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Calling All Artists for Art Around Town

Calling All Artists for Art Around Town

  CALL FOR ARTISTS The Downtown Garner Association (DGA) and the Town of Garner is looking for local and regional visual artists to participate in an outdoor Art Around Garner art installation beginning August – October 2021. Art Around Town  is a community art...

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Input Needed for New Downtown Mural

Input Needed for New Downtown Mural

The Downtown Garner Association is preparing to bring another mural to Main Street!  We're seeking input from the Garner community about the style of art they'd like to see.  Please take the survey below to share your feedback. 

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2020 Christmas on Main Holiday Events

2020 Christmas on Main Holiday Events

Visit Downtown Garner now through the end of 2020 for a dose of holiday cheer!  While the holidays look a bit different this year, the Downtown Garner Association invites you to enjoy a safe, socially-distanced walk down Main Street.  This go-at-your-own-pace event is...

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Garner Resiliency Business Series

Garner Resiliency Business Series

Garner Economic Development is pleased to announce a series of free webinars to help business impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The one hour webinars will feature local experts on topics such as cyber security, financial planning, and disaster preparedness. The...

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Garner Resiliency Fund Opens 2nd Round of Grants

Garner Resiliency Fund Opens 2nd Round of Grants

The partnership between The Garner Chamber of Commerce and The Downtown Garner Association launched its first round in April and awarded small grants to 34 local Garner businesses and non-profits totaling $48,000. As the pandemic continues, the decision was made to do...

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North Carolina Main Street Champions Honored

North Carolina Main Street Champions Honored

New Bern, N.C. - The 2019 North Carolina Main Street Champions, individuals that work and advocate for revitalized downtowns, were recognized for their commitment at a recognition ceremony in New Bern last month. “Despite the short-term uncertainty in the global...

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Updated: April Foods Day Cancelled

Updated: April Foods Day Cancelled

APRIL FOODS DAY IS CANCELLED In accordance with Gov. Roy Cooper’s March 14 executive order and his recommendations concerning the response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Downtown Garner Association is canceling the food truck rodeo this year. We take these steps...

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2020 Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available

2020 Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available

Help Downtown Thrive in 2020! We cordially invite your business to become a 2020 sponsoring partner in Downtown Garner’s revitalization efforts. Financial support from our sponsors helps fund programming and sustains economic revitalization in downtown. In addition,...

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