Family Night Out in Historic Downtown Salisbury this Friday

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 4, 2008

Kids, bring your parents downtown! Come rain or come shine, Friday, Sept. 5 is going to be a great night for family fun. Organized byDowntown Salisbury Inc. Family Night Out offers an evening full of activities from 5 to 10 p.m.
Children’s activities include moonbounces, face painting, Wacky Doo the Clown, and more.
Also available for a small fee are make-your-own tie dye and Western-themed pony ride photos (sponsored by Village Grocery).
Children and adults alike can enjoy the Carolina Artists outdoor gallery, live music, carriage rides and the ever-popular trolley rides.
Featured performers will be country music band County Line. Other music around downtown includes Andrew Davis in front of Literary Bookpost, Marte Maney and Friends at Okey Dokey & Co., and The Brubakers at The Blue Vine.
In the Railwalk arts district, a fundraiser is being held for the Rowan Blues and Jazz Society featuring musicians Bob Paolino and Jimmy Alston and storyteller Robert Jones. The event is at Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
The United Way Campaign Kick-Off will also be taking place Downtown on Friday evening. Located in the F&M Financial Center parking lot and along North Main Street from 6 to 10 p.m., join in the fun as United Way offers the beach music of The Fabulous Kays, soap box derby, classic cars, car bash, food court, door prizes, and tons of fun for kids!
In case of rain, United Way will move their festivities inside the F&M Trolley Barn, 125 E. Liberty St.
Downtown Salisbury Inc. invites people of all ages to come downtown for Family Night Out and enjoy all the activities, extended shopping hours in the unique retail shops, and some of the finest dining available anywhere.
For more information, contact Downtown Salisbury Inc. at 704-637-7814 or visit www.