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DRAW, PLAY, TRADE POKEMON! First Friday - DTR Art Walk

At Read With Me for this First Friday, we will be open until at least 8pm. In the Creativity Corner, we’ll have drop-in activities- draw, play & trade Pokemon.

Yes my 7 year-old son is behind this event =)

  • Read With Me's local art gallery is open every day with over 10 local artists' work for sale.

  • This First Friday we'll have our Creativity Corner open for drawing, playing and trading Pokemon.

  • Also enjoy 20% off all young adult titles (shelf 5) and BOGO sale items.

First Friday, presented by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance, showcases the vibrant art and creative community in Downtown Raleigh on the first Friday of every month from 6 pm - 9 pm. The free public event features a variety of local art galleries and studios, museums, and exhibitors that stay open late and put on special events. Retailers and restaurants participate by showcasing art, music, or offering a First Friday special.

To learn more and view upcoming exhibits, events, and promotions, go to

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