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44th Annual Heritage Days This Weekend

June 6th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

It’s the 44th annual Heritage Days even this weekend in Downtown Cumberland.  The Festival, created in 1968 and originally held in January and February, is going strong more than four decades later. Now always scheduled the second full weekend in June, Heritage Days is filled with arts and crafts, music and other street entertainment, a children’s carnival and plenty of festival food.  Located on historic Washington Street, known for its Victorian homes, and Downtown Cumberland, the 2012 Heritage Days is scheduled for Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10. Gayle Griffith, festival coordinator, told the Cumberland Rotary Club this week that the event is essentially made up of three elements: food; arts and crafts and activities that include tours and games for the kids. While the number of craft vendors is down somewhat, that is offset by food and display vendors…

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