The day will begin with the third running of a cross country race for the kids – the Hamilton Point to Point – a ½ mile run for K-third grades, a one mile race for fourth and fifth graders and a two mile race for middle school students. The race is sponsored by Craftsmark Homes and Thompson Best Heating and Air Conditioning, Lowry’s Crab Shack, the Blue Ridge Leader and The Natural Merchantile. Registration forms can be downloaded from the Town of Hamilton web site at: www.town.hamilton.va.us and dropped off at the Town office or walk up registration the day of the race.
The Hamilton Day Parade down W. Colonial Highway will commence at 11:00 a.m. from the Hamilton Safety Center through town ending at the corner of Reid Street and W. Colonial Highway (by Lowry’s Crab Shack and the LDS church). We are calling all decorated bicycles, walking costumed children, 4H, ball teams, dance troupes, local businesses, antique cars etc. to join in if they haven’t already planned on being a part of the fun!
The Celebrate the Town of Hamilton festivities will take place after the parade at Hamilton Park and include yummy food to purchase from the Hamilton Ruritans, snow cones by Snowie of VA, glitter tattoos by Dee Vinchey Entertainment – sponsored by Harmony Hair Works and The Purcellville Gazette, a 4H display area, a bounce house for the kids – donated by NOVA Party Rentals, corn hole and wiffle ball plus local businesses spotlighting their wares and spring finery.
General questions about the festivities can be answered by either Cheryl Campbell or Carri Michon. Interested participants for the parade can contact Cheryl Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org and race questions can be directed to Carri Michon at CLMichon@aol.com.
Plan to come join the fun and Celebrate Hamilton on June 4th! Hope you can be there!