Multiple art receptions are planned for Mount Shasta’s Friday Art Walk in downtown Mount Shasta this afternoon, Friday, Feb. 24 between 4 and 8 p.m. This is the initial art walk that is to become a monthly event held each fourth Friday.

This event is open to all galleries. Gallerys currently participating include Blue Star Child Gallery, The Gallery, Tim Corcoran Gallery, Kevin Lahey Gallery, and Red Door Gallery.

The receptions will feature original art and prints by a variety of local artists and will offer light food and refreshment to visitors.

• Blue Star Child Gallery will present new original paintings by Ha-Ru-Ko, whose show is titled “Cosmic Mandala and New Mt. Shasta Paintings.”

The reception will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. at 204 W. Lake Street, 2nd Floor, Suite F (above Century 21).

• The Gallery, located in the Black Bear Building, 201 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., will showcase John Jenott’s original sketches that he used to create the “Mt. Shasta Sketchbook.”

In 2003, Jenott published the drawings from his sketchbook after traveling through Dunsmuir, McCloud, Mount Shasta, Weed and Edgewood. Both the book and the original sketches will be available to view and purchase.

The reception which will take place from 4 to 7 p.m.

• Tim Corcoran Gallery will display a group show from 4 to 8 p.m. showcasing Tim Corcoran’s photographs highlighting Mt. Shasta; Julie Boettler’s sculptures, wood carvings and drawings; and Nadine Aiello’s original jewelry and earth sculptures.

The gallery is located at 105 E. Lake Street.

• Red Door Gallery’s reception is titled “Abstracts” and will take place from 4 to 8 p.m.

The show will include original paintings with limited and open-edition archival prints by Cynthia Henderson; as well as photography by Roman Loranc and Heinz Danzberger. In addition there will be a new sculpture by Finley Fryer.

Red Door Gallery/Studio Liink is located at 326 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd.

• Kevin Lahey Gallery will present photography by Kevin Lahey. The gallery is located at 304 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd.

All receptions will run simultaneously and are free and open to the public.