A press release from Groton Business Association
Columbus may have discovered America, but it’s time for you to
discover Groton’s Eighth Annual Fall Festival this Saturday.
This is a special community event created and hosted by the Groton Business Association (GBA) of
the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce.
Groton’s Eighth Annual Fall Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is a rain or shine event.
The Festival site at Poquonnock Plains Park at 150 Fort Hill Road will feature artists and crafters, displaying their skill and wares for display and purchase. Local businesses and organizations will have exhibits. A complete list of participating artists, crafters, food vendors, businesses and organizations can be found on the official Groton Eighth Annual Fall Festival 2013 and Groton Business Association (GBA) website.
The entire festival site will become a circus of entertainment. Featured will be the Life Star Helicopter in the center ring. Children’s entertainer, Steve Elci and Kidsploration will occupy a ring of listening pleasure in the area of the children’s playground.
Groton’s Fire Departments
will celebrate Fire Prevention Week 2013 with special displays, exhibits, and
The festival will offer a variety of entertainment. Children’s entertainer Steve Elci and Kidsploration, guitarist Lou Manzi, April’s Balloons and Simply Enchanted will be there and Gabriele’s Martial Arts will hold a demonstration.
The GBA would like to recognize the companies who have committed to be a sponsor for this year’s event. They are Groton Utilities, Groton Parks and Recreation Department, Cumulus Media – Q105, Chelsea Groton Bank, Liberty Bank, the Savings Institute, Country Glen & Lighthouse Shopping Center, Comcast, the Groton Shopping Plaza, and Thames Valley Communications.
Net proceeds from the festival will be used to support GBA events, including Groton’s Annual Holiday Lights Parade in December and projects throughout the year.