SummerFest expands food, music offering

06/25/2009 12:10 AM

10/19/2009 10:52 AM

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

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