TAZEWELL, Va. — Friday marks the first-ever First Friday event in Tazewell.
The free event kicks off summer in the county seat and offers entertainment, food and beverages and the chance to shop local businesses and dine in the town’s restaurants.
Main Street will be the main venue for music, dining, brews and wine, shopping and more. The Kids in America 1980s and 1990s tribute band will be rocking Altizer Stage from 6-9 p.m., and DJ Mike Henry will take over until 11 p.m.
In addition to four full service restaurants there will be a beer truck, artisans and other vendors on Main Street. The Well Coffee Shop and other retail stores in the area will be open to customers. Between Friends will host live music, artisan displays and a varied wine selection. The Clinch Mountain Motorworks, the newest Main Street business, will be displaying their locally-crafted motorcycles.
The Tazewell County Public Library will be showing the popular children’s movie “Cars” during the event. Snacks will be provided. Children 5 & under must be accompanied by an adult or older sibling. The movie begins at 6 p.m.
The event is sponsored by the main street business community, the Town of Tazewell and the Tazewell County Chamber of Commerce. The next First Friday is scheduled for July 5 featuring The Will Jones Band, and the Aug. 2 event will feature The Antecedents.