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.
-Wooldridge Creek’s Vinfarm will host the alley on the east side of 6th between G & H.
-Rogue Barbers and Vice Brewing are teaming up to host the alley on the west side of 6th between H & I.
-Owl Parking Lot: The Rogue Gateway Rotary Club will have various games and small fundraisers for the firefighters. Candela Dance Studio will be doing a "rain dance" to Singin' in the Rain! Aguirre Family Farms will be out with their petting zoo, pending good weather and clear air.
SEPTEMBER FEATURES & ALLEY ACTIVATION
214 NW 6th Street
Our show is titled Ukiyo-e: Pictures of the Floating World...antique Japanese woodblock prints from the private collection of Jeff Gogue the owner of 26 Swords Tattoo.
119 SE 6th street
Paul Silas Trapp: Refraction Sep. 7- 29
Paintings on custom shaped panels that explore and challenge the use of perception in the creation and viewing of the surrounding environment.
Grants Pass Museum of Art
229 SW G Street
We will be continuing our glorious exhibit of AMBUS – 8 Oregon women who are incredible. We will also be promoting our Open Studios preview and event. Tickets are on sale now.
The Bohemian Bar & Bistro
233 SW G Street
New art on display by Stephanie Lee; mixed media encaustic & local musician, Jesse Kennemer - 6pm.
We will have a firefighters dinner special + the "Holy Smokes" cocktail special!
Vintage Outlet & Consignments
114 SE G Street
Rare Antique & Vintage Paintings from West Coast artists.
160 SE G Street
Previewing The Hivve, a collective workspace and mentoring center that will be showing art works from: Stan Fullerton, Paul Silas Trapp, Janet Matthey, Timothy Weldon and more!
Pain 2 Performance
111 SE G street, Suite D
Louise Young's pastoral landscape paintings of the idyllic Pacific Northwest.
229 SW G Street
Gallery One will have two featured artists: Jose Curtis and Heidi Keller. They will be doing some demonstrations of their art.
304 SW 6th Street
We will be selling tasty treats and cold brew coffee in the efforts to raise money to go on a US tour from Grants Pass to Memphis Tennessee. See our vintage 71 vw bus restoration project in front of the shop.
421 SE 6th Street
Cowboy Corral will be celebrating our 21st anniversary on First Friday. Everyone who mentions our anniversary will receive additional discounts on purchases.
Three Rivers Outdoor Store
208 SW G Street
We will be showing Patagonia’s Blue Heart @ 6pm on Sept. 7th.
Moving Mountains / Zeal
164 SE G Street
Tom Glassman's Photography, exhibiting a wide range of styles from documentary and humorous, to travel and abstract works on display throughout the offices.
Sandi's Candies & Fudgery
145 SW G Street
To thank our brave firefighters, we will have two special treats called Fireman Kisses. One is a cool kiss and the other is fiery HOT HOT HOT! HALF of the money collected from these will be donated to our local firefighters.
Chesi Jo's Baby Boutique
307 SW G Street
See our fresh new look, welcome back The Hound + The Fox, and snack on some delicious appetizers from The Orchid Grill! Plus or this night ONLY, we will be offering 10% Off ALL NEW fall items!!