The second annual Northwoods Pride Festival is being held June 23 in Arbor Vitae.
The festival is sponsored by Northwoods Progressives and Northern Highland LGBTQ. Spokesperson Don Schindhelm chairs the festival. He says about 60 people turned out for last year's initial festival.
He says the Northwoods Progressives came to the Rainbow Hodags at Nicolet College to hold a PRIDE event...
"...it really was the community that got us started with the Northwoods Pride festival. We were encouraged by our straight allies who are really important. We welcome everybody to come and show their support for the LGBT community....."
There will be food, bring your own meat to grill, music and games, an open mic and other attractions. The festival will be at Arbor Vitae Fireman's Park from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.