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Visitors to the Maple Leaf Festival can purchase handmade arts and crafts from the many booths that line Eighth and High streets in Baldwin City. The annual festival is this weekend.

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Organizers ready for annual Maple Leaf influx

It’s that annual time in Baldwin City where thousands of visitors flock to town to shop for homemade crafts, sample delicious foods and view colorful fall foliage. The Maple Leaf Festival was founded in 1958. City. It’s now celebrated on the third full weekend of October. This year is the 53rd annual celebration of the festival.

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Fall festival this weekend in Baldwin City

Every fall, on the third weekend in October, thousands of people descend on Baldwin City in southern Douglas County for the annual Maple Leaf Festival, billed as the area’s largest fall family festival. The festival’s official Web site and committee provides answers to questions about the event.


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