Yesterday was a wonderful celebration of arts, music and games had by all in the lovely town of Mayo. Despite the smoke and the late afternoon rain, lots of people came out to enjoy what the Stewart River Valley has to offer for fun, arts and entertainment. A huge thanks to Ian Spencer for all the effort coordinating and organizing, the Stewart Valley Farmer’s Market, Victoria Gold for the concession, the Mayo Volunteer Fire Department for the wonderful steak dinner, festival photographers Peter Idoko, Virginia Mitford, Don Hutton and Anne Leckie, Valerie Maier for volunteering with the artists, Hilda Germaine for directing the Little Jiggers, Bobbie-Lee Melancon for organizing the Northern Tutchone Fashion Show, the Village of Mayo Crew for setting up the whole site, all the wonderful artists, craftspeople, musicians and performers for bringing a great variety of talent to our community, Andy Cunningham and Lana Welchman of ADM Live Sound for such a great job with sound, the Mayo Arts Society for the use of their equipment, Esther Winter for assistance with organizing, Peter Idoko, Asia Winter-Sinnott, Gavin Winter-Sinnott and Kent Sinnott for helping with set-up, and the Mayo RRC and Yukon Environment for their bear-awareness booth. We had a wonderful day and look forward to this great event again next year. Thanks everyone who came out!