Virus cancels Louisiana strawberry fest for 2nd year

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For the second year in a row, the coronavirus pandemic has canceled a popular spring festival in Louisiana.

Posted: Feb 10, 2021 4:10 PM

PONCHATOULA, La. (AP) — For the second year in a row, the coronavirus pandemic has canceled a popular spring festival in Louisiana. News agencies report that the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival won't be held April 9-11 as planned. Organizers say the farmer’s auction and the queen’s pageant will still be held. Next year will be the festival's 50th anniversary. Organizers say that festival is still on the calendar.

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