WHAT’S HAPPENING The Fieldcrest Night Bus will be touring the Arts District from 6-9pm. Hop on and take a free trip around downtown! Look for the signs that say “Trolly Stop”. See some creatures of the night from Stark Parks on Market Square from 6-8pm. Visit the Wizards photo booth and take home a special memory of the evening. ArtsinStark Information Tent (Corner of 4th and Court) BUY ART GET CASH! Buy $20 or more from your favorite gallery or artist studio, bring your receipt to the First Friday tent and get a scratch off ticket worth $2, $5, $10, or $20!! Only till 9:45pm! Canton Museum of Art (1001 Market Ave. N) Bring your little gal or ghoul to the Canton Museum of Art for the 3rd Annual Art Harvest Trick-orTreat. Free candy, art supplies, pumpkin painting, and more. Canton Palace Theatre (605 Market Ave. N) Fly down to the Palace for the FREE movie, Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone at 7:30pm. Bring the whole family, but don’t invite “He Who Shall Not Be Named”! Grapes in a Glass (575 Market ave N) will be having specialty cocktails like Unicorn Blood and Fire Whiskey! Carpe Diem (215 Market Ave. N) GET YOUR BEER HERE! Carpe Noctem, Heggy’s ‘BEER’ Floats and BUTTER BEER - oh and coffee too! JULZ by Alan Rodriguez (220 Market Ave. N) featuring the fine art photography collection of Carolyn Jacob. The Local (135 6th St NW) ‘First Friday-gon Alley’. Neighboring businesses transform 6th St (between Market and Cleveland) into Canton’s own wizarding alley. Outside activities include a spooky drawing demonstration from local celebrity Aaron Archer, candy apple bar and more. Colette’s Vintage Clothing Boutique (207 6th St. NW) is hosting eclectic, pop artist Wizard, Michael Bastos. Professor Colette will be available for Halloween Costume Ideas and guidance. Lynda Tuttle’s Art Center (209 6th St NW) Labor of Love Benefit Exhibit Honoring Norris “Glenn” Tharp. Also visit pick from the “Deciding Hat” filled with house colored candy, then get a “Potter Painted Tattoo” from a resident artist. The Hub Art Factory (336 6th St NW) A dozen different live art demos. Painters, illustrators, and creators will be showing their process including Stark Game Tech, allowing visitors to try Virtual Reality painting!
WHAT’S HAPPENING The Auricle (601 Cleveland Ave NW) Come try the Sorting Hat Prize Wheel to see what magic deals await you (6pm-9pm), or $1 off your drink, or 20% off your tab when you wear your best Witch or Wizard Garb! Stay for the Yule Ball (Dance Night) Starting at 11pm. IKON IMAGES | The illustration Gallery 221 5th St NW 2 days only 10/6 and 10/7 get original art from Dungeons and Dragons(c), Skylanders(c) and Lord of the Rings(c) Do you dare to enter-- OH! The Horror of It All? Print & Press Shop & Studios (429 4th St. NW) It’s OKTOBERPREST including some witches’ brew while you shop—with Royal Docks beer, food from The Local Frank and Pierogi Lady. Shop fall favorites from Little Chicago Clothing Co. and pick up Letterpress Jess Potter prints (in all four house colors!) for every wizard on your holiday shopping list. The Essential Alternatives (340 4th St NW) New fall aromatherapy diffuser blends at Alternatives! Witches Brew, Flannel Shirt and Fall Leaves only $10 each tonight. Cantonology (306 4th St. NW) Enjoy the magic of Downtown Canton this First Friday, from lumos to nox. Spell-bound kids crafts for the little wizards and witches, plus magical backgrounds for family photo ops. Free glow stick wands, plus 10% discount (which is, of course, much more magical than a 9-3/4 discount would be.)
WITCHES & WIZARDS
Cultured Coffee & Waffles (309 Cleveland Ave NW) WIZARDS SPECIAL! BUTTERBEER FLOATS ALL NIGHT LONG! We’ll also have the special Sorcerer’s Stone Waffle covered in stone candie’s, vanilla icing, and whipped cream! Avenue Arts Marketplace and Theatre (324 Cleveland Ave. NW) Free potions class for kids 6-8pm. Modern Ritual (Cleveland Ave. NW) Celebrating their 4 year anniversary with a huge sale! They will be offering FREE exclusive piercing fees, 50% off all in-stock non-consignment hanging earring designs, and 10% off all gold jewelry! New stock of gold Deathly Hallow threaded ends. Buzzbin Art & Music Shop (331 Cleveland Avenue NW) Macho Nachos & Buenos Tacos all night long. “Azkaban” Chicken Chipotle tacos for ONE NIGHT ONLY! Select Pinball and Arcade games on FREE PLAY from 4pm to 6pm during First Friday only! Arrowhead Vintage & Handmade Goods (534 Cleveland Ave NW) Arrowhead is celebrating its 3rd Anniversary downtown! Come visit the Raging Avocado food truck, & buy wizard wands & magical charms and jewelry!
Art, food, music, & excitement // the first friday of every month from 6-10pm in downtown canton // cantonfirstfriday.com Supported by The Repository, Mix 94.1, & News Talk 1480 WHBC
GREAT FOOD AND DRINKS
AMVETS 555, 216 4th St NW 330-452-8202 Arcadia Grille, 321 Court Ave NW 330-454-6055 The Auricle (drinks only), 601 Cleveland Ave NW 330-353-8694 Basil Asian Bistro, 585 Market Ave N 330-580-4444 Bender’s Tavern, 137 Court Ave SW 330-453-8424 Buzzbin (drinks only), 331 Cleveland Ave NW 330-313-1087 Canton Brewing Company, 120 3rd St. NW Canton Chophouse, 218 Court Ave NW, 330-491-7955 Carpe Diem Coffee, 215 Market Ave. N 330-455-BEAN Conestoga, 221 2nd St NW 330-458-0834 Cork and Canvas on 3rd, 322 3rd Street NW Crew Night Club, 304 Cherry Ave NE 330-452-2739 Cultured Coffee and Waffles, 309 Cleveland Ave NW Deli Ohio, 328 Walnut Ave 330-453-7777 Desert Inn, 204 12th St NW 330-456-1766 Fronimo’s, 315 Cleveland Ave. NW 234-360-8665 George’s Lounge, 229 Cleveland Ave NW 330-452-0029 Grapes in a Glass, 575 Market Ave N 330-309-9500 Imperial Room (drinks only), 420 Court NW 330-455-5770 JAA!, 532 Cleveland Ave. NW Lucca, 228 4th St NW 330-456-2534 Marques, 111 Cleveland Ave SW 330-454-5466 Martini Lounge(drinks & appetizers), 410 Market Ave N 330-454-3800 Muggswigz Coffee & Tea Co, 137 Walnut Ave NE 330-452-6336 Napoli’s Italian Eatery, 221 Market Ave N 330-452-7456 Thatsa Wrapp, 600 6th St NW 330-452-9727
LIVE MUSIC Well Trained Failures @ Courthouse Plaza 6-8pm Jogn Whitacre @ Avenue Arts 6-8pm Guy Randall @ Grapes in a Glass 5:30-8:30pm Ginger Ackley @ Joseph Saxton 7-9pm House Band @ Arcadia Doug “Ivory” Domineck @ Napoli’s Carol Cain @ Grapes in a Glass 9pm-12am George’s Lounge Lineup: Steve Farley 5-7pm, Benjamin Watson 7-9pm, Electramode 9-11pm, The Have Nots 12a-1am Buzzbin Lineup: The Most Beautiful Losers are back! They’re bringing along the Guntpunchers from T-County, Sump Pump Sl**ts, and the Ruminators.