September First Friday Round Up

It seems the summer has flown by and September is here already! We get to celebrate the end of summer together on the 1st with First Friday, hosted by Marietta College! MC's newest Class of 2021 will be joined by sophomores, juniors, and seniors downtown, alongside faculty and staff members, to paint the town Navy Blue & White. There's a lot of great fun to be had, so make sure to mark your calendar, grab your friends and family, and join us!


September First Friday

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marietta college tailgate

Where: Armory Square

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

What: Marietta College is hosting a tailgate on the lawn of the Armory! All MC students will have the opportunity use their meal cards downtown to enjoy a delicious dinner provided by their on-campus dining services. Community members will be able to enjoy free hot dogs, or pay a small fee to sit down and have a full meal.

+ sidewalk chalk art competition

Where: Downtown at 20 different participating businesses

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

What: MC student organizations and departments have teamed up with 20 different businesses downtown to share information with the community, welcome MC students back to campus over a long summer away, and show off their sidewalk chark artin' skills! Visit each shop and adore the variety of chalk art on display in front of each business location. Community members and students alike have the opportunity to judge their favorite pieces - each completed judging ballot gets entered into a raffle to win some MC swag!

photo booth with mc football team

Where: Twisted Sisters Boutique

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

What: Get your picture taken with MC Football Players! Learn more here.

free tours of peoples bank theatre

Where: Peoples Bank Theatre

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

What: Stop by Peoples Bank Theatre for a FREE behind-the-scenes tour! Originally known as the Hippodrome in 1919 and later as the Colony Theatre, downtown's newly renovated historic theatre reopened for performances in January 2016. Click here to learn more.

fossil point goes over the moon

Where: Over the Moon Pub & Pizza

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

What: Enjoy pizza, drinks, and live music with local classic country, rock, and blues band Fossil Point. Learn more here.

+ first friday at wit & whimzy

Where: Wit & Whimzy

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

What: Join Wit & Whimzy downtown as they host Chi Omega with chalk art competitions and student specials in the shop. Spend $20, get a free Charm and Gumption motivational print. Show your student ID and get 10% off any tshirt! Learn more here.

fall open house

Where: Dad's Primitive Workbench

Time: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

What: Join Dad's Primitive Workbench to celebrate all things Fall! The prim antiques, fall florals, candles and home decor. Also featured is their very own fall line of clothes, so they can dress your home and yourself for this amazing season. Dad's Primitive Workbench will host Marietta College's Delta Tau Delta and offer a 10% discount for students, staff, and faculty of the College. Learn more here. 

Stage Combat Demonstrations

Where: Top Drawer Furniture & Design Studio

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

What: Come learn basic Sword Choreography with members of Marietta College's Alpha Psi Omega- Theatre Honorary for First Friday! Don't forget to check out audition calls for Tartuffe and information about their Spring Musical: Annie! Learn more here. 

clutch mov scavenger hunt

Where: Armory

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

What: Clutch MOV is hosting a special Downtown Instagram Scavenger Hunt throughout the evening. Simply look for the shops that have the Marietta College decals and take a photo of the shop or something inside the shop, using the hashtags #MyMarietta and #LiveLoveMOV. Post at least three qualifying photos before 9 p.m. to be entered to win a free Marietta t-shirt and a large pizza from The Original Pizza Place! Learn more here.

marietta college alumni at john rossi art

Where: John Rossi Art

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

What: Join the team at Rossi Art as they welcome the Marietta College Alumni office and showcase the art of the MOV! Refreshments, information, and Friday night fun available. Also, for any MC ID holder, save an additional $10 off any Figi Jeans jean purchase! Learn more here.

drum circle at riverside artists gallery

Where: Riverside Artists Gallery

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

What: Lawrence Greene is coming to Riverside Artist Gallery with his drum circle and anyone can join in! Riverside Artists Gallery will have refreshments and you can enjoy their artwork and take a look at all their new classes available. Come and join in! Learn more here.

first friday sale

Where: Sy's Place

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

What: Visit Sy's Place and enjoy special pricing on Sy's Son items! All Sy's Son products will be at least 10% off. Sy's Place will also have homemade goodies out front at their old fashioned lemonade stand. Learn more here. 

the brady young band

Where: The Adelphia Music Hall

Time: 9 p.m.

What: Tickets are only available at The Galley bar or at the door the night of the event for only $5.00! Show your Marietta Main Street pin or Pioneer Gear for First Friday and get in free! Learn more here.