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Bringing life back to our downtown!
On Saturday, April 4, 2015 the Raytown Main Street Association
will present the Annual Egg-Extravaganza in Downtown Raytown. Kicking off the
festivities at 10:00 a.m. in front of the green space at 62nd St
will be the Vintage Car and Truck show. At 11:00 a.m. children and adults alike
will want to look for the Easter Bunny as the Raytown Community Parade sets off
from City Hall, 10000 East 59 St. This year the parade promises some egg-xtra
special entrants, including Clydesdale horses, and the chance to enter a raffle
for the goodies inside our giant Easter Egg! Everyone in the community is
encouraged not only to attend but also to participate! Online registrations for
Parade entries and Vendor booths will be available on March 3.
Check the Main
Street Association website (www.raytownmainstreet.org) or Facebook page for the
links. Parade entries are $20.00 and Vendor booths are $35/ $50 for booths with
electricity. All vendor fees are tax-deductible as allowed by law since Main Street
Association is a 501c3.
Once the parade reaches the green space, children are
invited to enjoy story time with the Mayor inside the Mid-Continent Public
Library, 6131 Raytown Road. There will be games, face painting, and other
interests for the older kids to enjoy until the Free Community Egg Hunt begins
at 1pm. The Easter Bunny will be on
hand to preside over the great hunt, which is a favorite of children and
parents alike every year. Make sure to take some time to shop the vendor
booths, grab some lunch, and watch the Dachshund Dash and Dog Costume Contest
too; right before or after the Egg Hunt is a great time to do so.
As if all of this wasn’t enough, the Beautiful Baby Contest
will kick off at the Egg-Extravaganza; it is slated to run through May 9 at the
Farmer’s Market. To enter, proud parents and grandparents need a current 5x7
photo of the baby with baby’s name and
parents name printed on back of photo. Contest is open to babies 1-24
months. There is a $20.00 Registration Fee for each entry. 1st place winner will receive a gift basket plus
$100. 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive gift baskets. A
“vote” is .25 cents.
For more information
about Egg-Extravaganza, to order a child’s limited edition Egg-Extravaganza
2015 T-shirt, to download entry forms, or to register a parade entry or
vendor booth online, please visit our website at www.raytownmainstreet.org. To donate
unopened bags of individually wrapped candy for the Easter Egg Hunt, visit
local businesses including Advanced EyeCare and Westlake Hardware. For
information on candy collection sites at local churches, call Pam at