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Best Friend Festival 2022

The 2022 Best Friend Festival will be held June 5-11. See below for the 2022 Festival Schedule.

SUNDAY, JUNE 5

Kids Fishing Day (Norton Reservoir, 4-6 p.m.). Open to kids ages 12 and under.

Night Float (Norton Reservoir, 7-10:30 p.m.). Bring your own kayak or rent a kayak from Stone Mountain Adventures. All proceeds benefit the J.I. Burton High School Art Gallery.

MONDAY, JUNE 6

Gospel Concert (Downtown Norton Municipal Parking Lot Main Stage, 6:30 p.m.). Performances by Lost Creek Praise and Worship Team, SOUL'S JOURNEY, and more.

TUESDAY, JUNE 7
Note: All events listed below will be held at the Norton Expo Center (115 8th St. SW) and the Main Stage Area in the Norton Municipal Parking Lot

Bike Rode (Norton Expo Center, 2 p.m.). Open to ages 12 and under.

Paint-A-Trash-Can (Downtown Norton Municipal Parking Lot, 3 p.m.)

Paint-A-Block Activities (Downtown Norton Municipal Parking Lot, 3 p.m.)

Trash-To-Treasures Workshop (Norton Expo Center, 4-5 p.m.)

Norton Friends and Farmers Market (Norton Expo Center, 4-6 p.m.)

Kids Karaoke Contest (Downtown Norton Municipal Parking Lot, main stage, 5 p.m.). Open to ages 15 and under. All other contests will follow. Registration for the contest will be held on site. Other contests will include: Karaoke Contest for ages 16 and up and a Talent Show for ages 15 and under.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8
Note: All events will be held at the Norton Expo Center and Main Stage Area in the Norton Municipal Parking Lot unless otherwise noted below.

Norton Cinema Kids Day (206 Coeburn Ave., Norton). Movies will be shown at 10 a.m. and noon. Admission is $1 for children. Movies will be shown at Norton Cinema.

Senior Citizens' Day (Norton Expo Center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.)

Lion's Club/Kiwanis Club's Kids Night (Park Avenue, Downtown Norton, 5-9 p.m.)

Movie Night (Downtown Municipal Parking Lot Stage). Movie will start at dark. Movie will be "The Missing Link".

THURSDAY, JUNE 9
Note: All events will be held at the Norton Expo Center and Main Stage Area in the Norton Municipal Parking Lot unless otherwise noted below.

Touch A Truck Hands On Family Fun Event (This event will be located in the parking lot across from The Woodbooger Bar & Grill, 5-7 p.m.).

Crankin' with Crutchfield Teen Dance and Car Show (Downtown Norton Municipal Parking Lot, 8-11 p.m.)

FRIDAY, JUNE 10
Note: All events will be held at the Norton Expo Center and Main Stage Area in the Norton Municipal Parking Lot unless otherwise noted below.

First Bank & Trust Best Friend Celebration and Hot Dog Lunch (First Bank & Trust Parking Lot, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.)

J.I. Burton High School Class of 1958-1968 Reunion Activities (Contact Bill Culbertson, 404-936-3507)

Get Ready To Dance and Tumble (Main Stage, Norton Municipal Parking Lot, 6 p.m.)

Tribute to 1951 Norton Little League Team

Family Fun Night Concert featuring Craig Street Ramblers, Sundown, and Railway Express (Main Stage, Norton Municipal Parking Lot, 8-11 p.m.)

Friday Night Kid's Place (Downtown Norton, 7-11 p.m.)

SATURDAY, JUNE 11
All events will be held at the Norton Expo Center unless otherwise noted below.

The Ballad Health Rehab 5K (7 a.m. Registration; Race starts at 8 a.m.)

Annual Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast (7-11 a.m.)

1951 Norton Little League Plaque Dedication (Location: In parking lot across from Romano's Italian Restaurant, 2 p.m.)

J.I. Burton High School Classes of 1958-1968 Reunion Activities (Contact Bill Culbertson, 404-936-3507)

Norton Citywide Yard Sale (7 a.m.-3 p.m.)

Flea Market Vendors (Norton Municipal Parking Lot/Park Avenue/Country Cabin II Parking Lot, 7 a.m.)