Last year this phenomenon happened in August, this year it’s in October. I feel like it’s even happened twice in one year. I’m sure there’s a mathematical way to figure this out but it’s way too much work.🙂
What am I talking about? I’m talking about a month where First Friday & Second Saturday happen two days in a row. What’s the significance of this? Beats me, just a fun fact.
At the historic Hungerford, I operate a colorful gift shop along with 4 artist/friends. We’re open First Fridays, 6-9pm and Second Saturdays, 10am-3pm. (Also by appointment, firstname.lastname@example.org.) First Fridays can be quite busy – this Friday we have 27 studios open throughout the 5 story building. (Elevator concierge on duty!)
We call Second Saturdays our relaxed shopping day because it’s much less busy with fewer studios open. As you know Rochester is a happening place with lots to do on weekends, including art fairs & festivals in which many of our artists participate.
You should consider marking your calendars now for Holidays at the Hungerford, the Saturdays between Thanksgiving & Christmas, 10am-4pm. You’ll never find a time when more studios are open than during the holidays – last year we reached a holiday Saturday high of 54 studios open. It’s great shopping and really fun to talk to the person who made the piece you’re buying.
Find me in suite 240 (use door 2).
1115 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14609
We have free parking in our parking lot with overflow well-lit parking across the street at the credit union.
Bonus! Getting a jump on Halloween, many of the open studios are participating in the annual Haunted Hungerford event!
The Hungerford is HAUNTED for October Frist Friday!
Join us October 7th 5-9PM. Artists studios will be open and SPOOKY!
Stranger art gallery presented by FUNgerford artists!
Creepy costume contest with prizes!
Live food and music in the basement if you dare!
Spooky food truck eats under the moonlight!
This year bring pet treats to benefit G.R.A.S.P (Greece Residents Assisting Stray Pets)!