Clayton Harvest and Music Festival 2015
The Clayton Harvest and Music Festival gets underway tonight Wednesday September 16th at 5pm with the opening of the Food Lion Midway and the start of the finals for this years Clayton Idol. The carnival rides will be open until 10pm Wednesday and Thursday, 11pm on Friday and Saturday and from 1-5 on Sunday. The Clayton Idol Contest will start at 6.30pm and there will be talented contestants entered in the Jr. Clayton Idol for ages 5-11. the Teen Clayton Idol for ages 12-17 and the Adult Clayton Idol 18-25 years old. Hear and see the finalists on the main stage in the Town Square on Wednesday Sept 16th between 6.30-8.30. There will be winners in each category and ultimately the Clayton Idol Winner will be announced.
Clayton Idol 2015
If you like to sing and missed the deadline for the Idol contest you can try a bit of Karaoke at The Flipside Restaurant and Bar from 8.30-10.30. Located at 408 E.Second Street in Clayton The Flipside is a popular eating and music venue in town. Tonight you’ll have the chance to win a first place prize of $200 if the judges deem you the winner.
The Town Square Concert Series winds down on Thursday September 17th with the final concert by Walrus, a popular cover band from Greensboro, NC. Also on Thursday the winner of the third annual Downtown Sculpture Trail will be announced. Nine artists have had their sculptures on display throughout the downtown area for some months now and visitors to town will see them outside the library, Town Square, Horne Square, the Front Street Roundabout and the Clayton Community Center.
Zaxby’s Free Movie Night
Friday September 18th at the Harvest Festival is Zaxby’s Free Movie Night held at the Town Square, there will be food trucks and refreshments starting at 6pm and the movie starts at dark around 7.30. This years movie is The Lego Movie. For those movie goers aged 21 and up the Clayton Chamber of Commerce Beer and Wine Hospitality Tent will be open from 5-11pm Friday and Saturday. The tent will be in the parking lot behind Hometowne Realty.
Classic Cars, Antique Tractors, Food & Fun
Saturday September 19th will have Main Street lined from end to end with vendors of all types along with a Fitness Village, Classic Car Show, Antique Tractor Show and Kids Korner. A Food Truck Rodeo will be on hand selling food and drinks and on the main stage dancing and music from local groups will be on hand. Popular local band The Embers will get the crowd going at 7pm in the Town Square. The Clayton Harvest and Music Festival will end on Sunday September 20th where the Midway rides will be open from 1-5pm.