We here at Harrisonblog love the Agora Market in downtown Harrisonburg. It has candy, clothing, candles, coffee, hardware, running shoes...the list goes on. We've done a bit of sleuthing and found some unusual items you wouldn't expect to find in Agora Market...
We are excited to host some of Allen Litten's favorite images in the Wilson Downtown Gallery in June and July! Allen Litten worked as a photojournalist for almost 54 years at the Daily News-Record and currently works as a freelance photographer for the Heritage Museum in Dayton and the Auxiliary Unit of the Harrisonburg Homes Team. Join us for our First Fridays Artist Reception June 1st from 5-8pm.
Need a fun and quick way to get around downtown? Well - you're in luck. The Friendly City Pedicab has just started pedaling around the Burg specializing in short trip transportation. Matt Hassman is your tour and pedaling extraordinaire and has made Harrisonburg his adopted home. Read on to learn more and see a short video of our ride!
One of the newest additions in Agora Downtown is Randy's Hardware Market - a great little place if you need some office or cleaning supplies, general hardware, or want to browse their beautiful selection writer's notebooks and pens. Randy's Hardware has two full-sized locations in Bridgewater and Timberville. We had the chance to interview Christian Herrick and learn more about their journey to Randy's Hardware Market.
Lineage Goods is celebrating their grand opening this Friday, February 2nd from 5-8pm. Paul Hansbarger will open his studio and retail shop in Agora Downtown Market in Harrisonburg. He specializes in handcrafted waxed canvas and leather goods, coffee/kitchen supplies, men's accessories, and more. Read on to learn about Paul's love of handcrafting and his story behind Lineage.
Looking for something fun to do with your sweetie on Valentine's Day? Looking for an art-filled evening with friends? The Arts Council of the Valley is hosting the Cupid Crawl Fundraiser on Wednesday, February 14th starting at 5:00pm - an evening "crawl" with a handful of downtown art galleries, delicious food and drinks, and an optional free showing of a film at Court Square Theater afterwards! We at the Wilson Downtown Gallery are honored to be part of this amazing event! Read on for Jenny Burden's and Cate Bruns' thoughts on the Cupid Crawl!