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Pumpkinfest canceled


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BESSEMER — The Bessemer Pumpkinfest is once again canceled for this year, the committee announced Wednesday night.

The festival which celebrates fall in the Upper Peninsula was originally scheduled for Sept. 24 -25, but according to Donna Frello, who chairs the committee, multiple variables such as construction and the ongoing pandemic forced their decision to cancel.

Frello said the festival only lasts a day and a half, so if an event were to get curtailed because of “mud in the road” or “restrictions on social distancing” there isn’t another date to...

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