Thursday, August 18, 2011

Lilburn Patch Recommends Our Block Party Saturday 20th!

Great write-up on Lilburn Patch for our weekend event!

Get Out: A Look At What To Do This Weekend

Old Town Lilburn Merchants Association and The Little Shop Of Arts And Antiques Birthday Bash
When/Where: Saturday, Aug. 20, 4 p.m.-8 p.m., Old Town Lilburn, Main Street, Lilburn.
Why Go: Barbara Barth, the owner of The Little Shop of Arts and Antiques, and Antiques in Old Town owner Hugh Wilkerson are celebrating their birthdays by having a big bash and raising funds for Animals Actions Rescue. Live music and light refreshments will be available for guests to enjoy, and a screening of “The Find,” the seven-minute 48 Hour Atlanta Film Project that was filmed on Main Street, will be aired throughout the day.
Pricing: Free, but donations are encouraged.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Come To A Party On Main Street Aug 20th

92 Main Street NW Party Location

Join Our Block Party!
Saturday, August 20
4 - 8 PM
Live Music
Benefit For Animal Action Rescue
Premier of "The Find" filmed on Main Street
for the Atlanta 48 Hour Film Project

See the premier of this 48 Hour Film Project Entry In Old Town on Saturday, August 20, 2011, during our block celebration from 4 PM to 8 PM. Saturday is a birthday party for merchants Barbara (The Little Shop Of Arts And Antiques) and Hugh (Antiques In Old Town). In lieu of presents, the event is a fundraiser for Animal Action Rescue, a non profit animal rescue group in the metro Atlanta area. Event is open to the public. Live music and light refreshments. "The Find" will be shown several times during the 4 - 8 time period at The Old Town Lilburn Center For The Arts at 92 Main Street.

History of the film making: On June 11, from 8 a.m., to almost 8 p.m, Main Street was buzzing with filmmakers from the Atlanta 48-Hour Film Project. Filmmakers Jayson Palmer and Chris Ethridge brought a crew of approximately 20 actors, screenwriters and cameramen, to work on their entry in this annual contest.. Main Street and its shops are the background for this magical entry. Antiques In Old Town is featured in one of the major scenes. Old Town was the perfect setting for this charming seven minute film.  Read more about the 48-Hour Film Project on the Lilburn Patch.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Old Town Merchants Association Formed

May 2011, was the first meeting of the Old Town Merchants Association. Shop owners met to discuss the future of Old Town and their shops on Main Street. Representatives from the Lilburn CID, along with Mayor Diana Preston and Councilman Johnny Crist, joined in the discussion.

The new alliance, Old Town Merchants Association, was formed and in the second meeting officers were selected. The new group named Barbara Barth as president, Hugh Wilkerson as vice-president and Julia Kilgore as secretary/treasurer. Catch up on the activities of the meetings on Lilburn You can read the two articles by clicking here and here!

Photo courtesy of Pat Gabilondo from the Lilburn

Julia Kilgore, Hugh Wilkerson, and Barbara Barth