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Denton Street Festival is September 13
Come out for some great music, tasty treats, hot cars and shopping galore at this year’s Denton Street Festival that is sponsored by Novant Health, First Bank, CID, NH Med Services, and Century Hoisery, Inc.! Set for Saturday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the annual event will feature live entertainment by Eric & The Chill Tones on the Evelyn L. Gallimore Pavilion in Harrison Park from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Local talent will be featured as well.

Automobile enthusiasts will find plenty to envy at the Classic Car Show, hosted by the Denton Merchants Association and located in the SunTrust parking lot. For those interested in showing off their rides, contact Beth Bunting at Shapes Fitness 859-5879 or Anne Bean at Wilson Carter Supply 859-4291.

The streets will be a shopping paradise with vendors selling antiques, jewelry, crafts, woodwork, artwork, and all sorts of country fare. The kids will have a blast with pony rides and inflatables, and a bungee jumps trampoline. Sponsor, Novant Health is excited to present information pertaining to their new practitioners and facilities. “Barney and Thelma Lou” will be strolling through the festival all day. “Elvis” will perform from 10:30am-12:00pm…So, EVERYONE come out and enjoy all the entertainment, crafts, and food!!

Vendors for the Denton Street Festival are still being accepted and set up costs range from $30 up to $75, depending on space and electrical needs. Vendor applications are available online at

The street festival is held in the downtown area of Denton, but for visitors from out-of-town this is a great opportunity to explore our beautiful community.

In addition to shopping with festival vendors, please feel free to stop in at local stores and restaurants and see what Denton has to offer. And for Dentonians, the festival is a perfect opportunity to catch up with old friends - everybody will be here! Bring your lawn chairs and plan to stay all day.

For more information on the Denton Street Festival, including exhibitor details, call Denton Town Hall at 859-4231 or visit


2nd Annual Dog Days in Harrison Park


By Kelly Bledsoe
Come strutt your stuff, and your mutt! The 2nd Annual Dog Day in the Park and Pet Parade, sponsored by Denton Animal Hospital and The Town of Denton Parks and Recreation is scheduled for Saturday, September 20 from 9:00am-12. The festival is a one-day event celebrating and supporting our four-legged friends and their owners. It will feature an exciting array of dog demonstrations sponsored by Rolling Meadows Academy of Dog Training, as well as a Pet Parade, in addition to the Blesssing of the Animals by local clergy.

There will also be the ever-popular Best Trick Contest and Dog/Owner Look-a-Like Contest, Musical Sit, Best Costume, Biggest/Smallest, Oldest/Youngest, Best Human Bark, and ending with a Wet T-Shirt contest! Prizes will be awarded to the winning pets.

In addition, pet owners will be treated to a variety of booths and activities to pamper their pets, including K9 Portraits, Pet Micro-chipping, Doggie Snacks, Music and more!

Admission is free so come out and play with your four footed furry friend. The activities will begin at 9:30 with the Blessing of the Animals followed by the Pet Parade at 9:45. Games and activities will begin at 10:00am and end at NOON. All dogs must have proof of current rabies vaccination. Owners can pre-register their pets by emailing You may also register your dog the day of the event starting at 9:00am.

If you have question or for more information call Denton Animal Hospital at 859-2828 or The Denton Orator at 859-3131. We hope you enjoy the day with us!