Many of us are probably a little excited that it’s Friday (T.G.I.F.!). When you look at the calendars you may notice this Friday is March 1st, the first of the month and the first Friday of the month. Now you might be asking, “Why is the first Friday of the month significant?”

Well in the Capital City the first Friday of every month is a night filled with art, food, and music as local restaurants and establishments showcase different artists through exhibits, receptions, and performances. This is the perfect opportunity to take in some new art, check out a new band, or to simply patronize a local establishment.

Friday March 1st will feature the following attractions and exhibits:

A Most Colorful Winter Reception: The Roebling Gallery will welcomes individuals for a reception to celebrate the work of Lucretia E. McGuff-Silverman. Stop by for complimentary wine/beer, good conversations, and impressionistic art. The Roebling Gallery is located on 71 Clark Street.

609 Worldwide: The Mill Hill Saloon invites patrons to join in for a lovely evening of art, music, cool people and free food. Featuring art from local legends Robert Lowe II & Andrew Wilkinson. A dope live set by hometown hero Raymond Strife. An amazing DJ set by the incredible DJ Flea Market (Kelvin Smith) hosted by The Man In The Streets and In Your Face: Unc Elroy. Drinks crafted by the amazing: MondayNight OpenMic. Background noise provided by Trenton’s DJ:Jonathan Silva. Along with delicious free vodka rig prepared by the illustrious Mill Hill Saloon. The Mill Hill Saloon is located at 300 South Broad Street.

A Solo Show by Jasmine Farahat: Don’t miss this up and coming workaholic artist with a wholesome sense of humor at Championship Bar located on 931 Chambers St.

Women’s History Exhibit by Raven: The artist describes her exhibit in the following way: “I present to you my upcoming Art Exhibit for Women’s History Month March 1st located at the Trenton Social. You will have a chance to meet the artist(myself) if you haven’t already & manifest. This will be the day where I share/tell a story amongst many for women because we are amazing. No matter what barriers we may face, we still manage to push forward. We give birth, we give life, give permission & a reason to go on….. we are WOMEN! 💪🏽✨🧠👸🏻👸🏼👸🏽👸🏾👸🏿🌹🌻✨.” This exhibit will be on display at Trenton Social located at 449 South Broad Street.

Scrapped: A Collection of Upcycled Artwork: Resident design visionaries TerraCycle® and the Trenton Downtown Association will present Scrapped: A Collection of Upcycled Artwork. Designed to encourage viewers to question their day-to-day lifestyle and their impact on the planet, the exhibit, located at the BSB Gallery in Trenton, curates artwork created entirely from reclaimed materials. There will be an opening reception Friday March 1st from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The BSB Gallery is located at
143 East State Street Ste.4. The exhibit was also mentioned in this TrentonDaily article.

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All these events take place from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m unless otherwise noted. For more information on First Fridays visit the Trenton Downtown Association at http://www.destinationtrenton.com/trenton-downtown-association/.