Celebrate the Holidays with First Fridays after 5 in Downtown Lewisburg December 4

Historic Downtown Lewisburg celebrates a Festive First Fridays after Five on Friday, Dec. 4! Join the fun … free carriage rides, live music, art events and tasty treats … all free to the public. Everyone is welcome!
Feast your eyes on the Best Window Decorations in the Region, while enjoying a Free Horse Drawn Carriage Ride, from 5 to 8 p.m., down main street, compliments of the shops and restaurants of downtown Lewisburg. Catch your free ride at the intersection of Jefferson and Washington Street, near City National Bank.
Santa Claus is making an appearance in Downtown Lewisburg at First National Bank in the afternoon starting at 3 until 5 p.m. First National Bank extends a warm invitation to parents to bring their children to visit Santa Claus to kick off their holiday season. Don’t forget your camera so that you can take pictures! After visiting Santa, continue to enjoy the holiday spirit by visiting the shops and restaurants of Lewisburg.
With the feel of the holidays in the air, visit The Front Porch for a festive glass of champagne while letting holiday music serenade you. Enjoy tasty treats, and help us assist Lewisburg Hospice Care with a percentage of the evening’s proceeds. (219 East Washington Street, 645-4454)
Join us at The Pepper Shed to hear wonderful live music, samples of meatballs in a savory sauce, and samples of one of our delicious ciders. And you can put your name in for a drawing of a $25 gift basket. (101 North Court Street, 520-4970)
Enjoy specials and giveaways on Alex & Ani at Wolf Creek Gallery. Also, fill out a wish list while you enjoy complimentary refreshments. (112 West Washington Street, 645-5270)
Stardust Café will have a free wine tasting with dinner reservations. (102 East Washington Street, 647-3663)
The General Lewis Inn invites you to complimentary samples of their new cocktail “Bonfire,” a warm beverage with rum and Cointreau. (301 East Washington Street, 645-2600)
Stop by Love Child with your children for a book reading at 5:30 p.m. and have your young ones write a letter to Santa and snack on cookies. (124 West Washington Street, 520-4934)
Celebrate the holiday season with the Irish Pub on Washington Street! Enjoy Celtic musician Patrick O’Flaherty from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Then at 9 p.m. local duo Rivertown Gypsies will take the stage with their soulful acoustic rock and blues. (109 East Washington Street, 645-7386)
The Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau celebrates the season with “Share the Gift of Our Talents,” a partnership with Greenbrier County Schools to present student artwork and holiday-themed choral presentations. Visual Arts and Welding students will be on hand to speak about their creations. Choral groups from three county schools will share their musical talent at: 5:15 – 5:45 p.m. Greenbrier East High School Chamber Choir; 5:55 – 6:25 p.m. Eastern Greenbrier Middle School Show Choir; 6:35 – 7:05 p.m. Western Greenbrier Middle School Jazz Band; 7:15 – 7:45 p.m. Western Greenbrier Middle School Choir. “Share the Gift of Our Talents.” (200 W. Washington Street 304-645-1000)
Enjoy live music by Don Drummer on pedal steel guitar at Plants Etc. (102 South Jefferson Street, 645-6910)
The Asylum welcomes musician Matt Evans from 9 p.m. to Midnight. (114 E. Randolph Street, 681-318-3515)
First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long, except January, 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.


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