The Odessa Arts Council celebrates the first Friday of every month with festivities in and around downtown Odessa. Tonight head downtown to celebrate historic legends, comic book icons, and everyday heroes in Odessa.

All the events begin at 6 pm and run until 9 pm. You are encouraged to visit different businesses and restaurants throughout downtown Odessa. If you spend $20 or more at any local shop or restaurant during the event you can get a free First Friday T-Shirt. All you have to stop by the Odessa Arts and Downtown Odessa booth located at the office of Glasheen, Valles & Inderman Injury Lawyers and show them your receipt to get your shirt. They are located at 511 N Lincoln Ave.

Here is the list of all the participating businesses and activities and services they will be offering.

Odessa Arts
Odessa Arts
  • Copper Key Gift (501 N Grant Ave, Odessa TX): Open extended hours
  • Copper Rose Building (415 N Grant Ave, Odessa, TX):
    • Lobby:
      • UTPB Art Department: displaying artwork
      • Vendor Market at the Copper Rose featuring: The Flying Pig Bakery and Confections, Sweet Stix, Vintage Savvy Style, Scents with Mrs Denney, Betsy's Place, TeeShed Boutique, and Boss Queen Boutique
    • Courtyard (former Taco Republic space): UTPB Student Made selling handmade goods
    • Basement: Retro Game Hall will be open for extended hours and hosting tabletop and video games night.
  • Ector Co. Library (321 W 5th St, Odessa, TX): Visit the library from 4 - 6 PM to celebrate Dr. Seuss crafting party and Alliance of Therapy dogs in costume
  • Flair Taverna ( 2701 John Ben Shepperd Pkwy, Odessa, TX) Live Music from ZBD Band
  • Homemade Wines (400 N Texas Ave, Odessa, TX) live music
  • Joann's on 5th Flowers (610 W 5th St, Odessa, TX) will be open for extended hours.
  • M Elemental Therapeutics (419 N Jackson Ave, Odessa, TX) - 5 minute massages
  • McJack's General Store (411 N. Grant Ave, Odessa, TX)  will be open for extended hours and is teaming up with Big Brothers Big Sisters for a special surprise.
  • NV Apples (606 W 5th St, Odessa, TX) open for extended hours
  • Odessa Marriott (305 E 5th St, Odessa, TX) Hollywood and action figure-themed drink specials
  • Odessa College Green Space (corner of East 4th St. and N. Jackson Ave.) Movie in the Park featuring The Super Mario Bros Movie. Food trucks
  • Patrick Clay's Tavern (418 North Grant, Odessa, TX) $30 tattoos at Evil Ink Tattoos.
  • Rooster’s Diner (615 N Sam Houston Ave, Odessa, TX) drink specials
  • Sacrificial Needle Tattoo (1500 N Grant Ave, Odessa, TX) Local vendor market, live art demonstrations, and $40 fine line tattoos and additional tattoo and piercing specials.
  • Skalicky Ballet (118 E 8th St, Odessa, TX) - will host a free 30-minute ballet class from 6 - 6:30 PM.
  • Starbucks Downtown (305 E 5th St, Odessa, TX) will be hosting fan favorite, Candice Harding, for free typewriter poetry.
  • White-Pool House (112 E Murphy St, Odessa, TX) - is teaming up with Midland Festival Ballet for two performances at 7:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Midland Festival Ballet will perform pieces from their upcoming A Midsummer Night's Dream performance on April 6 and 7th at Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center.
  • YPO passport/bingo cards at participating locations. There will be a prize for those who visit the most locations. Pick up your card at the Odessa Arts & Downtown Odessa, INC. booth.

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