International Festival Open Thread

Jeremy Aldrich -- September 25th, 2010

As we gear up for one of the city’s coolest annual happenings, hburgnews invites you to interact with our community online and in person too.  Your comments on the International Festival are welcome in this thread, along with your tweets (tagged #hburgnews so they automatically appear in the box on our main page) and your photos of the event (added to the hburgnews flickr group so we can all enjoy them).

We will be inviting people who visit the hburgnews booth at Hillandale Park today (between noon and 6) to post comments on this thread too, so check in throughout the day to see who’s joining our hburgnews family!

5 Responses to “International Festival Open Thread”

  1. Tina says:

    Just a quick reminder that parking is limited so only vehicles with four or more occupants or people with special needs will be allowed on-site. There’ll be shuttles from Westover Park and Memorial Hall, and of course walking or biking in is encouraged.

    I look forward to reading about everyone’s experiences at the festival!

  2. Derrick says:

    Beautiful day at the Int’l Festival! Good to see hburgnews folks out here!

  3. Aaron Hagmaier says:

    The International Festival has been great! The Belly Dancers were “revealing”, I hope you didn’t miss them.
    I wish I was a cow with 4 stomachs so I could eat food from all the booths that are here. Plus I have learned alot about all the cultures that are here in Harrisonburg. Thank you

  4. Lindsay says:

    We had a nice (and much drier than last year) time at the booth today meeting new and already known faces of hburgnews readers. Quite a few of you lurkers said hi (though we still couldn’t convince you to comment)! It’s nice to know you’re out there. :) We enjoyed talking to everyone and we appreciated people taking the time to stop by and see us at the festival. Thank you!

    A few highlights from our time at the booth: Holly’s bumper sticker designs got raving reviews, we had laptops set up and one reader took the opportunity to leave their first-ever comment today, a couple of people asked if we were sponsored by the DN-R (no), we had yummy food and drinks that the bees also wanted to eat, and fun conversations with each other from which plenty of ideas came up already for next year.

    It seemed the festival itself was yet another success! SO many people.

  5. Renee says:

    What do the bumper stickers look like? Can I buy one? :)

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