridays after Five takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4 and as always is free to the public. Everyone is welcome!
Join the Greenbrier Historical Society for a Haunted Candlelit Tour of the North House Museum filled with thrills, chills and fall fun. The North House will be visited by a number of spirits who are yearning to tell our guests their tragic stories of curses, death and betrayal. Come walk the darkened hallways, listen for unexplained footsteps and prepare yourself for ghostly images. Tours will begin every 30 minutes. A “Pay What You Can” donation will go to support the Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum. (304-645-3398)
Stop by for Sweet Treats at Bella The Corner Gourmet. New candies, chocolates and a sip of wine and more. And… wear pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and 10 percent of your purchases that night will go to the WV Diagnostic Center for Breast and Cervical Cancer in Charleston. (100 East Washington Street, 520-4921)
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Harmony Ridge Gallery invites you to swing by to enter a drawing to win a “What Cancer Cannot Do…” Inspirational Wall Sign. (209 West Washington Street, 645-4333)
Stop by Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center for an evening of music, art and community awareness. Enjoy the sounds of Greenbrier East High School’s Second Block Rock from 5 to 5:30 p.m., Rainelle Elementary School’s 5th Grade Chorus from 6 to 6:30 p.m., Eastern Greenbrier Middle School’s 7th & 8th Grade Concert Choir from 7 to 7:30 p.m. and Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s Teen Conservatory from 8 to 8:30 p.m. Greenbrier Artists will present a show entitled “Poetry Inspires Art,” based on five poems written by the artists. And finally, on display will be three locally handmade quilts as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Representatives from the Monroe County Cancer Awareness Team, Greenbrier Valley Breast Cancer Support Group and Robert C. Byrd Clinic will distribute information and answer questions. (200 W. Washington Street, 645-1000)
Lewisburg’s very own famous Celtic musician, Patrick O’Flaherty will play traditional Irish tunes from 5 to 11 p.m. at the The Irish Pub. (109 East Washington Street, 645-7386)
Django Burroughs performs on guitar and sings his original songs at Plants Etc. (102 South Jefferson Street, 645-6910)
Ron Kirk and Jay Frye of “Pushin’ String” will perform at The General Lewis Inn from 5 to 7 p.m. (301 East Washington Street, 645-2600)
The Historic Lewis Theatre invites people to stop by and enjoy a bag of complimentary fresh popcorn. (224 North Court Street, 645-6919)
First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9 p.m. serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America’s Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219). For more information go to www.downtownlewisburg.com or become a fan on FaceBook at www.facebook.com/lewisburgwv or call 304-645-4333.