taste of trenton

The pie-eating contest is always a favorite attraction at Somewhere in Time, which will again be held at Elizabeth Park alongside another popular annual event, Taste of Trenton and Beyond. Both events will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 15.

The pie-eating contest is always a favorite attraction at Somewhere in Time, which will again be held at Elizabeth Park alongside another popular annual event, Taste of Trenton and Beyond. Both events will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 15.

By Joe Hoshaw Jr.

     City history and some of the area’s best cuisine will be the featured attractions Sunday, Sept. 15, when Elizabeth Park once again serves as the site for “Taste of Trenton & Beyond” and “Somewhere in Time.”

     The events run concurrently from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. along the east side of the park near the riverfront.

Somewhere In Time has occupied Elizabeth Park for 29 years. The range of activities and events include old-time entertainment, old-fashioned games, arts and crafts, bake sale, a children’s area sponsored by the Trenton  Business Associ-ation and much more.

     Attendees also can reminisce about an era gone by as they cruise the Detroit River aboard the “Diamond Belle” Riverboat. They also can stroll down memory lane while taking a leisurely walk through antique and classic cars dating back to the Model T. The whole intent, said Parks & Recreation Director Joann Perna, is to celebrate this carefree, bygone era. Continue reading

By John Robert

     Get ready for a tasty trip into the past, Sunday, Sept. 16, when Elizabeth Park again serves as the focal point for two popular annual events: “Taste of Trenton & Beyond” and “Somewhere in Time.”

The events run concurrently from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. along the east side of the park near the riverfront. Continue reading

              

When A Taste of Trenton and Beyond was moved to Elizabeth Park two years ago, there was a lot of apprehension among its organizers.

                While the idea of pairing it with another popular longtime Trenton event, Somewhere in Time, had been talked about for years and seemed like a logical step, there was much uncertainty about how devoted fans of the “Taste” would react.

                In a word, they’ve reacted well.

                “Teaming up with Somewhere In Time has been a fantastic idea,” said Meg Butkowki, who chairs the volunteer committee that oversees the event. “The first year, I was the skeptic and wondered if our visitors would follow us to the park. Did they ever!”

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