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Big Home Front Events Coming This Fall in Richmond

         Participate in the 2nd Annual Home Front Festival By the Bay

The Planning Committee for the 2nd Annual Home Front Festival By the Bay has been working had for many months to bring you a bigger and better festival in 2008! This year the festival has been relocated to Lucretia Edwards Park on Marina Way South, and there is NO entrance fee. With so many activities happening there isn't space to list them all...here's a brief overview:

Friday, October 3rd we bring back the very popular USO Dance, with music by "Junius Courtney Big Band" and a special appearance by the "Blue Stars" from the Hornet Museum.

Saturday, October 4th the Festival opens at 11:00 with a Tule Reed Boat Launch. The Main Stage will be in the Ford Craneway on Saturday, with a great line-up of entertainers, culminating with our headliners - The Spinners!

Sunday morning the YMCA once again will host the 5/10K Family Walk Run, details here; and the National Park Service will host the Home Front Workers Reunion in the Ford Craneway. Former Home Front Workers all over the United States are being invited to join us.

We will have a children's area, a bistro, an entertainment stage for youth performers on Saturday, and new this year...a Carnival! With all these activities, the festival will be THE place to be October 3rd, 4th & 5th.

Visit www.homefrontfestival.com for more information about the festival.

Do you have retail wares you want to sell at the festival? Perhaps you have gourmet, healthy food to sell? Want to promote your business to the public? Click here for the application packet.

Are you a sponsor of the Festival?  If not, call Judy Morgan or Michelle Itagaki at (510) 234-3512 to find out how you can get a 3 to 1 return on your sponsorship investment!

         WWII The Home Front Experience

Richmond at War
Presented by The Richmond Museum of History
Opening Reception August 24th