First Friday in Lancaster City

Lancaster City Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster City's monthly celebration of arts and culture! Discover innovative exhibitions, performances and perhaps a few surprises as you walk our attractive streets lined with trees and distinctive architecture. Unique boutiques and excellent restaurants complement the art galleries, artisan studios, museums, performing groups, professional theater, symphony orchestra, and art college that comprise Lancaster’s arts community.

First Friday at Freiman Stoltzfus Gallery

Freiman Stoltzfus Art Gallery 142 N. Prince St., Lancaster, PA, United States

In a new collection of work, Lancaster artist Freiman Stoltzfus explores the theme of radiance. "For me, the quest for beauty means engaging the present moment as well as recalling transcendent visions from the past. Many of the paintings were started during the coldest, greyest days of winter. Using the gifts of memory and imagination, […]


Rachel Kantner’s Solo Exhibition

The Pop Up Shop 354 North Queen Street, Lancaster, United States

"A Body of Work" Whimsical Horror Surrealism A collection of favorite works from 2022-2024 Art, found footage, music


First Friday at the Lancaster Science Factory

Lancaster Science Factory 454 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA, United States

The Lancaster Science Factory celebrates First Fridays with free admission for families between 5 – 7pm. Join us to explore over 75 hands-on exhibits that are fun for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free First Fridays are made possible by the generous support of PPL Electric Utilities.



Lancaster Museum of Art 135 North Lime Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

Opening reception for the exhibition "Stay Alive / Make Art / Lancaster" at the Lancaster Museum of Art. Reception at 5 pm, followed by a panel discussion at 6 on the topic of "ART CERVEAU” (ART BRAIN): A MENTAL HEALTH MAKING MOVEMENT. Our star-studded panelists will talk about the intersections, myths, and truths about the […]


Chocolate Chip Cookie Concert Series

Covenant United Methodist Church 110 North Mulberry Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

Music and Art and Chocolate Chip Cookies on the corner of N Mulberry and W Orange St. Our series starts with Sound of Roses a Big Band playing a variety of jazz and swing. Join us for a fun start to First Friday with free parking.


We the People First Friday

The Ware Center 42 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

In partnership with the Lancaster AAPI, The Arts at MU proudly presents "The Ninth Art: Inside the World of Asian Cuisine Through Sight, Smell, and Taste," a curated, live food demonstration showcasing Asian cuisine from around the world. A live violinist will play between each demonstration. The performance begins at 6:30 p.m. in Steinman Hall, […]


First Friday: Classical Cello

First Reformed Church 40 E Orange Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

Lancaster Cellist Sara Male will be featured in a free 30 minute First Friday concert on May 3, 2024 at First Reformed Church, 40 E. Orange Street, in downtown Lancaster. Sara is principal cellist of the York Symphony Orchestra, acting principal cellist of the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra and Chair of the LSO Board of Directors. […]


Rated P for Parenthood

Prima Theatre 941 Wheatland Ave, Suite A, Lancaster, PA, United States

Think SNL meets a lighthearted musical This sketch comedy musical is for parents and anyone who’s ever had them. Chronicling modern-day parenthood, from conception to college, Rated P For Parenthood offers giant doses of heart and humor — at a fraction of the cost of braces!


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