SummerFest expands food, music offering

June 25, 2009 

SummerFest keeps growing in food, fun and festivities, the city announced Wednesday.

Tonight's Main Street event will include two live performances at Bob Hart Square and a summer fashion show at 6:30 p.m.

Gidget and the Moon Doggies will take the stage at 5 p.m., followed by jazz artist Rudy Moreno at 7 p.m.

Tri-tip sandwiches, desserts and chili fries have been added to the food options available, in addition to the Asian cuisine, kettle corn and farm-fresh produce previously available.

Handmade jewelry and tattoos from a henna artist can also be purchased.

Kids can participate in Guitar Hero and Wii competitions.

SummerFest will take place on Main and Canal streets, and Bob Hart Square from 5 to 8 p.m. Sponsored by the city and the Downtown Improvement District, the event will run through Aug. 20, skipping July 2 (Independence Day) and July 23 (Fair Week).

-- Danielle Gaines