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Pride in the Plaza powers through spotty weatherPride in the Plaza was a success despite some bad weather. Tallahassee band Wailin' Wolves performed and Steven Hall said that it plays a huge role in the community. Video by Jordan Culver/Democrat
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Update: 3 p.m.Threats of rain around the city aren't enough to keep "Pride in the Plaza" from celebrating pride in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
The event, which is sponsored by The Family Tree, has had around 900 people come through so far, said Family Tree chairman Steven Hall.
He said weather permitting, the event should continue at the plaza until 6 p.m. After that, there are more festivities planned in the plaza -- including a drag show -- until 10 p.m.
The event has around 50 vendors.
Earlier story"Pride in the Plaza," a family event celebrating pride in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, kicks off today at noon in Kleman Plaza.
The event is part of PRIDEFEST 2012, which started earlier this week.
The outdoor event will feature food and business vendors from all over the region, community organizations, a main stage with live entertainment and a Kids Zone with a jump-house and kid-friendly activities.
"Pride in the Plaza" lasts until 6 p.m. Check back for more updates.