Gallery Crawls return to West Jefferson this Friday.

From 5pm to 8pm Friday, the “ arts district” of downtown West Jefferson will be filled with folks strolling the streets for another season of new exhibits, special artists, refreshments, and in-store promotions.

Gallery Crawls take place the second Friday of each month June through October, with a special Christmas Crawl on Friday, December 6. The Gallery Crawls support and promote downtown West Jefferson businesses.

Crawlers will have an opportunity to see new, creative and innovative works by Ashe County’s leading artists. Come stroll the streets, visit the galleries, view the downtown murals, enjoy the many outdoor art pieces and take advantage of the downtown restaurants.

Admission to Gallery Crawl is free and is sponsored by the Ashe County Arts Council in cooperation with the West Jefferson Business Association and the West Jefferson TDA.

Call the Ashe Arts Council at 336-846-ARTS or go online to