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Busy weekend coming up

August 25, 2011

    More than 100 vendors will be involved in the downtown Decatur sidewalk sale this Saturday, scheduled from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Decatur Small Business Association and is part of the city's 175th anniversary celebration.
    Numerous other 175th Celebratin activities are scheduled on Saturday, including:
    • Food and beverage sellers set up on Madison St.
    • Craft show on Madison St.
    • Flea market on Jackson St.
    • Entertainment by strolling musicians.
    • Performance by Razz M' Jazz dancers at 10 a.m. near the courthouse.    • Concert by a local rock band, My Lost Tribe, following Razz M' Jazz show.
    • Magic show by Jim Reams at 1 p.m.
    • Sidewalk chalk art contest at The Old 27 Ice Cream Shop from 10 a.m. to noon.
    • Cake walk on Madison St. at 11 a.m.    • Martial arts demonstrations on Court St. by students of Keen's Martial Arts Academy in Decatur.
    • Views of live reptiles in the MRZ Reptile Bus from Decatur.
    • Model train displays in the former Schafer building at First and Madison Sts., noon to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
    • Rides in horse-drawn carriages of Camelot Carriages
    • In the evening, a "battle of the bands" by Vinnie's Bar on N. Second St.
    Meanwhile, numerous Kekionga Festival activities will be going on in and around Riverside Center Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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