Going to be in the Goshen area this weekend? July 1, 9AM to 5PM - July 2, 2017, 10AM to 5PM? There is going to be a bunch of family friendly activities in honor of the Independence Day Weekend. The event started in 1982 and has been held each July since then.

What will you be able to expect during the course of the '36th Annual Great American Weekend' celebration in Goshen? How about live music, 150 craft and food vendors? There will also be a 5K and 10K race on the Saturday morning. Plus, for racing enthusiast there will be harness track racing a few blocks away.

Monies raised from the weekend will go to benefit scholarships and community programs. For more information, contact the Goshen Chamber of Commerce, 223 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924, 845-294-7741. www.goshennychamber.com

Other than marking the weekend for it's historical significance, what do you look forward to the most? Visiting with family? The cook-outs? Traveling? Great music?

Raindate (for Saturday only) will be Sunday July 2, 2017.