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ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News

The Overlook Village Business Association hosts its 3rd Annual Overlook Village Celebration Saturday, July 30 on North Killinsgworth Street, which will be closed for the festivities between North Greeley and Concord Streets, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Activities include two music stages, local artists, community vendors, the doggie costume contest, a farmer's market, Beech Elementary Kids Zone and many other fun activities provided by the businesses on North Killingsworth.

"We are having all sorts of activities to invite neighbors and North Northeast participants to come to enjoy and buy and otherwise experience the wonders of Overlook Village," says organizer Bridget Bayer.

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