“Our businesses downtown stay open later. It gives everyone a chance to go down and
check out what’s great downtown at those stores and buy a gift or grab
something that you’ve been needing, but haven’t had the chance.”
Many merchants take part in the event, staying open
until 9:00. Additionally, Offenberger
says the Peoples Bank Theatre is hosting some acts near the theatre on Putnam
Street. And she says other entertainment is planned for the evening.
“We’re going to have a couple of bands this year. We’re
looking at having one over in Harmar Village and one on Front Street somewhere.
With bands playing music that evening, it’s a good time to stop and listen to
some tunes for a while you’re downtown strolling and visiting with all of your
The remaining walks are scheduled for June 14, July
12, August 9, and November 8.