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Guinea Jubilee does well despite weather

Organizers of this past weekend’s Guinea Jubilee were “quite pleased” with the turnout at the festival, despite a questionable weather forecast with high winds and on-and-off rain showers.

As there was never a threat of lightning or severe weather, much of the festival went ahead as scheduled, although Saturday’s parade, car show and fireworks were cancelled.

“What could have been a complete washout, the weather in many respects turned out to be quite favorable,” said Guinea Jubilee committee chair Tara Thomas. “It was by no means a washout.”

According to Thomas, the vendors that came to the festival and stuck it out until the end did quite well. She said the Guinea Jubilee committee’s booth actually ended up running out of all of its food by the end of the festival. “So, what could have been just terrible turned out quite good,” she added.

She said the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers, the group that organizes the ...

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