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Riverfest brings pirates, hayrides and music to Riverfront Park
Riverfest brings pirates, hayrides and music to Riverfront Park

A lot of changes are in store for Laurel's Riverfest festival this year, with a larger lineup of vendors, more entertainment and a pirate's theme. Normally held on Saturday, this is the second year that the festival is scheduled for a Sunday. The Sept. 29 event runs from noon until 5 p.m. along Riverfront Park and the Patuxent River. Riverfest organizers are hoping this year's additions will result in a larger turnout and are praying that, unlike the last several years, they will be blessed with a sunny day. "My biggest concern is the weather," said Michelle Arsenault, the event's chairwoman and a Laurel Board of Trade director. "The last three or...

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