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Beach Music & Shaggin’ in the Park
On Saturday night, October 14, Harrison Park will be hoppin’ as D.J. Doctor Shag (Ervin Ellington) spins your favorite beach music tunes as the Town of Denton Parks & Recreation sponsors “Shaggin’ in Harrison in Park.”  The festivities will get under way at 6:00pm and continue until 9:00pm. Shagging’ with Mayor Ward and shagging’ lessons will all be part of the festivities for the evening.

Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic, your friends, your dancing shoes and join us for this exciting event.  No alcohol allowed. Refreshments will be available. This event is FREE and promises to be fun for all ages! For more information visit the Town of Denton website Parks & Recreation tab, or call Town Hall at 336-859-4231.

Halloween Street Treat is October 31
The 21st annual Halloween Street Treat is set for Tuesday, October 31 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Area businesses, churches and other organizations are encouraged to register now if they intend to participate in this year’s activities.

Businesses and organizations located outside the “blocked off” downtown area can set up at the Denton Farmer’s Market or on the sidewalk in front of The Orator office.

Street Treat has grown to be a highly anticipated community event each fall. The Town of Denton Parks and Recreation Committee will once again host this year’s event.

A list of participating businesses and organizations will be published in The Orator in the weeks prior to the event. If your business plans on participating, please call the Orator office at 336-859-3131 to register. If you do not register by October 20, you will not be listed in the newspaper as a participating business. Registration can also be made by emailing The Denton Orator at
For more information on the Halloween Street Treat call Denton Town Hall at 336-859-4231.