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First Friday - April

Event organized by ArtsQuest

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FREE community event!
6-9pm at The Banana Factory

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 Artss Center – The fun kicks off at 6pm each month and wraps up around 9pm.


- Hot Glass Demonstration with Visiting Artist Ed Branson: 7:00pm, Hot Glass Studio
- FREE Craft Artistic Garden Markers: 6PM-8PM, Visual Arts Classroom with Teaching Artist Eileen Dorsey
- FREE Kid Art Scavenger Hunt: 6PM-8PM, Visual Arts Classroom / Kids who turn in completed scavenger hunts to front desk get a special prize!
- Sewing Demo, Alison Bessesdotter: 7-7:30PM, Studio 250
- Cast Paper Tile Demo, 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. Crayola Gallery


- Scholastic Art Awards – Banko Gallery, Hallway to the Arts
- Compendium Land(Scape) – Crayola Gallery
- ArtPOP Billboard Competition Winners – Alvin H. Butz Gallery, ArtsQuest Center at Steelstacks
- Featured Resident Artists from the Banana Factory Arts Center: Khali Allaik and David Sommers


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