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February 2020 First Friday Recap

We hope you had fun stopping by Downtown State College Improvement District and our other First Friday locations to enjoy the work of some of our amazing local artists, good drinks, conversation, and great deals! We always enjoy seeing familiar faces as well as some new ones. Be sure to keep up with the latest First Friday updates to come for March and stop by again! If you weren’t able to make it then check out some highlights of the weekends’ events below!

Woskob Family Gallery hosted a STEM based workshop lead by New York based artist Rosemary Fiore! The participants in the evenings events created their own drawing tools which they were able to take home with them for free!

The Fused Glass Event hosted by The Makery allowed for customers to come in and create unique pendants and rings.

Caitlin Osborne taught East Coast Swing at the Central Pennsylvania Dance Workshop where individuals of all levels of experience were able to stop by and learn while also being in a fun and social environment.

Appalachian Outdoors hosted their First Friday event with KidTech where they provided various child-level activities.

Mentioning “First Friday” at Spats at the Grill, The Corner Room, Bill Pickle’s Tap Room, and Chumley’s lead to customer’s enjoying 15% off their meal thanks to Hotel State College!

Local artist Ben Saggese presented his artwork at the State Theatre where the Fraser Street Saxes provided live entertainment for the evening.

Customers enjoyed 10% off at Three Little Birds Boutique as well as complimentary treats, drinks, and a chance to sign up for their giveaway!

The art of Ruth Kazez was on display at Kish Bank’s the Expect More Store where those who stopped by could also enjoy some light refreshments.

3 Dots Downtown hosted a First Friday event where Anchor and Arrow, as well as other local artists, provided live entertainment and Saint’s Cafe provided coffee and tea for the evening.

Senior artist Rebecca Poarch had her work on display at the Art Alliance Gallery Downtown.

The Candy Shop had a 15% off discount on the entire store for the duration of the day.