Mayfest returns to Strasburg

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It is Mayfest once again in Strasburg!

The festivities got started yesterday with the Heels and Hops luncheon and music in the Strasburg Square.

Today will feature some of the marquis events like the Duck Race at 1 pm and the parade at 4 pm.

This year has some improvements as well like the free kids zone and nearly double the vendors.

The Strasburg Square and Emporium will have live music starting at 11 am with Souled Out taking the stage at 6:30 pm.

Sunday will cap things off with the Ole Timers baseball game at Sandy Hook Elementary. 

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7th Annual Family Fun Day in Front Royal

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Today is the 7th Annual Family Fun day in Downtown Front Royal as a part of the First Friday’s Weekend.

Fun Flix Friday was postponed yesterday, but today a New Orleans style parade will get things started at 10 am.

They will line up on Luray Avenue and also close portions of Main Street, Royal Avenue, Chester Street, and 3rd Street.

Then stick around for some live music, plenty of activities for the kids, and a crawfish boil.

Many local shops and vendors will also stay open during this event which will wrap up at 6 pm.

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‘Tis the Season in Strasburg

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‘Tis the Season in Strasburg!

Today will feature a range of activities to help you discover the festive side of Strasburg.

Starting at 11 am in the Strasburg Square, the Strasburg Farmers Market will host the Mistletoe Market which will have plenty of locally made goods for sale.

At 2 pm in the Square, Hot Cocoa and Connections will begin.

This is a great chance to sample many different kinds of hot cocoa, get a picture with Santa, and bring an ornament to decorate the town tree.

The Parade will begin at 4:30 and will shut down King Street.

Following the parade back at the Strasburg Square, there will be a free holiday movie showing. 

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9/11 Memorial Walk stops in Winchester

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The CEO of Tunnel to Towers, Frank Siller, is walking from the Pentagon, to Shanksville, PA, and concluding at the World Trade Center in memorial of 9/11.

The first stop in his 500 mile journey is in Old Town Winchester.

He will be greeted with a parade starting at 11 am today.

Following the parade, a barbecue will be held behind City Hall.

There will also be a mobile 9/11 memorial.

Tunnels to Towers is dedicated to helping families of fallen or severely injured first responders, service people and Gold Star families.

They provide mortgage relief and help accommodate homes for serious injuries.

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News Maker Todd Jones and important information on today’s 7/14 road closure

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Road closures will begin at 5:30 today Jul. 14 on Commerce Ave for the Fireman’s carnival parade which steps off at 6 p.m..

The road will be closed from South Street to 8 Street in Front Royal.

Motorist will need to use alternate routes.

As we do every Wednesday we talk to Front Royal’s Director of Information and Technology Todd Jones about the carnival relish and free baseball.

Todd also tells us about Front Royal’s employee appreciation which begins Saturday Jul. 17 and how residents can take advantage too.

Here is Todd’s interview.

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News Maker Todd Jones and important information on today's 7/14 road closure