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Festival Days -- 70 years of community summer fun

By TIM TROGLEN Reporter Published: June 14, 2017 12:00 AM
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Hudson Tomorrow begins the annual two-day salute to the summer season -- Hudson style.

Festival Days is kicking off 70 years of ice cream socials, home and garden tours, artwork displays and flicks. If it's raining, don't fret. The tour and events are rain or shine.

The Home and Garden Tour includes the gardens at Hudson Montessori School and homes, gardens or both within walking distance on Division Street, North Oviatt Street, East Streetsboro Street, Manor Drive, Aurora Street and Hudson Street.

EVENTS

Home and Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on June 15 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 16. Tickets are available at the tent on the Hudson Green and at the Garden Shop at Hudson Middle School, 77 N. Oviatt St. for $25. Visitors are given a booklet listing each home and a map.

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The Garden Shop at Hudson Middle School will sell plants and garden items, and in the afternoon, tea is served each day of the event.

Also at the Hudson Middle School will be the Hudson Society of Artists' Clothesline Art Show with artwork on display and for sale.

Ice Cream Social June 16 on the Gazebo Green from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Children can purchase a game bracelet for $4 and play all the games they want. Games include corn hole, miniature golf, giant chess, soccer and more.

Destination Hudson visitor center will be open as will the Fire Museum. Fire trucks with hoses to spray water will keep everyone cool and wet. EMS and Environmental Awareness representatives will be present to answer questions about safety and recycling.

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In addition to the Western Reserve Community Band performing from 7 to 8:30 p.m., a new ukulele club will perform on the Clocktower side of the Green.

On the gazebo side of the Green, recent graduates from Hudson High School will perform from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Entertainers include Brittnie Price, Taylor Dukes, Hannah Collins and Jack and Annie Scott.

From 8 to 10 p.m. The Screen on the Green, a Leadership Hudson project, will show "The Secret Life of Pets," a PG-rated film, at the First & Main Green.

For more information, go to the Hudson League for Service website www.hudsonleagueforservice.org

Email: ttroglen@recordpub.com

Phone: 330-541-9435

Twitter: @Trog_RPC


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