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201 South Main Street, Harlan
Safe Shop Hop

2020 has all of us thinking more about our own health and safety as well as the health and safety of those we interact with each day. Local businesses have rapidly adapted to give their customers the safest shopping experience possible. After months of serving customers via online orders, curbside delivery, and contactless purchase, downtown businesses in Harlan and Cumberland are excited to welcome you back in person.

During the first weekend of October, we will be celebrating these local businesses with two Safe Shop Hops. Visit downtown Harlan on Friday October 2, 2020 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. to enjoy live music, food trucks, and extended hours at some of your favorite downtown spots. Spend your evening with The BooTeek, Craftin' Around, Harlan Vapors, Sweet Southern Peach Boutique, Moonbow Tipple Coffee & Sweets, Frost Tech, Coming Up Roses, Hill & Holler popup, Sassy Trash, The Portal, Southern Grind Mobile Coffee, Angelia's Florist & Gifts, Taco Bout It, and more! As you browse downtown, you can enjoy music from a lineup packed with local talent on the plaza of the Harlan Center!

The live music will take place at the Harlan Center Plaza but no seating will be provided. We invite you bring your own lawn chair or camping chair and recommend utilizing all pandemic guidelines to stay safe. The line up includes:

5PM: Welcome/Grant Recipients
5:30PM: Brooklyn Collins
6:30PM: Laci Deaton
7:30PM: Shyla Blevins
8:30PM: Appalachian Sunrise/Cody Howard

The fun continues on Saturday October 3, 2020 in Cumberland from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with food trucks, yard sale vendors, and shopping in downtown stores. You can look forward to Southern Grind Mobile Coffee, Taco Holler, The Apple Tree, R&C Hotdog Shack, Willing Hearts, My Sister's Closet, Raven Rock Trading Co., Hill & Holler, Heaven Bound Bookstore, Gerri's Casual Corner, Buff's Bows & Gifts, Poor Fork Arts & Crafts Store, and more!

You can shop with confidence as shop owners and event volunteers encourage social distancing, mask wearing, hand washing, health monitoring, and store capacity. Spend money with your friends and neighbors as they reopen our local restaurants and shops. Show them how much you've missed with them and how much you appreciate their efforts to thrive through a difficult time!

The Safe Shop Hops are made possible through the Healthy Downtowns Initiative by CEDIK in partnership with One Harlan County, Harlan Tourism, Cumberland Tourism, Tri-City Heritage Development Corporation, and the Mountain Training Network. In addition to funding to promote the Safe Shop Hop, businesses also had the opportunity to apply for mini-grants to make their businesses safer for customers in the Covid-19 era. 20 businesses throughout Harlan County cities were able to purchase cleaning supplies, buy PPE, cover Covid-19 related expenses, make facility upgrades, or obtain equipment to provide the safest experiences possible.

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Harlan County Outdoor Recreation Board Authority - (606) 837-3205 - info@harlancountytrails.com
Harlan Tourist & Convention Commission- (606) 573-4495 - harlancenter@harlanonline.net
Cumberland Tourist & Convention Commission - (606) 589-5812 - ctourism@windstream.net

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