Harvest Homecoming is the tail that wags New Albany’s civic dog, and while the 52-year-old annual festival promotes numerous events throughout the city, in the mind of the public it’s all about “booth days,” when streets are closed in the epicenter of downtown and throngs descend to patronize booths occupied by a diverse array of vendors. Booth days begin on Thursday 7 October and run through Sunday 10 October. The past decade has seen a gradual but very real evolution in the festival, as impelled by the rejuvenation of downtown New Albany. For decades there was little in the way of commerce for Harvest Homecoming to displace during booth days. Now there are eateries, bars and retail shops, and so thinking “behind the booths&rdq ......Read more