TRURO – Hundreds of people are enjoying culturally diverse music, crafts and culinary delights at the Civic Square in Truro.
The second annual Embrace Truro event celebrating multiculturalism opened today at noon at the square on Prince Street and will continue there until 3 p.m. Face painting, balloon animals, a free barbecue for children and non-stop music is all underway.
Also, the Truro Farmers' Market will extend its hours from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the Colchester Historical Museum will be open to 4 p.m. offering free admission to the "Out of the Woodwork" exhibit on the history of woodworking in Colchester County, along with featuring diversity films.
This evening festivities will continue with a concert featuring Grammy winner Dutch Robinson at Cobequid Educational Centre, beginning at 7 p.m. The legendary R&B and gospel musician participated in Embrace Truro last year as well.
On Sunday, a church service will be held at First Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. The service will include performers from Embrace Truro and feature cross-culture musical performances.