Hot air balloon, carriage rides, auto show part of Friday’s Evening In Buchanan

BUCHANAN – Downtown Buchanan will be alive with activity Friday evening during the eighth annual An Evening In Buchanan.

The public is invited to the affair that will include an antique auto show and the monthly Second Fridays Cruise-In, music from the ‘50s with DJ Randy Riddle, the barbershop quartet Four For You strolling the downtown, a farmer’s market, food booths, carriage rides, tethered hot air balloon rides, caricature artist Jed Mickel and shopping and dinning at the downtown merchants and restaurants—one is an authentic 1950s soda fountain and grill, another is an 1800s antebellum home to a famous Commodore in the Confederate Navy.

The Buchanan Downtown Revitalization Program. Botetourt County Chamber of Commerce and Buchanan Area Businesses sponsor the annual event, and are again offering savings and gifts with the Buchanan Coupon Books that will be available at the Buchanan Special Events Committee Booth for only $5.

The activities kick off at 5:30 p.m. and run until 9 p.m.

The hot air balloon will be up from 6:30-8:30 p.m.; carriage rides are from 6-9 p.m., the auto show and cruise-in are from 5:30-8:30 p.m., and the caricature artist will be drawing pictures from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

For additional information contact the Buchanan Downtown Revitalization Program at 254-1212.

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