December 1: First Fridays

Art Upstairs Annual all members exhibit, featuring a 6′ holiday tree decorated with paintings, 6-9pm.

Black Cat Skateshop Broken skateboard decks from a number of artists, 6-9pm. BozArt Gallery All members show with a variety of mediums, 6-9pm.

The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative Meditative paintings by Asha Greer, and pottery by Trew Bennett, with an ongoing tea ceremony, 5-9pm.

The Fifth Floor Gallery at Keller Williams Watercolor paintings by Betty Pasternak, and paintings by Gerald Mitchell, 5-7pm.

The Gallery at Fifth and Water Oil paintings by Lindsay Michie Eades, 5:30-8pm.

John Ruseau Watercolor Gallery “Mountains Beautiful,” photographs by Gene Taylor, 6-9pm. La Galeria “Alaska! Sea Creatures,” landscape photographs by Mary Porter, 5-8pm.

Les Yeux du Monde “Dark Light,” featuring collaborative and individual efforts in collage, print and paint by Dean Dass and Clay Witt, 5:30-8pm.

McGuffey Art Center “2006 Holiday Exhibition and Creative Gifts,” 5:30-7:30pm. In Studio 11: “Noise in the System,” experimental sound compositions from WeArts, 6-7:30pm.

Migration: A Gallery Photographs of the foothills of the Blue Ridge by Larry Behunk; abstract paintings by local Chris Mason; holiday show featuring a variety of exhibitions, 5:30-8:30pm.

Mudhouse “Ephemera,” oil paintings by Hara Woltz, 6-8pm.

New Dominion Bookshop Landscape paintings by Blake Hurt, 4:30-7pm.

Penny Lane Antiques Vitreographs by Jean- Pierre Weill, 5-8pm.

Piedmont Virginia Community College Exhibits by 12 members of the PVCC faculty, 5-7pm. Sage Moon Gallery “A Taste of Europe,” oil paintings by Ruth Hembree, 6-9pm.

Second Street Gallery “The Sanguine Sea,” paintings by Fred Stonehouse; “Full Bloom,” paintings by Susan Jamison, 6-8pm.

Transient Crafters “Think Handmade for the Holidays,” a variety of homemade gifts by more than 60 local artisans, 6-9pm.

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