Every first Friday of the month, a sleepy downtown Ashland turns into a rollicking hotspot for music and art lovers.
The First Friday art walk, as it's called, is a great chance to check out unique galleries, hear up-and-coming Rogue Valley musicians and nibble on appetizers.
Everything from flights of local wine to handmade chocolate is handed out by happy Ashland gallery owners and shopkeepers.
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Since every gallery will be alive with creativity this Friday, you can't go wrong by wandering into any that appeals to you from the sidewalk. However, some of the most interesting spots include:
For more information, visit the Ashland Gallery Association's website at www.ashlandgalleries.com.
Amelia Covert Zeve, 13, is an Ashland-based writer and wilderness enthusiast who attends Ashland Middle School. Contact her at email@example.com.