The Crossville Arts Council is making plans for the 2006 Depot Days Street Festival and would like to invite local restaurants and caterers to get in on the fun by taking part in A Taste of Crossville — 2006, scheduled for June 15.

A Taste of Crossville will be the grand kick-off event for a fun-filled Main St. festival.

Patrons of A Taste of Crossville will be able to sample the wares of Cumberland County's top restaurants and caterers while being entertained with live music from the Sesquicentennial Bluegrass Concert. Serving time will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

As a participant in A Taste of Crossville, vendors will be showcased in the Depot Days promotion and will be given free booth space Friday, June 16, for Cumberland County's Sesquicentennial Parade and Main St. Dance, and Saturday, June 17, for Depot Days concessions. A Taste of Crossville participants will be asked to provide sample foods and beverages for up to 500 patrons and staffing the business' booth that evening.

Those wishing to participate may complete the form included with this article and return it to Dawn Shaw, c/o Peg Broadcasting, Crossville, TN 385555, or Frances Carson, c/o Office of County Mayor Brock Hill in the Cumberland County Courthouse. Participation is limited to 30 restaurants and caterers, so return your form as soon as possible.

For more information about Depot Days events and activities, contact Frances Carson at 456-2006, Tracy Cass at 484-3231 or Dawn Shaw at 456-4952.

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