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Family Feastival 2012 in Downtown Plano on Oct 27th

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FEASTIVAL 2012 IN DOWNTOWN PLANO

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 11 am to 9 pm

FREE STREET ADMISSION

 Event features music of Texas’ Cas Haley, the Great Pumpkin Race, Culinary from Top Collin County Restaurants, Booths with one-of-a-kind shopping finds and fun for the whole family!

Plano’s Historic District in Downtown, on 15th Street and in Haggard Park is the appealing and relaxing location for all things Feast-ival 2012. An Interactive Kids Fun time Area at Feast-ival in Haggard Park

  • face painting
  • carnival games
  • pumpkin carving
  • cane pole fishing
  • petting zoo

Texas musician Cas Haley headlines Feast-ival 2012 with a performance on the main stage at 7p.m., free to the public. Haley’s style reflects elements of soul, blues, and pop swirling through strong reggae beats. The main stage will also feature live music all day, also free to the public.

The Feast-ival Main Stage will feature live entertainment all day from leading North Texas area bands. The evening will include a street party and street dance and more.

Concessions throughout the event will generate proceeds to benefit The Assistance Center of Collin County. The Assistance Center of Collin County brings carefully qualified and prompt short-term assistance to individuals and families in financial crisis to help them regain self-sufficiency. The ACCC’s discerning programs, guidance and funds are helping stabilize Collin County families’ home economies to fight homelessness, hunger and poverty as well as help protect our entire community from a wave effect of negative impacts. www.theassistancecenter.org

Chefs from top dining destinations in Downtown Plano will be cooking up food for everyone in a Grand Autumn Tasting with culinary creations to reflect the flavors of the season. Feast-ival 2012 attendees will also be able to purchase beer, wine and mixed drinks. Restaurants in the area include Bake Rejoice, The Fillmore Pub, Into My Garden Tearoom, Jorg’s Café Vienna, Kelly’s Eastside, Nee Nee’s Tearoom, Posh Nosh, Urban Crust and 32 Degrees Rooftop Bar, Urban Rio, The Vickery Park, Ye Ole Butcher Shop, and Zanata.

NEW TO FEASTIVAL THIS YEAR. . .THE GREAT PUMPKIN RACE

This year, kids of all ages will be able to show their creativity with ingredients of the season: pumpkins! The Great Pumpkin Race at Feast-ival 2012 will include a race on 15th Street of “mini-vehicles” created with a decorated pumpkin on  wheels.

Feast-ival also will showcase some of Texas’ great keepsake automobiles from all eras in a Vintage Car show.

The 2012 Feast-ival is presented by Urban Crust and Urban Rio, the Historic Downtown Plano Association.

Keep visiting www.visitdowntownplano.com for details and event announcements.

 

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