Guilford Harvest Festival Press Release

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Guilford Harvest Festival Press Release

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While lives have changed dramatically during the past six months or so and many folks are still self-quarantining or at least have remained cooped up for far too long, the Guilford Historical Society will hold its annual Harvest Festival to break the monotony with outdoor activities and safety protocols.

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September 26, 2020

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English

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While lives have changed dramatically during the past six months or so and many folks are still self-quarantining or at least have remained cooped up for far too long, the Guilford Historical Society has planned to hold its annual Harvest Festival to break the monotony on Saturday, Sept. 26 (rain date is Saturday, Oct. 3).

We are having a CrEaTiVe Mask Competition too. Create a mask, take a selfie (or have someone take a picture of you in your new creation) and send it to Janie at jknee@myfairpoint.net by Sept. 24. Include your contact information please as there will be prizes for the most original, the funniest and the prettiest. Photos will be on display at the festival on Saturday, Sept. 26 with attendees judging the masked competitors. Make sure to send your friends and relatives to vote for you.

Get out of the house and come have some fun. The kids area at the Braeburn lot includes the bounce house, games and popcorn. “Floyd’s Fabulous Hot Dogs” will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Guilford Historical Society.

The cemetery tour with local historian Tom Goulette will be held at the Lawn Cemetery on the left side of Route 15 (Elm Street) heading west at 6:30 pm and will include the mystery of the lost cremains.

Thanks to the Red Maple Inn for providing the bounce house and live music and to the town of Guilford for providing the masks and sanitizer.

The Guilford Memorial Library will host a book sale on from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Masks will be required and social distancing will be observed.

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Janie Lander, “Guilford Harvest Festival Press Release,” Heart of Maine Community Stories, accessed January 27, 2021, https://heartofmaine.omeka.net/items/show/106.

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