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Live It Up! On Hillsborough Street Festival

submitted by patcaster on Monday, September 6 2010 at 3:04 PM

On September 25th from 1pm to 10pm, Raleigh is closing down 8 blocks of Hillsborough Street for a FREE festival celebrating the newly-revitalized street! Featuring:

* Music
* Vendors
* Beer Garden
* Pig'N'Pie Cook-off
* Alternative Fuel Vehicle Showcase
* Whole Food's Organic Iron Chef Competition
* Bruegger's Farmer's Market
* Children's Venue including dunking booth and petting zoo
* Parade and Formal Unveiling Ceremony

Legacy Event Planners, the Hillsborough Street Community Service Corporation (HSCSC), NC State University and the City of Raleigh are joining forces to host the Live It Up! On Hillsborough Street Festival, an all day eco-friendly festival that will kick off the unveiling of the street after a lengthy re-construction.

PROCEEDS ARE GOING TO CHARITY! Including: Engineers Without Borders, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and more. There will be several non-profits on the street raising awareness and funds including Latta House

Live music by:
Holy Ghost Tent Revival
Dune Dogs
Milagro Saints
Kevin Lee Band
Philip Mancuso
Wax Planet
New King Rippers
Kenny Shore & the Pheromones

For more information, visit:

posted by egyeyes on Monday, September 6 2010 at 3:42 PM

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That sounds pretty awesome

9/6/2010 3:55:22 PM

All American
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If anything, this is relevant information so people driving past Hillsborough know to avoid the area that day lol.

After more research into the website.. I found info relevant to my interests:

Festival Foods
Polish Sausage, Italian Sausage, Steak and Cheese, Corn Dogs, Foot Long Corn Dogs, Fresh Cut Fries, Ribbon Fries, Loaded Ribbon Fries, Deep Fried Reeseā€™s, Deep Fried Candy Bars, Deep Fried Oreos, Deep Fried Twinkies, Funnel Cakes, Fountain Coke Products, Lemonade

9/6/2010 4:00:25 PM

All American
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should be good times, especially for campus residents

9/6/2010 7:47:34 PM

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Sorry to make a change this soon, but The Ethnographers have replaced Holy Ghost Tent Revival on the lineup due to a scheduling conflict. Also, here's the Facebook event:

9/6/2010 11:04:48 PM

Starting Lineup
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OH GOD! once again they "bring back" the barrel monster guy, joe "one-trick pony" carnival

9/7/2010 12:29:51 PM

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useless without deep fried beer!

9/7/2010 12:55:56 PM

Double Entendre
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qntmfred and I will be there!

9/20/2010 7:03:46 PM

All American
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What happened to Holy Ghost Tent Revival. I don't see them on the website anymore

9/21/2010 12:30:00 PM

All American
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^ look four posts above yours.

Ill be there for the funnel cakes!

9/25/2010 10:35:07 AM

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