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Lewisburg Plans July 'First Friday'



July First Fridays in Lewisburg is on July 2 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.! Join the fun … complimentary tastings, live music, giveaways, festive beverages and special offers throughout town …. all free to the public. Everyone is welcome!

Live music in the City GreenSpace from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.! The Thomas Taylor Band takes a step back in time to the Honky Tonk Era of Country Music with the sounds of a crying steel guitar, a walking bass, a shuffling drum beat, clear lead guitar licks, and a lonesome fiddle. That’s what they’re all about.

The Shoe Box asks “Are you ready to run wild this 4th of July?” Visit The Shoe Box for some new running shoes or great summer sandals! Get a fun free gift for the kids with the purchase of children’s shoes! 847 Court Street North, 681-318-3377.

Join The Humble Tomato for “An Evening with Shane Meade”, a soulful singer-songwriter. The Shane Meade & the Sound frontman returns to the mountain state for an intimate acoustic solo performance. Don’t miss this special night of fantastic food and music in “America’s Coolest Small Town”. The show starts at 7 p.m. 855 Washington Street West, 681-318-3788.

Harmony Ridge celebrates First Friday with Bubbly! Pop in for a $4 glass of Cava, a deliciously famous Spanish sparkling wine. 886 Washington Street West, 304-645-4333.

Aggie’s and Vest will serve refreshments and feature new lines for entertaining: Bourbon Barrel Foods seasonings and Good Times Slushies and Cracker Smack. 979 Washington Street West, 645-4063.

Bella’s love of the French never quits. French wines and cheeses are on the tasting board at Bella for July First Friday! Viva la France! Saluer l’Amérique! Details are on Facebook and Instagram @bellagourmetwv or call 304-520-4921. 1017 Washington Street East.

The Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center celebrates the 4th of July weekend with two unique art show openings. The Gallery will feature the works of Quincy Gray McMichael, a local artist and farmer. Quincy makes zero-waste art using canvas, wood, recycled paint, color and intuitive patterns. Stop by to meet Quincy and view her show titled “Reemerge/Peeling the Artichoke. Featured in the Art Alcove will be the pottery of ceramic artist, Alison Flegel Safrit, a Pocahontas County native. Her glazes and firing processes are enhanced by the carving and brushwork used in creating her pieces. Allison will also be on hand to chat with folks about her show titled “Re-emerge: On the Surface.” Sit back and enjoy the sounds of local band Old Ease throughout the evening’s event. 905 Washington Street West, 304-645-1000.

Edith’s store will be sampling out OIipop soda: An incredibly delicious and refreshing soda that’s actually good for you. Olipop has natural ingredients that work together to promote healthy digestion. A combination of plant fiber prebiotics and botanicals creates a sweet and healthy taste that even a sugar-loaded soda can’t compete with. Don’t believe us? Stop in the store and try some for yourself. 1035 Washington Street East, 304-645-7998.

The Washington Street Pub features the Spiked Arnold Palmer! 1030 Washington Street East, 304-645-7386.

In case you missed it, Cooper Gallery continues the exhibit of new work by Lynn Boggess, George Snyder, Bruce Macdonald, Marilyn Cooper, Daniel Meyer and other artists for July. Liquid refreshments provided. 1067 Washington Street East, 304-661-1752.

Pop into Patina to enjoy live Celtic music by Patrick O’Flaherty and complimentary beverages and Girl Scout cookies. 1046 Washington Street East, 304-520-4960.

The North House Museum invites you to visit, enjoy a drink, view their latest exhibits and experience the folk music of their house band, Rural Felicity. 814 Washington Street West, 304-645-3398.

Start Act II of your First Friday at The Asylum with a live performance by Shawn Benfield, playing from 9 p.m. to midnight. 399 Randolph Street East, 681-318-3515.

First Fridays is sponsored by City National Bank and the Shops & Restaurants of Downtown Lewisburg. For more information go to visitlewisburgwv.com or to FaceBook or call 304-645-4333.

West Virginia Daily News has been serving Greenbrier and Monroe Counties since 1866.

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