JAMESTOWN - The Downtown Jamestown Development Corporation announces Razz and Friends will provide the opening, premier performance at Tracy Plaza prior to The Resource Center and TRC Foundation "Jamestown's I'll Be Home for Christmas Parade of the Wooden Soldiers & Holiday Celebration" on Friday. This performance will be free and open to the public.
This will be their first pre-parade performance helping our community and region celebrate the upcoming holiday season. Razz and Friends will perform holiday music along with military ensembles to go along with this year's theme.
"Razz and Friends is a great local band," said Lee Harkness, DJDC Executive Director. "They bring a level of music that is exceptional and can be appreciated by all."
Downtown Jamestown Development Corporation will present The Resource Center and TRC Foundation "Jamestown's I'll Be Home for Christmas Parade of the Wooden Soldiers & Holiday Celebration" on Friday at 6:30 p.m. The parade will travel from Porter Avenue East on Third Street to Tracy Plaza for the traditional tree lighting ceremony and singing of the National Anthem by Samantha DeJesus Chautauqua Lake Idol winner. The Jamestown Cycle Shop Snowball Drop and annual fireworks display will take place immediately following Santa's arrival to Tracy Plaza. Any group, business, organization, or event interested in participating in this year's snowball drop is asked to contact DJDC at 664-2477. Participation is free.
Parade line up will begin at 5 p.m. on Third Street between Hallock Street and Porter Avenue. There is still time to sign-up and participate in the annual parade. Those interested are asked to contact DJDC immediately at 664-2477 or download a registration form at www.discoverjamestown.com.
"We continue to have a successful number of groups participate and anticipate another 250+ unit parade," said Ashley Anderson, DJDC Special Events Coordinator. "Groups are still encouraged to sign up and participate. Participation is free."