The fifth-annual Trailfest will be held Saturday, May 3 in downtown Woodstock. The festivities will set up shop along Market Street and on the event green at the Elm Street Cultural Arts Village. The event will run 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., rain or shine.
This year's music acts include:
- The Shetlands from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
- Red, White and Blues Band from noon to 1:30 p.m.
- Davin McCoy & The Coming Attractions from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Charlie Sheets from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Kurt Thomas, of The Kurt Thomas Band, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The 5K will start right behind the shoe store at 8 a.m., and will be an out-and-back race on the newly finished portion of the Greenprints Towne to Creek and Noonday Creek Trail segment. The fun-run will begin at 9 a.m.
Awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers and overall age group finishers. The fun run ($10) is for children under 12 years of age. Every entrant will receive a T-shirt and swag bag.
Registration for the race can be done online.
Following the race, the city of Woodstock will hold a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of its Town To Creek and Noonday Creek trail segments.
The segments are roughly 1.5 miles of concrete, multi-use trails.
As usual, Trailfest will include, music, food, entertainment, outdoor recreational activities and beer. Residents will also be able to enjoy beer from New Belgium Brewing and Reformation Brewery.
TrailFest, which draws more than 1,000 people each year, is the largest fundraiser for Greenprints Alliance, a nonprofit advocacy organization committed to raising money and awareness of the city's Greenprints Master Plan.
The plan includes building over 60 miles of multi-purpose trails throughout Woodstock.
Trailfest is free to attend, but donations are welcome and can be done online.