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Kids’ Night Out is Friday

Come rain or come shine, Friday, Sept. 2 is going to be a great night for the family as Downtown Salisbury Inc. hosts Kidsí Night Out, an evening full of fun for everyone, from 5-9 p.m.
Childrenís activities include moonbounces, face painting, Wacky Doo the Clown, Salisbury Symphonyís Musical Petting Zoo, and more. Children and adults alike can enjoy all the music around downtown, including the Diane Hoffman Band at the Blue Vine, Gray Wise at Tastebuds, Marte & Friends at Okey Dokey & Co. and live music at the Bible Book Store. The Visitors Center will host music by Michael and Gaynell Lambert as well as a puppet show by the Rowan Public Library.
There are horse and carriage rides, the Classic Car Show, the Downtown Ghost Walk (www.SalisburyGhostWalk.com), a drum circle on Easy Street at 7:30 p.m. and of course, the ever-popular trolley rides.
The Rowan County United Way Campaign Kick-Off will join the festivities again this year. Located on South Main Street, the United Way will offer live music by The Moorehead Band, a food court, pony rides, door prizes, and even more fun for kids! Their annual Corporate Soap Box Derby will take place on the Square in Downtown Salisbury ń come root on your favorite hand-built car!
Downtown will also host the 2nd annual BB&T Sunset Run 5K ó this year designated a North Carolina Championship 5K race. The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 8 p.m.; advance registration is $25, and $30 the night of the race. Rowan Regional Medical Centerís half-mile Kidsí Fun Run will start at 7:30 p.m.; registration is $10. Proceeds from the races will benefit the Rowan County United Way. Register at www.SalisburyRowanRunners.com
For more information about the races, call David Freeze at 704-310-6741.
So meet us downtown tomorrow evening for the best in family fun, fine dining, and retail shopping. For more information, contact Downtown Salisbury, Inc. at 704-637-7814 or visit www.DowntownSalisburyNC.com

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