BAM Features First Friday Nights of Family Fun and Plans for the Holidays
BAM PLANS FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS STARTING AUG. 4, 5 – 8PM MAIN STREET, MARGARETVILLE, NY
The Business Association of Margaretville (BAM) has a full slate of First Friday events planned for summer and fall, starting August 4.
The theme is Retro Cruise-In, featuring an assortment of classic cars lining Main Street. Live music by local favorites, Country Express, specialty foods, wine tasting, chocolate sampling, kids’ activities, Boy Scout derby cars and races is just a sampling of the family-sized fun.
BAM’s next First Friday event is planned for September 1, also from 5-8 p.m., and will have a Roaring ’20s Street Party theme.The talented members of Blues Maneuver will supply music. There will also be vintage-era vehicles, a ’20s-era fashion show, a pie bake off, wine tasting, Gramophones, a pop-up by Foster Built Coffee and a picnic basket raffle featuring all local goods— for dining during the event.
The season’s final First Friday festivities are set for October 6 from 4-7 p.m. This event is dubbed as a Touch A Truck Family Fall Festival and is geared toward letting kids get up close glimpses of a variety of “big rigs,” including apparatus from area fire departments.
A DJ will supply musical entertainment. The fun will also include balloon animals, face painting, pumpkin painting and all kinds of kid-friendly treats.
BAM members are also busy planning for the annual Holiday on Main event on Saturday, November 25. Included will be a parade starting at 11 a.m., a visit by Santa, hot chocolate, kids’ activities, eggnog tasting, tree lighting, chocolate tasting and a cookie baking contest. Holiday on Main is held in conjunction with Shop Small Saturday.
For additional information, please visit: mainstreetmargaretville.com or call 845 586-4177.
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