december, 2022

02dec5:00 PM8:00 PMFirst FridayHoliday Festivities5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Event Details

North Adams FIRST Fridays

North Adams FIRST Fridays is a grass-roots initiative intended to get folks downtown on the first Friday of the month by asking the galleries and businesses of North Adams to stay open late!

Click below to join our email list to get involved or to inform us about what event or special occasion you’ll host for FIRST Fridays.

Next FIRST Friday is December 2 from 5-8 pm

While businesses will sport their holiday displays and lights, event attendees are encouraged to wear lights and bright outfits as well!

Schedule of Festivities:

  • 5pm reading of The Night Before Christmas by Mayor at The Bear & Bee Bookstore (28 Holden St)

  • 5pm Drury High School Band plays festive tunes at Terra Nova Church (85 Main Street) followed by a march around downtown!

  • 5pm-7pm Horse & Carriage rides by McKay Farms.

  • 5pm-7pm Make s’mores at the fire pit at the First Congregational Church

  • 7pm-8pm Enjoy the melodic sounds of the Lee Bell Choir, a 12-member bell ringer group, at Terra Nova Church (85 Main St)!

Special First Friday Events offered by our business community:

  • Ugly Sweater Party at 413 Bisto (40 Main St)!

  • Sparkle Party at Savvy Hive (53 Main St) Wear something sparkly!

  • Experience a life-size gingerbread house at The Plant Connector (73 Main St)! Enjoy beverages, make crafts or create a holiday-themed terrarium! Plus voting begins for the Gingerbread House Competition!

  • Get your photo taken with Santa at the Berkshire Emporium (59 Main st)!

  • Make crafts at Common Folk’s weekly Craft Night!

  • Sing the night away at State Street Tavern’s weekly Karaoke Night starting at 8pm!

Restaurant & Bar Specials:

  • Tipsy Peppermint Mocha Cocktail at Freight Yard Pub (1 Furnace St)

  • British Pub Night with Cottage Pie, Scotch Eggs & Sticky Toffee Pudding (veggie option available) at Door Prize (MoCA campus).

  • $10 Flatbreads at Grazie (26 Marshall St)

Art Gallery Openings & Special Installations:

  • Video Night at the Installation Space

Remember to vote for your favorite LumiNAMA Holiday Light & Windows Displays! VOTE NOW!


(Friday) 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM