Fall festival a hit with community members

Val Hill and her grandkids Jazmine Olson, Aubrie Hill and Autumn Hil enjoyed the day including pumpkin painting!

By Lisa Iesse Writer – From pumpkin paint-ins to pies-in-the-face, October festivities were in full swing at the Grand River Development Corporation’s (SNGRDC) annual fall festival The festival drew community members of all ages to Chiefswood Park on Saturday (October 21). The smell of yummy warm fall treats like apple fritters and hot apple cider filled the air. There were rides and bouncy castles, and local vendors showcasing beautiful handmade arts and crafts including jewelry, clothing, textiles and woodworks. The event featured a live music performance by local artist James Wilson. Miss Preteen Six Nations Bella Beaver headed her own vendor table offering delicious home-made Halloween themed baked goods and also running a Find-the-Joker fundraiser. She told Turtle Island News she is raising funds to attend the Gathering of Nations….

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