By Brittany Ward
Dec. 6, 2018
It’s the last one of the year and there is a LOT to do. From the Holiday Spectacular at the Lincoln Children’s Museum, taking pictures with drunk santa at The Bourbon and everything in between. There is something for everyone this Friday.
Activities start as early as 3 p.m. and go until 2 a.m. If dancing the night away sounds like you kind of thing, Das Haus is hosting another foam party and The Hot Mess will be hosting Club Festivus.
14th & O Street
This December, The Aliens will be showcasing the photography of Lily Sughroue and Nathan Ehmke.
The art of Christian Gauthier, The Aliens artist-in-residence, will also be on display, with new art every First Friday.
1635 C Street | 5 – 9 p.m.
A free multi-media art showing, of some of Lincoln’s local artists! Bring a drink or two, your art goggles and an open mind. This is being hosted in the artists’ house, so please respect the environment but feel free to explore the art all throughout the house.
Tried and True Custom Tattoos and Piercing | 6 p.m.
4220 S 33rd Street, Suite C
50% off select items by Nick as well as Custom one of a kind hand embellished prints by Nick. $20 select canvas paintings by J.P.
Six-16 | 7 – 10 p.m.
1410 O Street
This month Six-16 is featuring new work from local artist and performer JP Davis.
7:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
1867 Bar | 5 p.m.
101 N 14th Street
Tangerine Hair Artist Salon | 7 – 11 p.m.
1416 O Street
Come join Sara as she shows off her artistic talent at Tangerine Hair Artist Salon for Parrish Projects December first Friday! *Free to the public.
Jake’s Cigars | 4 – 7 p.m.
101 N 14th Street
Art will be flowing from the windows to the walls! Come check out this year’s crop of sassy stitches. Pieces will be up all month, but we’ll be there from 4-7 hanging out to celebrate First Friday.
Marz | 5:30 – 9 p.m.
1140 O Street
Vintage holiday party at Marz! Join Electric Pussybow Vintage and Marz for an evening of signature cocktails and sequins, satin, and velvet. Top hats, posh items available to try on, purchase, and admire. 5% of every purchase to Fresh Start Home, a homeless shelter for women.
LUX Center for the Arts | 5 – 8 p.m.
2601 N 48th Street
LUX Center for the Arts presents “Embers” by Margaret Berry. Join the LUX for an opening reception on First Friday, December 7th from 5-8pm.
Tugboat Gallery | 7 – 10 p.m.
116 N 14th Street, Studio 31
A fundraiser for Tugboat Gallery featuring:
David Gracie, Aaron Holz, Matthew Sontheimer, Sandra Williams, Myra Sontheimer, Ed Rumbaugh, Nolan Tredway, Byron Anway, Kyle Choy, Erik White, Madison Svendgard, Lisa Guevara, Michael Villarreal, Kat Wiese, Peggy Gomez, Skyler Simpson, Anne Burton and Michael Burton opening First Friday December 7th from 7-10pm with DJ ol’ moanin’ — closing on December 29th.
Gallery 9 | 6 – 9 p.m.
124 S 9th Street
Ornaments, cards, ceramics, jewelry, glass, paintings, turned wood, and other great handmade gift for everyone on your list. Support Lincoln artists by shopping locally this holiday season.
Metro Gallery | 3 – 7 p.m.
1316 N Street, Suite 101
Method Cycles & Craft House | 3 p.m.
Enjoy craft beer and cocktails, wine, and hors d’oeuvres part of our Friday Afternoon Club.
December’s featured artist, Scott McDonald.
Holiday Open House
2124 Y Street
Join King Kandy, Princess Lolly, Queen Frostine and all the Candy Land crew for food, fun, and a sweetly festive open house!
There will be live music, photos with Santa, warm hot chocolate, coffee from Meta Coffee Lab, a selfie booth, a pop-up holiday market and other surprises.
Behind the Glass Comic Art Gallery | 6 – 10 p.m.
3227 S 13th Street
Herbs & More | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
5740 Old Cheney Road, Suite 8
Noyes Art Gallery | 6 – 9 p.m.
119 S 9th Street
Focus Gallery Curated by Janna Harsch with Layne Mills, Kevin Baker, Peggy Alloway, Steve O’Hare, Lesley Darling, Amanda Sweet, and Steve Baxter.
Constellation Studios | 6 – 8 p.m.
2055 O Street
This exhibition presents the work of outstanding printmakers that use small printed forms for intimate visual engagement and graphic invention. This is the second curated small print show, a series hosted at Constellation Studios to offer quality prints for those building their own art collection and wishing to support artists!
Lincoln Children’s Museum | 5 – 7:30 p.m.
1420 P Street
Non-Members: Regular Admission
Live performances, costumed characters, an indoor snowball fight, and more to help welcome in the holidays as the month begins.
Tickets will be limited so make sure to reserve yours early!
Crescent Moon | 7 – 10 p.m.
140 N 8th Street
Artist: Hannah Marie
Music: The Dirty Low Dogs
Flow 108 | 6 – 9 p.m.
2124 Y Street, Studio 107
Come celebrate the opening of Flow 108 Yoga Studio! There will be snacks, giveaways, and more! Bring some friends!
The Hot Mess | 9:30 – 2 a.m.
408 S 11th Street
$3 with outfit or $5 without
Calling all disco queens and candy kids, hip hop heads and clubbers. It’s time to break out the leisure suit, hot pants or mini skirt, crop top and JNCO jeans, or FUBU Tee and Air Force 1s, and lets get freaky funky to some club bangers under the disco ball.
Photographic Artwork by Shannon Claire
DJ Sets w/
*** Club Attire Encouraged***
The Zoo Bar | 5 – 9 p.m.
136 N 14th Street
Das Haus | 10 – 1 a.m.
1640 O Street
21+ | $5 cover
19+ | $10 cover
Come down to Das Haus for our 3rd Foam party ” Let IT Snow” this foam party will bring in a new feature . It will snow inside and be a warm 80 degrees on dance floor.
The Bourbon | 6 p.m.
1415 O Street
Get your photo taken with Santa! Use it for your Holiday Card, post on your fridge…or your virtual fridge — Facebook — or where ever else you might need a little holiday spirit!
Brittany Ward is a multimedia intern with KZUM.