October First Friday Artwalk
Visit the Village of the Arts for our vibrant monthly artwalk the first Friday night and Saturday afternoon of every month. Discover unique galleries, studios, specialty shops, healing arts, food and music during this popular monthly event. Opening receptions for new shows, special guests throughout the Village, and live music are all a part of artwalk weekends. Friday night, 6-9:30pm and Saturday 11am-4pm.
Find out who's open during Artwalk by checking out the First Friday page in our Day Planner guide.
The following list of merchants have announced these special happenings! (Merchant numbers correspond to the numbers on our Village map.)
- #6, Joan Peters Gallery
Recent works of summer memories featuring beach scenes
- #12, Retrobaked
4th Anniversary Retropalooza on Friday night, with a special menu of popular retro treats.
- #17B, Atomic Cat craft ice cream stand
Flavors of the week available Friday and Saturday
- #22, The Dancing Crane Gallery
"The Art of Alan Manning" exhibit, proceeds benefit Alzheimer's research, special reception on Saturday , 2-5pm
Marlinda Thomason & William Ripp Photography in The Little Garden Gallery
- #55, Jerk Dog Records
Live music featuring Frankie Banjo and No Bueno on Friday, 6-9pm
Bradenton Zine Fest at on Saturday, 12-4pm
- #70, The Village Mystic and #70B Mystic Mines
Psychic Fair and Face Painting on Friday and Saturday
Special $15 "Art Walk" Gemstone Bucket on Friday and Saturday
- #65, Alcover Massage
Free chair massage on Friday and jewelry artist Charmaine Frost (MM#34081, MA#50525)
- #66, Fun Girl Art
Hearts Desire will be setting up a Pop-Up Boutique on Friday from 6-9pm and Saturday, 11am-4pm
- #87, Firestone Gallery
Milagros Pongo and her Frida Kahlo collection of paintings
Live music featuring Flip the Bird on Friday, 6-9pm and Jerry Shell on Saturday
- #116, Ristorante Ortygia
10 year anniversary with live music, & food specials. Call 941-741-8646 for reservations.
Friday October 6th 2017 @6:00 PM
Saturday October 7th 2017 @4:00 PM