There will be a full slate of activities and events for the October Final Friday, starting at Dodge City Public Library.

From 4 to 6 p.m., the Ford County Extension Office in conjunction with DCPL will be hosting "Think Outside the Box."

According to extension agent Andrea Burns, Think Outside the Box is for those who have always wondered where to go with unusual questions or requests as the extension office is a "wealth of knowledge for the community."

The Ford County Extension Council will also hold its Annual Extension Council Elections, as well as 4-H arts and crafts, photos, woodworking and other project displays, FCE information and booths, information about pollinators, estate planning and farm management and more.

"We are excited to once again be a part of Final Friday, along with the Dodge City Public Library," Burns said. "The 4-H kids had a great time last year and we are looking forward to utilizing the newly remodeled lower level of the library."

Also from 4 to 6 p.m., Paisley & Pearls, located at 909 W. Wyatt Earp Blvd., will be holding a 70% off sale.

Free yoga will be available from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at My Studio, 504 N. 2nd Ave.

From 5 to 7 p.m., Eryn's Downtown Center will feature special seasonal cocktails and snacks at Flowers by Irene among other specials at various locations inside.

Carnegie Center for the Arts will be displaying the work of artist Roberta Allison from 5 to 7 p.m.

According to her bio, Allison was born in California and moved around the country as a child. Her grandfather was a pencil artist and Allison became interested in art as a small child, sketching with her grandfather.

Allison moved to Meade, Kan., in 1994 and paints mostly in oils. She plans to donate all proceeds from her exhibit to the Carnegie in memory of her mother, Minnie Johnson-Ayers.

New Creation Studio 517 will be having a sale from 5 to 7 p.m.

From 6 to 8 p.m., 2nd Ave. Art Guild will hold its annual 8-by-8-inch art auction featuring guild members and friends' artwork up for a silent auction.

According to guild member Jennifer Nolan, proceeds from the auction will benefit the 2nd Ave. Art Guild’s continued efforts to improve its gallery space in downtown Dodge City.

People may visit the Home of Stone from 6 to 8 p.m. for a tarot card fortune telling. From 7 to 9 p.m., Red Beard Coffee will have drink specials while the Depot Theater will feature the art event "Faces of the East Side Neighborhood Portrait Project," with images of the old Mexican village.

Also from 7 to 9 p.m., Dodge City Brewing will feature the weather photography of Mike Umscheid, titled "Electricity. "

From 8 to 10 p.m., live music from 80 Proof Alice, a bluegrass/folk/country/Americana band from Hays, can be heard at Boot Hill Distillery.


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