By Carri Michon
Mark your calendars to celebrate together at the annual town of Hamilton parade and festivities. This year Hamilton Day will be held Saturday, April 26. The day begins with the new offering of a cross country run – the Hamilton Point to Point for children with the races beginning at 8:00 a.m. on the grounds of Hamilton Elementary School. All children grades kindergarten through eighth are invited to register for the races - a half-mile run for kindergarten through third grades with the second half mile race for grades four and five. The final race will be a two-mile run for middle school students. Registration forms can be downloaded after April 2 from the Hamilton web site at www.town.hamilton.va.us. Questions can be directed to Carri Michon at CLMichon@aol.com.
The annual parade will begin at 11 a.m. at the Hamilton Safety Center through town and end at the corner of Reid Street and W. Colonial Highway (by Lowry›s Crab Shack and the LDS church). Welcomed are all decorated bicycles, walking costumed children, 4H, ball teams, local businesses, antique cars and tractors, etc. Any interested participants for the parade can contact Cheryl Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org. … Continue Reading