WayNet News
Volume 03, Issue 09-05

LET THE FALL FESTIVAL EVENTS BEGIN
This weekend kicks off a busy season of fall festivals. This weekend in Wayne County....

**FRIDAY**:

ROOF TOP RENDEZVOUS:
Enjoy live jazz music performed by the Carol Lou Woodward Quartet, featuring Frank Devito & Chuck Parr. Food, drinks & dancing on the roof of the Uptown Richmond Parking Garage.
Tickets $20 in advance, $25 day of.

LECTURE:
Stretch your mind by listening to Parker Palmer of the Newlin Center for Quaker Thought and Practice presents "Let Your Life Speak: Education, Vocation and the Needs of the World" at Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall, Earlham College, Richmond, 7:30 p.m.
  http://www.earlham.edu/events/0903.html

CONTRA DANCE:
No prior experience is necessary to join in the Contra Dance every first and third Friday at Charlie's Coffee Bar at 416 North 10th St. in Richmond.

**SATURDAY**:

FARMER'S MARKET:
Purchase fresh, locally grown produce at the Richmond Farmer's Market. 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., just west of the old depot at North Eighth and E Streets in Richmond.

JAM FEST:
The First Bank Stage will come alive at the corner of 8th and Main St. on Saturday, September 6 with the following:

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Jimmy Sparks & the Felony Brothers
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Super Jam Band – Frank Devito, Randy Baker, & Chuck Parr
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Carl Hines w/vocals
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. H Bomb Ferguson
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Maple Knoll Big Band

FAMILY FUN FEST...GOES JAZZ:
Families will be jazzin’ it up at the South 10th Street Park on Saturday, September 6 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. FREE!

Some of the highlights of this year’s FREE Family Fun Fest include:
The only official #10 Johnny Benson Pontiac Grand Prix NASCAR, Valvoline Racing Simulator, helmet giveaway sponsored by Craig, Kelley, Faultless and Reid Hospital (while supplies last!) frisbee art, large blow up amusements and activities for all ages, a special “Kids Zone” full of activities for little ones age 6 & under, a variety of musical entertainment, dance groups and performances taking place continuously throughout the day.

ARTRAGEOUS RICHMOND:
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
600 & 700 Blocks of East Main Street
Main Street between 6th and 7th streets will be filled with booths showcasing the works of local and regional artists.

**SUNDAY**:

CANAL DAYS IN CAMBRIDGE CITY:
Crafters ~ Art Exhibits (local artisians) ~ Kids Alley (Games, Rides, Contests) ~ Antique Car & Tractor Shows ~ Golf Tournament ~ 5K Run ~ Civil War Encampment ~ Delicious Food ~ Entertainment (Elvis, "Serenade" a 35 piece band from Indianapolis, Karaoke, Kikis Kids Show) ~ Free Fun for the Whole Family!
  http://www.waynet.org/topical/events/2003-canaldays.htm

CANAL DAYS PARADE AT 2:00 P.M.

JEFF HAMILTON TRIO IN CONCERT:
Wayne County native and world-renowned jazz drummer Jeff Hamilton culminates the JAM Fest weekend with an exciting concert at Civic Hall Performing Arts Center, 3:00 p.m. Sunday, Sepetember 7th.
  http://www.hamiltonjazz.com/trio.html

 WHAT A BARGAIN!
 Grab a "package deal" on wonderful entertainment this weekend. Get tickets to both the Rooftop Rendezvous (tonight!) and the Jeff Hamilton Concert (Sunday) for only $30 total - a $10 savings!

Get your bargain tickets at the Richmond Chamber of Commerce office,  Civic Hall box office, Main Street office or First Bank.

(Tickets are also on sale at the door for both events.)


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