First Friday in Denton May 6


First Friday is May 6th in Downtown Denton.  Check out the many stops and bring your friends to do some “Dentoning” the Friday Friday way.  First Friday stops are along the West Oak Street, East Hickory and Elm/Walnut area this month.

Shop, shop, shop and enjoy 25-50% off at Circa 77 Vintage at 227A W. Oak Street open until 8 pm. or when the party is over.  Then, stop in for Moms and Mimosas at Vintage Bleu Home next door where the fun starts at 4 p.m. and runs through 9 p.m.. Come check out guest vendors, vendor sales, and a FB giveaway that starts next week.  In store vendor sales will be Friday and Saturday.

A Creative Art Studio, 227 W. Oak invites you to join the fun and come see the work of 40 artists that are currently showing at the studio and check out Kid Art from some of the children in our art classes. This month music is provided by UVER, a local group who’s music can be described as poetry therapy lyrics set to melodic rock/pop. The group was formed by musician Fritz Schwalm who writes many of the songs and does vocals and guitar. Other members of the group are Chuck Voellinger, vocals,bass, Ann MacMillan, drums, and Joe Stack, guitar. There will also be a community Art Project set up for all to work on. Grab a friend and come downtown. Hours are 6-9 p.m.

Head on down to Elm/Walnut and East Hickory areas for more fun, mixing, mingling and entertainment.

The Artists Enclave of Denton County celebrates its 6-month anniversary as an innovative arts organization with a May Mixer Meetup combining a Happy Hour Mixer at Downtown Denton’s Sweetwater Grill and Tavern–Walnut Street Annex. The Sweetwater Happy Hour Mixer begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Walnut StreetAnnex (115 East Elm Street) with complimentary appetizers and drink specials.

Then head over to the Artist Enclave Meetup at the Greater Denton Arts Council’s Opening Reception for International Nightscapes: Recent Works by Bob Chilton at the Patterson-Appleton ArtsCenter (400 East Hickory Street). The Artists Enclave Meetup for the Bob Chilton photography exhibit reception kicks off at 7:00 p.m. and concludes at 8:00 p.m. The GDAC reception will open for the general public at 6:30 p.m. For more information about the exhibit, visit

There is no admittance fee for either the Mixer or Meetup. The whole community is invited to this celebratory evening.

Stop in to Mellow Mushroom on your way down East Hickory on First Friday and spin the prize wheel to get some fun free stuff!

Top off your evening at Harvest House and at 10 p.m. featuring Eric McFadden live, show usually starts. Cover charge may apply.

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