Great Lakes Clinical Trials is proud to be joining the summer fun at the Mane Event in downtown Arlington Heights on Friday, August 3 to kickoff the Million Week, in recognition of the Arlington Million race held at Arlington Park Racecourse on August 11. The Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce partners with the Village of Arlington Heights each year to support this summer block party which attracts about 20,000 people each year.
"As an owner of a new business in Arlington Heights and as someone who grew up in the community, I couldn't be more excited to participate in this event," commented Steve Satek, President of Great Lakes Clinical Trials. "We'll have an opportunity to interact with our neighbors and help them understand the ground-breaking research opportunities our organization offers to the northwest suburban communities."
The fest is held on Vail Avenue and Campbell Street in the downtown Arlington Heights. The Mane Event -- named for a horse's mane -- is held from 5 to 11 p.m. on Friday, August 3. It features a Business Expo until 8 p.m. as well as children's entertainment from 5 - 8 p.m. The Mane Event is followed on Saturday, August 4th by an all-day Taste of Arlington Heights from noon - 11 p.m.
It's a great celebration of Arlington Heights' neighbors and people from around the area who come out to enjoy the atmosphere the downtown, partake in festival activities and sit back and relax to the free musical entertainment. Over 20 restaurants, including some downtown restaurants, will be serving food both days.
Musical entertainment for the Mane Event starts with WaxWorks at 6 p.m. followed by a local favorite, Mike & Joe at 8:30 p.m.