On Thursday evening Oct. 4, Imagine Main Street’s First Thursday event will be held on Main Street in Manchester from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event continues the organization’s focus on bringing the arts to downtown Manchester.
“We are thrilled about the success of our First Thursday events” said Imagine Main Street Committee Chair Steve Gates. “Our focus on the Arts as an enhancement to our current downtown businesses and as a catalyst for change seems to have energized the community.”
October’s happenings are focused on an area of Main Street from Purnell Place south to School Street. Happenings include:
Imagine Food & Drink Specials at Downtown restaurants beginning pre-event at 5:00 p.m.
West Side of Main Street:
- 968 Main - Drawing For Total Makeover from the Neck Up! Cut, Highlights, Blow Dry, Makeup at Salon Petite
East Side of Main Street:
- 857 Main - Complimentary Blue Bom Dendrobium Orchid Blossoms and Drawing for a Silk Item at Designed to Order Florist
- 867 Main - Onyx Moonshine Tasting, Kelly’s Pumpkin Patch Painted Pumpkin Display & Sales at Landmark Café
- 881 Main – Live Music at Beller’s Music
- 903 Main – Blue Grass Jam & Wine by bin228 at MCC on Main – the Manchester Community College Arts and Education Center
- 923 Main – Hospitality and Scavenger Hunt Center, “Lost Tribe” Exhibit by Matthew Cassar and Hosmer Soda Tasting at First Niagara Bank
Corner Main & Oak – Live Music:
- 975 Main – Hospitality Stop with Coffee and Goodies at Anne Miller Realty
- 991 Main/Rear – Ring of Champions Boxing Demonstration
- 1007 Main Courtyard – Pumpkins & Rhythm: Music by “We Got Rhythm”, Hot Cider & Muffins Amid a Festive, Outdoor Fall Display
- 1009 Main – Manchester Art Association Exhibit
- 1065 Main – Wine Tasting of Cupcake Wines from 6pm to 8pm at the Forest Package Store
- 1071 Main – Grand Opening and Benefit Art Sale, Music by Kevin Pearl at EM Dougan Gallery and Carriage House Designs
- 1115 Main - Art & Artisan Bazaar, Beer Tasting by Olde Burnside Brewing Co., Music by 41 Prospect, Face Painting, and Mask Making
Imagine Scavenger Hunt – Pick-up a Scavenger Hunt form at First Niagara, complete and return to be eligible to win prizes!
Look for Imagine Food & Drink Specials at Downtown restaurants.
Imagine Main Street’s next event is scheduled for Thursday, November 1st.
For more information or to volunteer, contact the Imagine Main Street Committee at ImagineMainStreet@cox.net. Information is also available on the web at http://www.imaginemainstreet.com/ and on Imagine Main Street’s Facebook page.