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Satur­day, Au­gust 9th

Stanstead Journal - - FRONT PAGE - Bethany Creaser Vic­to­ria Vanier Derby Line

Derby Line’s Big Day

Derby Line Com­mu­nity Day & Vil­lage Wide Yard Sale

The 13th an­nual Derby Line Com­mu­nity Day and Vil­lage Wide Yard sale will take place on Au­gust 9th through­out the vil­lage of Derby Line. The com­mu­nity day be­gins at 10am at Bax­ter Park and is full of lots of free, live mu­sic and entertainment. Be­sides the fun pro­vided by the Cir­cus Smirkus ad­vanced campers, the North­woods Stew­ard­ship Cen­ter, ETWA Wrestling, a pet­ting zoo, face paint­ing, King­dom Bounce and Slide and more, lo­cal mu­si­cians will per­form from 10 am un­til dusk. The Montshire Mu­seum of Science, from Nor­wich, Ver­mont, will or­ga­niz­ing some hands-on science ac­tiv­i­ties for every­one one of which will even in­clude a wind tun­nel!

An an­tique car show will be put on by Cars of Yesteryear while medieval craft­ing demon­stra­tions, such as black­smithing and weav­ing, will take peo­ple even far­ther back in time! There will also be a roller derby demon­stra­tion on the ten­nis courts and a tae kwon do demon­stra­tion.

In ad­di­tion, browse among the many ven­dors for a bit of shop­ping, to grab a bite to eat or play some bingo at the vil­lage hall. There will be food ven­dors, hand­i­craft ven­dors and com­mer­cial ven­dors on site. The pop­u­lar chef of the newly opened Derby Line Vil­lage Inn will be show­ing peo­ple how to make an au­then­tic ap­ple strudel and pro­vid­ing sam­ples of that de­lec­ta­ble dessert. Fire­works will be set off at dusk.

These events and ac­tiv­i­ties are pro­vided free of charge thanks to the gen­er­ous con­tri­bu­tions of many lo­cal spon­sors. “It’s im­por­tant for us that this event is free. We don’t want fam­i­lies to need to spend a lot of money,” ex­plained Bethany Creaser who is on the or­ga­niz­ing com­mit­tee.

Stop by the vil­lage’s info booth or play some bingo to help sup­port this event. There will be a Tup­per­ware fundraiser at the com­mu­nity day info booth and bingo in the vil­lage hall to raise money to help cover the costs of Derby Line Day.

In ad­di­tion, stop by the vil­lage to shop at one of the many yard sales that are par­tic­i­pat­ing in the vil­lage wide yard sales. Sales be­gin at 8am and yard sale maps can be picked up at the vil­lage hall on Au­gust 8th and 9th.

For any fur­ther info about the com­mu­nity day, please call 873-3420 or visit http://my­ers­­by­line­day.

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