'Summer in the City' festival downtown on Saturday
Submitted by Billie Owens on August 18, 2011 - 10:53am
The 7th annual "Summer in the City" festival will be held in downtown Batavia from noon to 10 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 20.
There will be more than 30 food and craft vendors, a great lineup of entertainment by Genesee County’s own Ghost Riders, Terry Buchwald “Elvis”, Shama Lama (Nik Entertainment), a KidsZone, and a Super Car Cruise & Motorcycle Alley with over 350 cars and motorcycles.
Plus, Donny Carroll’s 5K Race & Walk is back. It starts at 5 p.m. on Jefferson Avenue. Former Olympian John Tuttle will be participating in the race to raise money for Donny’s Toys for Kids. For more details about the race visit: DonCarrollRace.Com.
The main stage will be on Main Street in front of County Building #1. Food vendors and kids activities will be on Main Street as well (from Jackson to Court and Jefferson). All crafts and nonprofit booths will be on Main, Court and Jefferson (near the main stage area). The Super Car Cruise will occupy Main Street from Jackson to Liberty Street, along with sections of Bank, Center, School and Jackson streets.
For more information and applications for “Summer In the City” festival call 585-344-0900 or visit the B.I.D. website at www.downtownbataviany.com. or Facebook: Downtown Batavia Business Improvement District. This event is brought to you by the Batavia Business Improvement District.