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Main Street Matters August 16, 2017

Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series
First Town Downtown and the Windsor Chamber of Commerce invite you to the summer concert series sponsored by Windsor Businesses. Concerts are on Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on the Windsor Town Green and are free to the public. For more information call 688-5715.

Make it a Special Thursday!
* Bring a food item for the Windsor Food & Fuel Bank
* Enjoy dinner at one of Windsor’s quaint restaurants
* Shop at the farmers’ market & local shops
* Then settle in and enjoy the concert!

August 17- Southern Voice
Sponsored by Town of Windsor Recreation Department

See them play at this year's Hoe Down on October 14th!

Southern Voice plays the best of today’s modern country from artists such as Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton and many more. Southern Voice has had the opportunity to entertain at all the local honky tonks as well as A-list venues like Foxwoods, Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill, Comcast Center and the Berlin Fair.Fronted by vocalist Annmarie Volpert and vocalist/guitarist James Querios, with the backing of bassist Todd Buslewicz and drummer Matt Lefebrve. Southern Voice is sure to be the perfect entertainment backdrop for your venue or event.

2017 Concert Schedule

Tour Windsor CT 'Selfie Contest'

Tour Windsor CT 'Selfie Contest'
Tour Windsor's 'Selfie Contest' is back again! Throughout the month of August you, your friends, and family can upload selfies taken at various locations around Windsor. Here's how to participate:

1. Visit
2. Select the location your selfie was taken at & upload! Get creative--standard selfies not required!
3. Share your selfie on social media using #tourwindsorselfies
4. Keep submitting selfies and vote for your favorites! Winners get special prizes.

Upload selfies/browse locations here!

Farmers' Market

Farmers' Market
Music this week by Sean Murray!

The 2017 FTDT Farmers’ Market is gearing up for its 9th season! This well-attended local marketplace in Windsor Center includes locally grown fruits, vegetables, baked goods, herbs, eggs, cheese, skincare products, candles and more.

The Farmers’ Market runs every Thursday June 29 - October 19 from 3:30-6:30pm and is located at 240 Broad Street in the center of Windsor.

The farmers' market is a stampable page in the Passport to Summer Fun booklet! Pick one up at the market to get started!

2017 Market Vendors

Heritage Bricks

Heritage Bricks
First Town Downtown offers engraved bricks that are installed in the brick patio on the town green across from Central Street every June & October. When purchasing a brick, you can add up to 3 lines of 20 characters each to have a special message included. Select symbols are also available to be added. The cost of a heritage brick is $50.

Once your brick is purchased, you and the brick honoree will be invited to join us for an installation ceremony to give you the opportunity to present your brick and select its spot on the patio. Refreshments will also be provided.

A heritage brick is the perfect gift for any occasion. Make your friend, family, or business a part of Windsor history for generations to see and celebrate! If you purchase a brick as a present for the holidays, themed bags are available.

Our next brick installation ceremony will be on October 11th, 2017 at 10am. Bricks purchased by September 1st, 2017 will be included in the ceremony.

Order your brick here!

2nd Annual FTDT Hoe Down

2nd Annual FTDT Hoe Down
Grab your boots and get ready to dance. First Town Downtown is hosting its 2nd annual Hoe Down Saturday, October 14th 2017 at Grace Episcopal Church (311 Broad Street) at 7:30pm.

The night will include live modern country music provided by 'Southern Voice', a line dance demonstration, and a silent auction to benefit First Town Downtown. Snacks and drinks will be available. This is a 21+ over event. Western attire encouraged, country state-of-mind required!

Buy tickets or sponsor the Hoe Down here!

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