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Father-Daughter Date Night goes Under the Sea
Beloved event reaches 21st year
Well-dressed Charlie Boyd dances with KiaAnn King.
There was a sunken ship, an octopus, even a mermaid at McMinnville Civic Center on Saturday night for the annual Father-Daughter Date Night.The theme was Under the Sea with attendees splashing atop the ocean waves for a high-energy night of dancing and memories.“We started coming to this when she was 4 and we’ve been every year since,” said Johnny Anderson who has made it to the event 16 years straight with daughter Jarah, now a sophomore at MTSU. “It’s given us some special memories together.”David Marttala first started attending 20 years ago with his oldest daughter. Now he goes with both his daughters, Shelby and Lilly.“The first few years we went, I expected to stay for about an hour and go home,” said David. “That hasn’t been the case at all.