Festival celebrates 25th show

Art Festival - Paulette Anderson, Barb Thompson, Don Parker, Jill Whiting and Sharon Labatt pose for a creative way to frame a group picture at the Mid Summer’s Art Festival held on Aug. 3.

Threatening skies and intermittent light morning rain did nothing to deter visitors who thronged to the annual Midsummer Arts Festival, which observed its 25th anniversary on Saturday. What began as a modest showcase in Jill Whiting’s back yard was nurtured over the years until it blossomed into Fort Qu’Appelle’s major…