Enjoy wine tastings, refreshments, art shows, music jams, the annual Christmas tree lighting, and horse-drawn carriage rides. Children of all ages can meet and greet a Snowman, The Grinch, and Santa and Mrs. Claus. Enjoy holiday dancers, performers, and carolers on King Street and at various shops and other stops, including the county library, the Historic Post Office, the Jones House, and the Appalachian Theatre. Bring a bag of marshmallows and join in on a marshmallow "snowball" fight to cap off the evening.
First Friday runs February through December each year. Shop, mingle and meet local artists from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at downtown shops and galleries. Enjoy fresh art, lively street performers, and complimentary refreshments. Stay late for music, food, and drinks at one of our many popular restaurants.