Sarasota, FL - The three newest additions to Main Street at Lakewood Ranch will celebrate their grand openings at an all day event on Saturday, October 24, 2009. The three stores are Good Earth, Katy Rose Oilery and Big Olaf ice creamery. To celebrate the newest additions, Main Street is hosting a fun filled day packed with activities, giveaways, and demonstrations from local organizations.

“We are so excited to be opening our largest store right here in Lakewood Ranch!” said Mark Egan with Good Earth foods. “There’s no place we would rather showcase our fabulous products than on the best Main Street around.”

The schedule for Saturday will be as follows:

  • Circus Sarasota clowns will perform at 10:30am and 1:30pm

  • Miss Toni and the Macaroni Band will perform at 12pm in front of Katy Rose Oilery

  • Members from the Braden River Orchestra will perform at 1pm in front of Big Olaf

  • Karate demonstrations by Ming Wu Martial Arts will be at 2pm in front of Good Earth & 3pm in front of Katy Rose Oilery

    Besides performances, the clowns will offer magic and balloon animals throughout the day. There will also be a variety of other activities in addition to free samples, in-store demos and tastings and 20% off all day at Good Earth and Big Olaf, and 20% off oils and vinegars at Katy Rose.

    About Main Street
    Main Street at Lakewood Ranch is the fashionable shopping venue located across from the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center on Lakewood Ranch Boulevard. Stylish boutiques, restaurants and offices blend to create an intimate small-town village theme.

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