Festival prevails over summer showers at The Wassaic Project


Above, from left, Anita Vigeant, 7, and her siblings, Davis, 3, and Amelie, 5, enjoyed a frozen sweet treat from the Bees Knees Ice Pops cart. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

WASSAIC — Come rain, shine or thunderstorms, The Wassaic Project was prepared to start August with a communitywide celebration at its 11th annual Summer Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3.

The Wassaic Project welcomed community members, artists, musicians and performers from all walks of life to take part in its summertime tradition. While the day’s dark forecast made an appearance later in the afternoon, the local nonprofit was prepared, adapting its program when needed. 

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