/R E P E A T -- Yonge Street closure advisory - Thornhill celebrates its
community spirit/

TORONTO, Sept. 11 /CNW/ - On Saturday, September 19th 2009 from 8.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m. Yonge Street will be completely closed to traffic between Centre Street and John Street. This section is located in Thornhill, in southern York Region between Steeles Avenue and Highway 407.

Motorists who use Yonge St. as a through route are advised to use either Bathurst Street or Bayview Avenue.

Several side streets on the east side of Yonge St. will be closed from 8:00 am until 5:30 pm.

Between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Thornhill will be holding its 33rd Village Festival in Old Thornhill. This annual event of the Society for the Preservation of Historic Thornhill attracts up to 10,000 visitors.

    Entertainment is at several locations.
    Over 100 booths offer a wide variety of crafts.
    There are special amusements for children and teens.

    For more information consult www.thornhillfestival.com

Because the Festival is organised by a volunteer committee, there is an admission charge of $4.00 for adults and $2.00 for teens and seniors. Admission is free for children (12 and under) and for those in heritage costume.

SOURCE Thornhill Village Festival

For further information: For further information: David Rawcliffe, Chair, Thornhill Village Festival Publicity, Phone - (905) 881-3952, Mobile - (416) 570-3952, Fax - (905) 881-8220, email - festpub@thornhillhistoric.org

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