The Room Upstairs

865 Mercer Street

The Room Upstairs, part of The RiffRaff Arts Collective, is a turn-of-the-century ballroom turned small theater- a magnificent venue for live performance. 

Every Monday Night from 7-11pm is Open Stage Night, and monthly weekend concerts feature diverse programming from progressive jazz to bluegrass and periodic workshops in drumming, dancing and more. Stay tuned to their website below for scheduling. 


appalachian artistic adventures

850 Mercer Street

Appalachian Artistic Adventures is a locally-owned and operated paint-your-own-pottery studio. It is a place where you can spend a fun-filled, relaxing time creating lasting memories. You don't have to be an artist to come and paint; they have stencils, stamps and staff that will help you bring out your inner artist. After you are done, they will have your piece ready for you to enjoy within 7 to 10 days. They also offer a space for your party event, call for details.

Open Wednesday & Thursday from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. and   Friday & Saturday from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

"There are no mistakes, only happy accidents" - Bob Ross

Hammer & Stain

851 Mercer Street

A DIY, instructor-led, BYOB, personalized workshop where you create your own happiness to take home! Featuring workshops, private parties, fundraisers, children's parties as well as open paint days, there is something for everyone every week of the year. Visit the website below for workshop times and registration. 

daydream games

925 Mercer Street

Daydream Games is a friendly place where you can meet other gamers. Join up with them to play MTG, Yugioh, Pokemon, Role playing games, and many other games.

There are also opportunities to create and make your own games.

Hours of Operation - Monday-Friday 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Sophisticated Hound Brewing Co.

833 Mercer Street

Featuring live music every Saturday, The Hound is a great venue to hear live music while enjoying delicious food, craft beer & wine. Stay tuned to their page for the entertainment schedule.

Appalachian coffee house

860 Mercer Street

Appalachian Coffee House features live music on First Fridays and periodically throughout the year. Enjoy acoustic talent in the relaxed coffeehouse atmosphere while enjoying delicious beverages & pastries. Stay tuned to their page for scheduling. 

Stages music school

855 Mercer Street

Stages Music School is home to dozens of rock star students. Recitals, special programs and performances during big events are open to the public and showcase remarkable talent. Stay tuned to Stages' website below for details about upcoming events. 

Danny's bar & grill

911 Mercer Street

Danny's Bar & Grill features an excellent food & dinner menu and a fun, leisurely atmosphere. Occasionally featuring live music, and always at least bumping the juke box, it's always a lively atmosphere. Quality televisions feature more sporting events than anywhere else in the region.  Danny’s, “where good friends meet.”

Hours of operation are Monday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 2:30 a.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.