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Posted on: April 23, 2008

[ARCHIVED] Town Day Festival May 3

Davidson Parks and Recreation will again host the annual spring Town Day festival on Saturday, May 3. Opening ceremonies will begin at 10:00 a.m., with festivities filling the Town Green and Main Street with carnival games, food, arts and entertainment for the whole family. The Flex Flyer, Bungee Run and Kid Train is back by popular demand. Streets will be closed to accommodate the vendors and large crowds.

A variety of professional and local talent will be appearing on the main stage located at the Davidson Public Library throughout the day. Entertainment will include performances by a ventriloquist, dancers and more. Local vendors will offer a variety of food and a wide range of items for sale such as art, soaps, baskets, painted gourds, etc. Demonstrations by a wood turner and wood carver or make your very own piece of pottery.

Prior to opening ceremonies the Davidson/Cornelius Day Care will host its twelfth annual Davidson Town Day race. Run the one mile Fun Run at 8:00 a.m. or course certified 5K at 8:30 a.m. All proceeds support the nonprofit Davidson-Cornelius Day Care Center. Advanced registration is available online at www.queencitytiming.com. For more information call 704-358-0717.

Streets will be closed from 7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. to accommodate the vendors and large crowds. The streets that will be closed are Main Street between Concord Rd. and Chairman Blake and Lorimer between Concord Rd. and CVS parking lot.

For more information, contact Angie Blashaw at Davidson Parks and Recreation at 704-892-3349 ext. 261.

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