Woolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk cancelled after wind damage

Strong winds cancel Woolly Worm Festival

BANNER ELK, NC (WBTV) - The 41st annual Woolly Worm Festival has been cancelled for Saturday following significant wind damage that occurred overnight and into the morning.

Various tents and equipment for the event have been blown over and trees have reportedly been damaged as well.

The event had been scheduled for Oct. 20-21 but event organizers are unable to make repairs in time for the second day of the festival.

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