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Rain cant ruffle feathers at Spring Chicken Festival
Thousands flock to downtown Gainesville for fun, flavors of annual event
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Mike and Donna Cyr look Saturday at hand-painted lighted wine bottles by Joan McDonald out of Flowery Branch at Re-Hatched upcycled art market during the annual Spring Chicken Festival in downtown Gainesville. Items sold at Re-Hatched were made from recycled or repurposed materials. - photo by Erin O. Smith
A little rain may stop a parade, but it won’t keep Gainesville residents from their chicken. The 11th annual Spring Chicken Festival was held Saturday in downtown Gainesville, and despite a little rain in the morning, the event was quite a success. “It’s one of those happy accidents,” said Kelly Norman, Keep Hall Beautiful executive director.