If youre looking for something different to do Saturday, July 8, consider heading to Freeport for Ciminos Italian Fest.
The Fest will feature plenty to do, see and eat, as Sam Ciminos crew hosts a day of outdoor activities that kicks off at 3:30 p.m. with live entertainment from local bands and ending with Newport Project kickin it from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
You can meet one of the Budweiser Clydesdales up close and personal, be mesmerized by a local magician or flush a local dignitary in the Pretzel City flush tank.
Outdoor cuisine will aboundfrom brats and Italian sausage (of course), to ribs and corn, to chicken and beef sandwiches, to hot dogs and chips. And for, traditional Italian, the regular menu will be available inside.
Make tracks to Freeport early to see the Budweiser Clydesdales get hitched at Tuttys Crossing (downtown by the railroad tracks) before the downtown parade at 1 p.m.
From the July 5-11, 2006, issue