Sunday, April 21, 2013

'Meet Me in Midway for First Friday' to be later on May 3

By Katie Ledford
University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Telecommunciations

Midway Merchants Association President Kenny Smith has announced that "Meet Me in Midway for First Friday" will extend its hours on May 3 due to the Kentucky Oaks.  First Friday is scheduled for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 3.  Keeneland will host simulcasting of the Churchill Downs races including the Kentucky Oaks on May 3 and the Kentucky Derby on May 4. People who wish to head out to Keeneland or Churchill Downs on May 3 can still "Meet Me in Midway for First Friday" afterward.

"We are hoping that people from Keeneland and Churchill Downs will find their way to Midway for First Friday," Smith said. "This will be the first time we have had First Friday events in May, so we are keeping our fingers crossed and will hope for the best.”

Shops will have music and provide refreshments such as cheese and crackers, cookies, and soft drinks. Participating shops are Midway Boutique, Kennydid Gallery, LeMarche, Eagle’s Nest Antiques, Damselfly Studio and Gallery, Celtic Trends, Fashion Filly, 815 Prime Restaurant, Darlin’ Jean's Apple Cobbler CafĂ© and The Grey Goose restaurant. 

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