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See art, go shopping and learn about 3rd Friday updates at this month’s 3rd Friday event, featuring a theme of “March Mingle.”


Third Friday is a free arts event held in Downtown Salisbury on the third Friday of each month from 5-8 p.m. March’s event is the last indoor 3rd Friday before the outdoor season begins in April.

 

Third Friday is requiring free registration for 2024, and registration links for vendors, community groups, performers and volunteers are available at 3rdfridaysby.com (click on what you're looking for in this sentence). The Arts, Business and Culture Department will also host an informational session about the 2024 3rd Friday season, themes and updates during the March 3rd Friday. This March Mingle will be held from 6-7 p.m., and staff will offer sign-up assistance in the Salisbury City Council Chambers at the Salisbury Headquarters, located at 115 S. Division St.


The Salisbury Art Space will host a 3rd Friday reception for “Getting Green 2” from 5-7 p.m. The Salisbury University Art Galleries’ Downtown Gallery will offer a Spring Event for 3rd Friday from 5-7 p.m., featuring the “Flight or Fight” exhibition, an art sale, live music from Hugh Ellis Bennett and lite fare.


Tri Community Mediation will be open from 5-8 p.m. for 3rd Friday with light refreshments and guest artists. People can also learn about mediation.


Kaiju Records will offer 20% off metal, punk and hard rock records. At Blackwater Apothecary, people can book an appointment or walk in for a tarot reading with Gail from 3-6 p.m. Board and Brush will have a public Pick Your Project workshop for ages 16 and up from 6-9 p.m.; preregistration is required at www.boardandbrush.com.


RSVP on Facebook here.





From coffee to beer and more, brew up a good time during the February 3rd Friday event, which has a theme of “FeBREWary.” Third Friday is Friday, Feb. 16, and runs from 5-8 p.m.


Third Friday does not feature outdoor activities during the winter months, but people are encouraged to visit Downtown Salisbury restaurants and shops.


The Salisbury Art Space will host a reception for its Member Showcase from 5-7 p.m. during 3rd Friday. Stay at the Salisbury Art Space for an open mic night, held in partnership with the Fenix Youth Project, at 7 p.m.



Nearby at the Salisbury University Art Galleries’ Downtown Gallery, visit the opening reception of “Flight or Fight,” featuring works by Christine Tyler, Michel Demanche and Caitlin Gill, which will run from 5-7 p.m. on 3rd Friday. The exhibit will run through March 29.  


Art from the "Flight or Fight" exhibition

Two Scoops Ice Cream & Waffles will premiere a Bali Roast from Iron Skillet Coffee and offer chocolate and coffee samples. Mad Tatter Social Club will feature a $50 tattoo flash sale.


Local restaurants will feature live music and DJs during 3rd Friday. Brew River Restaurant and Bar will host Fred Martin & The Evolution from 7-11 p.m. and DJ Str8 Up from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. DJ Nick at Nite will play at MoJo’s Urban Eatery from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. At Market Street Inn, watch The Mercury Agenda from 6-9 p.m. and listen to DJ Vibe from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.  


To learn more about 3rd Friday happenings, follow 3rd Friday on Facebook and visit the Facebook event.



Several Downtown Salisbury businesses are featuring specials during 3rd Friday: Winter Style on Friday, Jan. 19.  


While 3rd Friday does not feature outdoor activities during the winter months, people are encouraged to visit “The Beacon of Hope,” a traveling monument of Harriet Tubman created by Wesley Wofford that is located outside near the Government Office Building, before it moves on to its next location Jan. 31. 3rd Friday hours are 5-8 p.m.


The Salisbury Art Space will host a 3rd Friday reception for its Member Showcase, featuring all types of media, from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 19. Stop by nearby Board & Brush and purchase a do-it-yourself Be My Valentine Bucket for $25, while supplies last. 


Two Downtown tattoo shops will be offering specials during 3rd Friday. Mad Tatter will have a $50 flash and gumball special, and Atlantis Tattoo & Art Gallery will have a $50 tattoo flash sale, with larger designs offered at $150 (some flash designs are shown in the photo below). Atlantis will also offer piercings for $13 each.  


Looking for live music? Brew River Restaurant & Bar will host Best Kept Soul from 7-11 p.m. and DJ First Class beginning at 9 p.m. Market Street Inn will host DJ Vibe from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.  


Keep 3rd Friday on your calendar and RSVP to the Facebook event here.


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