Petersburg's Friday for the Arts! takes place on the second Friday of each month in historic downtown Petersburg. Starting out as an art walk, Friday for the Arts! has become a comprehensive celebration of the arts, with twenty or more venues.
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Petersburg’s Friday for the Arts! for 11 October 2019 Summary of Events
October Friday for the Arts! Features Great New Displays of Art,Eight Music Venues
Petersburg’s October 2019 Friday for the Arts! will bring us music, art, fun activities, food, new beers, and abundant good spirits. There will be music in eight performing arts venues, and great exhibits at the new Cameron Gallery, at the Petersburg Area Art League, and at the Old Towne Studio 7.
VISUAL ARTS: The new Cameron Gallery at 325 Brown Street, opposite Gillfield Baptist Church) will be opening Keith Andre Art, featuring work by Petersburg native Keith Andre. The Art League will have an opening receptions for a new exhibit in the Main Gallery featuring Eddie Woodmancy’s collection of Star Wars Memorabilia, and, in the Members Gallery, continues Popotollo Straw Art by Martin Gonzalez. A retrospective exhibit of work by Ken Graves and Joe Miller , as well as books by Dr. John Lynn and Stella McCormack, will be shown at Abigails. Lisa Mistry will be showing her work at Old Towne Studio 7.
SPECIAL EVENTS: Old Towne Studio 7 will have an Acrylic Painting Class, led by Jessica Freeman, beginning at 6:30 (all ages, all levels, $). This is not a paint party, but a class. Petersburg Skin Coach, on West Tabb Street, will have a Friday for the Arts! Open House.
MUSIC: Smoke & Wine Band will be performing on the patio at DJ’s Rajun Cajun from eight to eleven, with a DJ afterward. Matt Via & The Dirty Runaways will be at Old Towne’s Alibi, Triple B Blues Band on the patio at Andrade’s, Bobby Horne at Abigails, the Sinatra-style crooner Joe LaLuna at Maria’s, Rick Elliott (soulful sax & keys) in the Martini Lounge at Wabi Sabi, and From Another Mother Live and Free in the Music Room at Wabi. Clan Haggis will be at Tramonto Ristorante. Music this month from six to one!