He got the idea after attending a similar event in downtown Denver, Colo.
Local business leaders have some ideas of what should happen downtown, said Chris Schutte, director of marketing and the convention and visitor’s bureau for the chamber. But the event next month will give residents a chance to make suggestions of their own.
The First Friday events also allow residents to learn more about the businesses and activities downtown already offers, Schutte said.
“It’s giving people that perception that there is activity downtown,” Schutte said.