The small town of Clermont will be filled with an array of activities for the next two weekends as an outdoor concert this week precedes the annual Clermont Days next week.
Kicking off the events will be Pickin’ in the Park, a free concert 7-10 p.m. Friday in Clay E. Gailey Park, at 109 King St. in Clermont.
Participants may kick back, listen to music and devour grilled hamburgers and hotdogs, which will be available for purchase.
Visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner along with lawn chairs and join their friends and family for a fun-filled evening.
One week later, the annual Clermont Days will begin at 4 p.m. Sept. 19 with musical entertainment starting at 5 p.m.
The sixth annual Clermont Cupcake Challenge 5K and 1K Road Race will launch activities at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.
Registration is limited to the first 300 runners, who can register without any Internet fees at www.runnersfit.com/cupcake.
The festival will continue with opening ceremonies at 9 a.m. for “Family Day.” Music will reverberate from 10 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. on the stage area near the gym.
Other entertainment will include a horseshoe throwing competition, chainsaw art shows, car show and cakewalk.
The parade will march down Main Street at 1 p.m.
Fireworks will close out Clermont Days at 9 p.m.
For more information, visit www.clermontdays.net.