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Your Guide to Lancaster’s First Friday on May 5

Posted May 03, 2017 by Tony Gorick in Arts & Culture

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April showers bring May flowers—and some First Friday fun!

It’s time for one of our favorite evenings in Lancaster. On Friday, May 5 explore unique art galleries, enjoy delicious restaurants (and food trucks!), and discover new businesses downtown.

Here’s your quick guide to what’s happening this First Friday!



Red Raven Company

Stop by Red Raven Company to see featured artists Dorothy Frey featuring "Middle Ground" and experience “Lancaster… A Love Letter” by Kenny Germann.  Lee Lovett will be showcasing "A Slice of Market” too. Also Samantha Dillman will be featured as well! For more info on the artwork that's being showcased check out our Gallery Guide!



PCAD Senior Show

Artwork will fill four floors of the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design as the Class of 2017 exhibit professional-level senior thesis projects in a variety of media ranging from photography and fine art to graphic design and illustration! We're proud to sponsor this Senior Show and can’t wait to check it out.



Buchanan Park Carnival

Are you ready for some carnival excitement? We are! After the art, discover the Buchanan Park Carnival for tasty treats and exciting thrills! Stop by the park for carnival foods, games, rides, and music. And don't forget the fireworks Friday evening!



Saint James Open House

Have you heard? Lancaster Mennonite School is opening a new school downtown: Saint James School! Located in Saint James Episcopal Church, the school will provide innovative learning experiences for students in prekindergarten. The school will be having an open house from 4-7pm. Drop by to see what’s in store for this exciting new direction and educational opportunity.



Prince Street Pop-Up Park

Don’t miss the lineup of fantastic food trucks at Prince Street pop-up park! We can’t get enough of the delicious burgers from Lancaster Burger Company (including a mouth-watering black and bleu option!). And with other trucks offering ice cream and more, this is a perfect place for your Friday dinner!


Your Guide to Lancaster’s First Friday on May 5

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Thank you to our community supporters:

Autohaus Lancaster, Inc Blossom Med Spa Campus Oral Surgery CE Pontz Sons Garden Spot Village Greg Pilotti Furniture Jura Kitchen Kettle Village Lancaster Neuroscience And Spine Associates Long Orthodontic Associates Sardina Dental Group Stadel Volvo The Log Cabin Union Community Bank Willow Valley Communities