Final Friday on the Nelsonville Square: Fright Night

Date(s) - October 28, 2016
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Enjoy a spooktacular evening of family-friendly fun on the Nelsonville Square

On the last Friday of the month (with a break in December), galleries, art shops, stores and other businesses (each with their own unique offering) stay open later and the Nelsonville Historic Square Arts District comes alive with activity.

Costume Contests for all ages & Old Fashioned Halloween Party games.

The Majestic Galleries: Opening Night: 9th Annual Majestic National Juried ExhibitionThe Majestic’s annual juried exhibition features artists from around the country who work in various media. Juror Dennis Harrington is the Director of the Weston Art Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Stuart’s Opera House presents Fright Night from 6:00pm-9:00pm in the Opera House. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE! Celebrate Halloween weekend at Stuart’s Opera House for a night of scary fun for all ages! Events include: Costume Contests with CASH PRIZES (for kids and adults), Spooky Storytelling, Fort Street Cemetery Ghost Walk, Magic, Cartoons, Kids Games & Activities, Bobbing for Apples, Photo-booth, and more! The Stuart’s Opera House bar will be open for the grown-ups too! Fun for the whole family at Fright Night! 

Starbrick Cooperative Gallery:  Opening Night: In Flight.  Our 15 Year Anniversary Celebration!  Celebrate 15 wonderful years with the artists of Starbrick Cooperative Gallery, who will present whimsical things with wings!

Majestic Annex!  Pop-Up Show.  Bop Art for Hipsters featuring the abstract expressions of Jeff Hanson.  Be sure to see this one-night-only show.

Paper Circle: Continuing: In, On, Of Paper, A National Juried Exhibition. Featuring works in, on, or of paper by 44 artists from 25 different states. The show includes a unique selection of contemporary Origami art, unique paper installations, artist books and more.  Tonight-Origami demonstrations!

Nelsonville Public Library:  Opening Night: Enjoy the whimsical self-portraits of Charlie Touvell as he ponders “Do we make the Art or does the Art make us?” Final Friday for Kids: Make a mask to wear on the square! 5:30-7:00 pm. AND Trick-or-Treat at the Library; costumes encouraged but not required. 5:30-7:30 pm. For Families and kids of all ages. Book Sale: all items just 30¢.

Nelsonville Emporium: will have lots of treats including a Class with card and paper artist Shyrl Olinger

First Presbyterian Church of Nelsonville  Pop-Up Art Show featuring local artists. 63 E. Washington Street, behind Stuarts Opera House.

North Pole Nelsonville Christmas Shop– Open from 4 to 8pm.

The Mine: will be serving burgers, fries and wings! New shareable appetizer platter added to our menu. Will also have homemade vegetable soup and grilled cheese sandwiches.

Fullbrooks Café:  Stop by for some delicious treats!

Windows in Time  Stop by 27 West Columbus Street for a brochure guide to the historic and artistic window displays. 

Art Vendors & Non-Profit Organizations’ Booths on the Square


Nelsonville Public Square