Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, has announced plans for closures of North Defiance Street this weekend.
North Defiance Street will close at 11 am, Friday, Aug. 6, for the evening Backyard Bash. Kidder said the street will be closed from Williams Street south to Stryker Street.
Traffic coming from the north will be able to turn east or west at Williams Street.
Traffic coming from the south will only be able to turn west on Stryker Street.
North Defiance Street will reopen around 1 am.
Kart racing downtown on Sunday, Aug. 8, will utilize the same closure.
North Defiance Street will close Sunday morning at 6 am, and will reopen around 8 pm.
Downtown businesses can be accessed through their rear entrances, Kidder said.