LETCHWORTH STATE PARK — The annual Letchworth Arts & Crafts Show & Sale has been canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis.
The event that annually attracts tens of thousands of people to the park had been set for Oct. 10 to 12 at the Highbanks Recreation Area.
The decision by the Arts Council for Wyoming County’s Board of Directors was unanimous.
“ACWC’s priority is the health and safety of the artisans, volunteers, support staff and the community”. said Executive Director Jacqueline Swaby of the ACWC. “This was a heartbreaking and difficult decision for our organization to make, as it will have significant economic impact on our artisans and all other entities who have contributed to the 44-year success of this event.
“But as COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and after numerous consultations, meetings, and a survey of the artisans, it…