- by Anna Culver
Main Street Fort Mill Friday Night Crawl is Back
Brought to you by the Downtown Merchant's Association, the Main Street Fort Mill Friday Night Crawl is back! The streets will be closed off so you can stroll through historic downtown and visit local merchants (check out this awesome map) that will be open late with promotions, treats, and samples. Also enjoy live music, dancers, art gallery open houses, kid-friendly activities, food trucks, and learning about the new restaurants and venues opening soon! In addition to the dozens of performers throughout downtown (coordinated by FrameMaker Arts), individual merchants include:
Laurel Portrait Studio: Santa Meet & Greet and a violinist playing Christmas music!
Aesthetic Addiction: open until 9pm and be serving refreshments
Amor Artis Brewing: selling their first official Amor Artis t-shirts and hats.
Crossings on Main will be open until 9pm with a live DJ.
Fort Mill Community Playhouse: performances on their stage and throughout Main Street
Fort Mill History Museum will be open late while they give their (sold out) Lanterns & Legends Tours.
The Gallery@LOOM: to celebrate and learn about the international collection of vintage textiles from the Springs Creative Baxter Mill Archive, will have:
a public open house (5pm-7pm)
an art reception (7pm-9pm) in addition to live music and refreshments
The Gym at 214: open late and a designated public restroom location!
Hardees: serving BBQ rib samples, chicken tender bites, and cookies and strawberry lemonade plus giveaways and coupons!
Hobo’s: beer samplings and live music beginning at 8pm.
Nikelspot Comics will have superhero sightings, dollar comic books, and stellar discounts by playing “Let’s Make A Deal!”
Main & Gray Home: open until 8pm.
Olive's/Mud Puddle: Artwork by local artist "Raymond Burton" and Music by The Minor Majors. There will be a special Paint and Sip party "Fall Waterfall", conducted by local artist, Louise Bradford Blanks, as well as a special coffee drink!
R. Hanauer Bow Ties: open until 9pm.
Southern Sugar: will show construction drawings, chat open dates and plans, and will have spooky sweet treats and coffee.
a free, family-friendly Community Collage Activity (5pm-7pm)
an art reception for the Winthrop “Summer Sizzle” Student Exhibit (7pm-9pm) with refreshments.
drop off location for the Christmas Village Toy Store!
Z Bakery: free samples, crafts for the kids and live music in the backyard.
Interested in what to expect? Take a peek at the first Fort Mill Friday Night Crawl.