After a condensed summer version, Elkton's First Friday has expanded just in time for fall.
Cecil College's Elkton Station will resume serving as one of the venues for the monthly First Friday celebration beginning September 6.
From 5-8 p.m., visitors to 107 Railroad Avenue, Elkton, will be treated to a free evening of activities, including a reception, and the opening of the "Regional Reflections" exhibit.
"Regional Reflections" features paintings, drawings, designs, ceramics, and glass.
These works have been created by local artists Carole Fox, Jen Hintz, Kevin Lehman, and Patti Paulus, This exhibit will be on display at Elkton Station through September 25.
At 7 p.m., a concert by the Baltimore Jazz Alliance Big Band will be performed. This 17-member ensemble is under the direction of founder Anthony Villa.
The alliance was founded in 2011 and performs the original jazz music of Baltimore-area composers.
Other events for First Friday:
• Trinity Episcopal Church, Bridge Street, offers First Friday Fare. For the cost of $5 per person, soup and dessert will be served. This meal is available from 5-6:30 p.m.
• Art Space on Main, West Main Street, offers a Kids Happy Hour event from 6-8 p.m. For a fee of $30 per child, children will create a clay art project, have pizza and soda.
• Music by The Reservoir Dogs will be performed at the corner of North and Main streets from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
• The Palette & The Page, Main Street, will host an opening reception for four Cecil College Fine Arts students. The works are being presented by Delia, Tommy Cooke, Erin Cebula, and Jose' Hernandez. Music will be performed by Hannah Berth. There will be free refreshments.
• Gracie's Cafe on North Street, will host Open Mic Night beginning at 7 p.m. All ages may perform. There is a $3 cover charge. Those who attend will receive $3 in Gracie's Dollars to spend on food and drink.
• ArtistiKris Studios, North Street, will host visitors. They will get to see an active workspace of artists working in various mediums.