Kent becomes Stars Hollow once again

“Gilmore Girls” actress Rini Bell, center, attended the third Gilmore Girls Fan Fest in Kent. Photo by Lans Christensen

KENT — Kent once again morphed into the fictional town of Stars Hollow, home to the extraordinary “Gilmore Girls,” on Oct. 19 and 20. 

The occasion was the third Gilmore Girls Fan Fest. “Fan” hardly describes the passionately devoted followers of this television show, which ran from 2000 to 2007. Kent was aswarm with fest attendees — almost entirely women, from near and far, and of all ages. Though their numbers were large, they were almost all in small clusters of three or four, moving about town and the shops, and the fest venues.

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