Niagara Folk Arts Festival kicks off this weekend

The 51st annual Niagara Folk Arts Festival opens this weekend in St. Catharines.

The traditional Ambassador Ball is set for tonight, with opening ceremonies Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. in front of city hall.

Twenty one cultural centres will host open houses until May 26th. The first is set for Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Islamic Society of St. Catharines on Geneva Street.

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