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September First Weekend to be Summer Finale celebration

Ada Ross drive a pink mini car “Chloe’s Coupe” from the Champlain Valley Transportation museum during Plattsburgh’s first weekend celebration on July 6.

Ada Ross drive a pink mini car “Chloe’s Coupe” from the Champlain Valley Transportation museum during Plattsburgh’s first weekend celebration on July 6. Photo by Katherine Clark.

— On Saturday, Sept. 7, City Hall Place will be closed off to traffic from 2 to 7 p.m. and performers will come out in waves beginning at 2, 3, and 5 p.m. From 2 to 3 p.m. Jay Lesage will perform on Upper Bridge Street, and Josh Meyer, also known as Dirty Diapers, will perform at City Hall Place.

From 3 to 5 p.m. Haley McGivney will perform at City Hall Place, and Stan Ransom AKA The Connecticut Peddler will perform on Upper Bridge Street.

The final blowout performance with Lucid will be held at City Hall Place with a live and in the street concert beginning at 5 p.m. The musical performance will go on rain or shine. In case of rain an alternate location will be posted on the First Weekend Facebook page and on poster boards set up during the First Weekend festivities.

Alongside the musical performances, First Weekend will come alive with family and kid activities with the Champlain Valley Transportation museum providing antique vehicles for children to drive around City Hall place and other kid fun activities near Trinity Park. The community will come out to show its true colors with area groups of entertainers and businesses performing demonstrations of their crafts.

Fred Villari’s Plattsburgh Studio will give a karate demonstration on Friday from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

On Saturday, Sept. 7, demonstrations include Center Stage Dance Studio at the band shell in McDonough Park on Saturday at 2 p.m. Belly dancers from the Leisa and The Masouda Arnold Dance Ensemble will perform at 3:30 p.m. Haus of Starrs will perform from their “Wizard of Oz” showcased performance.

Lastly, North Country Squares will do a demonstration of their lively square dancing at 4:30 p.m.

Throughout the day Rollier said there will be a variety of other acts coming down to entertain and meet the locals.

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