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  • Saturday special: Two events featuring local residents

  • Looking for something to do close to home this weekend? From fashion to music, there's plenty to do this Saturday.
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  • STEP INTO STYLE
    WHAT Fashion on Main
    WHERE Connection Community Church, 100 W. Green St., Middletown
    WHEN 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday**
    COST $10
    INFO www.middletownmainstreet.com
    **The fashion show will take place at 2:30 p.m.
    This Saturday, experience the excitement of a Hollywood Red Carpet alongside the glamour of a New York fashion show and spring bazaar with Fashion on Main. The event, organized by Middletown Main Street, features runway models wearing the latest clothing and accessories for women, teens and children on sale at a trio of locally-owned shops, including First & Little, Nichole J Boutique and Femme Fatale Boutique.
    Seating for the fashion show is limited but the bazaar is open to the public and will showcase about 15 local beauty, style and decorating businesses like Mae Movement Bracelets, Chictiques and Lina Bean.
    Think the men will have to stay home? Not so. Husbands, boyfriends and other less-fashionably inclined also will be provided with an easy out at Sully's Irish Pub, which will be showing the Philadelphia Phillies taking on the New York Mets, starting at 1:05 p.m.
    For more information, visit www.middletownmainstreet.com, check out the event's Facebook profile, or email fashiononmain@gmail.com.
    YOU PICK THE WINNER
    WHAT "Smyrna's Got Voice – Kids Rock!" finale, featuring four MOT-area contestants
    WHEN 7 p.m., Saturday, April 27
    WHERE Smyrna Opera House, 7 W. South St., Smyrna
    COST $13; $30 (family four-pack; must include two kids)
    INFO smyrnaoperahouse.org or 653-4236
    The finale of "Smyrna's Got Voice-Kids Rock" is Saturday night and half of the seven competitors are local singing sensations. The best part? The audience will pick the winner, meaning that the winner's chances could be greatly improved with a show of local support.
    The contest is divided by age with three pre-teens representing MOT: 12-year-old Katie Loftus of Townsend, and Jaden McGeoch and Sydney Wilson, both 12 years old and from Middletown. Fourteen-year-old Townsend resident Lauren Berry will be the lone local amongst the other two older singers.
    The contest draws its inspiration from "American Idol," so before the voting takes place, a panel of judges will weigh in with constructive criticism and advice. The panel includes three local arts enthusiasts: Barbara Bigelow, Scot McClymont and David Thomas. All three have previous experience in music and stage presence.
    Tickets are still available for this weekend's final showdown and start at $13 per person. Family four-packs are also available for $30. The family packs include two adult tickets and two child tickets. All seats are general admission. Discounts are available for children 12-years-old and younger and for students with identification. However, all discounts must be confirmed by calling the box office at (302) 653-4236. Discounts are not available for tickets purchased through the Smyrna Opera House website.

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