"First Upper Delaware Spring Festival" - for release: May 16, 2005
Hancock kicks off holiday weekend with Spring Festival
The First Annual Upper Delaware Spring Festival is slated for Friday, May 27, 2005, in downtown Hancock.
The day-long celebration, sponsored by more than 100 Hancock area businesses and organizations, will kick off the Memorial Day weekend with special events that include a Big Fish Contest, Art Show, and dedication of the new Village of Hancock sign at the East Front Street parking lot.
A variety of crafts vendors are expected, and exhibitors will include the National Park Service and the Hancock Rotary, which will offer a preview of the new community clock to be installed later this summer at the corner of East Main and Read streets.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
8 AM - 4 PM: Big Fish Contest. Catches will be measured at the municipal parking lot at 4 PM. Contest rules and entry forms are available at Hancock Village Clerk's office.
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM: Face Painting for kids of all ages.
10 AM - 5:30 PM: River Art Show at the Town Hall. Area artists exhibit their favorite "riverscapes."
6 PM - Cash prizes will be awarded to winning artists at 6:00 PM across from the Municipal Parking Lot.
5 PM - 7 PM: Wine tasting, courtesy of the Hancock Liquor Store.
5 PM - 7 PM: Barbecue steak dinner across from the parking lot, catered by French Woods Golf & Ski Resort. $11.95 per person.
7 PM - 7:30 PM: Dedication of the new Village of Hancock sign, donated by Hancock Partners.
7 PM - 10 PM: Dancing to the sounds of dual DJ’s.
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