My close friends might wonder if I’ve lost my mind by writing this post, as I’m NOT a fan of large crowds. Not by a long shot. While I’d much rather skip large crowds of people, I think it’s important to contribute to local small businesses and support our local economy. And there IS some fun to be had.
Today, I’m writing about Hamilton’s own Festival of Friends. There is almost always a festival in Hamilton during a long weekend, but Festival of Friends is special in the fact that it’s been a part of Hamilton tradition since 1976. Bill Powell Jr. started the Festival of Friends as a folk artist festival in Hamilton’s Gage Park. Gage Park has its own history, you can read about it here.Continue Reading