Venues open 5-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
Arbor Crest Tasting Room - Artists of Avenue West will be showing their works. River Park Square, third level, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 747-3903.
Avenue West Gallery - “Birds of an Uncommon Feather,” works by Sandy Mooney. 707 W. Main Ave., Suite B11. (509) 838-4999.
Baby Bar - “Uh Oh Hotdog,” series by Hannah Reader. 827 W. First Ave. (509) 847-1234.
Barili Cellars - Photos by Aaron Theisen, an outdoors and travel writer and photographer; along with unique artisan jewelry made by Anthony Gallaher of Fired Elements, 4-9 p.m. 608 W. Second Ave. (509) 995-4077.
Barrister Winery - “Lights and Shadows,” photographs by Dean Davis, with reception at 5 p.m. and Beacon Hill’s Bistro Buffet from 6-8 p.m.; “Lonesome” Lyle Morse plays acoustic blues from 6:30-10 p.m. 1213 W. Railroad Ave. (509) 993-9310.
Brick Wall Gallery - Photographs of Mexico and Cuba by Mexican photographer Moises Levy; “The Burning Man Festival” by Stewart Harvey, 5-8:30 p.m. 530 W. Main Ave. (509) 928-7721.
Browne’s Addition Wellness Center - Painted and decorated body casts of the Spokannibals Roller Derby league. The pieces will be sold in a silent auction benefiting Cancer Patient Care. 2013 W. Fourth Ave. (509) 280-6195.
Calamity Jane’s - Resin works by Tess O’Neill. 303 W. Second Ave. (509) 747-5077.
Caterina/Lone Canary Winery - “Dream and Reality,” mixed media paintings on copper and some egg-tempera paintings by Irene Dahl; music by the Schuyler Asplin jazz quartet. 905 N. Washington St. (509) 328-5069.
Cat’s Eye - Tammy Crawford’s landscapes and Sam White’s leather character portraits chasing blue skies as artistic concepts. 1 S. Washington St. (509) 389-2930.
Chocolate Apothecary - Rick Davis will be showing his metal sculptures; music by Tana Bachman Bland. Flour Mill, 621 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 324-2424.
Clay Connections - Raku firing, pit firing, refreshments. Free kids workshop, limited space (show up by 5 p.m.) 714 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 747-6171.
Design Collaborative - Elsie Stewart explores how abstraction and realism can combine in life and on the canvas. 204 N. Division St., Suite E. (509) 473-9685.
Gina’s Design Center - Works by Ellen Blaschke and Carmen Murray; live music. 811 W. Second Ave. (509) 624-2205.
Grande Ronde - “Fall Colors” by Marsha Marcuson; and “Water Visages” by Louise Saylor; music by Brent Edstrom Trio. 5-7 p.m. 906 W. Second Ave. (509) 455-8161.
Ho Ho Teriyaki Chicken - Paintings by Ho Lan, 4-7 p.m. Flour Mill, 621 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 326-6344.
Interplayers Theatre - A 1946 version of First Friday, featuring Melissa Cole in the Gellhorn Gallery, and a black-and-white photography exhibit in the Community Gallery on the first floor. Music by Heather Villa and her Blues Trio, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 174 S. Howard St. (509) 455-7529.
Kolva-Sullivan Gallery - “Momentous Momentum,” figurative ceramic sculptures by Matt Boland. 115 S. Adams St., Suite A. (509) 458-5517.
Kress Gallery - “Impressive Expression,” art students from Mead and Mt. Spokane high schools collaborate in a wide mix of media and expressive ideas. River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave., level three, behind food court. (509) 363-5317.
Lillian Conn Art and Antiques - Lillian Conn is hosting a First Friday art reception featuring watercolors by local artists Jeannine Marx Fruci, collage by Oana Barac-Matei, and acrylics by Diane Barron. Art will focus on city and landscapes. Refreshments, small bites and great art. 1007 W. Augusta Ave. (509) 329-1005.
Luxe Coffee House - “Van Gogh and Merlot,” an interactive art event. 1017 W. First Ave. (509) 624-5514.
Macy’s Furniture Gallery - Landscapes and wildlife in gouache, by E.K. Lingle. 214 N. Wall St. (lower level). (509) 626-6000.
Market Place Wine Bar - Works by Jim Dhillon and music by Janet Johnson. 32 W. Second Ave. (509) 474-1070.
Nectar Tasting Room - Photography and music by Karrie O’Neill, 5-10 p.m. 120 N. Stevens St. (509) 869-1572.
Odell House - Lighting and landscape miniatures by Rick Graff and Tom Holt; stocking paintings. 2325 W. First Ave. (509) 624-2393.
Pottery Place Plus - Works by members Spokane Jewelers Guild , 5-9 p.m. 203 N. Washington (Main floor of Auntie’s Bookstore). (509) 327-6920.
Roberts Mansion - Ellen Blaschke uses monochromatic paints that make images of angels. Tours of the mansion are available. 1923 W. First Ave. (509) 456-8839.
Sante Restaurant – Boldly colored impressionistic landscapes and figurative paintings by Christina Deubel; live music by guitarist Doug Porter. 404 W. Main Ave. (509) 315-4613.
Saranac Art Projects - Works by Jen Erickson and Lisa Nappa. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-5325.
Saranac Public House - Jason Corcoran will be painting live on multiple canvases to a wide range of music by DJs Breezy Brown (funk, Latin, Afro Beat), Eric Thorne (spaced-out electro funk) and Stone Tobey (hip-hop, electro, moomba), 6 p.m.-1 a.m., for all ages. 21 W. Main Ave. (509) 443-3865.
Steam Plant - Sheila Grubb, Kathy Gale and Katherine Mandley display impressionistic interpretations of the Pacific Northwest. 159 S. Lincoln St. (509) 777-3900.
Steelhead Grille - Showcasing world-renowned fly-tier John Newbury’s intricately crafted flies captured by local photographer Tony Roslund. Roslund’s macro photos capture the amazing detail of the flies. 218 N. Howard St. (509) 747-1303.
The Davenport Hotel - Drawings and paintings by Melville Holmes; jazz music by 6 Foot Swing. Peacock Lounge, 10 S. Post St. (509) 455-8888.
Trackside Studio - Works by local potters Mark Moore and Chris Kelsey. 115 S. Adams St. (509) 863-9904.
Vintage Hill Cellars - “Wine-spiration,” a collection of wine barrel stave furniture and decor by John Dunning, with the use of wood, metals, and lighting. 319 W. Second Ave. (509) 624-3792.
Whitestone Winery - “Margo-Art,” works by Margo Luths; live music by Eric Neuhausser, 6-9 p.m. 8 N. Post St. (509) 838-4247.
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