FERGUS – Over 2500 visitors attended the second annual Enchanted Forest of Fergus, held Sept. 22 and 23 within the forested space behind the Centre Wellington Group Sportsplex. The occasion raises funds for Massive Brothers Massive Sisters of Centre Wellington. Dwell musical performances included the Toronto String Quartet, the Vaudevillian, Yasgur’s Farm, and The Sidewalk Crusaders.
Along with these acts, the “Wizard of the Woods” Rob Energy carried out magic reveals all through the night time and a secret passageway led attendants to a theatre manufacturing spearheaded by Norah Wardell of Dance and Coronary heart dance firm, in partnership with the Elora Group Theatre.
Co-founder Julia Zimmerman was thrilled with the turnout, greater than doubling the inaugural occasion held in 2022.
“Thanks a lot to our lovely group and everybody who attended. We’re so completely happy to proceed making a magical expertise collectively,” Zimmerman advised the Advertiser.
“We noticed 110% visitor rely progress from final 12 months’s occasion and are trying ahead to persevering with to broaden within the coming years,” she added.
Jessica Gurd of Hedge Tarot, participated as a vendor each nights and is worked up to return for future reveals.
“Often once I attend reveals they’re in conference halls, underneath brilliant fluorescent lights, and I’m at all times exhausted afterwards. With this present, being within the open air underneath the bushes from twilight by way of moonrise with my ft on an precise forest flooring… I felt like I may have accomplished that present all week,” Gurd mentioned.
“It was sincerely, most likely my favorite present I’ll ever be part of – I can’t think about my vendor expertise being higher.”
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