Hello, Big Fella! Touch-A-Truck Festival In Rochester 8/14, FREE!

Get up close and personal to a fire truck, crime van, street sweeper, trash compactor, and more at the Rochester Touch-A-Truck event downtown (Union Street Lot, Foster’s Lot and St. Elizabeth Seton School Lot) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 14.

There will be free souvenir hard hats for the first 300 children. There will also be entertainment, a coloring contest, games, Farmers Market and an appearance by local author Patti Hetticher.

Wayne From Maine will perform at 1 p.m. Wayne, along with his percussionist Jimmy James the Koonga Boonga Man, invite volunteers to the stage to play various percussive instruments or sing into a wireless microphone. Wayne has been performing and recording children’s music for over a decade and traveled up and down the East Coast.

Attendance is free, as is parking at the Union, Congress and North Main street public parking lots. The event is sponsored by the City of Rochester, Rochester Economic Development Commission, Wyman and Simpson Engineers and Rochester Main Street as part of the North Main Street Bridge Project. For more information, call 603-330-3208 or e-mail director@rochestermainstreet.org.

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