'Tis the Season to Shop Local!
This is a video we created to showcase our neighborhood this holiday season. Tis the season to shop local! New energy abounds in The Grassroots District & there's so much to discover: new artists (like Leslie Caneda, seen here shining bright), new businesses, new energy! Come visit us & see for yourself.
Downtown Countdown, Virtual Edition
Downtown Countdown, Virtual Edition rang in 2022 with music performances, ice carving, fire dancing, conversations with community members & new business owners. This virtual broadcast marked the tradition of our annual New Year's Eve celebration. The show starts at 16:10.
Mercer Monster Mash, Virtual Edition
Join Lacey, Roderich & special guests for Mercer Monster Mash, Virtual Edition! This broadcast is the virtual alternative to our annual Halloween event, and was filmed before an undead audience at Princeton Renaissance Theater. Parental Discretion is Advised! *Note, after the Pre-Show Eye Candy, The SHOW BEGINS at 15:00.*
Memories on Mercer Street Mural Project
The Memories on Mercer Street mural was designed by the talented muralist Ellen Elmes, based on stories from the community of our beloved downtown. It was painted by RiffRaff artist Lacey Vilandry, assisted by Richard Shrewsbury and Rita Montrosse of Holler Gallery, and dozens of creative community members. Thanks to RiffRaff artists Billy Morgan & Robert Blankenship for filming the process & Billy for editing this recap video, & BIG THANKS to West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History for making it possible.