Today, Jan. 3, is the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Program's First Friday event, New Year Celebration.
"In addition to a variety of retail and service shops remaining open until 8 p.m., the First Friday of every month, there are also bluegrass pickers and other musicians throughout downtown providing some great musical entertainment," according to a DDA release.
Downtown businesses and the DDA encourage patrons to "come downtown to shop, dine and play!"
Themed first Friday events for the remainder of 2014 are set as follows:
- Feb. 7: Love is in the Air
- March 7:Mardi Gras
- April 4:Stampede in Downtown
- May 2:Dos de Mayo
- June 6:Downtown Luau
- July 4:Land of the Free
- Aug. 1:Summer of Love
- Sept. 5:Buy Fresh, Buy Local
- Oct. 3: College Tailgate Party
- Nov. 7:Hometown Thanks
- Dec. 5: Cozy Christmas
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