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26.) Fall into Avon Festival – September 7, 2014

In Avon’s French Creek District…

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25.) Festival of Saint Rocco (revisited) – Cleveland – September 1, 2014

Author’s Note: I last reviewed this festival on a mid-afternoon Sunday in 2010.  The crowds were minimal, the broadcasting of old skipping Italian music was surreal and my experience was just, in short, a bad one. You can read that experience here -  http://ohiofestivals.net/57-st-roccos-italian-festival-cleveland-september-5-2010/

After various parishioners and festival fans asked me to return, I finally decided to give the festival a second shot and come back on the busiest day of the weekend – the day of the Greasy Pole Climb.

It also turned out to be the 100th anniversary!

Auguri, San Rocco!

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24.) Milan Melon Festival (revisited) – August 30, 2014

Author’s Note: Way back in 2009, I wrote my first official festival experience/review for my blog and it turned out to be about the Milan Melon Festival (you can read that here - http://ohiofestivals.net/the-milan-melon-festival).

This year, I decided to return, take more pictures and search for any changes.  I hope you like it.

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