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    Micro-Festival

    FRIDAY, APRIL 27

    Micro-festival: The city of McMinnville is hosting “Lunch on Alpine,” a celebration of the opening of McMinnville’s new festival street, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, on Seventh and Alpine streets, McMinnville. The event will include food trucks, entertainment, vendors and a street dedication.
    For more information, contact Heather Hadley Blank at 503-434-7499 or heather@mcminnvillebusiness.com

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