First Friday is Back!

Events for Friday, November 5, 2021

This Friday, November 5th, part of King Street will be closed to traffic as part of the town's outdoor dining program.

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  • MARKET STREET:

    • 6:30-8:30 Barber Shop Music. The Old Dominion Chorus, a cappella chorus of men, will be roaming all around downtown, singing some good old barbershop songs and show tunes in four part harmony.
      Location: Roaming All Around Downtown
    • 6:00-9:00 Live Music. Mocatinas, downtown's dessert heaven, is featuring singer/guitarist, Olivia DeWan, playing an array of rock and contemporary tunes.
      Location: 3 E. Market St.
    • 6:00-9:00 Holiday Open House. Bespoke Books and Archives is hosting a holiday open house showcasing all their holiday related merchandise debuts. This book store offers a highly curated selection of new, used, vintage and antiquarian books, along with custom purchases for private collections and libraries.
      Location: 7 E. Market St.
    • 6:00-9:00 Jan and Jeff. UniTea Café, a new tea restaurant, is featuring the popular guitar duo, Jan & Jeff, performing from their wide repertoire of songs, from classic rock to contemporary to bluegrass and old standards. Stop by to welcome them to downtown and check out their array of teas, including bubble teas, along with sandwiches and pastries.
      Location: 11 W. Market St.
    • 6:00-9:00 Art Exhibit. The Leesburg Commission on Public Art is featuring the unique works of local artist, Larry Roede, who art will be on display in the Town's Exhibit Hall on the first floor.
      Location: 25 W. Market St.
  • LOUDOUN STREET:

    • 6:00-9:00 Open House. Resourceful Woman is open late for Leesburg First Friday, as it is a wonderful thrift store that supports the Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter and all the programs of LAWS.
      Location: 11-A Loudoun St. SW
    • 6:00-8:00 Open House. Books and Other Found Things is staying open late for the Leesburg First Friday event with specials and light refreshments. Stop by to check out their vast assortment of thousands of used books.
      Location: 13 Loudoun St. SW
    • 6:00-8:00 Art Demo. Loudoun Street Studios is featuring an informal art demonstration and new works of art by Libby Stevens, Bethany Widom, and Kim Richards. Stop by to check out all the cool artwork by these very talented local artists. Light refreshments served.
      Location: 2A Loudoun St. SW (upper level).
    • 6:30-9:30 Rock Duo. Dynasty Brewing is hosting live music by Crossing Elden, an acoustic rock duo from Herndon with Lisa Olsen on baritone ukulele and Mike Betti, playing stripped down rock and folk songs from the 60s to today.
      Location: 101 Loudoun St. SE
    • 6:00-8:00 Jewelry Show. Madisonbelle is hosting a jewelry trunk show featuring jewelry from the following Robindira, Ela Rae, Mikal Winn, Andrea Barnett and French Kande. Also, showcasing their latest fashions and accessories for the upcoming winter season.
      Location: 5 Loudoun St. SE
    • 6:30-9:30 Outdoor Music. Schmidit's BBQ restaurant is featuring an outdoor concert with the King St Rock Band, consists of 4 talented high school musicians who write, record and perform their own music. The band is made up of Tom Cegielski on drums, Adian Preshong on lead guitar, Fletcher Zuckerman on bass and Ella Levri on vocals.
      Location: 14 Loudoun St. SE
    • 6:00-9:00 Open Late. Black Shutter Antiques is staying open late for the Leesburg First Friday event with specials and light refreshments.
      Location: 1 Loudoun St. SE
    • 6:00-8:00 Local Art. Muz and Rose is hosting local artist, Abagail Kusterer, with her art on display throughout this swanky gift shop.
      Location: 3 Loudoun St SW
    • 6:00-8:00 Local Art. Wldwst is hosting live music by local college student, Katie Hicks on keyboard and local art by Spencer Beck. Stop in to check all their cool items!
      Location: 2B Loudoun St. SW
    • 6:00-8:00 Photo Exhibit. Photoworks is featuring a fun photography exhibit with a wide array of unique images displayed throughout the gallery.
      Location: 2A Loudoun St. SW
    • 6:00-8:00 Open House. Zest by Lou Lou, a fashion boutique is open late for First Friday with an array of fabulous new fashion items and some awesome jewelry to make you dazzle.
      Location: 9 W. Loudoun St.
    • 6:00-9:00 Open House. The Global Local is staying open late with an open house event that is featuring chocolate tasting.
      Location: 103 Loudoun St. SW
    • 5:00-7:00 Vintage Music. Dig! Records & Vintage is hosting an open house featuring his used LP's, 45's, vintage clothing and a selection of turntables, receivers and audio gear. Get on down to this awesome shop to check out the tons of 45's from the 50's, 60's, and 70's, as they buy, sell and trade all types of vinyl records and cassette tapes.
      Location: 212C Loudoun St. SE
    • 6:00-8:00 Student Journalism. The Loudoun Museum is hosting a photo display of images of Loudoun County by local high school students. These talented students attended photojournalism workshops over the summer, with speakers, such as local photojournalist, Douglas Graham. The images on displayed were inspired from these summer photojournalism sessions. The museum is also featuring their Now and Then photo collection.
      Location: 16 Loudoun St. SW
  • MARKET STATION AREA:

    • 6:00-9:00 Open House Escape. The Escape Room LoCo is hosting an open house to showcase their fun escape room activities so you can stop by and find out more about all the fun and mysteries they have in store for you and your friends.
      Location: 201 Royal St. SE
    • 6:00-9:00 Cider Tasting. The Wild Hare Hard Cider Cabin is featuring cider tasting from their wide array of delicious ciders, locally made.
      Location: Market Station – Lower Level
    • 6:30-9:00 Celtic Harp. Designer Goldsmith is hosting Ellen James on Celtic harp, performing classical music, as well as folk songs and Irish ballads.
      Location: Market Station - Lower Level
    • 4:00-8:00 Wine Tasting. Gvino Enoteca is hosting wine tasting in their brand new location on the lower level of Market Station.
      Location: Market Station – Lower Level.
    • 6:00-9:00 Wine Tasting. Visit Loudoun is hosting wine tasting with Endhardt Vineyards, along with light refreshments.
      Location: Market Station – Lower Level.
    • 6:00-10:00 Live Music. The MacDowell Brew Kitchen is featuring a rock band –to be announced.
      Location: 202-B Harrison St
    • 7:00-10:00 Live Music and Art. Crooked Run Brewing is featuring live music the band, Heat Lamp, playing an array of cool electronic music. Also, they are showcasing an art exhibit by Danny Shyti and Lily Cousland.
      Location: Market Station Lower Level.
  • SOUTH KING STREET:

    • 6:30-8:30 Wine Tasting. Misguided Angels is hosting singer, Neeks along with a local guitarist, playing an array of pop ballads from female artists from the past 40 years.
      Location: 14 S. King St.
    • 6:00-9:00 Fall Art Exhibit. The Ordinary Art Gallery & Studio is hosting an open house to showcase their fall themed art painting. Come on by to check out this new gallery as they are an art retailer and studio offering oil paintings, sketches, prints, along with a variety of classes and private lessons in the studio.
      Location: 18 S. King St.
    • 6:30-8:30 Meet the Author & Music. Very Virginia Shop is featuring a book signing with local author Samuel Moore-Sobel and his new book – Can You See My Scars, along with saxophonist, Manuel Estrada, a talented high schooler, performing an array of lively jazz tunes. Plus you can taste free samples of over 20 different flavors of Virginia peanuts and other locally made gourmet foods.
      Location: 16 S King St.
    • 7:00-10:00 Jazz Music. Tarbender's Lounge is hosting local jazz guitarist, Chris Mangione playing an array of instrumental jazz songs from yesterday and today. Don't forget to stop into this speakeasy for a good time.
      Location: 10 S. King St.
    • 6:30-9:30 Wayne. SideBar is hosting live music with acoustic guitarist, Wayne Helge, singing classic rock songs from the past several decades.
      Location: Location: 24 S. King St.
    • 6:30-9:30 Rock Music. Black Walnut Brewery is hosting live music with the Side Effects, a classic rock band based here in Northern Virginia playing a variety of rock tunes from the past several decades.
      Location: 212 S. King St.
    • 6:30-8:30. Jazz Quartet. Coldwell Banker is hosting the popular jazz quartet, known as On Easy Street, playing the best of vocal jazz from the 1920s to 1950s.
      Location: 25 S. King St.
    • 6:00-1:00 Live Music. King's Tavern and Wine Bar is hosting locally acclaimed Andy Hawk and his Train Wreck Endings band from 6-8:30, and on their outside patio, there will be guitarists, Bill Rose and Laurie Blue, play some good old time rock-n-roll, so you can dance the night away. Afterward, from 9-1am, it's open mike night with lots of local musicians.
      Location: 19 S. King St.
    • 6:30-8:30 Acoustic Tunes. Georgetown Café is hosting the Acoustic Autumn Trio, who play classic rock songs in a way that allows people to hear a song in a new and fresh way, and to connect with it again.
      Location: 21 S. King St.
    • 6:00-9:00 Wine and Chocolate. The Leesburg Gourmet is hosting a chocolate and wine pairing event featuring their select wines and Neuhaus Belgian Chocolates.
      Location: 27 S. King St.
    • 6:00-9:00 Live Music and Art. King Street Coffee is hosting acoustic guitarist, Gary Rudinsky, on their front porch, singing classic rock songs from the past several decades. Also, they are featuring an art exhibit by Terry Schulman, with amazing artwork displayed throughout the coffee shop.
      Location: 110 S. King St.
    • 6:00-9:00 Yum! Gruto's Ice Cream Shop is featuring their yummy soft serve ice cream, which they make locally with love. Stop by to see how this little parlor is all about having a good time while enjoying delicious and affordable ice cream!
      Location: 107 S. King St.
    • 6:00-9:00 Wine Lounge. The Echelon Wine Bar is featuring Themed Wine Flights, as a special event for Leesburg First Friday.
      Location: 32 S. King St.
    • 6:00-9:00 Open House. The Sunflower Shack is featuring an open house showcasing their wide array of old fashioned candies, sodas, and other various nostalgic gifts. Plus you can check out their vast soda selections.
      Location: 36 S. King St.
    • 6:00-9:00 Open House. The Brick and Mortar Mercantile Store is hosting an open house with their curated collection of fun lifestyle gifts.
      Location: 34 S. King St.
  • NORTH KING STREET

    • 6:00-10:00 Jazz Music. The Lightfoot Restaurant is featuring a jazz duo with Caleb Nei on piano and Kevin Johnson on upright bass, playing cool jazz tunes.
      Location: 11 N. King St.
    • 6:00-8:00 Jazz Duo. Birch Tree Books is hosting a jazz duo of Lisa Fiorilli on saxophone and Patrick Fritz on guitar, playing some great jazz standards.
      Location: 26 N. King St.
    • 6:00-8:00 Open House. The Corner Store is hosting an open house to showcase their new location in downtown Leesburg, which is in addition to their location in Waterford.
      Location: 26 N. King St.
  • WIRT STREET:

    • 6:00-9:00 CBD Shop. The District Hemp Boutique is hosting an open house to showcase their new location in downtown Leesburg. They are the first hemp-based CBD store in the area and have a wide array of hemp products with naturally occurring cannabinoids, ranging from oils to hemp-infused dog treat. Stop by to check out their shop and enjoy some light refreshments.
      Location: 19 Wirt St.

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