All about Andover Day 2018

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Andover Day is Saturday, September 8th!

Thousands are expected to pack Main Street tomorrow between 10am and 4:30pm for Andover Day 2018. The town shuts down Main Street to traffic between Elm Street and Punchard Avenue to allow hundreds of vendors to set up tents, creating the ultimate street fair!

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Live Music & Community Stage

Entertainment includes live country music on the Main Stage (at Elm Street) throughout the event, with a lineup including Maddy Ryan (11:30am), Bruce Marshall (12:45pm) and Liz Bills (2:45pm)! 

The always-popular Community Stage (located near Cafe Nero at 90 Main Street) features local talent, including 9-year old Rebecca Martha John, a Sanborn Elementary School fourth grader. This passionate young dancer has been formally learning Indian classical dance under Sujatha Meyyappan of Kolam Academy of Dance. Rebecca will perform an Indian semi-classical fusion dance choreographed by Ms. Anushka Shah, also an Andover resident, and a trained classical and Bollywood dancer.

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Check out all your talented neighbors at the Community Stage: Creative Arts Dance Academy (10:15-10:45am), Andover School of Ballet (10:45-11:15am), The Real School of Music (11:15-11:30am), Dancer Rebecca Martha John (11:30-11:45am), Tiny Tunes | Dundee Park (11:45am-12:15pm), Vivo Fencing Club (2:15-12:45pm), Andover Baptist Church Unity & Mass Choirs (1:15-1:45pm),  Merrimack Valley Community Music School (1:45- 2:15pm), and The Real School of Music (2:15-2:45pm). Chinese American Association of Andovers, CAAA  (2:45-3:15pm), and The Real School of Music (3:15-4:00pm). 

Lots of Food!

You will work up an appetite strolling the street and checking out the local businesses and organizations. Plenty of food vendors will be set up by CVS on Main Street, offering popcorn, pizza by the slice, ice cream and fried dough, Plus, some local restaurants will have their own tents, like Indian Raagini Bistro of Shawsheen Village Plaza.

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World-Class Fun!

Young children will get a thrill on the carnival rides in the Andover Village Square parking lot. Step inside the Andover Coalition for Education's Portal and start talking to people around the globe.

Stop by the Andover Center For History & Culture to see printing and woodworking demonstrations in the barn, house tours, barn crafts, and to show some love to animals from the MSCPA at Nevins Farm

 

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