The Town of Cedaredge and the Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce are collaborating to bring the community the final Celebrate Cedaredge event of the summer on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Town Park from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Start your morning with a fresh, fluffy flapjack, courtesy of the VFW Post #9221, which is serving up its annual pancake breakfast at the Stolte Shed from 7-10 a.m.
Dozens of vendors offering everything from fine arts and crafts to food, kids' games and community information will be on hand at the park. Vendor spaces are still available by calling town hall at 856-3123. Nonprofits and civic groups based in the Surface Creek Valley can have a free booth space; call the town hall for more info.
The Pondy Cancer Warriors will be at the park all day for their annual fundraiser walkathon from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. The Warriors will be set up in the Lions Pavilion serving up a tasty lunch and displaying raffle items. Monies raised this year will be given to the family of six-year-old Quinten Christian, who has been diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare type of childhood cancer that attacks the nerve cells.
At the bandstand in the park, the Thin Air Band will take the stage beginning at 10 a.m. Thin Air is a musical variety dance band, playing hit rock n' roll, country and big band hits. The members of Thin Air have been playing together for six years, keeping their audiences up on their feet dancing!
At 11 a.m., riders with the International Serenity Run will be riding along Main Street showing off their wheels and tossing candy to eager youngsters.
Later that evening, trustees for the Town of Cedaredge are grilling up tasty burgers for the Party in the Park, which runs from 5-8 p.m. The town will provide burgers, tableware and drinks; please bring a side dish or dessert to share. From 6-8 p.m., David Starr will perform. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and come enjoy dinner with your friends and neighbors!
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