Friday, May 2, 2014

Free live music at Midwood Maynia Saturday

The Plaza-Midwood neighborhood holds its annual Midwood Maynia and Home Tour event this weekend, which includes live music Saturday afternoon at Midwood Park. The family friendly event, which kicks off Saturday with a 5K road race followed by a pet parade, converges on Midwood Park at 11 a.m. with children's activities, food and drink, vendors, and live music.

Music kicks off at 12:30 with familiar covers from Chris Holder. Charlotte rock band Run Engine (pictured) takes the stage at 2 p.m. followed by the soul singing Shana Blake Band. Progressive alt-rockers the Salem Lake Band
close out the show. Music runs from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Kidswood activities run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a bouncy house, sand art, painting, bird house construction, dancing, and bubbles.

The candlelight home and garden tour begins tonight at 6 p.m. $20 tickets are available at Common Market, Pura Vida, and Central Coffee in advance. Tickets will be available at Kilgo Church this evening. The tour also takes place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Advance tickets are $15. For more information and a schedule of events click here.