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Busy Saturday in Manchester

Manchester will be the home of River Romp to be held from 3-7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. The first-ever event will be held at Rotary Park and along the greenway in Manchester and will feature live art work, vendors selling their art, plus handmade arts and crafts. River Romp will feature food trucks, Yoga, acoustic music and more. Event partner L&H Distributing Company, Inc. will also provide a craft beer truck featuring some of Tennessee’s best craft beer.
Manchester’s Scott van Velsor and wife Kristin Luna put together the event to promote local artists. Luna explains more about River Romp;

River Romp is designed to be a fundraising vehicle for current and future mural installations in Manchester. Luna says the new mural is being designed under the bridge on the greenway. She said it should be completed during the event on Saturday.
Luna told us about the entertainment that will take place;

The event is free and open to the public. Folks are invited to bring lawn chairs, family and pets. Parking will be available at the Manchester Parks and Recreation Complex lot and overflow parking is also available at Fred Deadman Park.

Attention all Harry Potter fans out there, check out this FREE event that the Coffee Children’s Advocacy Center is putting on! This will be tons of fun for the little wizards in your family.
The School of Wizardry Fall Festival will take place on Saturday at the Church @ 117. All wizards and want to be wizards are invited to join all the fun from 1pm-4pm.
Admission is free for the School of Wizardry Fall Festival brought to you by the Coffee Children’s Advocacy Center.
The Church @ 117 is located at 117 East Fort St in downtown Manchester.
See the advertisement on the front page of our website for more information on the event.
The Children’s Advocacy Center provides forensic interviews of child victims, child and family advocacy services, mental health services, prevention services and partners with Our Kids to bring specialized medical exams to children who are victims of sexual abuse. All services are provided free of charge.

The 7th annual ONE DAY OF HOPE cc will also take place Saturday Oct. 13, 2018 at the Coffee County Fairgrounds from 9am-2pm.
ONE DAY OF HOPE cc is a day to reach out to our community in the name of Jesus to provide clothes, food, coats, shoes, various FREE services (medical/dental, haircuts, family portraits, groceries, etc).
Many volunteers will be on hand to assist people in various ways, such as helping to carry items for those in need or to just simply answer questions.