July will feature a good mix of new and existing events in Lancaster County for First Friday.
For those looking for new exhibitions, Red Raven Art Company will present works by artists Beth Bathe, Katherine Horst and Jerry Brown, Curio will host works of art by its owners Nicole Duquette and Matt Allyn Chapman and there will be a new collection of works by Abby Rudisill at the Lancaster Galleries.
For those who enjoy more performance-oriented outings, the Ware Center will host a musical from the Teatro Paloma theater company called “Miss You Like Hell.” Third Power Family Soul will be hosting a free show in Binns Park to benefit the McCaskey High School football team.
There will also be a screening of 1987’s slasher “Killer Workout” at the Zoetropolis Cinema Stillhouse.
Here are 17 things to do this weekend for First Friday in Lancaster County.
The Baldwin Gallery in Altana will feature works by artists Jazmine Gabriel, Thomas Valentine, Jain Falcon, Kenneth Jackson and Antwain Williams.
More information: Baldwin’s Gallery at Altana (second floor), 26 E. King St., Lancaster | Hours: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Third Power Family Soul will perform to help raise money for the McCaskey High School football team. Football players will be on stage to chat with people as they enjoy the show.
More information: Binns Park, 120 N. Queen St., Lancaster | Hours: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | More information
Gallery of curiosities and creative supplies
Curio will welcome the works of its owners, artists Nicole Duquette and Matt Allyn Chapman, in a collection called “Echo Echo”. Duquette focuses on watercolor and gouache to create mosaic artwork, while Chapman focuses on ink, circles, and fluid media.
“In responding to their designs, Nicole and Matt understand what they wish to keep about themselves and what they seek to celebrate about each other. initial of one and the echo of the other”, says the list of events.
More information: Curio Gallery & Creative Supply, 106 W. Chestnut St., Lancaster | Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. | More information
Deerfoot Town Center
Deerfoot Downtown will host works by manager Clarissa Baxter. The event will also include a wine pairing.
More information: Deerfoot Downtown, 348 N. Queen St., Lancaster | Hours: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. | More information
The Demuth Museum will continue to host works from Helen Berggruen’s collection, “Between Two Worlds”. Berggruen typically paints sprawling interiors and landscapes. She was also recently part of an artist residency at Elizabethtown College. The exhibition will be on view until July 24.
More information: Demuth Museum, 120 E. King St., Lancaster | Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. | More information
First Reformed Church
Pianist Rick Weinhold will host a concert called “The Great American Songbook”, where he will perform songs like “The Way You Look Tonight”, “Misty”, “It Had To Be You” and “Over the Rainbow”, among other songs .
More information: First Reformed Church, 40 E. Orange St., Lancaster | Hours: 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | More information
Freiman Stoltzfus Gallery
Freiman Stoltzfus Gallery will continue to show its “Lyrical Lines” collection, which is Stoltzfus’ first graphite-based exhibition in over 10 years.
More information: Freiman Stoltzfus Gallery, 142 N. Prince St., Lancaster | Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. | More information
Karen Anderer fine art
Karen Anderer’s gallery will continue to host Michael Bartmann’s collection entitled “Industrial Echo”. Bartmann’s collection focuses on industrial spaces and depth of field, and he uses oil paints.
The exhibition will continue until July 3.
More information: Karen Anderer Fine Art, 146 N. Prince St., Lancaster | Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. | More information
The Lancaster Galleries will host works by the painter Abby Rudisill from a collection entitled “Recent Paintings”. His works are abstract in nature. The exhibition will be on display until August 6.
More information: Lancaster Galleries, 34 N. Water St., Lancaster | Hours: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. | More information
Lancaster Art Museum
The Lancaster Museum of Art will continue to host works from Lancaster-based artist Mark Wagner’s collection, “Art Made from Money (Made from Art)”. Wagner creates art from deconstructed money “to explore the intersection of wealth, power, worth, and American identity,” according to the museum’s website.
More information: Lancaster Art Museum, 135 N. Lime St., Lancaster | Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. | More information
Lancaster Science Factory
Every first Friday, the Lancaster Science Factory offers free admission and features over 70 hands-on exhibits for kids and adults.
More information: Lancaster Science Factory, 454 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster | Hours: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. | More information
The parrot gallery
The Parrot Gallery will continue to host the origami works of 13-year-old Lancaster Mennonite student Ezra Kauffman in a collection titled “No Cuts Allowed!” His passion started with a book he received for Christmas five years ago, and it has continued ever since. The exhibition will continue until August 31.
More information: The Parrot Gallery at Community Mennonite Church, 328 W. Orange St., Lancaster | Hours: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. | More information
color pop art
Pop of Color Art will host an exhibition called “The Great Outdoors”, featuring works by several local artists. It will be on display all weekend.
More information: Pop of Color Art, 50 N. Queen St., Lancaster | Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. | More information
Red Crow Art Company
Red Raven will host works by oil painter Beth Bathe and collagist Katherine Horst, who both submitted works from Lancaster Central Market. The gallery will also feature works by emerging watercolor artist Jerry Brown, who began painting at the age of 70.
More information: Red Raven Art Company, 138 N. Prince St., Lancaster | Hours: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. | More information
United Zion Art Gallery
United Zion will host works from Jeremy Miller’s “Season of Hope” collection. The collection, made with watercolor, acrylic and collage techniques, focuses on sunflowers.
More information: United Zion Art Gallery at United Zion Retirement Community, 722 Furnace Hills Pike, Lititz | Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. | More information
The article center
Lancaster’s Teatro Paloma theater company will perform “Miss You Like Hell,” a musical featuring a teenage daughter and a Latina mother on a road trip together. They talk about their relationship, as well as how immigration policies might affect their lives.
The Ware Center will also host works from a collection called “L’TECE: Cafe Existential” by artist Renea Wike-Rivera. Wike-Rivera’s paintings focus on optical illusions, philosophical ideas. The artist “does not want people to perceive existentialism as a dark concept, but rather as a liberating concept,” the Ware Center said in a press release.
More information: The Ware Center, 42 N. Prince St., Lancaster | Hours: “L’TECE: Cafe Existential” starts at 6 p.m. and “Miss You Like Hell” starts at 7 p.m. | More information
Cinema Zoetropolis Stillhouse
Zoetropolis will host First Friday Fright Night with a screening of the 1987 slasher film “Killer Workout” starring David James Campbell, Marcia Karr and Fritz Matthews.
More information: Zoetropolis Cinema Stillhouse, 112 N. Water St., Lancaster | Hours: From 9 p.m. | Cost: $11 | More information