The Whig –Tap takeover featuring one of Asheville’s best, Hi-Wire Brewing. Beer lineup and food specials TBA soon!
Persona Pizzeria – Enjoy $5.99 wood fired pizza and $3 beer specials! Open until 10 pm.
Oak Table – Enjoy a three-course dinner curated by Chef Todd Woods for $35.
Uptown on Main – Holiday Open House! Enjoy food samples, special guests, and shopping! Open until 8 pm.
Bourbon – Featuring $5 Seasonal Moscow Mules!
Cantina 76 – Stop by for their First Thursday 1/2 off Original House Margarita
Pelliclaude – Sip a complimentary mimosa, meet their furry friend, Pelly, and discover their new handmade collections of fall candles, art, and jewelry!
Blue Sky Gallery – Stop by the gallery and visit with Blue Sky! See his most recent masterpieces.
Richland Library (1431 Assembly) – Richland Library’s new Artist in Residence, singer/songwriter Wendell Culbreath, AKA The Dubber, will be delivering a soulful performance with his guitar in their Theater during November’s First Thursday on Main’s festivities. Second Floor Theater: 6:30 pm.
Boyd Plaza –In November, FTOM will feature the Main Street Jazz Fest! We will celebrate Columbia’s jazz scene, which is more vibrant than it has been in years. The night will be a throwback to the legendary jazz festival that ran from 1987 to 1997 on the corner of Main and Laurel. The First Thursday event will feature the music of Mark Rapp, Dick Goodwin, and many other local jazz stars. It will also serve as a remembrance for three of Columbia’s most respected and admired musicians who have recently passed away, Skipp Pearson, Robert Newton, and John Blackwell. Main Stage on Boyd Plaza. Stay tuned for more details!
Columbia Museum of Art – Galleries are open from 5 – 8 pm. Enjoy a 6:00 p.m. gallery tour of Henri Matisse: Jazz & Poetry on Paper. Have a laugh with The Mothers sketch comedy troupe from Trustus Theatre at 6:30 pm. Free with membership or admission.
Museum Shop – Local artist Maya Smith will take commissions for pet portraits just in time for the holidays from 6 – 8 pm. Smith will also have ornaments, prints, and other adorable gifts for any animal lover available for purchase. Plus, join the Alliance Française for their wine tasting event at 6:00 pm. Sponsored by Bank of America.
Anastasia & Friends Gallery (Free Times) – Opening reception of But is It Art, a solo exhibition of works by Matthew Kamer. https://goo.gl/796oWX
Random Records – Pop-up sidewalk record stand with vintage vinyl for sale!
Drake’s Duck-in – Open until 9 pm. Enjoy craft beer and wine on the patio!
Grapes & Gallery (1113 Taylor) – The opening for Elizabeth Palmisano in The Cellar at Grapes.
Good Life Café – Check out their First Thursday specials!
Michael’s Café & Catering – Enjoy live music with Flat Out Strangers and Happy Hour specials from 4 – 7 pm.