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 10 July 2019 Summary of Events
July Friday for the Arts! Features Great New Displays of Art, Eleven Music Venues
Petersburg’s July 2019 Friday for the Arts! will bring us music, art, fun activities, food, new beers, and abundant good spirits. There will be music in eleven performing arts venues, and great exhibits at the Petersburg Area Art League, at the Petersburg Public Library, and at the Old Towne Studio 7
VISUAL ARTS: The Petersburg Public Library will be showing the realistic and surrealistic paintings of Christopher McGhee. The Art League will have opening receptions for new exhibits in both the Main Gallery (Central Virginia Art League, featuring work by Susan Buzzee, Cynthia Profitt Cornett, Marie Crites, Judy Harris, Jerry Harvey, Pat Harvey, Faye Henderson, Milly Youngblood Horner, Julie Northcott, and Carole Santa Maria), and the Members Gallery (featuring the artwork of Johanna Stoneking). Old Towne Studio 7 will feature a continuing exhibit of work by artist-in-residence Lisa Mistry. 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.
SPECIAL EVENTS: . Old Towne Studio 7 will present a Family Fun Night event involving art wood projects ($). The Petersburg Skin Coach (Melody Krone) , at 112 West Tabb Street, has joined forces with the Noonday Collection (Deborah Hanson) for an Open House at 112 West Tabb Street for Petersburg’s Friday for the Arts! for 12 July 2019
MUSIC: Matt Via & The Dirty Runaways will be at Old Towne’s Alibi, Soul Unlimited at the Petersburg Library, the Tri-City Revue at the PAAL Art Park ($), Guinevere on the patio at DJ’s Rajun Cajun, Maurice & the Fantastics on the patio at Andrade’s, Bobby Horne at Abigails, the Sinatra-style crooner Joe LaLuna at Maria’s, Tony Jones (guitar & vocals) in the Martini Lounge at Wabi Sabi, and Locomotif in the Music Room at Wabi. Michael Redman will be playing his mellow saxophone at the City Table. Clan Haggis will be at Tramonto Ristorante. Music this month from six to one!
LaLuna at Maria’s, El Jay & Dana (vocal duo, acoustic)at Longstreet’s, Steve Brooks & Shelly Bonet (vovsld & keys) in the Martini Lounge at Wabi Sabi, and Locomotif (outlawa blues & Bonfire music) in the Music Room at Wabi. Michael Redman will be playing his mellow saxophone at the City Table. Clan Haggis will be at Tramonto Ristorante. Music this month from six to one!