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12th Annual Glen Allen Day Parade and Fair to be Held Sept. 20, 2008


The 12th Annual Glen Allen Day Parade and Fair will be held Saturday, September 20th, 2008. The theme for the this year’s celebration is “Glen Allen – one America’s Top 100 Communities”.

The Glen Allen Day 2008 Parade will feature the Hermitage High School Marching Band and Color Guard and will begin at 9:30AM on Mountain Road at John Cussons Drive and will proceed westbound along Mountain Road, turning right entering Crump Park and ending at RF&P Park. Locke Taylor, DVM, a local veteranarian, has been named Parade Grand Marshal.

The Glen Allen Day Arts and Crafts Fair featuring local artists, crafters and other exhibitors will begin at 10AM and continue until 4PM. The Glen Allen Ruritan Club will cook and sell pork barbecue, hot dogs and hamburgers. Other refreshments and treats available for purchase will be provided by other clubs and event sponsors. Proceeds will benefit the Glen Allen community.

Family fun and games including moonwalks and a custom/classic car show will be featured as well as a petting zoo and live entertainment.

Among those scheduled to appear onstage are local bands: The Atkinsons and The Taters. Live martial arts demostrations by Master Cho’s Tae Kwon Do will be given onstage. The Hermitage High School Chorus will perform and other music acts will be announced closer to the event date.

For a parade application and further updates, please visit our website, www.GlenAllenDay.com or call our hotline (804) 257-9605. Glen Allen Day is hosted by the Glen Allen Ruritan Club and the Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks.

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