On the first Friday of every month, South Bethlehem comes alive for a community celebration. Local merchants, restaurants and galleries open their doors to celebrate our awesome community. Our First Friday activities are headquartered at the Banana Factory Arts Center – The fun kicks off at 6pm each month and wraps up around 9pm.
- Learn more about the Banana Factory
- Check out our Banana Factory Resident Artists
- View the art classes we offer at the Banana Factory and the ArtsQuest Center
Interested in having a presence at First Fridays in the Banana Factory Arts Center? Please fill out the application below! Applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis, and applicants will be notified via phone or email if they have been accepted.
October 5, 2018 · Happenings
- DIY Owl Craft with Teaching Artist Amanda Seanor, 6PM-9PM, Visual Arts Classroom
- FREE Kid Art Scavenger Hunt – 6-8 pm, Visual Arts Classroom.
Kids who turn in completed scavenger hunts to front desk get a special prize!
- Artist Talk with Artist Collective Member Anna Capaldi, 6:30PM, Banko Gallery
- Hot Glass Artist Demonstrations – 7:00 pm, 1st Floor, Hot Glass Studio
- Community Mural Painting at the LGBT Youth Drop in Center, Studio 102, 6PM-8PM
- Live Music with Lehigh Valley Underground, Anni Powell, 7PM-8:30PM, Crayola Gallery
- Andrew Catanese, The Good Men of Hell – Banko Gallery
- Banana Factory Resident Artist Exhibition – Crayola Gallery
- ArtsQuest Staff & Teaching Artist Exhibition – Hallway to the Arts
- Vendors/Community Partners: