North Huron waives fee, will close Gypsy Lane for Blyth Rutabaga Festival

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BLYTH – The Blyth Rutabaga Festival Homecoming will be held on Father’s Day weekend this year, with live entertainment featuring Adam Cousins and Weekend Never Ends.

North Huron council approved a request from the non-profit organization that asked if the fees associated with the multi-vendor business licence permit fee of $400.

Council also approved the organization’s request for North Huron public works staff to safely complete the road closure on Gypsy Lane, County Road 25 to Wellington Street on Saturday, June 18, from 1-4 p.m.

Additionally, the group requested council to allow public works to provide barricades, pylons, garbage, and recycling bins at the community centre grounds, which was approved.

On the Rutabaga Fest social media page, they said, “Enjoy lots of activities for the whole family. Camping all weekend, Friday night concert, Pineridge Chicken BBQ, bed races, kids’ zone, artisan market, community stage, and so much more.”

Prices are $20 for an advance ticket and $25 at the door. This is an age of majority event with a cash bar.

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Cory Bilyea, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Wingham Advance Times

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