The planets have aligned this month and shoppers can enjoy two firsts in a row, beginning with First Thursdays in Hoquiam tonight, then First Fridays in Aberdeen tomorrow.
Today and tomorrow participating businesses will stay open late, from 5-8 p.m. with specials, local art, and family fun.
Participating businesses in Hoquiam include:
7th Street Theatre - wine tasting with GH Wine Sellars, and artist Carrie Larson will be on hand with her letterpress
8th St Ale House - free chips and salsa
Bodacious Beauty’s - Birthday party with cake and prizes
GHUnders – Grays Harbor Unders/ LDComfort
Gray’s General Store - Erik Pederson will display his artwork and Karin Beard will present her lovely jewelry creations. Jennifer will have special treats from Cookies & Milk.
Harbor Art Guild : Some members of the ukulele band will be playing for your listening pleasure!
Polson Museum - 5:15 and 7:00 at the 7th Street Theatre for behind-the-scenes tour of the theatre with a walking tour of the urban renewal project in between.
Simply Said Flowers
Simpson Avenue Grill
Sitka Yoga Studio & Juice Bar
Swanson’s Foods - free samples
In Aberdeen on Friday, visit participating businesses staying open late to host local artists and their work.
Join the FREE Downtown Historical Tour at 7:00pm departing from GH Wine Sellars, 206 S. Broadway. This month’s tour takes you inside and to the top of the historical Becker Building.
With some participating locations for this event including:
Wiitamaki Jewelry Store
Eternal Love Tattoos
CaKecaKes Gourmet Treats
Moo Moo Oink Oink Cluk Cluk
Offering a pastrami melt basket special, $8.99
GH Wine Sellars
Mention you are there for First Friday and receive 10% off of your purchase!
Featured artist: TBD
Featuring Elizabeth McElliot. Elizabeth McElliot is the former owner of Quilt Harbor and will be joining in Quilt Harbor’s 10th anniversary celebration. Stop by to join the celebration!
Featured artist: Noel Kricker
Past and Present Mercantile
Featured artist, DiAnna Malone, photography/thought cards
Flowers by Pollen
Featuring a variety of local vendors including hand painted messenger bags, cards, and stationary along with quilting, paintings, etc. In addition to beautiful flower arrangements, Flowers by Pollen offers of a variety of gift and home decor items. Stop by and check it out!