Gosh I Love Batavia, it's my Town!!
Lots to see and do Downtown today at 10th Annual Summer in the City
Submitted by Howard Owens on August 17, 2013 - 7:12am
It's the biggest day of the year for the City of Batavia with the arrival of Summer in the City.
This is the 10th year for the Downtown event, which opens at 11 a.m. and goes until 9 p.m.
There will be over 45 vendors. Food concessions will be serving: BBQ, hot dogs & hamburgers, fried dough, pizza, and ice cream and lots more delicious treats. Artists & crafts persons will have a variety of artwork, jewelry and clothing for sale.
The entertainment lineup runs throughout the afternoon and evening. Downtown will be rock’n with Terry Buchwald is on stage from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. performing as Elvis and also doing a country music show. Hit N Run takes the stage at 6 p.m. and performs until 8 p.m.
There is also a kids' zone and classic cars.
At 6:15 p.m. is the 32nd Donald R. Carroll 5K Race and Walk, starting on Bank Street.
City firefighters will be holding a free child passenger safety seat check at the Fire Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 18 Evans St.
The following street closures are in effect now through 11 p.m.:
- Bank at Alva Place
- Bank at Washington (Closes at 3 p.m. / Reopens at 7:30 p.m.)
- Main at Upton Monument
- Main at Liberty / Summit
- Jackson at Ellicott
- Center at School
- Court at Ellicott / Parking Lot Entrances /Bank Drive- Thru
- Jefferson at Intersection Tonawanda Valley & Wendy’s Parking Lots
- Wendy’s -- Main Street Entrance
Other events going on today: The East Pembroke Mud Races, a 5K run at Frostridge and Hogs for Paws at Stan's.