Friday, May 6th – It’s Party Time!

Here it comes. Our official kick-off of the Forklift First Friday season!

Join us this Friday, May 6th for live music, local art, food truck fair, and a pop-up bar. This is the real “Forklift After Dark” experience.

When: Friday, May 6th 6pm-8pm
Where: Community Forklift – 4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston MD 20781
Who: YOU! And your friends, family, kids, neighbors, co-workers, and (friendly leashed) dog.
Cost: Free to attend – But you can support your local artists and businesses by purchasing their wares and tipping the band.

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Come on by to catch this awesome lineup of artists, musicians, food and libations:

Live Music
Ever wonder what “Death-Twang” would sound like? Well, wonder no more!
Calamity Row is Americana with an edge, with influences ranging from Gillian Welch to Motörhead.
This is a unique listening experience that you won’t want to miss!


Local Artists
Realist painter, Michelle Bailey, returns again this year with her original paintings, prints, and notecards; all inspired by the lovably and quirky small towns here in our local area.
 Michelle Bailey

Pete Pichaske is a semi-retired journalist with a longstanding interest in travel and landscape photography. He enjoys traveling to and shooting in far-flung locales, but also believes compelling photos can be found much closer to home.

Pete Pichaske

Traditionally made in a wood burning forge, Munir Brown makes blades, knives, and swords, out of old tool steel and other reclaimed metals.

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Featured Food Truck
County Manners food truck will be serving up Southern Maryland inspired fare prepared with some of the freshest, responsibly-sourced ingredients from the region. Chef Damian and Chef Jeremy are excited to share their style of hospitality with everyone through their love of food.

County Manners

Signature Pop-Up Bar
Town Center Market is back again this year and is bringing a new and exciting selection of craft beers and wine to the ‘Lift each month.



Can’t make it this month? No Worries!

Forklift First Friday events will be running from May through December this year. For more information check out our Forklift First Friday schedule or subscribe to our blog for regular event updates.

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