WABASH — August First Friday in Downtown Wabash will host a free, family-friendly concert for their “Back to School Bash” themed First Friday.
This free concert is geared toward educating the public on drug prevention and recovery. “Prevent, Recover and Rock Together” performances by Nicky Gracious and 2:8 Ministries will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Miami Street in downtown Wabash.
Vendor booths will be inside the Eagles Theatre lobby from 7-9 p.m. Special guest Billy Ballenger will share his recovery story in music from 7-8:30 p.m. in Eagles Theatre, followed by a meet-and-greet with Billy Ballenger, Cody Knuckles and John Humphries from 8:30-9 p.m.
In addition to live music on Miami Street, First Friday will span the entire downtown district with kid-friendly activities, vendors and food trucks at Paradise Spring Historical Park, boutique shopping specials throughout, free rides on Trolley No. 85 provided by Beacon Credit Union, more food trucks throughout downtown and drinks and dining specials in local restaurants.
Downtown Wabash First Fridays in 2022 are sponsored by Crossroads Bank, Beacon Credit Union, 95.9 KISS FM, Wabash County Museum and Pettit Printing.
For more First Friday details, follow Wabash First Friday on Facebook at Facebook.com/WabashFirstFriday.
To learn more about Downtown Wabash Inc., the programmer for Downtown Wabash First Friday, visit