June 4th will kick-off Live in the Ville, at street and sidewalk festival with food and entertainment in Hammond, Ind. from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00p.m. Each Saturday in June, Live in the Ville will feature special events. June 4: Lighted Bike Parade; June 18: Car Show and Cruise and June 25: Karaoke/Lip Sync Battle and Talent Night.

Each Live in the Ville event will feature food trucks and stands, such as Byway Brewery, True BBQ and Whiskey Bar, Cookielicious Sweet and Savory and more. Live music will be performed by groups such as Eclectic Soul, Teach the Fire, Beach House Music School and more. Live at the Ville will also have live art performances complete with face-painting, jugglers and costumed characters. A special Frida Kahlo art exhibit and folk art market will be on display during the festival.

The events begin at 168th and Kennedy Avenue in Hammond, Ind. Performances and vendors will run from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Live at the Ville is sponsored by the Hessville Commerce and Community Creative each Saturday evening in June.

"Live at the Ville brings the ordinary street festival to life; it's an interactive and live celebration of all that is music, art, craft, performance, food and culture. There is a lot of history on Kennedy Avenue in Hammond from the Indiana Welcome Center to Freddy's Steakhouse and we want to welcome residents and visitors to experience the multi-cultural creative and entertainment life happening in Hessville. Everyone is welcome and we encourage you to dress up and show your creativity," said Jocelyn Prue, HC3 Board President.

Additional information about the event can be found at www.hessville.com. Contact HC3 directly at hessvillebusiness@gmail.com.

The Hessville Commerce and Community Creative (HC3) is a not-for-profit organization working to improve life in part of the region. A portion of all sales at the Byway Brewery Beer garden will be donated to the HC3 to help further the organization's mission. The HC3 Board is composed of both residents and businesses and people of all backgrounds from Hessville and throughout the region.