Corry Area Arts Council Inc
Dinner Theatre and Special Events
In 2016 the Downtown Corry Businesses held First Friday events on 5 occasions from June through October. Their goal was to make downtown come alive again.
For 25 years the Corry Area Arts Council has been drawing large crowds to City Park. Why couldn't we do something on First Fridays? It was decided to request a grant from Erie Arts & Culture.
We applied to Erie Arts & Culture and they awarded
us a grant of $2,500 to bring entertainment to Downtown Area on the
six First Fridays from May 2017 through October 2017.
First Friday Events:
First Friday on May 5, 2017 has been built around the theme, "Spring Is In the Air". Local musicians Slim and Red have been chosen to perform for you that evening. They feature music from the 90's. Look for them on the GECAC property at the Corner of North Center and East Washington.
For the second First Friday to be held on June 2, 2017 the theme
chosen is We Love Corry. Performing in the area of the Whistle Stop
will be 4th Cousin, a rock alternative and classic rock band from
Corry who will perform a variety of tunes from 1960 on. They have
recently made appearances at Corry Central Labor Club, Library Bar &
Grille, and Fork
Performing with the group are Vicki Matteson on keyboard, Ted Cox on guitar and vocals, Lucas Johnson on guitar and vocals, Mark on bass and vocals. Joe Esh and Nat on drums
The 3rd First Friday on July 7, 2017 will include
a Community Picnic. Radio Active will perform on Center Street near
the railroad tracks. A
On August 4th First Friday attendees will
participate in a Wine Walk. There will be winery displays set up in
each participating business.
Ribs and Bike's Night will be the theme on September 1. 2017 from 5 until 9. Music for your listening and dancing pleasure will be provided by Refuge on Center Street by the railroad. Beer tent will be in Mural Parking Lot. Food vendors will be set up in various spots in the downtown .
Furry Friends Friday will be observed on October 6, 2017. Music will be provided by Bill Roche and Doug Neckers. Food vendors will be featured.
When Doug Neckers had to be out of town on
business, Kelly Way, Taylor Goodwill, and Alan Chafee joined Bill
Roche to entertain the crowd.