Posted by: Hewitt & Habgood Realty Group | September 10, 2014

Two Lake Cliff Park Events: Rock the Cliff 5k & Lake Cliff Centennial Celebration

Come out and Rock the Cliff – Presented by The Advocate

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Get ready to rock and roll dressed in your best 80s, 90s & today’s costumes at this Saturday’s Rock The Cliff 5K! On Saturday, September 13th at 8 am, Rock the Cliff will take over Lake Cliff Park with a jammin’ 5K and 1 mile fun run that runs through the beautiful and historic park.

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The race theme is focused on the growing Dallas music scene, which will be well represented by talented DJs that will play popular music from the decades for the runners as they pass. The race is organized by Bison Giving Back, a non-profit founded by Sunset High School alumni and proceeds will go towards scholarships for Oak Cliff high school students. 5K race awards will be given out to top 10 overall male/female finishers. After the race you can relax and join the headliner DJ.  Sign up today at http://rockthecliff.com/

100 – A Lake Cliff Park Centennial Celebration

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Lake Cliff Park is turning 100 years old, and is planning a Centennial birthday bash to celebrate! On Saturday, Sept 20 from 5-9 pm the park will take you back in time to its rich beginnings. Lake Cliff is a widely-used park that surrounds a 3-acre lake with a walking trail, fountains, playground, and rose garden.

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Lake Cliff Park was originally built as a private Dallas area amusement park with rides, a casino, swimming, and boating on the lake. The park has been a fixture for Oak Cliff residents for many years. “A lot of people have been coming here forever, and when we realized 2014 marked 100 years, we thought we should do something,” said Barbara Barbee, an organizer of the event.

The event is free to all and the celebration will feature a barber shop quartet and four-piece band, an outdoor showing of “Meet Me in St. Louis,” historical exhibit, a period dress competition, food trucks, crafts, and more. Learn more at http://.ooccl.org

 


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