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Whirlygig Inc. / First Friday



First Friday, the primary program of Whirlygig Inc., is a free monthly art celebration in the 18b Las Vegas Arts District and surrounding neighborhood, featuring the work of more than 100 artists, including painting, ceramics, mixed media, photography, jewelry, textile arts, sculpture and hand-blown and fused glass. First Friday also offers visitors a variety of food and beverages; chalk drawing, fire breathers and other fun for all ages; hot local bands and entertainment on several stages; and cool downtown stores to explore. The festival offers 80 indoor arts, food, drink and shop venues opening their doors and 50 outdoor artists, artisans and entertainers providing outside fun.

Mission: Whirlygig, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization dedicated to promoting arts development and education in the downtown arts district by providing the Las Vegas Valley community with accessible and entertaining opportunities to enjoy and appreciate homegrown art and culture; and by celebrating and supporting the work of local artists. Whirlygig's primary program is First Friday, the monthly community-based art and entertainment event which is free to the public, free to the artists, and free to surrounding businesses.
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