Regional: Pride celebration slated

Carolinas News Notes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — The 4th Annual End of Summer Festival will be held on Sept. 16 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Winged Deer Lakefront, 4137 Bristol Hwy.

This family-friendly fundraiser for the Pride Community Center of the Tri-Cities features arts and craft vendors, food vendors, music, storytelling, information booths and a parade which starts at 3 p.m.

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Volunteers are needed to assist in areas such as parking, setup and strike down, tabling, assistance and more. Email volunteer@pridetricities.com to learn more.

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