NEW BRITAIN - Start your weekend tunefully with First Friday at the New Britain Museum of American Art on Aug. 4.
A Groton-based band, The Cartells, will be performing. Made up of six musicians, Karen Barth, Joe Grieco, Tom Majesky, Bill Holloman, Peter Lepak, Jay Wiggin and Jose Gioco, they play a variety of genres to fit everyone’s interest. Their styles include pop, jazz, swing, Motown, R&B and rock ‘n’ roll.
Held monthly, First Friday gives guests the opportunities to dance to local artists, sample food and drink from area sellers, participate in activities and shop handmade goods from Maker’s Market vendors.
The event starts at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $7 for members and $12 for nonmembers and includes a docent-led tour of the permanent collection and a cash bar. Well drinks are $4, calls $6 and top shelf $8.
More information is available at nbmaa.org or 860-229-0257.
Angie DeRosa can be reached at 860-801-5063 or firstname.lastname@example.org