First Friday events
Bootleg Alley Antiques & Art
Lovers of antiques, art, fun and much more are invited to First Friday at Bootleg Alley Antiques & Art. Lovers of music will enjoy a free concert by Payson’s own John Carpino while sitting by the fire pit. Lovers of animals can visit the Humane Society table to purchase raffle tickets and/or make a donation. If you love Historic Main Street, bring a date, a friend, or just treat yourself and head to 520 W. Main St. The theme is “Date Night” for First Friday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 3 and everyone is invited.
Chili Relleno Casserole Dinner at Community Presbyterian Church
Come out for an evening of good food and entertainment. To benefit its Child Learning Center, the Community Presbyterian Church is serving a Chili Relleno Casserole, beans, chips, dessert and drink from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 at 800 W. Main St. Eat in and enjoy the music of “Anything Goes” or get the dinner to go — it’s only $5 a plate.
The bus will be running to take you up and down Main Street after dinner too.
All proceeds go to the children’s programs at the Community Presbyterian Child Learning Center.
Down the Street Art Gallery
Down the Street Art Gallery’s Art from their Heart Valentine event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., First Friday, Feb. 3 will feature the co-op’s newest artist, Jim Mc Bride. McBride is new to the Payson area and is a self-taught oil painter, inspired by nature and especially the Rocky Mountains and the area around Salida, Colo., where he ranched prior to relocating to Payson. Meet Jim McBride and the other artists making Art from their Heart and enjoy some chocolate treats.