Run, eat and watch fireworks in the street. The Americana Festival is celebrating 41 years strong with this year's event in downtown Centerville. This year we have the star spangled scoop on some new Food Adventure attractions and happenings. The Big Ragu is a lifelong Centerville guy, so this festival is close to our homes and our hearts. We cant think of a better way to celebrate freedom and the good ole' USA, than this event. Here is a day in the life of a 4th of July Food Adventurer at the Americana Festival: 7:30am: 5K RUN at Centerville Stadium. Why? So we can … [Read more...] about Americana Festival: 5k, FOOD, Fireworks & Fox
July 4th will mark the 40th annual Americana Festival in Centerville. Wouldn't you know that The Big Ragu & Crew are veterans of practically every single Americana Festival over the years. We can't think of a better way to celebrate America's Independence that a brisk walk through the intersection of State Route 48 and Franklin Street, sampling food selections from various vendors. With over 100 spots to eat, this is a perfect opportunity for a summer Food Adventure. From typical festival fare like funnel cakes and to healthier choices like salads and grilled chops, there is … [Read more...] about 100,000 People Expected at Food Filled Americana Festival
Street Fair is Coming! Plans for summer events are really brewing around Yellow Springs. The Chamber is full of signs ready to go out and huge maps of booth positions. Artists are dropping in with questions. You can feel the energy in the air. Street Fair is coming June 11th 9 a.m.-5 p.m.! Everywhere I turn, artists are working feverishly to get a booth full of pottery, sculpture, paintings, hand-crafted clothes, bags or unique jewelry ready for you. One of my favorites is Jennifer Float’s booth with her colorful and whimsical paintings. Jenny is a happy painter. She has a very … [Read more...] about Yellow Springs Street Fair is Coming!