First Friday: A Night of Art 2018

First Friday: A Night of Art is a great opportunity to visit local galleries and businesses featuring rotating artwork. Held the first Friday of each month from 5-8pm, it is a self-guided tour and maps are available at each of the participating galleries. Join us on Friday, December 7th, 2018 for our next First Friday.

Participating locations:

Academy Of Natural Therapy

625 8th Avenue

The Academy of Natural Therapy hosts a First Friday Art Event each month where they feature a different artist and showcase their artwork in their lovely auditorium for the entire month. The best news of it is, they give free chair massages at every event! Come by to see their artists!

ARTMANDO Silva Studios and Keynote Coffee

802 9th Street, Lower

No information provided.

ArtWerx Studio/Gallery

924 8th Avenue

No information provided.

709 16th Street

No information provided.

Aunt Helen’s Coffee House

800 8th Avenue

No information provided.

Brix Brewery & Taphouse

813 8th Street

Brix Brewery & Taphouse will feature live music with Caroline Schaff starting at 6pm.

Cranford’s Tea Tavern

823 10th Street

Cranford’s Tea Tavern will feature live music with Julie Koenig starting at 6:30pm.

930 8th Avenue

No information provided,

Lincoln Park Emporium

822 8th Street

No information provided.

927 16th Street

“Lights of Winter,” Madison & Main Gallery’s 31st annual holiday show will feature original art, unique gifts, and one-of-a-kind ornaments. This show includes pieces designed to make the holidays merry. The pieces include functional and decorative pottery, oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, maple burl clocks, a variety of handmade jewelry, felted purses and scarves, and many other new works of art. Fourteen guest artists have been invited to join the member artists for this fabulous show that runs through December 28. The members of the gallery invite you to join them for this show. Come to shop on First Friday, December 7, from 5 - 8 pm when everything in the gallery is on sale for 10% off at the artist owned Madison and Main Gallery, 927 16th Street in Greeley. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The slate of guest artists includes: Cindy Carter, Karen Dietrich, Lon Gatton, Cat Hagan, Joy Jones, Terry Kreuzer, Fred Leuchter, Lori Ozzello, Vivian Perry, Jill Popplewell, Heather Stone, Katie Thomas, Pamela Turan, and Lisa Wilson. Light refreshments will be served. All items are for sale. For more details about the show you may call the Madison & Main Gallery at (970) 351-6201 or visit

Margie’s Java Joint

931 16th Street

No information provided.

Showcase Art Center

1335 8th Avenue

No information provided.

Syntax Spirits Distillery

700 6th Street

No First Friday event due to the fact that they are still working on their new location.

The Bean Plant Studio

701 7th Street

The Bean Plant Studio will be holding their Holiday Sale on Friday and Saturday with a variety of handmade items. There are Stocking Stuffers, pottery, jewelry, edibles, Greeting Cards and more. A hot chocolate bar and a chair by the fire are perfect for the month of December, and there will be special music by Amaya Arevalo on Friday evening. The Bean Plant is a great place to take a breather from the Holiday Stress on Friday from 5-8pm and Saturday from 9:30am-3pm.

The Blue Mug Coffee and Roastery

807 17th Street

No information provided.

The Dragon’s Cache

1109 7th Street

The Dragon’s Cache will feature their Annual Holiday Show, “Up from The Earth”. They will have their Christmas themed stained-glass items available and it is also a great time to shop for that one of a kind gift. This opening reception will include refreshments, homemade goodies, live music and copies of their new publication “The Church Windows of Francis Denning”. The book gives you a visual selection of 35 Churches in Colorado, Texas and Wyoming that were done from 1984 to 2014.  Francis will be available to sign the books.

926 8th Avenue

Stop by and support local artists by purchasing from The Eden Gallery’s galleria of artworks & jewelry. Open from 5-8:30 pm for “Shop for Art” night which only happens once a year!

The Original Roma Restaurant

728 16th Street

Join the Original Roma Restaurant for “Concert Posters 101” at 6pm during First Friday: A Night Of Art. Come by to learn about the history of the Concert Poster from the beginnings to contemporary.

651 10th Avenue

This month at the Tointon Gallery, Fixation” explores themes of perception, memory, and obsession with naturalistic elements and colors. Thomas Geier’s Exhibit visually explains his evolution as an artist through oil and acrylic paintings on panel and canvas. Stop by the Gallery for a visit Monday through Saturday 9am-5pm. The exhibition will be open through December 31st. Admission to the gallery is free.


709 10th Street

Trinkets-n-Treasures will be hosting Carol of Yarning by Carol from 5-7pm. She will be doing demonstrations on how to crochet Christmas ball covers, make pot holders and wash cloths in Christmas colors or crochet the Christmas towels to hang on your oven.

Warm Hugs Mixes & Gifts Boutique

809 10th Street

Warm Hugs Mixes & Gifts Boutique will be hosting a Ladies Night Out Event on Friday from 5-8pm featuring store specials, eats and drinks.