A fall fest like no other in Winsted

Emma Wallace, 12, painted the face of Mary Kendjorski, 3, at the festival. Face painting was one of several children’s activities at the event, which also included a bounce house and a sandbag throw. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED — The weather was warm, dry and perfect for the town’s 20th annual Fall Foliage Festival on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Hundreds of people attended the event, which was held on a section of Main Street that had been closed for the day.

More than 50 vendors were there, including community organizations, businesses, religious groups and representatives from both the Democratic and Republican parties.

Mayor Candy Perez was at the Winsted Democratic Town Committee booth.

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