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Showcasing Anthem: Anthem Days set for March 25-26

3/15/17

ANTHEM – See a showcase of some of the activities that Anthem has to offer at Anthem Days, happening March 25-26 at the Anthem Community Park. This free, family-friendly event runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission and parking are free.

The Frazier Shows Carnival opens ahead of the event on Thursday, March 23, at 5 p.m. The carnival hours differ from the rest of the event activities, with Friday evening fun beginning at 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 1 p.m. Prices and times are subject to change; the carnival schedule is posted online. All-you-can-ride wristbands will be available; $17 during posted times with a coupon, $20 without the coupon. Coupons will be available ahead of the event at the Community Center and Civic Building, as well as the Anthem Community Council Facebook page, at select local businesses, and at the ACC Booth during Anthem Days.

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Multiple businesses will be sharing information and more at vendor booths during Anthem Days. Live musical entertainment will be offered throughout the weekend, with Uncorked the Band playing on Saturday and Jacob Tyler Lucas Band playing on Sunday. A kids’ zone with inflatables will also be offered; fees apply for this activity.

Saturday’s activities include a multi-sport competition sponsored by OSR Physical Therapy, and a trail mix station, sponsored by the Anthem Youth Advisory Council, at the ACC booth. The annual Anthem Days Salsa Contest will also be held on Saturday, and event participants are invited to weigh in with their taste buds to select the People’s Choice award. A panel of judges will determine first through third place winners. Salsa contest entrants need to register online by March 17; see more info at OnlineAtAnthem.com/anthem-days.

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An egg hunt will be featured on Sunday, which will include the Hippity Hop Band, Mother Nature, and Peter Cottontail. New this year, an egg hunt exclusively for special needs children will precede the public egg hunt, at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, on Softball Field #4. Also on Sunday, get close-up to some furry friends at a petting zoo, and enjoy pony rides, too. Fees will apply for the petting zoo and pony rides.

The Rotary will offer a beer garden. Food will be available from a variety of on-site vendors.

For more information or detailed event schedules, visit OnlineAtAnthem.com/anthem-days.