Kids play in a bounce house during Etown Day 2011.
Photo by Keith Lobdell.
Elizabethtown The annual celebration of all things Elizabethtown kicks off with a dance party on Friday and runs throughout the weekend.
Etown Day, which has now expanded to include Friday, July 20, Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22, Kicks off with a block dance with music by Rob Pulsifer and the E-town Express. The dance will be held at the Cobble Hill Golf Course Pavilion, starting at 7 p.m.
Events on Saturday, the tradition Etown Day, will include the town wide garage sale, which will begin at 7 a.m. Maps with the locations of the homes participating in the sale will be available at the Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union, Champlain National Bank, and the Town Hall after July 18. On the day of the event, maps will be available at the Chamber of Commerce Table positioned across the street from the town hall.
New this year will be hot air balloon rides, starting Saturday at 7 a.m. with a suggested donation of $5.
The annual Etown Day parade will begin at 3 p.m., with floats moving through Court Street.
The day will conclude with fireworks, beginning at dusk.
On Sunday, wrapping up E-town festivities will be a historic slide show, “E-towners at Work and Play,” at 3 p.m.