First Fridays “Long Beach County Fair” 1

Fried food, local agriculture, urban bee keepers, goats…that’s right, First Fridays has partnered with Long Beach Fresh and is going county fair style. The Long Beach County Fair will feature the best of Long Beach’s feeders, eaters, creatures, and buskers. The Expo Arts Center will feature The Long Beach Farm & Food Community Blue Ribbon Awards. Educational opportunities in […]

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March First Fridays Photo Gallery

Bixby Knolls’ photostream on Flickr. Well, we hope everyone enjoyed our homage to Mardi Gras. The businesses all loved the parade raising a ruckus up and down the street. In case you were unable to see everything, here are the photos to prove it really happened. From an art talk with Frau Fiber at Elise’s […]

First Fridays Mardi Gras

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Mardi Gras is back and turning First Fridays upside down! King cake, beads, and masks are taking over Bixby Knolls! Meet at the Expo Arts Center at 6:30pm to be a part of the community Mardi Gras parade and the First Fridays krewe, led by this year’s king and queen […]


February First Fridays Follow-up

February 2014 First Fridays, a set on Flickr. We had a jammin’ good time on Friday night listening to all the great Reggae bands and celebrating Bob Marley’s birthday. Last year’s Mardi Gras King & Queen, John Royce & Kelly Johnson, crowned Jahaziel & Brina Romero as the new King & Queen of Mardi Gras. […]

First Fridays “One Love”

One Love! One Heart! Let’s get together and feel all right. First Fridays is honoring the birth of Bob Marley and all things reggae with “One Love”. The sounds of reggae will permeate the streets of Bixby Knolls and good vibes will be a plenty. Features of the Night: First Fridays favorites, MOVE, will be […]