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This event will feature an arts and craft fair, food trucks, and of course, homemade pies, local maple syrup, fried dough, the Health Food Corner's organic cafe, Monaco’s famous pizza, Padre’s Mexican cuisine, Mama Pho’s new Bubble Tea! Food trucks on hand will include Cheez Trailer in Paradise, The Singing Sliders, Maiky Hotdog and Szabo's Seafood. Family activities will also be provided, including the popular bounce house, a balloon artist, and face-painting for children.
“This year’s festival will feature musical entertainment by Mike Hodorski and Company, Jim Moore, and Sam Guglielmino,” says Fran Delaney, president of the board of directors of Friends of Main Street, the non-profit organization that organizes the Festival. “They’ll be playing hits from the ’50s through the ’70s, some classic country, and some original songs too. Also, we have a professional magician.”
Visitors and residents alike can experience all Winchester has to offer on the 28th -- Winsted, Winchester Center, Highland Lake, and a converted mill building with an exciting project underway, all on the same day! The 5K Highland Lake Hustle, a road race, kicks off at 9 a.m. In addition to the Fall Foliage Festival on Main Street Winsted starting at 10 a.m., so is Winchester Center Day with a vintage car and motorcycle show and revolutionary war encampment. Then finish your day by attending the Art of Work Gala - Recycled Runway - at the American Mural Project on Whiting Street at 6 p.m.
The Fall Foliage Festival is sponsored by Little Red Barn Brewers, Northwest Community Bank, Noujaim's Mediterranean Bistro, Standard Valuation Services, West State Mechanical, Community Health and Wellness Center, Klebe Fuel, Dr. William Ryan DMD, and Sterling Sintered Technologies.
For more than two decades Friends of Main Street has been a cheerleader, encouraging more people to come downtown, residents and visitors alike, through its informative weekly updates, diverse community events, and beautification initiatives.
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