Ethnic Fair set for Saturday

Ethnicity will be celebrated during the 16th annual Clovis/Curry County Ethnic Fair and Parade of Flags and People.

Festivities begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday with a 5K walk/fun run. The festival continues with the start of the Parade of Flags and People. The parade will be led by a joint color guard unit and will include marching units, ethnic flags and floats.

Other activities include a car show, dancers, martial arts, music and more.

New to the festival is the health fair, scheduled from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the I.O.O.F. Lodge building at 405 N. Main Street. The National Marrow Donor Program will be in attendance as well as the New Mexico Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control program, the health liaison from the N.M. Office of African American Affairs, United Blood Services, Eye Associates, Vista Care and the Aging and Long Term Services Department.

Information: Selmus Price, 749-6570; Curry County Chamber of Commerce, 763-3435; Clovis Main Street. 309-8370.

8:30 a.m. — Fun Run/Walk
14th and Main
10 a.m. — Parade of Flags and People. Children’s Parade
Main Street
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.— Arts and Crafts booths, air games, food vendors.
Main Street
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Car Show
Main Street
11-11:45 a.m. — Kumusha, Marimba Band
Main Street Stage
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. — Blood Drive
4th and Main
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Health Fair
I.O.O.F. Lodge building
noon – 1p.m. — Opening ceremonies
noon — Fly-by
3:30- 4 p.m. — Car show presentation
4-5 p.m. — Ethnic Fair Talent Show
5 p.m. — Presentation of talent show winner
5:30 -7:30 p.m. — Annual Wine and Cheese Gala
Wells-Fargo Bank
8 p.m. — David Gross Band, presented by CCC Cultural Arts Series and Citizens Bank.
Lyceum Theatre