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First Fridays @ Five festival

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Two women hold each other in a painting a building high, as Sylvia López Chavez' mural Sisterhood brings vivid color to North Street in Pittsfield.
Photo by Kate Abbott

First Fridays @ Five brings a new festival to downtown Pittsfield, with the nine-piece brass band Soul Magnets on the City Stage, fire dancing with Opal Raven Cirque at Persip Park and more.

Local artisanal vendors who make their own, handmade work will gather at the Makers Market, and the First Fridays at Five Beer Garden opens on School Street outside of Hot Plate Brewing Co. from 5 to 8 p.m.

Imagined as a melding of First Fridays and Third Thursdays, the new festival includes a live art demonstration by artist Mike Carty at Sotille Park, a live pottery demonstration by Jim Horsford at Palace Park and the First Fridays Artswalk.

The Family Fun Zone at First Fridays at Five will bring free, interactive activities from local non-profit organizations such as a Kids’ Paint & Sip, Balloon Ben, face-painting, arts and crafts and games and the Berkshire Museum’s Mobile Museum Unit and Zipline Challenge.

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Brightly painted Koi fish swim on a transformer box in the fountain park in the downtown circle in Pittsfield.
Photo by Kate Abbott

Brightly painted Koi fish swim on a transformer box in the fountain park in the downtown circle in Pittsfield.

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Date:
May 3
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Event Location

Downtown Pittsfield
33 Dunham Mall
Pittsfield, MA
413-443-6501

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