First Friday

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.

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.

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April 6, 2018 · Happenings

  • Hot Glass Demonstration with Visiting Artist Ed Branson, – 7:00 pm, Hot Glass Studio
  • FREE Craft: Artistic Garden Markers – 6:00-8:00 pm, Visual Arts Classroom with Teaching Artist Eileen Dorsey
  • FREE Kid Art Scavenger Hunt – 6:00-8:00 pm, Visual Arts Classroom.
    Kids who turn in completed scavenger hunts to front desk get a special prize!
  • Sewing Demo with Resident Artist Alison Bessesdotter, 7:00-7:30 pm, Studio 250
  • Cast Paper Tile Demo – with Resident Artist Virginia Abbott, Studio 337
  • Jewelry Demo with Resident Artist and Teaching Artist Kevin Herbst Haaf – Studio
  • Music with Mosey Beat in partnership with Lehigh Valley Underground in Crayola Gallery
  • Exhibitions:
  • Vendors/Community Partners:
    Mallory Makes – Mallory Zondag
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