School of Rock

School of Rock Celebrate Elvis week a little early with music, food and more. Take a selfie with Elvis while you are here. Bring a small donation of school art supplies to benefit local school children so they can be rockin’ in the school year in style. Elvis Week 2018 is August 11th – 18th.

Don’t hassle with parking in NOTO!

Park downtown and catch a shuttle from right in front of our Gallery and visit 39 West Gallery in NOTO. Located at 909 N. Kansas, owners, Staci Dawn Ogle and Lori Blake are bringing a new concept in viewing art. With three galleries inside, each exploding with art in all mediums, pushing your senses, offering […]

Scavenger Hunt

SCAVENGER HUNT Continue the 4th of July celebration with a fun scavenger hunt throughout downtown FFAW locations. Grab a card at any of the participating businesses and answer as many clues as you can before the night is over. Return the completed form to any participating location for a chance to win a prize.

Downtown/Noto Express

Need a ride or don’t feel like driving?  Catch a lift from the Downtown/NOTO First Friday shuttle right in front of our Gallery on the corner of 6th & Jackson. Other stops are 8th & Kansas and NOTO Arts Center. Free shuttle runs every 15 minutes from 5-9pm.

Star Wars Salsa Walk

In honor of Cinco de Mayo and May the Fourth (be with you) , we’re breaking with tradition and featuring dual themes. Come and enjoy the art, sample our delicious homemade salsa paired with Star Wars themed snacks and delicious drinks for a fun night on the town. Take a photo with Darth Vader and […]

Light it Up Blue

Wear blue to spread awareness for Autism. Purchase a raffle ticket for $1 each or $5 for 7, for a chance to win a basket valued at $325, featuring items from several downtown businesses, while raising money for Topeka Area Autism Network. Gift Certificates from: Cashmere Popcorn – $10, HHB BBQ – $20, The Pennant […]

Spring “Green” Fever

Spring “Green” Fever All things spring is coming to downtown. Stop by participating businesses to get in the mood for spring. Put a little Irish in you as we will be serving up Irish themed and “greenish” food in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Wear green and receive a “wearable” St. Paddy’s day prize.

Chocolate Walk

Chocolate Walk Calling all chocolate lovers as downtown explodes with Chocolate delights. Our returning favorites are the infamous chocolate waterfall and “Cocomotion” cocoa along with other tasty chocolate inspired treats. Then top it off with a selection of chocolate inspired beers and wines.

Holiday Hangover

Holiday Hangover Relax from all the holiday festivities and come wearing your comfiest pajamas while enjoying delicious breakfast themed snacks and cures for your hangover.

Cookie Walk

Downtown Cookie Walk! Bring a box or tin and while you’re downtown, collect different cookies at each participating location and bring home a box full of delicious cookies.