Kenosha Fall Festival postponed due to expected bad weather; will be Oct. 20

The Kenosha city government’s Fall Festival planned for October 13th will be postponed until October 20th, due to predicted bad weather, Kris Kochman, Community Relations Liaison, has announced.

From the press release:

Local forecasts call for nearly 100 percent likelihood of strong rain and thunderstorms throughout the day on Saturday. The entertainment lineup on October 20th will be the same as originally planned.

Live music, free pumpkins, and crafts are among the highlights of the new event sponsored by the City of Kenosha. The Fall Festival will take place from noon to 4 pm on Saturday, October 20th, at Veterans Memorial park, 54th Street and Sixth Avenue.

Jerry Smith’s Pumpkin Farm is providing 100 small pumpkins, which will be distributed to the first 100 children in attendance at the event. Craft supplies for decorating pumpkins also will be provided. Members of the Kenosha Art Association (KAA) will offer face painting for children. My Animix will demonstrate Anime games. The entertainment lineup includes music by the duo, “Happy,” featuring Susan Larkin and Jean Preston of Kenosha. They will perform from 12 noon to 1 pm and from 2 to 3 pm.  From 1 to 2 pm, actors and storytellers will take the stage. Kids can learn how to act like their favorite Halloween character during a presentation by Maureen Cashin Bolog of Actor’s Craft. Vittoria DuMez will perform as a friendly witch, telling stories related to Halloween. Costumed Anime players from My Animix also will perform. Beginning at 3 pm, artists from the KAA will demonstrate pumpkin-carving techniques.

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