Centennial celebration kicks off Friday

Published: Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 09:36 AM.


Saturday, June 29

Weekend festivities will kick off with a 5K run down Port City Trail at 7 a.m. Register in advance for the jog at the Port St. Joe Fire Station. Later, at 9 a.m., the SaltAir Farmer’s Market will be setup in City Commons to sell fresh produce and showcasing local art. At the same time, the Timeline Display at Frank Pate Park will debut with a pictorial history of major events from the last 100 years of the town. Take a walk through time. Literally.

Happening concurrently on Reid Avenue, a classic car show will celebrate history with a display of early-model cars and trucks. Starting at 4 p.m. Reid Avenue will be the epicenter for live music featuring a lineup of local talent. The static light show at George Core Park will show encore displays Saturday, Sunday and Monday at dark.


Sunday, June 30

Sunday is Family Fun Day and at 1 p.m., George Core Park will play host to food, fun, games and a kite flying contest. There will be lots to do for the little ones including a football toss, soccer booth and misting station. Raffles will be held throughout the afternoon to score gift certificates to local eateries and businesses.

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