Final Fridays on the Square

Date(s) - November 28, 2014
5:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Final Fridays on the Square

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Time: 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Location: Nelsonville’s Public Square

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Phone: 740-753-4346

September 26 | October 31 | November 28, 2014

Head to Nelsonville’s Historic Public Square for great art, delicious foods and more! Final Fridays features new exhibits from Nelsonville’s Historic Arts District galleries, art, vendors, music, and more!

You’ll see street musicians and performers, artists demonstrating their trade, a FREE Summer Concert Series provided by Stuart’s Opera House, top quality art exhibits and so much more. A perfect way to end each month.

Final Fridays on the Square

Schedule for August 29th, 2014  

**New time**  5:30 -9:30 pm  **New time** 


Dog Days & Sidewalk Sales!


Your Dogs’ Parade, Costume Contest, & Tricks!

Bring your friendly pooch to win prizes in our dog-friendly, Historic Square Arts District.

And don’t miss out Inside Out Sales—for great deals on the sidewalk!


Special Events on the Square


The Dog Show – A fundraiser for My Sisters Paws. My Sisters Paws takes in pets for Women and children of My Sisters Place.


  • Entry Donation is $2 per contest.
  • Sign up: 6:30
  • Parade and Contest: 7:00
  • Contest categories are: Best Costume, Best Trick, Best Singer, Whitest Teeth, Biggest/Littlest Dog



FREE Summer Concert Series, presented by Stuart’s Opera House: Akron’s own Wesley Bright and the Hi-Lites fresh off an appearance at the 2014 Nelsonville Music Festival that blew the crowd away.  Don’t miss this free event! –7:30 pm atStuart’s Opera House


The Plaid Butterfly: is stocked with Eucalyptus Mint handmade doggie soaps. Stop in to meet our consistent employee of the month, Buddy.

Nelsonville Emporium: will have dog related ornaments and magnets for sale with half of all profits going to the Friends of the Athens Dog Shelter.  Meet local artistNancy Baur along with her special friend and create a keepsake for your loved one!!!  Sidewalk Sale!


Majestic Galleries:  Opening Night: Animal Magnetism, an all animal themed mixed media show curated by Emily Beveridge. Also in the Front Gallery: Beast Shots a trail/game camera show curated by Dennis Savage with over thirty photographs from game cameras in southeast Ohio.  Images were submitted by fourteen contributors and include bear, deer, fox, vultures, coyote, raccoon, bobcat and more!


Paper Circle:  Opening Night: Synaptic Experiments by Karla Hackenmiller. Karla’s recent research has been focused on the limitless and ever–evolving results of the thought process as it relates to the physical brain

and its abstract outcomes. Her detailed artworks have primarily taken the form of linear etchings, drawings, collages, collagraphs and monoprints that have been exhibited internationally as well as across the United States. The works in this exhibition are the result of a collaborative interchange between a digitally-driven

plotter and the artist’s hand.


Starbrick Cooperative Gallery:  Opening Night: Wizard’s Yard Sale IV. Master Woodworker and Wizards Representative Paul A. Kerns offers magical tables, chairs, cabinets, lamps and powerful wands & wand boxes.

Outside-our Annual Glazey Daze sale.  Also: Win a weekend stay for 2 at Springwood cabins in the Hocking Hills.  A $498 value!!


Hocking College Art Gallery:  Hocking will open its’ gallery season with aStudent Group Exhibition.


Stuarts Gallery 1879:  Opening Night: Annual Quilt Show by the Piecelover’s Quilt Guild of Athens County.  Come see the talent of local quilters.


Nelsonville Library :  Art in the Library exhibit Real Characters: The Photography of Beth Klaus. Beth’s exhibit features “…in-depth characterizations, each having their own presence that entwines with the lives of other characters.” Drop in from 5:30-7:00 this evening and join Mary for balloon fun – make a dog, a rabbit, a giraffe, or your own creation! Library Book Sale: 30¢ for each item or fill a reusable bag for $3


AND MORE!!   Morristowne Photography ~ Nelsonville Flower Shop ~ The Mine ~ PDQ ~ Fullbrooks Café  ~ ~Attitudes ~

Nelsonville's Historic Public Square