Who's Ready for Founders Festival?

The Farmington Downtown Development Authority puts out a call for crafters and food vendors to participate in the July event.

The weather may be blustery, but the Farmington Downtown Development Authority (DDA) staff is already well into planning for the 2013 Founders Festival, held July 19-20. 

Applications are being accepted from crafters, commercial businesses, food vendors and nonprofits for the event. In addition, Memorial Park on Grand River west of Farmington Road will be home to Wags-n-Whiskers, reserved for dog-related vendors. All applications can be downloaded from the Farmington DDA website.

To get you in the mood for this year's festival, take a look at the 2012 parade, featured in today's Youtube.com video, posted on the social media sharing site by SWOCC Studios (swoccstudios1). Then check out the big events posted on today's calendar: 


  • Donate Shoes 4 BDF Cat Rescue Fundraiser (all day)
  •  (registration required, 7 p.m.)
  • Songwriters Anonymous Showcase (7 p.m.)

Check our calendar for more activities, classes and events happening today and throughout the week. If your event isn't listed, here's how to add it: How to Post an Event on Patch.


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