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Nazareth Days: The Agenda for July 19 to 21

Nazareth Days will be held from July 19 to 21 and will feature sidewalk sales, a block party, fireworks, Poker Run, Road Rally and a whole lot more.

Your agenda for Nazareth Days 2012:

Sidewalk sales will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday (July 19 to 21). Visit all participating merchants during sidewalk sale days, have your game card stamped and be entered to win fabulous prizes and giftcards to local Nazareth businesses.

Game cards will be available at participating businesses and must be delivered to Center Square on Saturday, July 21. The drawing will be held at 3 p.m. You do not need to be present to win.

Friday, July 20

The 23rd Annual Block Party will run from 7 to 11 p.m. between Belvidere and Main streets. Entertainment will be provided by Uncle Smiley, and EQ Entertainment will be DJing. will be serving up hamburgers, cheeseburgers, French fries and pierogies. Other organizations will also serve a variety of food. For more information, or to inquire about vendor space, call Jan Drosnock at (610) 554-0381.

Saturday, July  21

* Free trolley service will be available from downtown Nazareth to

Grab the for a variety of friendly activities, which will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include:

  • Carriage Rides
  • Trolley Rides
  • Mario Andretti's Indy Car
  • Free Children's Pavilion at Broad and Belvidere Streets
  • Petting Zoo
  • Clowns
  • Food
  • Fire Truck Display
  • Farmers Market
  • Serene Green (10 a.m. to noon)
  • Burnt Toast (noon to 2 p.m.)
  • Vendors, Shops and More!

A blood drive will be held at from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A few blocks away at Nazareth Boro-Park:

  • 9 a.m.: Flea Market - Arts & Crafts
  • 9 a.m.: Antique Car Show - Lehigh Valley Thunderbirds
  • 10 a.m.: Free Pony Rides
  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: CHIP (child ID program)

Entertainment

  • 9 to 9:45 a.m.: Nazareth Area Community Chorus
  • 10 to 11:30 a.m.: Nazareth Area Community Band
  • Noon to 12:45 p.m.: Dream Kids
  • 1 to 1:45 p.m.: Zumba Demo
  • 2 to 4 p.m.: Inch & The Echoes

Entertainment in the Gazebo

  • 9 to 10:30 a.m.: The Matt Shelosky Quartet
  • 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.: Mark Prestifilippo
  • 1 to 3:30 p.m.: Mountain Heritage

Other Events

  • Ed "Snake Man" Yandrisovitz @ Softball Field by Pavilion

Registration for the  (for motorcycles) will start at 11 a.m. at the Vigilance Hose Co. No. 1 Social Club. The cost to enter is $20 per driver and $15 per passenger. The Poker Run will end at Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, Bath. Entertainment, food and beverages will be available at the end of the run. All funds raised will be donated to . For more information, contact Eric Heckman at (610) 295-2734.

Registration for the  (for vehicles) will start at 4 p.m. at the Nazareth Boro-Park softball field. The cost to enter is $25 per vehicle. Directions and questions will be supplied. Participants must find the answers. This event has grown over the years and has become a big hit. The goal this year is to have more than 100 vehicles. T-shirts will be available for sale. For more information, contact Carl Strye, Jr. at (484) 239-3146.

A disc jockey will begin playing music at the Boro-Park at 6 p.m. Members of the public are invited to gather at the small pavilion to hang out and have fun before the fireworks. The fire company and the Nazareth Area Kiwanis Club will have food and ice cream for sale.

The "most amazing fireworks show in the area" will take start promptly at 10 p.m. The fireworks are sponsored by Vigilance Hose Co. No. 1. The company is accepting donations for the show.

To donate (any amount is appreciated):

Vigilance Hose Co. No. 1
Fireworks 2012 P.O. Box 191
Nazareth, PA 18064

If Nazareth Days festivities are postponed due to weather, the Road Rally and fireworks will also be postponed until Sunday, July 22. Times will remain the same.

Nrite71 July 07, 2012 at 02:09 PM
Any suggestions for Goidelic viewing of the fireworks. I'm trying to stay away front the traffic from the immediate park area. Thanks
Nrite71 July 07, 2012 at 02:10 PM
Ok I meant good.....not sure how the iPad came up with that one LOL
JBW1984 July 21, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Shoeneck moravian is having a party type thing at 9pm, bring chairs/blanket and they have food type deal.

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