Como Fest set for July 18-20

Como Fest 2013 will take place July 18-20 at three locations in the Como Park neighborhood.

Enjoy a fun-filled family weekend right in your own neighborhood. Events will include live music, food, games, an art fair, a garden tour, a movie under the stars, an overnight campout and more. All events are free and open to neighbors of all ages.

Como Fest will kick off on Thursday, July 18, with Lyngblomsten’s Midsummer Festival, which will feature music, arts and crafts, and activities for all ages, 2-9 p.m.

On Friday, July 19, Como Fest moves to Northwest Como Rec Center for an outdoor evening of fun, including a climbing tower, outdoor movie (The Lorax) and a campout under the stars.

Festivities begin at 6 p.m. On Saturday, July 20, activities will take place at the Church of the Holy Childhood on Midway Parkway, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and include an art fair, make-and-take children’s crafts and the annual Como Park Garden Tour, highlighting 15 neighborhood gardens.

A complete schedule is available at

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