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25.) Feast of the Assumption (revisited) – Cleveland – August 16, 2015

Author’s Note: I first wrote about the Feast of the Assumption back in 2010, when I put a little emphasis on the (mis)spelling of Italian words on food booth signs (the photo above is not an example of this). You can read that review here at http://ohiofestivals.net/44-feast-of-the-assumption-cleveland-august-14-2010/ ********************************************** I returned to Little Italy early on a Sunday… …hoping to beat …

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21.) SunWatch Native Flute Festival – Dayton – August 15, 2015

In 1971, a sewage treatment plant in Dayton wanted to expand… …but excavations led to the discovery of artifacts and remnants of a Fort Ancient Native American village. Thanks to public opinion and the city, the land was preserved and a museum was built… …with an interesting exhibit of the Fort Ancient culture… …that discussed their lifestyle, diet and culture.

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20.) Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival – August 14, 2015

A long, long time ago, in the actual house of which this model was replicated… …Reynoldsburg resident Alexander Livingston used seed experimentation to stabilize the smaller and sour tasting wild tomatoes… …into larger and sweeter commercial tomatoes, starting with the Paragon tomato, introduced in 1870.

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18.) Columbus Food Truck (revisited) – August 14, 2015

Author’s Note: I first came to the first Columbus Food Truck and Cart Fest in 2011, which you can read about here – http://ohiofestivals.net/48-columbus-food-truck-and-cart-fest-august-26-2011/ Actually, when did they drop “the Cart” in the name? Due to that experience of long lines and craziness, I tried to get there at a slightly off time this year, arriving at 4:30. It’s actually …