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Acorn Fest highlights cultural diversity

Suzanne Vautier of CEEN was teaching about acorn processing at the Acorn Festival Saturday, Oct. 22. (Photo by Lindsay Martinho for the Illinois Valley News)

The annual Acorn Festival and scarecrow competition, an event held by the Cultural & Ecological Enhancement Network, was brought to the Kerby Belt Building Oct. 22. Despite the sprinkle of much-needed rain that occurred partway through the festival, attendees seemed to be enjoying the . . .