As Olyphant celebrates an influx of new businesses, a new event aims to bring people downtown each month.

Third Thursday was launched earlier this year, featuring specials and sales at shops and restaurants, live music and artists showing their work at local shops. Participating businesses include Willow Ave. Cigar Lounge, Hair of the Dog Groomers, Deliah and David Children's Couture, The Kimmy, Queen City Ink, Minerals and Gems, Ethan's Eats, TagsOn, The Fine Thread, Design2Consign Boutique, Fabulous Finds of All Kinds, Shiloh Hair Salon, Happy Days Consignment, Aki Asian Restaurant, Magdon Music and Bosak's Choice Meats.

The next Third Thursday will happen on June 17.