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54th Annual Penrod Arts Fair canceled

The decision was made for the health and safety of all the artists involved as well as those that would attend.
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INDIANAPOLIS — The Penrod Society canceled the Somerset CPAs and Advisors 54th Annual Penrod Arts Fair, and the Merchants Bank of Indiana 8th Annual Evening with Penrod Presented by TWG Development. 

The decision was in response to the pandemic and a statement on the Penrod Arts Fair Facebook page said in part: "The difficult decision to cancel is driven by our responsibility to protect the health and safety of the thousands of patrons, artists, and volunteers that attend our fair annually."

“I couldn’t be more proud of our all-volunteer planning team who has worked diligently throughout the year to plan the Arts Fair and Evening with Penrod with safety at the forefront,” said 2020 Penrod Fair Chair Ryan Evans. “It is disappointing that we won’t be able to share our events with our community this year, but safety for everyone that participates in these events comes before all.” 

The Penrod Society urges those who can, to support artists and any arts non-profit organizations by donating or becoming a patron.

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