LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Street Performers are set to hit the downtown street of Lufkin this Saturday.
The performers are part of the Downtown Buskers event. Buskers, or sidewalk performers will be downtown outside of the local shops on Saturday from 5 pm- 8 pm. Downtown organizers hope this brings in new business.
"People are coming downtown, but they are going to that one store they like and then home," main Street Director Barbara Thompson said. "With this, we hope it encourages them to go out between shops and look around and stay longer."
The event is new. It will take place every month on the third Saturday.
"You do not have to be professional to do this. We open it to all performers, but they must first come to the Main Street office and perform for us before we let them do this."