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Final Fridays on the Square

Final Fridays on the Square

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Time: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location: Nelsonville's Public Square

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Phone: 740-753-4346

Oct 31 Nov 28 2014

Head to Nelsonville's Historic Public Square for great art, delicious foods and more! Final Fridays features new exhibits from Nelsonville's Historic Arts District galleries, art, vendors, music, and more!

You'll see street musicians and performers, artists demonstrating their trade, a FREE Summer Concert Series provided by Stuart's Opera House, top quality art exhibits and so much more. A perfect way to end each month.

Final Fridays on the Square

Schedule for October 31st, 2014  

NEW TIME!!!!    5:30 -9:30 pm    NEW TIME!!!!   

Halloween Costume Contest

Back by popular demand! 

Adult and children contests- cash prizes for both categories

Special Events on the Square:

Pre-registration for Costume Contests starts at 6pm. Sign up at info table in the Square.

    Urban Hayrides sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church. Pick up point will be at the Central School Bell.

Starbrick Gallery:  Opening Night for Lucky 13-The Best Group Show Ever! & 13 Year Anniversary Celebration!  Celebrate 13 wonderful years with the artists of Starbrick.  Each artist will contribute a signature piece to this show.  Fiber, wood, ceramics, painting, jewelry, sculpture, furniture and more!  Also: LAST CHANCE to win a weekend stay for 2 at Springwood Cabins in the Hocking Hills.  Drawing will be at 8pm.


Majestic Galleries:  Opening Night: Rachel Clark, Daisie Hoitsma and Jason Tanner in the Main Gallery.  Mary Manusos in the Front Gallery.  States of Being.  Wood block prints on handmade poured color paper. Images continue to reflect the Latin American landscape. My works focus on the encounter of Color and light to create emphatic yet temporal states.


Stuarts Gallery 1879:  Opening Night: Revealing Light, a group exhibition from Athens Photographic Project. Athens Photographic Project proudly presents new work by artists who participated in the APP's 2013-2014 introductory and advanced level photography classes. Juried prints and portfolios will be on view.


Stuart's Opera House - 8:00pm - ABC Players present Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage by Jane Martin. Directed by Gary Molina. This show is a smart black comedy and “B” western horror flick for the stage.


Paper Circle:  Continued: Open and Shut Juried Origami Exhibition: Papiroflexia Internacional

This exhibit shares many of the various facets of  paper folding (or origami), including color, texture, design, structure, realism, treatment and interpretation. Paper folding is considered both a fine art and a craft. The exhibit includes works by 24 artists;  many from the U. S. A. and some from the Germany, the United Kingdom, and Japan. These are works by world leading artists and those who are just launching their art careers.

Hocking College Art Gallery:  Continued: Art Faculty Exhibition.


The Plaid Butterfly:   Owner Johanna created Zombie Dust  (fizzy bath powder) just for Halloween. Handmade Pumpkin Spice & Cinnamon Clove soaps are still available too.


Nelsonville Emporium:  will have the start to your Holiday needs ~ locally made gifts, fresh baked goodies, and tasty seasonal food products.  No tricks, just treats!


Nelsonville Library:  Opening reception for an exhibit of surrealist photography by Greg Rounds, 5:30-8:00.  Final Friday for kids: drop in from 5:30-7:00 and make a mask to wear on the square! For kids of all ages and families. Trick or Treat at the Library: stop by from 5-8 for your book treat. Everyone will get to choose a free book; for kids and grownups. Costumes encouraged but not required.


AND MORE!!  ~  Morristowne Photography ~ Nelsonville Flower Shop ~ The Mine ~ PDQ ~ Attitudes ~  ~  Fullbrooks Café  ~