Historic Downtown Prosser to host ‘Red, White and Blues’ festival

Historic Downtown Prosser
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PROSSER, Wash. — On Saturday, July 3, Historic Downtown Prosser will host its first annual ‘Red, White and Blues Festival’ to highlight the city’s delicious blueberries, affinity for blues music, and patriotic spirit.

According to a release by Historic Downtown Prosser officials, the Prosser Famer’s Market will move downtown for the day to be part of the pre-Fourth of July festivities. It’s a free event meant to highlight the community’s small businesses while bringing people together to eat, listen to music and celebrate the holiday weekend.

City officials say that there will be face painting, vendors, large yard games, and other activities to provide fun for people of all ages.

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Prosser Friends of the Library are expected to be on-location for crafts and stories. Additionally, local restaurants will showcase the blueberries of Prosser by crafting specialty drinks and treats using the fruit.

Blues performances will go on throughout the day. Gone Fiddling Again will perform some classic favorites from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. that day with a limited number of folding chairs set up for pedestrians and spectators. However, attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs for the stage area. Later on from 7 to 9 p.m., Be Tricky will perform electric blues music inspired by stylings from Chicago and Texas.

This event is being sponsored by Zirkle Fruit Company, Four Feathers Wine Services, Olsen Brothers and Milne
Fruit Products.

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