First Friday Live

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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.

DECEMBER FEATURES

GPMA - 2018 membership exhibit
Gallery One - Kristen O'Neill Wonderland Trail No 1
GG's Dec FFL
Chesi Jo's

Grants Pass Museum of Art
229 SW G Street
Our fabulous Membership Exhibit is on view. There are 91 artists who submitted 143 pieces of art.

Gallery One
229 SW G Street
Gallery One has gifts that are all handmade by artists in Southern Oregon. Find ornaments, cards, baskets, jewelry, fine art, photography and sculpture. Gift wrapping is free!

G.G. Sugarplum's Bakeshop
225 SE 6th Street
Featured local artist Joshua Sheard. "I appreciate the qualities of many different mediums but my passion is graphite. Endeavoring to pursue photo real quality has always been a challenge that has captivated me."

Chesi Jo's Baby Boutique
307 SW G Street
We have Santa & Mrs.Claus coming in from 5-7pm!! Ashlyn Photography will be here to capture the moment with a special photo package deal! We will have goodies and wish lists that your littles can fill out.

Boh Dec FFL
Sandi's Dec FFL
Rebel Bricks 1
Bead Merchant Dec FFL

The Bohemian
233 SW G Street
Great music with the "J Bros" duo and local artist, Donna Walsh, will be showing her work. Also Syrah & Cabernet tasting on site with the wonderful local wines from Augustino Estate Winery.

Sandi's Candies & Fudgery
145 SW G Street
Stop in, tickle your taste buds with holiday goodies and make your $5 donation to enter in the drawing for one of three gift baskets STUFFED with gift certificates and goodies!

Rebel Bricks
229 SW G Street
Rebel Bricks will be doing customized Toy Tours, playing games, giving prizes and more! Don't miss your one stop toy shop, where you can cross everyone off your list in one place!

The Bead Merchant
115 SW H Street
NEW LOCATION! Featuring Whitney Lard of 'Twisted & Dyed Fibers' demonstrating How Yarn is Made with special holiday guest! 25% off all beaded jewelry.

King Jewelers
Vice Brewing
Rogue Barbers
Shops at 6th & G

King Jewelers
221 SE 6th Street
King Jewelers will be open, displaying specially selected loose gemstones at discounted prices as well as a wide variety of custom jewelry selections!

Vice Brewing
220 SW H Street Unit A
We will be hosting a large art show featuring 6 local artist: Derek Gruen, Danielle Nason, Cindy Fields, Mo Jah-Be, Kyle Stauss, and Jasman Mander. We will also have food!

Rogue Barbers
304 SW 6th Street
Rogue Rage Duo will be playing live music! We will also have food and drink!

Shops @ 6th & G
Clara Putlitz of Beyond the Garden gate presents her unexpected & delightful holiday decorations created from locally foraged greens, blooms and curated objects.

Untitled 2.0 Dec FFL
Vintage Outlet Dec FFL
Pain2Performance Dec FFL
My Little Corner Dec FFL

Untitled 2.0
119 SE 6th Street
Paul James Cunningham, Isles of Amnesia Book Release Party. This exhibit continues through the end of the year with the artist signing copies of our latest exhibition catalogue. Seasonal music will be provided by cellist, Spencer Black and violinist, Sean Bullock.

Vintage Outlet & Consignments
144 SE G Street
Cynthia Mace creates distinctive jewelry for her line of one-of-a-kind pieces - Royceware. Each bracelet, necklace and set of earrings redefines the term “wearable art.”

Pain 2 Performance
111 SE G Street, Suite D
Paul Silas Trapp: Early Work. Before Trapp began creating shaped art - he worked out his angles with this series of square paintings exploring the interior of his art studio along with some domestic scenes. Come and see the early work that links Trapp’s past pieces to his current creations - on display across the street at The Hivve.

My Little Corner Cafe
130 SE G Street
Claudia Cilloniz Marchini’s exhibit “iMind” remains on display through the end of 2018. Her shaped paintings reference the ever-increasing presence of “the cloud” as a tool for individuals to upload the details of their lives abc its effects on society. An concise & informative exhibition catalogue accompanies this exhibit. Try a Grab ‘N Go lunch and grab some “food for thought” while you’re at it.

The Hivve Dec FFL

The Hivve
164 SE G Street
The graffiti artist with the tag "HURT" is completing three new projects that will be on view along with an 8' X 12' mural and train set miniatures replicating the look of graffiti out in the real world. These pieces are meant to spark a conversation about tagging, graffiti, street artists and the benefits of incorporating art into the public sphere. Come check out the Rogue Valley's edgiest Co-Working Space. We are booking Holiday Parties in our venue and getting remote workers, entrepreneurs and independent contractors all lined up with co-working spaces for 2019. Get a jump on your New Year's Resolutions and come by for a guided tour.

Contact

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