Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its monthly First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown on Friday, November 2. From 5:00 to 7:00 PM, guests will have the opportunity to see visit several downtown businesses for an evening of live music and festivities.
Over fifty independent businesses now populate the city center. To celebrate longtime patrons and welcome new guests, downtown businesses offer entertainment, hold unique events and offer specials during the First Friday Shop Hop. Guests are encouraged to meet friends and explore the new face of downtown Mansfield.
November’s First Friday Shop Hop features:
- Main Street Books will host a book talk and signing with Abbey Mei Otis, author and faculty at Oberlin. Abbey’s new collection of short stories, ALIEN VIRUS LOVE DISASTER came out in August.
- Element of Art will be providing refreshments from City Garden Café and live music courtesy of Gage Goodwin, Ben Whitley, and Braden Wachtel.
- Phoenix Brewing Company will be offering a new keg infusion. Tapping will begin at 6 PM.
- Tara’s Floral will be hosting a Sidewalk Acoustic Jam.
- At Richland Carrousel Park, Studio 19 Salon will partner for the Wigs for Kids event for kids who have lost their hair due to illness. At 5:30 PM, professional hair dressers from Studio 19 Salon & Spa will begin cutting hair at the Carrousel. Approximately 20-30 ponytails (with a length of 12″-14″) are used to make a child’s wig. Those who donate their hair will be given free rides at the Carrousel along with a “light supper.”
- Buckeye Bakery will extend its hours to 7 PM for the public to buy delicious hot and ready donuts.
First Friday Shop Hop is free and open to the public! For additional and up to the minute information follow us on facebook.com/downtownmansfield, email at [email protected] or call 419-522-0099.
Downtown Mansfield Incorporated’s mission is to stimulate economic development, improve the appearance and create a positive image of the downtown as a desirable place to work, live, shop and invest.
Source: Downtown Mansfield, Inc.
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