Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Celebrate Holyoke Hosts Dance Party to Raise Funds for 2016 Festival

The Celebrate Holyoke planning committee invites the public to join in on a night of great food, music, and dancing to raise money for next year’s three-day festival. The fundraiser dance party will take place on Friday, November 13 at the Yankee Pedlar, 1866 Northampton Street. Doors open at 6PM, with local band The Basement Cats kicking off the night at 6:30PM, followed by UnionJack British Invasion Band at 8PM. Members of the press are welcome to attend for free.

Free snacks will be available, along with a cash bar and dinner available for purchase. Guests can enjoy a 50/50 Raffle and Celebrate Holyoke 2015 t-shirts and sweatshirts for sale at a discounted price. Tickets are $20 in advance and $35 for a couple, and will be available at the door for $25 per person and $45 per couple. Tickets can be purchased online: http://mifafestival.org/event/celebrate-2016-dance-party-and-fundraiser/

 Details are also available on the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1488325051473198/

Celebrate Holyoke is a free three-day festival highlighting music, art and food from around the Pioneer Valley. Next year’s festival will be held in on August 26, 27 and 28 in and around Heritage State Park. Last year, the beloved celebration made its return after a ten-year hiatus, drawing an estimated 10,000 to 12,000 people into the heart of downtown Holyoke. The committee is actively seeking volunteers and sponsors to help put on this great community event; those interested should contact Sigrid von Wendel at 413-210-5619, by email sigridvw@gmail.com or visit celebrateholyokemass.com for more information.

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