Nov 2 First Friday Art Night Lineup

Stroll through Downtown Northfield from 5-9 pm on November 2nd and enjoy art and experiences of all kinds!

3pm/4pm/5pm: Dance classes “Intro to Contact Improv” and “Watch Me” with Chicago based dancer, actor and singer James Mueller at Northfield Dance Academy. Classes start at 3, 4 and 5pm. $20 per class. Register by emailing northfielddance@gmail.com or drop in – 640 Water St

5:00-6:30pm: Make & Take Holiday Craft at Northfield Yarn ($5 supply fee) 314 Division St Make a pompom Thanksgiving turkey…and more! Please allow 20-30 minutes to participate in this Make & Take event.

5:00-8:00pm: Make & Take Craft at The Goat – 413 Division St. Get crafty and design your own button – fun for all ages!

5:00-6:30pm: “Get your heels, boys!!” performance at the Northfield Arts Guild. A workshop where men will learn and perform a military march in heels. The march will continue to the Northfield Public Library and end at the Weitz Center for Creativity, coinciding with a Closing Reception for 2Fik’s exhibit Gear Shifts.

5:00-7:30pm: Graphic Novel Art Exhibit at the Northfield Historical Society                   See how a pencil drawing becomes a scene in a graphic novel. The display is based on the process Nate Olson used to illustrate his book Shot All To Hell. – 408 Division

6:00-8:00pm: Live Music with Bonnie & The Clydes at The Contented Cow – 302 Division

7:00-10:00pm: Live Music with The JC Sanford Trio at Imminent Brewing – 519 Division St S. Trombonist JC Sanford returns for his monthly hit at Imminent Brewing. Once again he’ll be joined by the ubiquitous Chris Bates on bass and the inimitable JT Bates on drums. Pizza with Cafe Shawn for sale, plus board games for the kids!

7:30-9:30pm: Live Concert – Marimba Nova performance at HotSpot Music. $15 at the door. Featuring Jenny Klukken on Marimba, Robert Everest on vocals and guitar and Michael Bissonette on drums.

8:00-11:00pm: Live Music with Zachary Scot Johnson at the Tavern Lounge – 212 Division St. Enjoy the smooth guitar lines of James Taylor, the spunk of Joni Mitchell, the vocals of Elvis Costello, and the songwriting ability of all three.

8:30-11:30pm: Live Music with Tim Grady at the Froggy Bottoms PADio – 307 Water St

Ongoing Art Events between 5pm and 9pm:

5:00-9 pm: Fine Craft Collective Opening Reception at the Northfield Arts Guild Main Gallery. In its 10th year, this seasonal Fine Craft Venue features 24 artisans

5:00-9pm: Visual Art exhibition at the Northfield Arts Guild Up Gallery. “Grow with the Guild,” featuring artwork created by adult and youth students who have recently taken a Guild class.

5:00-9pm: Visual Art Gallery at 502 Studio & Gallery. Original and local art: paintings, scarves with natural dyes and functional pottery

And don’t miss these great “downtown adjacent” art events:

6:00pm Closing Reception for Carleton artist-in-residence 2Fik’s “Gear Shifts” Exhibition at the Carleton Weitz Center Mar-G Commons. Free and open to the public!

7:30pm Theater production of “Our Town” at Northfield High School. $6 adult/$4 student

7:30pm Semaphore Repertory Dance Co. Fall Concert at the Carleton Weitz Center Theater. Free and open to the public!

8:00pm New Zealand String Quartet at the Carleton Weitz Center Kracum Performance Hall. Free and open to the public!