Published: Monday, 02 October 2017 09:38
Written by Stephen Vance, Staff
A storm system that rolled through the Meaford area on Friday September 29 brought with it heavy rainfall and strong winds which forced the cancellation of the annual Scarecrow & Family Festival for the first time in its 21 year history.
The storm system caused downed power lines and tree limbs, and the high winds and large waves along the waterfront caused rocks, boulders, and other debris to be scattered along Bayfield Street. Shortly after 4:00 p.m on Friday, organizers of the event, which was set to begin at 6:00 p.m., announced the cancellation on social media.
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