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Sep
20
2019 River Jam: Fringe Fest
When
Friday, Sep 20, 2019
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where
Mechanics Park, Clifford Park, Rumery's Boatyard
Biddeford
Cost
FREE
Category
Add to My Calendar 09/20/2019 5:00 PM 09/20/2019 9:00 PM America/New_York 2019 River Jam: Fringe Fest Mechanics Park, Clifford Park, Rumery's Boatyard , Biddeford

About This Event

Join us in the heart of Biddeford downtown and mill districts for FREE family fun, music, arts, outdoor events, food trucks, and entertainment, with something for everyone! Friday night’s kickoff, Fringe Fest, is co-produced by local arts organization Engine and the Heart of Biddeford. Saturday’s River Jam Fest is the Heart of Biddeford’s signature event of the year. All of it is free to attend.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2019
MAIN STREET
5-9 PM: Fringe Fest - a celebration of community in downtown Biddeford to kick off River Jam weekend. 


SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2019
MECHANICS PARK, WATER STREET
8 AM: River Jam 5K road race
10 AM: Dash to the sea kayak race
1-3 PM: Boat rides on the Saco River
12-4 PM: Family Fun in Mechanics Park. Annual watermelon seed spitting contest, Engine’s Maker’s Market, Kid’s games, BBQ. Sign up for walking tours/boat ride
EVENING: Music continues and folks can enjoy the beer tent & food from a variety of delicious locations.

MUSIC IN MECHANICS PARK
12:00 – 1:00 PM: Matt Loosigian - a dynamic, spirited performer who gets the kids dancing
2:15 – 3:30 PM: Joan Kennedy Band - country singer/songwriter from Canada 
4:00 – 5:15 PM: Samuel James - roots musician and modern guitar master
5:45 – 7:00 PM: The Youngerbloods - funk, soul, R&B 
7:30 – 9:00 PM: Kenya Hall - soul, hip hop, funk

There is no gate fee to enter and enjoy any of the events thanks to funding from the City of Biddeford and Presenting Sponsors Biddeford Savings, Pepperell Mill Campus, and Saco & Biddeford Savings.

VOLUNTEER to get a free River Jam t-shirt - contact Nehemie Joseph, or fill out an application online.

Visit the River Jam Festival website for more details, or follow on Facebook to stay up to date on Festival events.

Event Organizer

Heart of Biddeford
Juanita Dickson
Heart of Biddeford

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