Presented by Petersburg Main Street

August Friday for the Arts! Features Two Great New Displays of Art and Three Music Venues

In the throes of the pandemic, Petersburg’s August 2020 Friday for the Arts! will bring us music, art, fun activities, food, new beers, and abundant good spirits. There will be music in three performing arts venue, and great exhibits at the Petersburg Area Art League and at the 7 Moons Market, in Old Market Square.

VISUAL ARTS: The Art League will be exhibiting “Walking with Gracie” and Other Pastels, by Patricia A. Munford. There will also be an exhibit and sale of artwork from PAAL’s Legacy Collection in the Upstairs Gallery. Nearby, around the Farmer’s Market in Old Market Square, the 7 Moons Market will will return, with work by crafters, artisans, and makers. The 7 Moons Market, a part of Petersburg’s Friday for the Arts! for the second straight month, is sponsored by Old Towne Studio 7 and the River Street Market.

MUSIC: Pocket Jazz: Tim Turner and Friends (jazz) will perform at Old Towne Square (sponsored by Main Street Petersburg, with the support of the City of Petersburg). The Sinatra-style crooner Joe LaLuna will be st Maria’s, and From Another Mother (Tony Farris & Friends) in Old Market Square, as part of the 7 Moons Market.. Music this month from five-thirty to nine!

Friday for the Arts! is Petersburg’s monthly celebration of the arts. This month marks the beginning of the event’s eighteenth year. Friday for the Arts! is now a program of Main Street Petersburg.