JACKSON, MI -- Jackson's annual Art, Beer and Wine Festival, hosted by the Ella Sharp Museum, has been canceled.
Scheduled for Aug. 8, after being moved there from its earlier date of June 13, the museum has now announced the event is being moved to June 12, 2021.
"Please know the staff, board of directors, volunteers, and sponsors of the Ella have worked hard behind the scenes to make Art, Beer and Wine 2020 Festival a reality," officials said in a news release. "However, in light of the current situation we are facing, and with our commitment to provide a safe and fun experience for all guests, staff, sponsors, and volunteers, we can not (host) the 2020 festival."
The Jackson County Health Department reported on May 27 that 439 residents have tested positive for COVID-19, 18 more positive cases than a week prior.
The museum website says that guests or vendors who have paid for tickets or booths should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
More than 5,000 people attended the 2019 Art, Beer and Wine Festival – which showcases different beers, wines and artwork from around the world and United States.
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