Numerous vendors signed up for First Friday event 

  • On July 5, Main Street will be closed to traffic for this month's First Friday event, a family-friendly festival featuring vendors and local musicians. —Athol Daily News/Kathy Chaisson

Staff Writer
Published: 7/3/2019 6:08:11 PM

ATHOL – Millions may be traveling during this holiday week, but for those staying local, only foot traffic moving at the speed of a relaxing stroll will be seen along Main Street on Friday. From 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., the street will be closed to traffic for the July 5 First Friday event featuring local vendors, food and live music. The family-friendly street festival encourages area residents to support local businesses while enjoying the spirit of the community.

Vendors signed up are: Deja Vu Women’s Consignments, Sweet Cottage Farm, Willow Brook Creations, two 4H groups, Tintagels Gate, Thirty-One/Perfectly Posh, Tupperware, plastic canvas gifts and decorations, Nikki’s Rabbit Hole Co., Creative Crafters, The United Arc, Monkey Factory, Quabbin Valley Healthcare, Lynrose Farm Essentials, Hope, Heart, Honor & Help 4-H Club, Pampered Chef, Athol Credit Union, Gail’s Sparkle Squad, DayDreamers Corner;

 Marcy’s Gallery Expo, LuLaRoe, Bella’s Bakery, Mathilde Duffy Drawings and Photographs, Valuing Our Children, Scrafty Custom Signs, JCS Enterprises, Starrett Memorial United Methodist Church, Never Grow Up!, North Quabbin Recovery Center, Sisters2imagineers, Zazrak Inc., Knights of Colombus, Hometown Realtors, Christine Packard Photography, Hero Shack.com, Ms. Muffet’s IncrediKorn Gourmet Salted Caramel Corn & Peanuts, Cub Scouts Pack 16 American Legion, Corporation for Public Management, Maurices, Crafter, Miss Monet’s Dance Studio and 110 Grill. Immediate Past President of the Athol Lions Club Joe Allen said the club will be distributing free water and soda.

Music will be provided by The Can Collectors, Corey Knapp, and fiddler Myra MacLeod.

Two more First Fridays are scheduled for Aug. 2 and Sept. 6. In its second year, the event is organized by Holly Young, a member of the Board of Selectmen, and Ann Willhite, owner of Deja Vu Women’s Consignments.

For more information or to sign up as a vendor, visit https://hollytempleyoung.wixsite.com/firstfriday, the First Friday page on Facebook, or email hollytempleyoung@gmail.com.

 


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