There'll be lots going on this Friday in Franklinton, as the folks at 400 West Rich and the rest of the Franklin Arts District jump headlong into the November edition of Franklinton Fridays (on Friday the 13th).

There'll be lots going on this Friday in Franklinton, as the folks at 400 West Rich and the rest of the Franklin Arts District jump headlong into the November edition of Franklinton Fridays (on Friday the 13th).

Franklinton Fridays at 400 West Rich and other venues throughout the neighborhood are held every second Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. In addition to great art by local artists, FF features free food and refreshments, a food truck and music. Most exhibitions remain on view through month's end. (We recommend checking web sites for individual spaces.)

Here's a head start - but only a primer, mind you - on what's in store as you explore.

Works by Jeremy Wood and Richard Ruggerio

These two artists will open new featured shows Friday at 400 West Rich.

In the 2nd Floor Lounge Gallery, Wood's Rainbows and Icons exhibition will include pieces from two series of works, both hybrids of painting and woodwork.

The first features paintings and drawings of well-known icons on wood pieces with odd and multiple angles. The pieces offer a fresh look at our icons, our heroes and our selves. The second set is a collection of black-and-white rainbows made from wood.

"It's about ideals, ideals of the human spirit, but also ideals of things like color theory and things an artist thinks about that maybe other people don't," Wood said of a connection between the two sets of pieces. "In a way, the rainbows are ideals, too."

Ruggerio's Twelves Stations will be shown in the 2nd Floor Northern Gallery. His recent body of works combines pop art and abstract expressionism to explore the meaning of the idea of the stations of the cross in Catholic symbolism and a reflection on his personal 20-year journey as a painter.

"This is not a direct depiction of the stations of the cross, but each painting has a cross in it. That's the unifying factor, that metaphor that serves as a start to each piece."

400 West Rich will also open a show dubbed C-Note in its First Floor Gallery. This group exhibition by a collection of 400 West Rich-hosted artists features pieces in a variety of media, all priced at $100 or less.

The warehouse collective plans open studios throughout during Franklin Friday, as well as a new makers market featuring handmade crafts in the Promenade Gallery.

400 West Rich

400 W. Rich St., Franklinton

400westrich.com

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Pretty Young Things: Pin-Up Art of Mitchell Lippencott

Colorful and attractive works by this Central Ohio artist will be displayed at Rehab Tavern. During the opening reception from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, the artist will sell prints for $20 each.

Rehab Tavern

456 W. Town St., Franklinton

rehabtavern.com

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Creative Arts of Women A Little Bit Closer

This fantastic collective will exhibit member works at the Vanderelli Room beginning Nov. 13. The November show will be A Little Bit Closer, a small-works show in a variety of media offering browsers the chance to do some early holiday shopping.

The Vanderelli Room

218 McDowell St., Franklinton

thevanderelliroom.com

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Installations by Jessica Ann, Lillianna Marie, Sarah Goetz

Second Sight (Second Site) Studio will host site-specific installations by these three Ohio State art graduate students from 4 to 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13. This studio is housed in a once-vacant and -vandalized duplex in Franklinton. The installations concern the transition of that space.

Second Sight Studio

735-737 Sullivant Ave., Franklinton

secondsightfranklinton.com

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Warehouse Garage Sale

Members of the Ethical Arts Collective will offer a twist on a typical FF offering - a sale of estate pieces, handmade items, vintage offerings and "junk from our houses" (perhaps but not confirmed to include Star Wars collectibles). The sale begins at 5 p.m. Friday and will re-open at 3 p.m. Saturday for more great finds.

Ethical Arts Collective

566 W. Rich St., Franklinton

facebook.com/EthicalArtsCollective