Noblesville Main Street, Nickel Plate Arts and Hamilton County Artists’ Association all are taking part in June’s First Friday festivities June 7. Noblesville Main Street will host Music and All That Jazz on the northeast corner of the downtown square; FMJQ musicians will perform at 7 p.m. This show is free and open to the public. At Nickel Plate Arts, staff will host the organization’s free, monthly open house from 6 to 9 p.m. with live music, local art, refreshments and a cash bar at its 107 S. Eighth St. campus. This month, the work of John Dierdorf and a special exhibit, “Just Dance,” will be on display. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., HCAA will open the Birdie Gallery, 195 S. Fifth St., to the public and local artists for live art demonstrations for free. The evening also will serve as HCAA’s opening reception for its “All of Our Best” exhibit.
The Noblesville Main Street Farmers Market runs each Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon, through Oct. 12, at Federal Hill Commons, 175 Logan St. More than 80 vendors make up the market, offering fresh produce, meat and dairy, plants and flowers, honey, spices, wine, canned and jarred foods, baked goods, soap and other personal care items, jewelry, art, crafts, pet products and more. Learn more at noblesvillemainstreet.org.
Dada Veda at Logan Street Sanctuary
Logan Street Sanctuary will host singer-songwriter and medidation/yoga teacher Dada Veda at its monthly Second Saturday Showcase Series event from 8 to 10 p.m. June 8 at 1274 Logan St. A $10 donation is requested at the door. The next morning, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 9, Dada Veda will teach a class, “Introduction to Yoga and Medidation.” Cost is $35 per person. Learn more at loganstreetsanctuary.org.
John Dierdorf Artist Showcase
Each month, Nickel Plate Arts presents a showcase of artwork by a local artist or art group inside its Stephenson House Gallery, 107 S. Eighth St. In June, the work of John Dierdorf will be on display during regular gallery hours, from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
‘All of Our Best’ exhibit
Once each year, the juried artists of the Hamilton County Artists’ Association battle against each other, earning ribbon awards, determined by a panel of guest judges, for their works of art. An opening reception for the exhibit is set for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 7.
‘Just Dance’ exhibit
In June, Nickel Plate Arts is hosting an exhibit inspired by the human figure in motion, “Just Dance.” This display of works by local artists is free and open to the public during regular hours in the Judge Stone House Gallery at 107 S. Eighth St., from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.