First Friday

Each month in Hamilton-Lauraville, area businesses and artists offer special First Friday activities (often free). Activities include art receptions, live music, performances, kids programs, extended hours, shopping, dining specials, and more. Please check with individual locations for details as events vary month to month and are subject to last minute changes.

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Previous First Fridays

December 6, 2019

Shopping and Art

Tortuga (4717 Harford Rd) from 5-7:30 pm.

Meet and Greet mixer with Sarah Magida. Come scoop up some of her beautiful embroidery work. She will also be sharing prints and some of her other original works this Friday at Tortuga. Drinks and Snacks.

Lakein's Jewelers of Hamilton (5400 Harford Rd) from 10-7:30 pm.

Free wine, and light refreshments. Special Sale items. Start a holiday lay a way. Bring jewelry items that you want to learn about, or need repaired. All estimates are free. Also on Saturday from 10-4 pm.

Raven's Beak (5422 Harford Rd)- from 6-9 pm.

Sip on wine and shop unique jewelry, leather gifts, art, handmade journals, and more.

Red Canoe Cafe/Found Studio Shop (4337 Harford Rd)-open from 6-9 pm.

Shopping, eating and art! Sample body products from Essence of Lotus.

Hamilton Gallery (5502 Harford Rd)- Opening reception from 6-9 pm.

Join us for the opening reception of Hamilton Gallery’s Holiday Art Exhibit featuring all works priced at or below $200 for the gift giving season.

Mutt Mart (2904 Hamilton Avenue)-Yappy Hour and Holiday Pop Up Shop from 5-8 pm.

Food, drinks, prizes & adoptable animals. Kids and friendly, leashed dogs are welcome. All proceeds benefit Mas Rescue.

Domesticity (4321 Harford Rd)- Stitch & Sewcial from 6-9 pm.

Complimentary crafting get together - bring whatever project you want and enjoy company and wine. Free use of shop machines included.

For December’s First Friday, Maggie’s Farm & Indu Wellness are partnering to bring you discounted food, drinks & wellness! Come in to either business on First Friday & enjoy 10% off for the rest of the weekend (Friday-Sunday). Reservations are recommended.

Aaduri Healing Arts (4705-A Harford Rd)-First Friday Specials from 7-8:30 pm.

Reflexology or chair massage. First come, first serve. $10 per session (cash only)


Live Music

Farm to Face (4607 Harford Rd)- Live Music from 7-8 pm

Farm To Face Café is celebrating their first anniversary during First Friday, December 6th! Come, eat, and enjoy some swoon-worthy tunes by Trapping the Spark. Congratulations and cheers to many more years of good eating!


Food and Drinks

Koco's Pub (4301 Harford Rd)- First Friday specials

For December’s First Friday, Maggie’s Farm & Indu Wellness are partnering to bring you discounted food, drinks & wellness! Come in to either business on First Friday & enjoy 10% off for the rest of the weekend (Friday-Sunday). Reservations are recommended.

NEW! The LVH by Taste This (4528 Harford Road)

A sit down casual restaurant serving up delicious American and soul food!

Zeke's Coffee Cafe (4719 Harford Rd)- Tacos and Beer from 5-8 pm

Amendment 21 (4924 Harford Rd)- Tax free (9 %) discount on 6 pack or better beer, wine, and liquor

Farm to Face (4607 Harford Rd)- Live Music from 7-8 pm

Farm To Face Café is celebrating their first anniversary during First Friday, December 6th! Come, eat, and enjoy some swoon-worthy tunes by Trapping the Spark. Congratulations and cheers to many more years of good eating!

Silver Queen Cafe (5429 Harford Rd)- First Friday specials, Dine in only.

Hamilton Tavern (5517 Harford Rd)- First Friday specials

Los Rancheros (5506 Harford Rd)- First Friday specials

Char'd City (5402 Harford Rd)- First Friday specials


December's First Friday events subject to change. Confirm with each location.

November 1, 2019

First Friday sponsored by Free Fall Baltimore

Theater

The Strand Theater Company (5426 Harford Rd)- A Shayna Maidel by Barbara Lebow at 8:00 pm

Directed by Melissa McGinley. Show runs October 18 – November 3. Artists discount available!

A piercing, unabashed look at life before and after the Holocaust through the eyes of two separated sisters: one who escaped, one who survived. Buy tickets here.

Art & Shop

NEW SHOP Tortuga (4717 Harford Rd) from 5-7 pm.

It's Tortuga's very 1st First Friday. Meet and greet with Baltimore artist Elena Johnston and see her work on display; Including two special collaborative works created by Elena Johnston and William Cashion.

Domesticity (4321 Harford Rd)- Stitch & Sewcial from 6-9 pm.

Complimentary crafting get together - bring whatever project you want and enjoy company and wine. Free use of shop machines included.

Red Canoe Cafe/Found Studio Shop (4337 Harford Rd)-Gallery reception from 6-9 pm.

This month featuring local artist Val Lucas. Found Studio Shop open until 9 pm.

Charmed Life Gallery (4505 Harford Rd)- Artist reception and live music

A Wicked First Friday: Inverted~Crystal Whitman. Cara Kelly at 6 pm. Rodney Henry will play at 8 pm.

Hamilton Gallery (5502 Harford Rd)- Opening reception from 6-9 pm.

Feature Artists Hal Boyd & Landis Expandis: The Daily Muse

Raven's Beak (5422 Harford Rd)- Shop and Sip from 6-9 pm.

Sip on wine and shop unique jewelry, leather gifts, art, handmade journals, and more.

Lakein's Jewelers of Hamilton (5400 Harford Rd) from 10-7:30 pm.

Free wine, and light refreshments. Special Sale items. Also on Saturday from 10-4 pm.

The Children's Bookstore (4717 Harford Rd)- Opening Reception from 6-8 pm.

Lyn Townes's solo exhibition: A Walk in and Out of Time

Music

Farm to Face (4607 Harford Rd)- Live Music from 7-8 pm

First Friday falafel’s 10% off. BYOB $5 corkage fee, open until 8:30 pm.

Charmed Life Gallery (4505 Harford Rd)- Artist reception and live music

A Wicked First Friday: Inverted~Crystal Whitman. Cara Kelly at 6pm. Rodney Henry will play at 8 pm.

Emma's Tea Spot (5500 Harford Rd)- Live Music from 5:30-8:30 pm.

Petrichor Ambient Jazz , BYOB and full menu. Reservations recommended. Kids cooking classes available for ages 5-11 pm, one hour for $20 all materials and dinner included.

Mutt Mart (2904 Hamilton Avenue)-Yappy Hour Concert from 5-9 pm.

Food, drinks, prizes, live music & adoptable animals. Kids and friendly, leashed dogs are welcome. All proceeds benefit the Buddy Foundation.

Food and Drinks

Koco's Pub (4301 Harford Rd)- First Friday specials

Maggie's Farm (4341 Harford Rd)- First Friday specials

Zeke's Coffee Cafe (4719 Harford Rd)- Pizza Night/Game Night from 5-8 pm

Amendment 21 (4924 Harford Rd)- Tax free (9 %) discount on 6 pack or better beer, wine, and liquor

Farm to Face (4607 Harford Rd)-First Friday falafel’s 10% off.

BYOB $5 corkage fee open until 8:30 pm

Silver Queen Cafe (5429 Harford Rd)- First Friday specials, Dine in only.

No corkage fee, 2$ off appetizers with the purchase of an entree (does not include oysters or soup).

Hamilton Tavern (5517 Harford Rd)- First Friday specials

Los Rancheros (5506 Harford Rd)- First Friday specials

NEW RESTAURANT Char'd City (5402 Harford Rd)- First Fridays After Dark from 8-10:30 pm

DJ Marzo will spread positive vibrations with some classics, funk, soul, and more! Serves brick oven pizza/dishes and Italian inspired food.

Wellness

Aaduri Healing Arts (4705-A Harford Rd)-First Friday Specials from 7-8:30 pm.

Reflexology or chair massage. First come, first serve. $10 per session (cash only)

Indu Wellness (4337 Harford Rd- formerly Zen Happens )- Feel Good Friday from 10-8 pm

$50 for facials or massages.

Kids and Family

Emma's Tea Spot (5500 Harford Rd)- Kids Cooking Class and Live Music from 5:30-8:30 pm.

Kids cooking classes available for ages 5-11, one hour for $20 all materials and dinner included. Petrichor Ambient Jazz , BYOB and full menu. Reservations recommended.

Zeke's Coffee Cafe (4719 Harford Rd)- Pizza Night/Game Night from 5-8 pm

Mutt Mart (2904 Hamilton Avenue)-Yappy Hour Concert from 5-9 pm.

Food, drinks, prizes, live music & adoptable animals. Kids and friendly, leashed dogs are welcome. All proceeds benefit the Buddy Foundation.

The Children's Bookstore (4717 Harford Rd)- Opening Reception from 6-8 pm.

Lyn Townes's solo exhibition: A Walk in and Out of Time

Special Sneak Peek

SoHa Union Apartments (4801 Harford Rd) from 6-8 pm

Fire and Rice Restaurant Pop Up from 6 to 8 pm. Hot Chocolate from Pure Chocolate by Jinji. Tours of the building from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.

November's First Friday events are sponsored by Free Fall Baltimore

Map design by Beltway Merch

October and November's

First Fridays are sponsored by

Free Fall Baltimore

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