Downtown Waxhaw hosts a free family friendly event the first Friday of every month. Here’s some information on the next one, which will take place August 1st, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.:A Waxhaw’s First Friday, August 1st, is focused on all things Waxhaw and will provide a taste of all the different experiences Waxhaw has to offer in our little rustic and refined town. Dress up and eat at a fine farm-to-table restaurant or go casual to hang out at a characteristic tavern. Watch artists create masterpieces or chill out at the concert stage for some roots rock. Learn about and meet living history on our carriage rides… treat your child to a pony ride! Support local businesses, enjoy street musicians, play vintage children’s games, tour art galleries or grab a delicious ice cream. Don’t forget to visit the train viewing bridge to feel the rumble of history under your feet.