October 18, 2007

Saturday's Saluki Family Tailgate offers fun for all

by Tom Woolf

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Everyone is welcome at the Carbondale Saluki Family Tailgate on Saturday, Oct. 20, as part of Southern Illinois University Carbondale's annual Saluki Family Weekend.

Co-sponsors Carbondale Main Street, SIUC's Saluki Family Association, Carbondale Community Arts and the chamber of commerce's Saluki Pride Committee will have two tents on Saluki Row. Festivities begin at 10:30 a.m. and last until the 1:30 p.m. kick-off between the Salukis and Missouri State.

Activities will include art projects, a jazz band, games, inflatable bounce games and more. Hot dogs and other refreshments will be available while they last.

For more information, contact Carbondale Main Street at 618/529-8040.