| When: Friday, September 2nd 5:00 - 9:00pm
Where: the Market Square District
What: a special downtown evening showcased by a unique experience
provided by 20+ restaurants, shops and galleries!
FOR MORE INFO CALL 865-256-2469
Special Fashion Show:
First Friday Fall Fashion Show. See the hottest, latest and greatest
clothing and accessories for fall from Indigo, Reruns and Vagabondia.
Featuring everything from second-hand chic to the latest in college
fashions, and natural fiber clothing in real-women sizes. Showtime
is at 7:00.
Illusionist, Pan Walker will perform throughout the District. Come
watch and be amazed as Pan performs some of todays freshest
card tricks as well as stunning close-up and street magic.
Three Flights Up Gallery invites you to stop by for an evening
of art, food and music featuring work by several local artists including
UT artists, as well as other special guest artists in a non-traditional
exhibition space, where all are welcome towander and enjoy. Included
in the show are works by artists: Graham Baker, Diana Bundy, Starr
Cline, Lauren Karnitz, Ben McKamey, Natalie Martin, Trevor Mikula,
Ryan Sale, Phil Savage, Brenda Scourby, Stan Narten and Katie Walberg.
Bliss HOME will the feature the works of local artist Stacey Fletcher.
Stacey is back from Poland with new and colorful abstract paintings.
She was awarded the opportunity to paint in an artist workshop for
two weeks in Chelm, Poland. This work is fresh with vibrant lively
colors, with layered memories of the adventures taken this summer.
Metaphors of herself and others contrast with the chaotic approach
of the energetic marks. They seem abstract at first glance to the
viewer, but have some sense of childhood imagery disguised among
the colorful layers.
Yee Haw Industries will host their famous blowout end of summer
yard sale. Dont miss spectacular deals on posters, tee-shirts,
cards, and miscellaneous production samples.
Preservation Pub will offer FREE Pizza til 6:30, an extended Happy
Hour till 9:00 and will host Jescoe playing all your favorite songs.
Reruns will feature LIVE Mannequins.
Downtown Grill & Brewery will extend their happy hour until
10:00 featuring $2 pints, Long Island Ice Tea, and margaritas as
well as double wells and calls and $1 off house wines.
The Arts & Culture Alliance presents "Oil and Steel:
Muscle and Mind", featuring local artists Clay Pardue (oil
on board) and Michael Russell (metal sculptures). Complimentary
wine and hors d'oeuvres are served.
The UT Downtown Gallery will present Through the Lens of
Ed Westcott: A Photographic History of World War IIs Secret
City." Westcott was the official photographer for the Oak Ridge
division of the Manhattan Project.
Sapphire offers iSFR where you are the DJ! Bring your iPod or
digital music player and you can show 'em what you got.
One Vision Plaza hosts the Writer's Block LIVE Concert Series with
a special local folks showcase called HOMECOOKIN! A
salute to the locals featuring Knoxville's BEST Singer Songwriters!
"First Friday" is a highly successful event that
began in October of 2003. On the first Friday of every month each
downtown business offers something special for all Knoxvillians
and visitors. Promotions include artist receptions, gallery openings,
special food and drink offerings and more. Each of these events
has drawn between 500 and 1,000 people to the Market Square District.