First Friday / Wide Open Mic: Free First Friday Concert featuring Mary Monroe!

Hosted by: Norm Davis

Writers & Books is proud to participate in First Friday each month. We pick a theme and put out snack

s, you come and enjoy our building. Peruse the bookstore, pick up a catalog and participate in whatever free themed event we have that evening. Wide Open Mic, Rochester’s longest running open mic, kicks off at 7:00 in our Performance Space with host Norm Davis.#FirstFridayROC

April 7:

Free First Friday Concert at Writers & Books Atrium

With Harpist/Guitarist Mary Monroe on April 7th 2017 at 7pm

Feel the ethereal vibrations of live music from harpist/guitarist Mary Monroe while you tap into your own creative energy to heal and unite the world.

Choose among writing and meditation/visualization prompts written by award-winning writers, healers, and creative coaches Nina Alvarez, Christine Green, Tracy Cretelle, and Jennifer Years. Get a free taste of the “Mother Wolf Writing Retreat” that will be held at The Gell Center in Naples New York, on May 13th 2017.

Mary Monroe has been captivating audiences through concerts and special events for 26 years. She was a co-producer, writer, and musician for the Radio Series “Come Out into the Garden” on WXXI, which combined music with storytelling.





May 5: Choose Your Own Adventure: Choose your own plot line at Writers & Books. Start in our bookstore and follow your intuition through a series of passages taken from real Choose Your Own Adventure books. Snacks, adventure, Wide Open mic – what more could we cram into a First Friday?

June 2: Mystery Night: Solve riddles, find clues and win prizes! Are you good at solving riddles and puzzles? Do you enjoy a good mystery? Then come put your detective skills to the test at our Mystery Night.

If you would like to make a request for an accommodation, please email us at at least 10 days prior to the event.