Friday is Kids' Night Out in downtown Salisbury

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 3, 2009

Kids’ Night Out
Kids, bring your parents downtown!
Come rain or come shine, Friday, Sept. 4 is going to be a great night for family fun as Downtown Salisbury Inc. hosts Kids’ Night Out, an evening full of fun for everyone.
Activities include moonbounces, face painting, Wacky Doo the Clown and Blue from Blue’s Clues.
Children and adults alike can enjoy all the entertainment around downtown, horse and carriage rides, a drum circle on Easy Street, and the ever-popular Trolley rides.
Music includes Dry Run Bluegrass Band at the Blue Vine, Urban Detox at Okey Dokey & Co., and Sam Havens at Tastebuds.
The Rowan County United Way Campaign Kick-Off will take place in the 100 block of West Fisher Street 5:30-9:30 p.m., as the United Way will offer the beach music of nationally-recognized The Entertainers, classic cars, a food court, door prizes, and even more fun for kids.
The 2nd annual Corporate Soap Box Derby will take place at 7 p.m. on the Square in Downtown Salisbury. You can come and root for your favorite hand-built car.
For more information, contact Downtown Salisbury Inc. at 704-637-7814 or visit
Kids Night Art
As part of the Downtown Salisbury Inc. Kids’ Night Out event, the Rail Walk Arts District at the corner of North Lee and East Kerr Streets will be holding “Kids’ Night Art.”
Arts organizations and businesses will take part in this expo, giving out information about local arts and entertainment opportunities being offered this fall for young people.
There will be a trolley stop in front of the Looking Glass Artist Collective’s Black Box theater, where visitors can take part inside with art activities being held rain or shine, admission free.
Green Goat Gallery and Looking Glass will both be providing hands-on art experiences, and the Salisbury Symphony’s Musical Instrument Petting Zoo will be there. Amadeus Youth Chorus will have a presentation, and fairies from Carolina Lily will be giving away candy “to good girls and boys,” while magician Buddy Farnan proves “It’s Fun to be Fooled.”
For more information, call 704-633-ARTS (2787) or contact