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Art Around Town on Display in Downtown Garner

Art Around Town on Display in Downtown Garner

The Downtown Garner Association is pleased to present Art Around Town, a community driven public art project that uses painting to illustrate community and natural beauty and bring joy, healing, and civic engagement. The original concept for Art Around Town was...

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Garner Night Markets Coming this Fall!

Garner Night Markets Coming this Fall!

Garner Night Market Friday, August 27 - 5:00 to 9:00 pm On Main Street from Montague St. to Griffin St. Showcasing Garner's creativity outside in Downtown Garner. Bring the pups and the kiddos for this family-friendly event. Sip on wine or local beer while you shop...

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Calling All Artists for Art Around Town

Calling All Artists for Art Around Town

  CALL FOR ARTISTS The Downtown Garner Association (DGA) and the Town of Garner is looking for local and regional visual artists to participate in an outdoor Art Around Garner art installation beginning August – October 2021. Art Around Town  is a community art...

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Input Needed for New Downtown Mural

Input Needed for New Downtown Mural

The Downtown Garner Association is preparing to bring another mural to Main Street!  We're seeking input from the Garner community about the style of art they'd like to see.  Please take the survey below to share your feedback. 

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2020 Christmas on Main Holiday Events

2020 Christmas on Main Holiday Events

Visit Downtown Garner now through the end of 2020 for a dose of holiday cheer!  While the holidays look a bit different this year, the Downtown Garner Association invites you to enjoy a safe, socially-distanced walk down Main Street.  This go-at-your-own-pace event is...

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Garner Resiliency Business Series

Garner Resiliency Business Series

Garner Economic Development is pleased to announce a series of free webinars to help business impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The one hour webinars will feature local experts on topics such as cyber security, financial planning, and disaster preparedness. The...

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Garner Resiliency Fund Opens 2nd Round of Grants

Garner Resiliency Fund Opens 2nd Round of Grants

The partnership between The Garner Chamber of Commerce and The Downtown Garner Association launched its first round in April and awarded small grants to 34 local Garner businesses and non-profits totaling $48,000. As the pandemic continues, the decision was made to do...

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North Carolina Main Street Champions Honored

North Carolina Main Street Champions Honored

New Bern, N.C. - The 2019 North Carolina Main Street Champions, individuals that work and advocate for revitalized downtowns, were recognized for their commitment at a recognition ceremony in New Bern last month. “Despite the short-term uncertainty in the global...

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