Carnival, sidewalk sales theme of today's 2nd Friday event

Plymouth's Second Friday this month will cater to the much younger residents of the area as Thursday, Friday, and Saturday is carnival themed.

"We work hard on all of our Second Fridays but we've especially work hard on this one for the kids," said Plymouth Chamber Director Betty Glaub-Gibbs.

Friday and Thursday the Plymouth Rotary will have their pancake breakfast until 1p.m. The club will be at their usual location on Garro Street featuring pancakes and sausages with a choice of coffee, milk or orange juice. The price is $6 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under.

Friday, Plymouth Aquatics will be selling hotdogs and coke at a coke wagon in front of the chamber offices with the proceeds going to the Pool Building Fund from 11a.m. to 8p.m.

The Kiddies Day Parade will begin at 6p.m. as children are welcome to dress up themselves, their wagons, and their bikes meeting in front of the post office on the sidewalk. Children will then cross Michigan Street, down to Garro and left on to Water Street to the Country Road Bicycles parking lot for the bicycle cruise-in.

Blueberry Hank will be making an appearance after the parade.

There will be a fun fair for children from 6-8p.m. More refreshments from Plymouth Aquatics like cotton candy, popcorn and snow cones will be offered along with a bounce house.

Operation Quiet Comfort will have a table for the kids to make cards for the troops with multiple games provided by Penguin Point, House of Prayer, Delta Theta Tau Sorority and Coldwell-Banker will have a large house to color.

Downtown retailers will offer games and sales in front of their stores. Stores participating include La Dezert Café, Harriet's Closet, Marshall County Museum. Also, Yoder's will have Mr. Art the Balloon Man and Heartland Artists will have face painting with art reception for the Artist of the Month, Lisa Bemish.

Parent's will also be able to enjoy the day as downtown businesses will also be doing their Sidewalk Sales offering deals throughout downtown.