Welcome to FIRSTfriday of Falls Church
It's Fun. It's Free. It's FIRSTfriday!


 Art and Frame of Falls ChurchThe Little City of Falls Church

     Mad Fox Brewing Company       Quinn's Auction Galleries

  Thank you very much to our SPONSORS listed above!!!



The next FIRSTfriday of Falls Church event is April 4, 2014!

Come to FIRSTfriday of Falls Church and join in on the fun with dinning specials and retail discounts.  This month highlights include art exhibits by Jupey Galetastings, yoga, and yes more, along with beads, beads, and more beads.  Irish Balladeer at Ireland's Four Provinces and even more musical performances at Dogwood Tavern, and Clare and Don's Beach Shack.

Below is a complete list of what will be happening at each location on the first Friday of the month, April 4th.  Don't forget to dine, shop, and visit each throughout the month!

All discounts available on FIRSTfriday only, just pick up a flyer or print this out and you’ll be good to go.  Please thank all of our participants throughout the month each time you visit them.

Thank you too to the following supporters of FIRSTfriday of Falls Church who don't have an event:  Burke and Herbert Bank, Eden Center Restaurants and ShopsFalls Church Foot & Ankle Center, Dogwood Tavern, and Falls Church News Press.


Images below are from a previous FIRSTfriday events.

Additional Parking Available at Kaiser Permenente and 113 Park Avenue, courtesy of Human Touch Health.


Art Events:

At Art and Frame of Falls Church - 703-534-4202, 111 Park Ave., 6-8 pm, artist talk at 7:10 pm, www.artandframeoffallschurch.com

  • Art exhibit with Jupey Gale entitled "Fresh Starts."  As a degreed illustrator Jupey's subjects are as diverse as her many styles and mediums.  Her art exhibits a diverse and transient study of the duality of the world, as we know it.  True to this duality you’ll find both a recognized Fine Artist (art from the heart), and also a successful Freelance Artist (art for hire).  As a fine artist she has produced a variety of works portraying everything from sardonic political commentary to fantastical figurative's and dreamy landscapes.  As a Freelance Artist projects ranged from architectural renderings, pet portraits, large-scale theatrical installations, custom automotive detailing, custom furniture refinishing and more.  Her success is in working with her clients to create custom made art to suit their specific wants and needs.
  • Acustic performance by Devin Divecha.
  • Special treats by Bob's Best, Red Rocker Candy, Blue Crab Bay, Virginia Peanuts, and Wildwood's Hickory Syrup.
  • Drawing for free local area restaurant gift certificate.
  • Open exhibit of Pottery Gallery by Lindsey Augustine, Lieve De Wulf, Moon O'Connor, Rick Jones, and Treena Rinaldi.
  • Open House with Farhad Keyvani, furniture recondition and repair, 703-624-9982, kian.mobl@gmail.com.
At Allstate - GJG Insurance Agency - 703-241-8100, 125 N. Washington St., 6-8 pm
  • Art exhibit.

At Red, White & Bleu Wine and Gourmet - 703-533-9463, 127 S. Washington St., 5-8 pm, www.redwhiteandbleu.com

  •   Enjoy the featured tasting in The Tasting Room with FREE admission.

At Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace - 571-239-5288 410 S. Maple Ave., 7:30pm, www.creativecauldron.org

  • For events, buy tickets in advance at www.creativecauldron.org.

At Ireland’s Four Provinces Restaurant - 703-534-8999, 105 W. Broad St., 8 pm ‘til closing, www.4psva.com

  • Local Irish Balladeer singing songs you know and maybe some you don't know!

At Dogwood Tavern - 703-237-8333, 132 W. Broad St., 8 pm ‘til closing, www.dogwoodtavern.com

  • FIRSTfriday After Party with musical performance.

At Clay Café Studios - 703-534-7600, 101 N. Maple Ave., 6-9pm,  www.claywire.com

  • Everyday is an ARTful event at Clay Café Studios! 

At Stifel and Capra - "Art and Ornament for your Wonderful Life" - 703-533-3557, 260 W. Broad St., 5-8 pm, www.StifelandCapra.com

  • Art exhibit with Westen Muntain.  Westen is a self-taught woodcut reduction printmaker.  She trained as a painter in Ohio, where her love affair with the land began; and consummated her affection in Italy, where she spent two years getting her MFA.  Now she works in Arlington and bases her landscapes on memories of Italy, dreams of Ohio, and the reality of Virginia.  Her prints have been exhibited and sold both nationally and internationally.  She works out of the Lee Arts Center, in Arlington.

At Beadazzled -  703-848- 2323, 444 W. Broad St., next to Mad Fox, 4-6pmwww.beadazzled.com        

  • Join us for a demonstration on how to create your own rosary style necklace or bracelet.  Our friendly sales staff will help you gather all the materials you need to create your own.  Create the perfect gift for the first holy communions, baptisms, confirmations, "rosary-style" to keep for you, or give to a friend.

At The Front Porch 703-220-0665, 920 W. Broad St., 6-8pm

  • The Front Porch Furniture Rescue is new in town with high quality wood furniture at fabulous prices.  Find a piece you love.  Wrong color? No problem, we will happily repaint the piece in any of our fabulous colors.  We carry a full line of chalk paints and custom finishes from the van Gogh Chalk Paint Collection. We can't wait to meet you!.

At Brits on Broad - 703-992-6767, 926 B W. Broad St., 6-9pm, www.britsonbroad.com

  • Open house featuring specials throughout the day.

At Fall Properties - 703-536-0140, 212-A N. West St.,  5:30-7:30pm, www.fallproperties.com

  •  Art exhibit and opening reception.


Dining Specials:


At Argia's - 703-534-1033, 124 N. Washington St., www.argias.com

  • 10% discount off lunch (food only), dine in only.

At Clare and Don’s - 703-532-9283, 130 N. Washington St., www.clareanddons.com

  • $7.50 Fish & Chips lunch special, dine in only.

At Ireland’s Four Provinces - 703-534-8999, 105 W. Broad St., www.4psva.com

  • Platter feeds four people, dine in only, 3:30 to 7 pm.

At Maneki Neko Japanese Restaurant - 703-534-8666, 238 W. Broad St., www.mneko.com

  • 10% discount off dinner entrée, dine in only.

At La Caraquena Restaurant - 703-533-0076, 300 W. Broad St., www.lacaraquena.com

  • 10% discount off lunch for two (food only), dine in only.

At Famous Dave's - 703-533-3418, 370 W. Broad St., www.famousdaves.com

  • Happy Hour Monday – Friday 3pm-7pm.
  • “Catering Specialists” Let us do the cooking - Graduations, Weddings, Office Parties, Family Reunions, Picnics and more.

At Mad Fox Brewing Company - 703-942-6840, 444 W. Broad St., www.madfoxbrewing.com 

  • Get Foxed on Sundays with Brunch AND $7 Lunch Specials Monday thru Friday, 11am to 3pm.


Retail Discounts:

At Art and Frame of Falls Church - 703-534-4202, 111 Park Ave., www.artandframeoffallschurch.com

  • 20% discount off any custom wood framing need.

At Allstate: GJG Insurance Agency - 703-241-8100, 125 N. Washington St.

  •  Now offering Claim Satisfaction Guarantee on personal auto insurance policies!

At Red, White & Bleu Wine and Gourmet - 703-533-WINE, 127 S. Washington St., www.redwhiteandbleu.com

  • Featured beers in the tasting room are specially discounted. 

At Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace - 571-239-5288 410 S. Maple Ave, 8 pm, www.creativecauldron.org

  • $10 off coupon for admission to the first weekend of our season opener Marry Me a Little (October 4th & 6th), also, FLEX PASS – 10 tickets for $100.  See details and purchase online.

At Clay Café Studios - 703-534-7600, 101 Maple Ave., www.claywire.com

  • Come after 6 pm and get 15% off the special of the evening.

At Beaddazzled - 703-848- 2323, 444 W. Broad St. 3-7pmwww.beadazzled.com

  • All red beads are 10% off! 


FIRSTfriday of Falls Church draws people to the City and to the City’s businesses, resulting in economic development for the City of Falls Church.

FIRSTfriday of Falls Church is a monthly, year-round event that creates and promotes a business and social synergy for the arts and artists in and around the city of Falls Church   attracting people to view local artwork, attend musical and theatrical performances, learn about the City’s history, and shop and dine in downtown Falls Church. 

FIRSTfriday of Falls Church has many opportunities to get involved in making and supporting the arts in The Little City, Falls Church.  Call 703-534-4202 and ask for Tom or e-mail him at tommygoogolplex@aol.com.

FIRSTfriday of Falls Church programs are funded in part by a grant from the Economic Development Authority of the City of Falls Church.

Remembering Bob!  Image of Bob Morrison, from May 2009's FIRSTfriday event taken by Yasmin David.

Brochure designed by Lori Smedley, 703-850-6869, lsmedley1@cox.net.

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