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Street closures announced for Liberty Arts Festival in Morris

Closures will affect most of downtown

The Liberty Arts Festival is coming to downtown Morris Thursday through Saturday.

Members of the organizing committee are letting the public know about the several city streets will be closed during the festival over the weekend, including a large section of Liberty Street through the heart of downtown.

On Saturday, Liberty Street will be closed from Washington to Main Street, and Washington Street will be closed between Franklin and Wauponsee Streets for the Art Walk.

Washington Street from Liberty Street to the alley one-half block south will also be closed throughout the festival for a stage area and food vendor.

The festival includes dozens of arts and entertainment events, including photo contests, concerts, performances, an outdoor movie, and the annual Chalk the Walks art walk.

The Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Liberty Arts Festival organizing committee and volunteers issued a release noting that they are thankful to the community for their cooperation and support of this event, and hope that many of area residents will take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy the festival.

For additional information on the Liberty Arts Festival, visit www.downtownmorris.com

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