South Mountain edition of Meet Me on Main Street a sunny success
Nation Valley News
SOUTH MOUNTAIN — Clear sunny skies seem to be the pattern so far for Meet Me on Main Street. Not to jinx it, but the North Dundas street-party series is now 2-0 on the beautiful weather score during an otherwise soggy summer.
Hundreds took part in the township’s latest Canada 150 salute last night.
One could say that in South Mountain’s case, the series should be “Meet the Mayor on Main Street” — as Mayor Eric Duncan literally stood parallel to the top of the Main Street sign atop the licensed event’s beer trailer. (See below photo)
From that perch, Duncan addressed the crowd and a live Facebook stream to invite more to join in the fun.
Hillbilly Highway entertained once again and had many stepping onto the dance floor. This was the last night for a Hillbilly Highway show during the series.
There were quite a few more food vendors to choose from last night in South Mountain — in comparison to Morewood last week, where concessionaires ran low as a result of the large crowd.
“Canadian-inspired” dishes and favourites were again on the menu in South Mountain.
Be sure to checkout the next Meet me on Main Street Canada 150 community-wide celebration to be held in Hallville next Wednesday, June 19, featuring Sons of Gord on stage. The final two Meet Me on Main Street events are set July 26 in Chesterville and Aug. 2 in Winchester. Marleen Fawcett and Furious Gord are scheduled to play those respective dates.
See the gallery of additional images from South Mountain, below.
In the video above, members of Hillbilly Highway sing O Canada — and other numbers — at Meet Me on Main Street in South Mountain, July 13. Hallville is next in North Dundas’s street-party Canada 150 series — this Wednesday evening, July 19. Chesterville-based Sons of Gord will take the stage in Hallville as the night’s musical entertainment.
This article was edited to reflect the complete entertainment lineup for the remaining Meet Me on Main Street dates, and to clarify that sales of beer were handled by the Township of North Dundas.
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