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Midwest Salute to the Arts canceled Friday night due to inclement weather

Art showcased at 2017 Midwest Salute to the Arts festival

In this BND file video, hundreds of artists and thousands of visitors descended on Moody Park in Fairview Heights for the annual Midwest Salute to the Arts festival Aug. 25-27, 2017.
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In this BND file video, hundreds of artists and thousands of visitors descended on Moody Park in Fairview Heights for the annual Midwest Salute to the Arts festival Aug. 25-27, 2017.

The Midwest Salute to the Arts organizers in Fairview Heights have canceled Friday night’s scheduled events due to the inclement weather. They cited safety concerns for both artists and patrons.

The VIP Gala Event will be rescheduled from 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Organizers plan to resume normal festival hours on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5p.m.

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