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Dancing the night away


West Linn townspeople turned out in droves for the annual Street Dance held Saturday night in the historic Willamette district. The opening ceremony featured a flag presentation by Dean Schulze of Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue. Athey Creek eighth grader Ashley Hayter sang the national anthem and then Big Night Out took the stage to provide the dance music.

Back by popular demand, Big Night Out is Portland-based 12-piece rock, pop, funk and show band. They with it's high energy performance of solid gold favorites.

by: STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - David Renton and Amy Gertenrich have a fun time dancing to the music of Big Night Out.

Ruby Sprague, 4, of West Linn enjoys her cotton candy.

Ashley Hayter, an eighth-grader at Athey Creek Middle School, belts out the national anthem to get things rolling.

Big Night Out filled the street with music for dancing Saturday night.