Coronavirus: Norwood Fair cancelled for Thanksgiving weekend, returning in 2021

It’s an annual three-day Thanksgiving weekend tradition in the village of Norwood, Ont., about 30 kilometres east of Peterborough.

But for the first time since the Second World War, the Norwood Fair will not be running in 2020, because of concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

Citing community and volunteer safety as well as an effort to protect its cash reserves, the board of directors of the Norwood Agricultural Society voted virtually to officially cancel the fair.

The theme for the 2020 edition of the fair, which was to run Oct. 10 to 12, was ‘autumn treasures.’

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