First Friday Live

First Friday Live is a monthly community celebration taking place in downtown Grants Pass. Our retailers, galleries and restaurants host special receptions, performances, screenings and other events showcasing the work of local and regional artists.

Other creative pursuits are also celebrated: culinary, crafts, music and theatrical. The mission is to form a cohesive and vibrant downtown by uniting and highlighting our unique businesses while celebrating our dynamic community. 

First Friday Live is free and open to the public on the first Friday of months February through December from 5 to 9 pm.

MAY FEATURES

The Hivve - Gary Margason
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Vinfarm Logo

The Hivve
164 SE G Street
Gary Margason - Live, Acoustic, Unplugged, Intimate...A slightly different and low-key performance by one of our favorite local musicians. Margason will be playing originals and cover versions of obscure and well known songs in a stripped down and contemplative style.

Untitled 2.0
130 SE 6th Street
Monumental icons by Daniel Ogan for architectural installation in St. Innocent Russian Orthodox Church currently under construction along I-5 at Rogue River, OR and a selection of personal icons from the homes of parishioners of St. Katherine Russian Orthodox Church, Wimer, OR.

Vinfarm
111 SE G St
Vinfarm is offering a no-reservations-required $20 3-course prix fixe. They will also have Maggie Lowry from SolBlends helping people put together amazing Mother's Day gift packs featuring her luxuriant herbal skin products and Vinfarm's wine and cheese!

Pain 2 Performance - 4 oil Tanks and Catwalks web
Rogue Barbers
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Pain 2 Performance
111 SE G Street - Suite D
Thomas Glassman brings his keen eye to the party for a group of photographs that take a slightly skewed look at the world. He uses his lens like a painter uses a brush - his unique style has made him a favorite instructor, humorist and artist on the local scene.

Rogue Barbers
304 SW 6th Street
Rogue Barbers will feature samples from Apricity Winery, Hydroboats and drivers parked out front, live music from Damien Bugg, and food from Sweet Tea Express.

Ann & Shan’s
224 SW 6th Street
Celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of Ann & Shan's from 6-8 pm with Custom Cocktail Tasting by Dogwood Distilling and 15% off storewide!

FFL - The Bohemian Template
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GPH Band

The Bohemian
233 SW G Street
The Bohemian will be featuring Photo Art & Fun by Mike Machado, on display for the month of May, and music from Joshua Gibson & Keenan Pruit with Blues, Reggae, and more at 6 p.m.

My Little Corner Cafe / Shops @ 6th & G Streets
124 SE G Street

Paintings & Sculpture by local artist, e' bender-webb. On display at the entry to Shops @ 6th & G Streets, upstairs in The Hivve and adjacent to My Little Corner Cafe.

GPHS Jazz Band @ Goodness Gracious Cafe
221 SW G St
The Grants Pass High School Jazz Band will be performing outside Goodness Gracious Cafe starting at 6:00 p.m. to promote their upcoming JazzFest event Saturday, May 4th 5 PM at the GPHS Performing Arts Center.

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Loam + Black
119 SE 6th Street
Grand opening of Loam + Black, a women-run & owned conscious mercantile that offers an array of functional & tasteful products from various local artists. Welcome the new store and enjoy some refreshments from 4-9 pm.

Chesi Jo's Baby Boutique
307 SW G Street
Check out the new event room at Chesi Jo’s for raffles, sales, refreshments, summer class schedules, and catering by The Orchid Grill, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Grants Pass Museum of Art
229 SW G Street
Betty LaDuke, an Ashland artist who is well known both nationally and internationally will exhibit her artwork. Social Justice Revisited spans five decades of select artwork (1968 – 2018): remembering, reliving, resisting.

Contact

Experience Grants Pass
Downtown Welcome Center
198 SW 6th Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
541.476.7574
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