DOWNTOWN LOWELL FIRST THURSDAYS
Your invitation to fun, art, museums and music in Lively Lowell!
Our next event is Thursday, August 6 from 5-9PM.
Arts Research Collaborative, 82 Prescott Street
The Luna Theater and Mill No. 5, 250 Jackson Street, 4th floor
National Streetcar Museum, 25 Shattuck Street
5PM-dusk: All Aboard the Trolley!
The vintage 1924 New Orleans Streetcar #966 will be rolling along the tracks and offering free rides. Pick up the Trolley at Mack Plaza (corner of Dutton and Market Streets). Schedule available at the Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center.
Ayer Lofts Gallery, 172 Middle Street
5-9PM: Opening reception for "You're Living All Over Me", featuring the work of Nikki
Giraffo, Markus Haala, Emily Sandagata, and Robb Sandagata.
Zeitgeist, 167 Market Street
Arts League of Lowell (ALL) Gallery, 307 Market Street
LowellGallery, 219 Central Street
Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market Street
The Visitor Center, with free parking at 304 Dutton Street, is your hub for maps, information, and schedules for First Thursday activities and venues. Check out the new park film Lowell: The Continuing revolution, shown every half hour.
Lowell Telecommunications Corporation (LTC), 246 Market Street
Brush Art Gallery & Studios, 256 Market Street
Whistler House Museum of Art, 243 Worthen Street
5-9PM: In the Parker Gallery: Lydia Martin. Members Room: Priscilla Levesque. All gift shop items 10% off. Light snacks.
7PM: Guided tour of the historic museum.
Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John Street
5:30PM: “The Lure of the Spindle: The Portuguese in Early 20th Century Lowell” will showcase the lives of immigrants at work and play and explore their devotion to their faith, families and neighborhoods. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, is presented by UMass Lowell’s Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Culture and Research with the University’s Center for Lowell History, in partnership with Lowell National Historical Park.
And many thanks to our participating restaurants and businesses! All specials are available from 5-9PM ONLY unless otherwise noted.
|Mandarin Asian Bistro, 24 Market Street
6:30-8PM: Artist reception - featuring the art of Angela Ales.
Brew'd Awakening Coffeehaus, 61 Market Street
Featuring the paintings and photos of Jesse Bouley.
Cobblestones, 91 Dutton Street
5PM-sunset: Featuring live music on their patio
| Athenian Corner, 207 Market Street
8-10PM: Live concert outdoors! Featuring the always popular music of Johannah Zacharer. Sit at the tables and enjoy Greek food, or bring a lawn chair and sit in the parking lot!
| Eileen's Pizza, 127 Merrimack Street
||El Potro, 124 Merrimack Street
| 50 Warren, 50 Warren Street
||Fuse, 45 Palmer Street
| Humanity, 128 Merrimack Street
||Little Delights Bakery, 132 Merrimack Street
| Market St. Market, 95 Market Street
||Sweet Lydia's, 160 Merrimack Street
|Van Gogh's Gear, 307 Market Street
|| Wicked Irish Bar and Grill, Market Street
Wings over Lowell, 26 Market Street
If you are a gallery or business who is interested in participating in this event, please contact Mary Hart at email@example.com.