On Friday, September 27, at approximately 6:15pm damaging winds came through Manteno damaging several festival structures on Main, First and Second Streets including the entertainment tent, First Street dining tent and vendor booths.
No injuries have been reported. Several power outages, limbs, and down wires have been reported. We ask that everyone avoid the Main Street vicinity. The festival has been closed until further notice to assess the damage. Festival attendees safety and security is our highest priority.
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