Full List of ‘Mardi Crawl’ Offerings on First Friday in South Bethlehem (Feb. 2, 2018)

It’s the most wonderful time of the month! This Friday, February 2, we have the always-epic Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series taking place at multiple venues throughout South Bethlehem.

However, First Friday always has so much more than music awaiting you! That is especially the case this month, when a Mardi Crawl will assist us in taking over South Bethlehem, courtesy of our community partners at SouthSide Arts District and Banko Beverage Co.

With that, we’ve borrowed the full list of this month’s “Fat Friday” happenings on the South Side from our splendid community partners, just to give you an idea of what Cajun delights await!

A-List Salon – (128 W. 4th Street): Guests can enjoy 50% Off Treatment Services and 30% OFF take home Treatments!

Bonn Place Brewing – (310-14 Taylor Street): Happy Hour is from 4:07-5:33 PM EST and begins at 3:00 PM for Medical and Educational Professionals, with valid ID.

Broadway Social – (217 Broadway): Broadway Social King’s Cup Martini & NOLA inspired andouille sausage flatbread! First 24 to order the hurricane get a Mardi Gras crawfish!

Color Me Mine Lehigh Valley – (25 E. Third Street): Mardi Crawl Participant – Live Music from the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, featuring Jay-T at 6:30 p.m., Refreshments and FREE Masquerade mask craft activity from 5-9 p.m. for kids & adults, 20% OFF our seasonal Valentine and Winter section of pottery all day!

Comfort Suites University & Hill to Hill Grille – (120 W. 3rd Street): Mardi Crawl Participant – Live Music from the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, featuring Ralph Pagano at 6 p.m., New Orleans Style Drink & Dinner Specials all night long! FREE Beads & Masquerade masks for Crawl Participants!

Domaci Home Décor & Gifts – (21 E. Third Street): Mardi Crawl Participant – Live Music from the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, featuring Brittany Ramaglia at 7-9 p.m., Sips & Bites including Creole Brownies Courtesy of Sugar Babe Cupcakes! And Bethlehem Food Co-Op New Member Event – 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Complimentary Wine, Beer and Hummus from Tapas on Main! The first 5 households to join will receive a Verde Artisan Soy Candle made in Bethlehem.

Fox Optical & Gallery – (28 E. Third Street): Join us for our First Friday reception from 7– 10 p.m. and enjoy our exhibit: “Nineteen Years of Vision & the Arts” – a mixed-media retrospective of some of the artists featured in the gallery since 1998.

General Zapata – (15 E. 4th Street): FREE DESSERT with any combination platter!

Greek Meat Guy – (129 E. 3rd Street): Mardi Crawl Participant – Live entertainment from 6:30–8 p.m., Mardi Gras themed jello shots & Greek Sangria!

Godfrey Daniels – (7 E. Fourth Street): Mardi Crawl Participant – Live Music from the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, featuring the funk and blues sounds of The Groove Merchants frontman Tye Vallone at 7:30 p.m and funk magic and soulful sounds of Hairy Dudini at 8:30 p.m. BYOB. $10 suggested donation at the door.

Lehigh Valley Charter Arts High School – (321 E. Third Street): FREE Opening Reception “Celebrating 15 Years” exhibit, featuring artwork from alumni, faculty, and current students. The reception takes place from 6-9 p.m. in the Corpora Gallery, located on the school’s campus at 321 East 3rd Street.

Molly’s Irish Grille & Sports Pub – (4 E. Fourth Street): Mardi Crawl Participant – $5 Hurricane / Mardi Gras Special – Myers Dark rum, orange and pineapple juice with an orange slice and cherry garnish. Live Music from the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, featuring local rock artist Brian Kibler at 6 p.m..

Roasted – (22 W. Fourth Street): Mardi Crawl Daytime Special – Sweet Doe Bakery King’s Cake themed ring donuts and a custard filled packzi inspired donut – while supplies last! And special Pancake Stack Special just for Fat Friday 2/2!

SouthSide 313 Bar & Grille – (313 E. Third Street): Mardi Crawl Participant – New Orleans Drink Special: The King’s Cup and special performance from Patrick Leaver of Rock band Tantra from 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

The Banana Factory – (25 W. Third Street #300): Live Music from the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, featuring Rock Country Band Mo7s at 7 p.m.

Exhibitions:
-The Trouble With Cowboys, Dan R Talley- Banko Gallery
-Lehigh Valley Art Alliance Juried Exhibition- Crayola Gallery
-Sacred Geometry, Kaitlyn Coppens- Hallway to the Arts
-Dreadnought, Anthony Smith Jr- Alvin H. Butz Gallery, ArtsQuest Center at Steelstacks
-Succulent Series: a Pop-Up Exhibition by Diana Ogaard – 24 East Building, 3rd Street, Bethlehem

Vendors/Community Partners:
-Girl Scout Troop 6030 will be selling cookies outside of Crayola Gallery

Artist Talks & Crafts at The Banana Factory: 
-FREE Craft Activity and Community Sculpture with Resident Artist Virginia Abbott- 6-9 p.m., Visual Arts Classroom and Studio 104
-Learn how to make a unique piece of art from recycled materials, then add your piece to the community sculpture!
-Artist Talk with Dan R Talley-6:30 p.m., Banko Gallery
-Dan R Talley talk about his current work on display, The Trouble with Cowboys
-Artist Talk with Anthony Smith Jr, 7:30 p.m., Studio 245
-Resident Artist Anthony Smith will be discussing his Pilot series currently on display at the ArtsQuest Center
-Hot Glass Demonstration, 7 p.m., Hot Glass Studio. Front row seats to watch how ArtsQuest’s glass staff makes a unique piece of art!
-FREE Kid Art Scavenger Hunt- 6-8 p.m., Visual Art Classroom.Kids who turn in completed scavenger hints to the front desk get a special prize!
-Lehigh Valley Art Wars Throw down Round One, 6-9 p.m., first and second floors.

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