August 4th First Friday

August 4, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Headwaters Music and Arts
519 Minnesota Ave NW
Bemidji, MN 56601
$3 / person, $7 / Family

Time Funnel Opening Reception and Artist’s Talk (4-6pm)

Artist and retired art teacher David L. Smith of Siren, WI. uses objects from second hand stores in combination with his own woodwork to create his pieces. He describes his work as “found object sculpture with influences of folk art, surrealism, and outsider art. I like to re-purpose objects from the past and put them into a new environment. The pieces that I do are like entries into a journal of my life. It’s my way of communicating with others-what I think about and feel.”

The public is invited to an opening reception from 4 to 6 pm, with an artist talk at 5:00. The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibit will be up through the end of the month.

This activity was made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Community Arts Education Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.


First Friday CoffeeHouse (7-10pm)

eadwaters Music and Arts will hold First Friday CoffeeHouse in association with the Northwoods Folk Collective beginning Friday, August 4th, 7-10 pm. The CoffeeHouse events will feature local musicians, singers and writers sharing their talents in 10-15 minute sets. Featured performers include Rachael Munson and Jeffery Sawyer. Artists will be scheduled ahead of time with limited slots reserved for sign up the night of the event..

Event organizer Don Zieman notes that “the goal of First Friday CoffeeHouse is to create a place where local artists can bring their music and compositions to a beautiful setting and perform for local members of the community. Please come out and enjoy the local talents!”

Admission is $3 per person or $7 per family. For more information contact Headwaters at 218.444.5606.

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