First Friday York celebrates moms

York Dispatch

The theme for this month's First Friday is Moms on Main, with special events geared for, well, moms.

The first block of North Beaver Street will be closed to traffic 4:30-9 p.m. Friday for the festivities, and South Duke Street between Princess and King streets will be closed 6-9 p.m.

Some of the things in store:

The Small Bookshop and the Art in mARTin: Go On Green exhibit will open, 5:45-8 p.m. Friday at Martin Library, 159 E. Market St. The event will feature the work of more than a dozen local artists, music by Sympathy & the Lion and wine tastings by Allegro Winery.

WellSpan's executive chef and dietitians will have samples of the WellSpan Powerhouse Smoothie and turkey enchiladas on Beaver Street.

The Company of Praise Youth Choir of Stewartstown UMC will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the Cherry Lane Stage.

Park Street Pantry, 24 N. Beaver St., will have a special treat from Seattle Chocolates for every mom.

The Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center Studio will host Jazz in the City, 5-7 p.m.; use the Philadelphia Street entrance. The concert will feature Tom Strohman on saxophone, Katie Rudolph on piano, Steve Varner playing bass, and Jeff Stabley on drums.

The Royal Square area will have food trucks, a LuLa Roe pop-up sidewalk boutique and in-store events, including create-your-own bouquet at Redeux Marketplace, 54 N. George St., and mother-daughter mini-makeovers from Studio 117 and DiDi & Smiling John's, 117 and 119 S. Duke St.

End the evening with "Fight Club," 9 p.m. at the Capitol, 50 N. George St.

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