Arrive Alive Driving Simulator Car and Texting Contest Highlight Featured Activities For This Saturday’s Centreville Day Family Event

If your family enjoys a good old-fashioned small town fall festival Centreville Day is a not-to-miss event for you. The event includes contests – including a texting competition, games, festival food and even the nationally renown Arrive Alive™ Tour, featuring Distracted Driving Simulator Car.

The third annual Centreville Day will be held Saturday, November 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Centreville on Lawyers Row and the Court House Green. Admission for this family day is free. Food will be sold and some games may have a fee to support local organizations.

Centreville Day will open with the official presentation of the Certified Community Wildlife Habitat Certification at 11:15 p.m. During the presentation Centreville will be recognized as the first certified Eastern Shore town to receive this designation. Other featured activities include:
• Final judging of the Great Centreville Cookie Contest at noon;
• Scarecrow Decorating Contest Winners Announcement at 12:30 p.m.;
• A texting competition emceed by Matt Spence, on air personality at WCEI-FM, Easton, beginning at 1 p.m. The contest was coordinated by the Interact Club at Queen. Anne’s County High School and faculty at Queen Anne’s County High School, and sponsored by WCEI-FM.
• The Arrive Alive™ Tour, featuring the nationally-renowned high-tech driving simulator car, which allows participants to experience, in a controlled environment, the potential consequences of impaired and distracted driving.
• A history scavenger hunt, coordinated by the Queen Anne’s County Historical Society.
• Cornhole “free play”, coordinated by CASA of Queen Anne’s & Kent Counties;
• A moon bounce, face painting (from 1 to 3 p.m.), and other games and activities, organized by local non-profit organizations.

Centreville Day is organized by the Town of Centreville, and is made possible through the efforts of a diverse group of volunteers, including residents, Centreville school administrators, teachers and students, and representatives from non-profit organizations, civic groups and agencies serving children and families. The event is funded by the Town of Centreville and the generosity of our corporate sponsors. Media sponsors are WCEI-FM and the Record-Observer.

At press time corporate sponsors included: lead sponsor Gold Sponsor ($1,000) – CNB; Silver Sponsor ($500) – Corsica Technologies; Other ($300) – Kent School (Sponsoring the face painter) and Queen Anne’s County Library; and Bronze Sponsors ($250) – DMS & Associates, LLC, Draper Bros. Inc., East Coast Bail Bonds, Freestate & Son Insurance, Lane Engineering, and Rosendale Realty.

For more information, contact Carol D’Agostino, Centreville Main Street manager, at (410) 758-1180, ext. 17 or mainstreet@townofcentreville.org.