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Main Street Matters August 23, 2017

Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series
**Music this week by a local Windsor group!

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 24 - Gene Donaldson and the Stingrays
Sponsored by Konica Minolta Business Solutions


Gene has been playing guitar for the last 35 years. In the 80's he was in a very popular band called "Smokestack Lightning". From there he joined a North east institution..."Motown Review" and played up and down the East coast. In 1992 Gene left the "Motown Review" in order to start his own group, "Gene Donaldson and the StingRays". With this band he has shared the stage with some of the Blues most respected artists. During this time Gene also toured with a number of blues artists as a sideman including Lee "Shot" Williams, Phil Guy, Eddie Kirkland, and Mary Taylor. He has also appeared on stage with blues artists such as Johnny Rawls, and Lucky Petterson. Currently Gene released a CD in the Spring of ’09'


2017 Concert Schedule


Farmers' Market

Farmers' Market
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


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 www.tourwindsorct.org
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!


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!


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