July’s Forklift First Friday

What better way to start out your 4th of July weekend then with a party at your favorite local nonprofit!

On Friday, July 1st we’ll be open late to offer lively entertainment – local artists, live music, food trucks, and a pop-up bar. You don’t want to miss out on all the fun!

When: Friday, July 1st 6pm-8pm
Where: Community Forklift – 4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston MD 20781
Who: YOU! And your friends, family, kids, neighbors, co-workers, and (friendly leashed) pet.
Cost: Free to attend – But you can support your local artists and businesses by purchasing their wares, grabbing dinner and drinks, and tipping the band.


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


Live Music

The Vico Cycle is a group of like-minded musicians based in the Washington, DC metro area who have come together to blend rock, funk, soul, blues, and hip-hop into a lively fusion of raw sound. Expect the unexpected…

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Local Artists

Travel to India with Susanna Fields-Kuehl through her hand-painted trace & color books of animals from her “Tree of Life” painting. Learn Kerala Mural Painting (a centuries-old tradition from South India) through full-color photographs and illustrated instructions.

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Joe Rogers is back again this year with his cryptic style paintings that often depicting iconic Madonnas, beast-like creatures, and, sometimes, darkly (and often female) religious images. However, the viewer should not miss Roger’s unique sense of humor that peeks through it all.

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Check out Caitlin Adams‘ unique variety of hand painted and decoupaged wooden housewares, decor and driftwood. Sculls, comics, and even Godzilla are all beautifully nestled in with vivid flowers and whimsical themes.

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See the summer sun in a whole new light with Kim S. Joy‘s beautiful stained glass creations. Wind chimes, jewelry, and other artwork will be available made out of upcycled stained glass, flatwear, and pottery shards.

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Featured Food Truck

KaftaMania is coming back to the ‘Lift and they’re bringing their amazing selection of Mediterranean and Lebanese food! It’s fresh, filling, and perfect for a warm summer evening.
Vegetarian and carnivore options will be available.

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Signature Pop-Up Bar

And of course it’s not a party without Town Center Market’s Signature Pop-up Bar! Each month they’ll be bringing a new and exciting selection of craft beers and wine to the ‘Lift.


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