The last Friday of every month, from April to September, 2021, rain or shine, Downtown Hillsborough showcases its art scene with the Last Fridays Art Walk from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Explore art galleries, artist studios, fine jewelers, boutique shops and award winning restaurants. There will also be live music, circus performers, spoken word poetry and more.
The activity takes place mostly on and around Churton Street, between West Margaret Lane and West Queen Street.
There is a LOT going on July 30th!
Last Fridays Art Walk on July 30
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Herbalist, Melanie, will be leading a 1 hour walk around the River Park green, before the Living Arts Collective Dancewave, where we’ll learn about the medicinal, useful, edible, and magical plants growing in Hillsborough! The walk may include plant scavenger hunts, matching problems with plant solutions, and tasting natures’ bounty. Accepting donations for participation, if able, but the walk is open to anyone who would like to join!
Dancewave by the Living Arts Collective
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Community drumming with pro Living Arts Collective Artists
- 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.: Living Arts Dancewave with stilt walker performance and fire show
Drumming, live painting, dancing and creative arts! It’s free but please register.
Family Painting for Kids
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Family painting workshop: paint on rocks, paper and leaves. Lead by Jahde Justad Art.
The performers will be centered around River Park, but will be roaming Hillsborough 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Poetry “Prose” Showcase
- 6:15 to 6:45 p.m.: Colonial Inn
- 7 to 7:30 p.m.: Yonder
- 7:45 to 8:15 p.m.: Margaret Lane Gallery
Main Man: Poet, writer, spoken word artist and radio talk show at WHUP and Radio Unfriendly
Ajani Kambon: Social activist, public speaker, poet, author, musician and more
Poetic Paradox: Poetry duo formed by Clement Mallory and Jasmine Mallory. They are both authors, writers, entrepreneurs and spoken word poets.
The Colonial Inn, 6 to 8 p.m.: Ghost + Bones
Yonder, 8 to 11 p.m.: Brandy Rambls with special musical guests
Margaret Lane Gallery, 6 to 6:30 p.m.: Ready Singers; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Country Time
Orange County Courthouse Lawn: Bull City Music School student performance, let by Kenneth Northcutt on clarinet
Music on West End
Live music at Nash Street Tavern.
Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic
Orange County Courthouse lawn from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free. No ID or insurance required.
Last Fridays Art Walk 2021 Venue Guide
Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery & Gift Shop
102 North Churton Street
128 North Churton Street
Bull City Music School
121 North Churton Street, 1C
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
121 North Churton Street
May 28th: Opening reception of Resurface
Hillsborough Artists Cooperative & The Skylight Gallery
102 West King Street
Yonder: Southern Cocktails and Brew
114 West King Street
Thomas Stevens Gallery/Studio 42
126 West King Street
Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston*
106 South Churton Street, Suite 100
The Paynter Law Firm
106 South Churton Street, Suite 200
Margaret Lane Gallery
121 West Margaret Lane
Orange County Historical Museum
201 N Churton Street
The Hillsborough Visitors Center
150 E King Street
Studio 71 Picture Framing & Gallery
243 S Churton Street
117 W. King Street
Pickett Sprouse Commercial Real Estate
218 S. Churton Street
The Colonial Inn
153 W. King Street
The Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce
200 N. Churton Street
Media Arts Exchange
Outside of the Hillsborough Artists Cooperative
121 N Churton St
Re-Invintaged Home Decor & More
120 S Churton Street
Hot Tin Roof
115 W. Margaret Lane
Nash Street Tavern
250 S. Nash Street
A Little Something
118 N. Churton Street