OCALA, Fla. (Sept. 27, 2017) – The First Friday Art Walk returns to downtown Ocala Friday, Oct. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. and will include the following special performances and activities:

  • 6 to 6:30 p.m. – The Arts District, a performing arts studio, will present a zombie-themed dance performance.
  • 6 to 9 p.m. – The Appleton Museum of Art, Painting with a Twist and the Marion County Public Library will provide free, hands-on art activities for all ages.
  • 6 to 9 p.m. – Textur Hair Studio will be doing a hair and makeup demo creating a live character in the window of Ocala Homes and Farms Realty, 108 E Fort King St.
  • 6:30 to 9 p.m. – Live music by Adam Rountree on the main event stage.

Local artists will be working throughout this event creating artwork and portraits on-site. Also, in conjunction with Ocala Main Street, the City of Ocala Cultural Arts Division will be interviewing event attendees and visitors to find out “how Downtown Ocala makes them feel.” These video clips will be used to create short commercials to promote Downtown and the First Friday Art Walk events.

The First Friday Art Walk occurs from 6 to 9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month from September through May annually. Located within Ocala’s historic downtown, event festivities include over 30 artist displays, live entertainment, free family art activities and extended shopping hours.

For more information, please contact the City of Ocala Cultural Arts Division at 352-629-8447.

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