May Day Cel­e­bra­tion set in his­toric Stevensville

Record Observer - - Arts & Entertainment -

STEVENSVILLE — A May Day Cel­e­bra­tion is planned for Satur­day, May 7 in the His­toric Stevensville Arts and En­ter­tain­ment Dis­trict that in­cludes a num­ber of fam­ily events, in­clud­ing a May Day Bas­ket Con­test, Kids May Day Bas­kets, and a May Pole Dance.

The day’s events will take place from noon to 3 p.m., rain or shine, in the heart of his­toric Stevensville. It will be the sec­ond event in the First Satur­days Pro­gram for Stevensville.

The May Day Bas­ket Con­test is open to res­i­dents, busi­nesses, and artists in the En­ter­tain­ment Dis­trict. En­tries must fea­ture live/ real flow­ers and will be judged on orig­i­nal­ity, cre­ativ­ity, and over­all qual­ity of bas­ket ar­range­ment.

Par­tic­i­pants must pr­ereg­is­ter to have bas­kets judged by the Kent Is­land Gar­den Club. Reg­is­tra­tion forms are avail­able at Trade Winds Ex­change or at http://stevensvil­leart­sanden­ter­tain­ment.org/events-ac­tiv­i­ties/ The win­ning bas­ket will be an­nounced at 1 p.m. in the Stevensville Pocket Park.

Chil­dren are in­vited to cre­ate their own May Day Bas­kets to hang on doors and brighten some­one’s day, or­ga­niz­ers said.

A May Pole Dance around a tra­di­tional May Pole will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Stevensville Pocket Park.

All his­toric sites in old Stevensville — the Cray House, Stevensville Post Of­fice, Stevensville Rail­road Sta­tion, and old Christ Church — will be open from noon to 4 p.m. on May 7 and the first Satur­days of each month through Novem­ber.

For more in­for­ma­tion on the Stevensville Arts and En­ter­tain­ment Dis­trict and up­com­ing events there, log onto http://stevensvil­leart­sanden­ter­tain­ment.org

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