EAST JORDAN — The East Jordan City Commission recently gave its approval for an arts and crafts event to be set up in a city park this coming weekend.
At its regular semi-monthly meeting on Sept. 15, the city commission approved a request from Blue Ribbon Events to host an event dubbed “Paint and Pumpkins” from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 26-27 at the East Jordan Tourist Park.
“This fine art and craft show will be a boutique art show with no more than 40 vendors,” stated event organizers.
On Monday, East Jordan City Administrator Tom Cannon said the event was originally slated to take place simultaneously with the East Jordan Fall Festival, however that event, like many others throughout Northern Michigan was cancelled earlier this year because of COVID-19 concerns.
There is no charge for entry into the event.
Cannon said city staff felt it was important to