Celebrate Unity Festival showcases community July 29

Jul 16, 2017

The town of Unity, with support from Unity Barn Raisers and Unity Area Business Exchange, is presenting the fourth annual Celebrate Unity Festival on Saturday, July 29.

The Celebrate Unity Festival offers a day-long series of events throughout Unity. Morning events start at 9 o'clock with lawnmower pulls at Unity Raceway, at 300 School St. ($5 tickets). Unity Pond Pottery will offer free pottery demos from 10 to 11 a.m. at their studio at 222 Bangor Road.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Field of Dreams, there will be a chicken barbecue, hot dogs, chili cook off, ice cream, kid’s activities, vendors and displays, music, performances by X-treme Gymnastics and Tumbling Center and an Elvis Tribute Artist, and more.

Later there will be a free wine-tasting at Younity Winery from 4 to 6 p.m. at 317 Albion Road. Unity College Center for the Performing Arts will host a locally sourced, four-course dinner at 5:30 p.m. (tickets can be purchased at uccpa.unity.edu).

At 6 p.m., Unity Raceway will host a 100-lap Enduro Race ($5 tickets) and a Welterweights Concert featuring Kelly Ravin starting at 8 p.m. ($5 tickets). Finally, the festival will conclude with fireworks at Unity Raceway at 9:30 p.m.

For more information, contact programs@unitybarnraisers.org or 249-7820.

The Celebrate Unity Festival is a fun, family-friendly and engaging event meant to provide festivalgoers with a better understanding of what the town of Unity and surrounding towns have to offer in an effort to promote economic growth and community involvement.

Unity Barn Raisers works proactively to enhance small-town character and rural environment, while nurturing a thriving community-based economy. UBR believes that a community working together can shape its own future, and in so doing, significantly advance the quality of life of its people, both now and for generations to come.

The Unity Area Business Exchange (UBX) is dedicated and committed to promoting, educating and advocating for business growth, prosperity and regional economic improvement. UBX is the collective resource of Unity Business Leaders working collaboratively to support its’ members and future businesses in their economic growth and development.



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