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 6 p.m. each month and wraps up around 9 p.m.
- 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.
March 6 · Happenings
- FREE Kid Art Scavenger Hunt – Visual Arts Classroom, 6-8 p.m.
Kids who turn in completed scavenger hunts to front desk get a special prize!
- FREE Kids Craft Dr. Seuss Truffula Trees with Teaching Artist Katrina Heebner – Visual Art Classroom, 6-9 p.m.
- Check out the new Election Systems & Software (ES&S) ExpressVote XL voting machines prior to voting in the Primary on April 28. County of Northampton Department of Elections
- Live Music with Lehigh Valley Underground, Bobby Siegfried – Crayola Gallery, 6-6:30 p.m., 7:45-8:15 p.m.
- First Friday Dance Series – Crayola Gallery, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
- Lehigh Art Alliance Spring Show, Crayola Gallery
- Lori Remmel: Hot Garbage, Banko Gallery
- Will Hübscher: Beautiful Decay, Hallway to the Arts
- Last Look, Alvin H. Butz Gallery
- Featured Resident Artists from the Banana Factory Arts Center:
Al Johnson, Studio 347 and Valerie Breaux Haaf, Studio 351