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The Clarks performed at the 2019 Northern Appalachian Folk Festival. 

Organizers of the Northern Appalachian Folk Festival, an annual celebration of regional music, art, food and more held in downtown Indiana on Labor Day weekend, have announced most of the festival’s programs for this year have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The live music, art exhibitions, children’s alley and vendors will not take place, according to a news release.

The festival will present its Walk of Fame ceremony, in conjunction with this year’s theme of “The Year of the Woman: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote.”

The ceremony will be at noon Sept. 11 in front of Spaghetti Benders restaurant at 565 Philadelphia St.

The Walk of Fame “honors individuals from the northern Appalachian region who have made significant contributions in different areas,” according to a news release.

This year’s inductees are Lucille Ray Donnelly, for education; Marilyn McCusker, human rights; Bernice Gera, human rights; Peggy Clark, environment; and Abby Morris, arts.

For more information, visit the festival’s website,