You have to hand it to the City of Decatur. They can turn any event into mini-festival.
The local NBC affiliate 11Alive (WXIA-TV) will broadcast its morning show from the Decatur Square from 4:30 to 7 a.m. Friday, so the city organized a citizen response. If you watch it on TV, expect to see some friends and neighbors waving at the camera.
Here are the marching orders from the Decatur Minute.
Calling all Decaturites – who are morning people! 11 Alive is filming its morning show on the square this Friday morning from 4:30-7 a.m. Yes, you read that correctly. That’s 4:30 AM! And we want you to come out and join us on the square.
Wear your Team Decatur shirt, make a fun welcome poster, dress up in costume, roll out of bed and come in your pjs, bring your cup of coffee in your favorite travel mug, bring your dog (he/she will appreciate the early walk), or just stop by and wave to the camera.
If you don’t plan on getting up to the square until, say, 5:30 a.m., that’s fine too. Just make sure to stop by before 7 a.m. Need some incentive? How about this:
- The first 25 people to come to the square on Friday morning will get a free Revolution Doughnuts doughnut.
- The first 20 dogs to come to the square (on a leash with their owners of course) will get a free Taj Ma Hound biscuit.
We can all have a sugar-high together at 4:30 a.m. on the square! If that doesn’t sound like a fun way to start your Friday, well then, I have nothing more to say to you. Except that Bookzilla will be there too!
You can’t turn doughnuts AND a giant lizard with a book for a head, right? See you there!