NEW INDOOR VENUE FOR THE GRAND FINALE OF LAST FRIDAYS FREE CONCERT SERIES (due to rain --- please share) moved indoors due to rain --- The show goes on! the newly renovated Whitted Building (the old library) 300 West Tryon St, Hillsborough, NC.
A free concert, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Recording artist Shana Tucker and band will be the featured artist of the Last Friday's concert series brought to you by The Hillsborough Arts Council.
This is a rare opportunity to see this recording artist in an intimate venue.

Free Concert Series!  

From April through September, 6:30 to 9:30 pm a free concert is featured on the old courthouse lawn alongside visual arts, dance, and literature.


April 24, 2015
The Swing On! Dixieland Band
May 29, 2015
David Russell and Cedar Blue
June 26, 2015
 Debonzo Brothers
July 31, 2015
Johnny White & The Elite Band
August 28, 2015
The Adrian Duke Band
September 25, 2015
Shana Tucker

Children’s Programs Planner for Last Fridays


The Hillsborough Arts Council is pleased to announce that Tim Wells will be the Children’s Program Planner for Last Fridays. The multi-talented Tim is a teacher with experience in early childhood and middle school and a professional musician. He has provided children’s programs at festivals and parties and will bring his creativity and expertise to enliven our own Last Fridays this year.

Last Fridays Kids Art Workshops at the Orange County Historical Museum

To coincide with Hillsborough's Last Fridays, from April through September, the Museum will offer family friendly art workshops on the last Friday evening of each month from 6pm- 8pm. The workshops will explore different art and craft techniques based on collection items and local history.


For more information, contact the Orange County Historical Museum at 201 North Churton Street at

(919) 732-2201 or click here to visit their website.

Last Fridays Vendor Information


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The Hillsborough Arts Council is an all volunteer non-profit organization supporting the arts in Hillsborough, NC with funding support in part from the Hillsborough Tourism Board , the Orange County Arts Commission and private contributions, sponsors the Last Fridays program.  Coordination support comes from the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough and its member organizations.

For general information on Last Fridays contact the Hillsborough Arts Council at 919-643-2500 or the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough/Orange County Visitors Center at 919-732-7741 or