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Carytown Watermelon Festival returns Aug. 12, Sunday

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http://www.nbc12.com/story/38785469/carytown-watermelon-festival-returns-aug-12
"RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Five stages will be set up for music and other entertainment for the Carytown Watermelon Festival on Aug. 12."

Event runs from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm

Handicapped parking?

Bring the kids, bring the whole family. This is a long standing, popular event and very OC friendly - always great, positive interaction and it drives the antis bananas. :banana:

GSL stickers will be available.
 
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You will likely find me holding court and eating watermelon inside one of the first few restaurants.

Call or text me.I'll be hiding in plain view.

Remember Curtis/CurtisR (RIP?) he loved this event.
 
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Can find no accessible handicapped parking. Will be asking local grocery store at beginning of the route to permit me short term parking - until about 12:00. Have to leave by then because of other commitments.

Find me (not difficult - first shop or two) and I will supply you with copious GSL stickers to make available to the masses. A sea of orange is a beautiful thing to behold.

Do I have to remind anyone that this is a public festival on public streets and that therefore OC is acceptable thereon? Mind the rules on private property though.
 
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Since there was no designated handicapped parking, I prevailed on the MoD of Kroger's to give me special dispensation to park on their lot.

On the way into the Festival I talked to a Richmond PD officer who was controlling traffic there. He thank me for what I was doing and said he fully supports the 2nd Amendment.

Would liked to have spent more time there - a ton of outstanding bargains to be had.
 

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Can find no accessible handicapped parking. Will be asking local grocery store at beginning of the route to permit me short term parking - until about 12:00. Have to leave by then because of other commitments.

Find me (not difficult - first shop or two) and I will supply you with copious GSL stickers to make available to the masses. A sea of orange is a beautiful thing to behold.

Do I have to remind anyone that this is a public festival on public streets and that therefore OC is acceptable thereon? Mind the rules on private property though.
I wouldn't go back to Carytown if they were giving away a truckload of free watermelons packed in boxes with hundred dollar bills. I lived there back in the 90s and that place is horrible. I hope you managed to have a good time. Was there a sea of orange?
 

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I wouldn't go back to Carytown if they were giving away a truckload of free watermelons packed in boxes with hundred dollar bills. I lived there back in the 90s and that place is horrible. I hope you managed to have a good time. Was there a sea of orange?
This is not still the 90s.

Had a very good time, thank you.
 

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This is not still the 90s.

Had a very good time, thank you.
Has the area been cleaned up? It was absolutely awful when I lived there.

I'm glad you had a good time. It's probably a good place to visit, but living there... no

How many orange stickers were there?
 

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Has the area been cleaned up? It was absolutely awful when I lived there.

I'm glad you had a good time. It's probably a good place to visit, but living there... no

How many orange stickers were there?
Too busy staying comfortable to count. Me thinks that the best part of the evening was a wash anyhow..
 
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