This weekend's Reading Fall Street Faire featured a spectrum of entertainment—from classical music to rock music to live dance routines. The above photos showcase just a small sample of those performances.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
There was a lot to see and do this weekend at the Street Fair.
This year's Reading Fall Street Faire featured more entertainment for children than last year's event. One of Reading Patch's favorite photographers turned his lens toward the now more kid-friendly action and captured the above images.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Leslie Leahy, owner of The Hitching Post, and her friend Denise Eaton submitted the above photos of the fair.
Monday, September 12, 2011
George Medeiros submitted the above photos from this weekend's Reading Fall Street Faire, and we liked them enough to make them your own gallery. If you'd like to show your neighbors YOUR photos from the fair, attach them to our "Your Photos..." gallery by opening the article and clicking "Add your photos & videos" link.
Photos of your neighborhood event from your neighbors.
Reading Patch dispatched one of its favorite photographers to the Reading Fall Street Faire and 9/11 commemoration activities Sunday, but we couldn't be everywhere. Because of that, we've asked you to upload your photos of the event. Click the "add your photos and videos" link below the picture to add to the gallery. If you upload 10 or more photos, email me at email@example.com and let me know.
Friday, September 9, 2011
More than two dozen events on three stages.
Sunday's Reading Fall Street Faire will feature more than 155 vendors along Have and High Streets. In addition, the day will feature more than two dozen presentations, demonstrations and performances at three different stages. Additional events will precede the fair, including the unveiling of a new 9/11 memorial at Reading Memorial High School, the 5k road race and a 9/11 remembrance ceremony on the Town Common. Reading Patch has obtained the full schedule of performances and posted them below. Town Common Stage: 12:00-12:10 High Street stage (train depot): Chute Street: MCs Everthing but the Dog and Bark N Roll
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Event to feature local legislators, "Song of the Unsung Hero."
The town released today the lineup for Sunday's Sept. 11 rememberance ceremony to be held at 11:30 on the town common. This ceremony will be separate from the commemorative event to be held at 10 a.m. at Reading Memorial High School. That ceremony will feature the unveiling of two granite slants installed this week on the property. The Reading Fall Street Faire will start after the ceremony, at 12 p.m. Full program:
First responders to run Reading Fall 5k in gear to honor those lost.
First responders from Reading and other local communities will run the second annual “Fall Street 5K” with varying levels of their safety gear. The first responders are honoring the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001 by running the race and raising money for two charities. All money raised will be split between the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York City and the Shriner’s Burn center in Boston. This year, the annual race is being held on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. When contacted, race organizers the Reading Athletic Club were excited to work with local responders in honoring the lives lost. Local responders wanted to not only honor all the lives lost by running in gear, but also by raising money. “It is important to not …
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Calendar to be available at the Reading Fall Street Faire, local businesses.
Three Reading Girl Scouts at the Reading Fall Street Faire will offer you the chance to get a view of Reading’s best sites all year as they attempt to raise enough money to earn their Girl Scouts Gold Award. Troop Leader Michelle Kramer said that scouts and Reading Memorial High School Students Grace Stroman, Kasey Cook and Mary Kate Kelley have produced the 2012 “Sights of Reading” calendar with each month displaying an 8 ½” X 11” photo of a sight in Reading. The “Sights of Reading” booth has been funded by The Reading Co-operative Bank and will be located near the top of Haven Street. The calendars will be on sale for $12 or two for $20. The calendar produced in 2010, Kramer said, sold out. “The troop received numerous calls looking for …
Firefighters Scott Dole (left) Dave Ferreira (middle) and and Lt. Rick Nelson (right) will run in this year’s Reading Fall Street Faire Road Race on Sept. 11 while wearing their firefighting equipment. Nelson, along with others, have arranged for more than 60 firefighters, police officers and military servicemen and women to run 5k, each while wearing some portion of their uniform. The purpose of their participation is to give civilians running the race a chance to reflect on the day’s historical events, he said. This isn’t the first time that Nelson has gone above and beyond in regard to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Following the fall of the Twin Towers, Nelson said, he organized two bus trips for area firefighters to travel to …