Downtown businesses to host events for February's First Friday

Downtown businesses to host events for February's First Friday

Downtown Augusta businesses are ready for February's First Friday.

The free, family-friendly event will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday. It features arts and crafts vendors and events from local business and organizations.

Highlights of this month's events include:

Pyramid Music's Vinyl Party including sales on vinyl LP's, 45s and 12s. There will be a live jukebox hosted by DJ Bizzo. Doors open at 5 p.m., and this event is free to the public. 5 to 9 p.m. at 822 Broad St.

Big Day Cakes Bakery is hosting a cake tasting with delicious sandwiches, cookies, cupcakes and more. 5 to 6 p.m. at 120 9th St.

Artists' Local 1155 is hosting Georgia Regents University student April Henry's newest art exhibit, "The Cat's Meow." This exhibit is based on Henry's experiences while living with her sister and a stray cat that they adopted. The exhibit viewing is free to view and open to the public. 7 p.m. to midnight at 1155 Broad St.

Sky City hosts the First Friday '80's Night with a new art show hanging in the front of the bar. This event's admission is free and open to those 21 years old and older. 8 p.m. at 1157 Broad St.

Gallery on the Row will host "Violins, Valentines and Van Gogh" this month, featuring a new piece from each of the gallery partners inspired by the work of Vincent Van Gogh. There will also be a string quartet of current and former students of Georgia Regents University who will perform at the gallery. 5 to 9 p.m. at 1016 Broad St.

Oddfellows Gallery is hosting a show of Robin Schweitzer's eclectic work, including handmade dream catchers, as Schweitzer bids Augusta farewell. 5 to 9 p.m. at 1036 Broad St.

Schrodinger's Cat will present "Xtreme Theatre Games" at Le Chat Noir. Tickets are $10. 8 to 10 p.m. 304 8th St.

For information on this event, visit www.augustaarts.com.

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