JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Downtown Jamestown will be filled with many events and features all summer long, with a lot of those being put on or assisted by the Jamestown Downtown Association (JDA).

The JDA is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide service, support, leadership, and advocacy for the vitalization of downtown. President Lynn Lambrecht says their first event of many this summer is the Rods, Hogs, and Things That Go VROOM car show on June 12th.

Judged categories include classic car, best bike, best truck, and best ratrod with a $200 1st place prize. Lambrecht says for those who don’t want to register, they’re welcome to just show and shine, but they will not be eligible for the prizes or to be judged.

Lambrecht says they plan to cordon off two blocks of 1st Avenue in downtown Jamestown for the show. She added the ongoing work with the road diet shouldn’t interfere with the event.

She also commented on the current road diet project, encouraging residents and visitors alike to take some time to walk the finished bumpouts and sidewalks and view the Walk of Fame project they and Jamestown Tourism worked on.

Another item the JDA looks after are the hanging baskets that line 1st Avenue through the downtown. Lambrecht says they survived the earlier frost and storms and they were still in need of some donations to sponsor and maintain them.

The hanging baskets are watered and maintained by the JDA and its members all summer.

Moving forward through the summer, Lambrecht says the downtown is ready for their Independence Day Kiddie Bike Parade, Buffalo Days Parade, and the return of the UJ Block Party this fall.

For more information, visit jamestowndowntown.org or like them on Facebook.

Listen to a full Let’s Talk About It with Lynn Lambrecht below: