Tuesday’s Brussels Town Board meeting will feature a discussion on the fate of the St Francis and St. Mary’s Church Kermis. A picnic license is expected to be approved, and Father Edward Looney says that plans are in the works for a second one in Lincoln as well. Other area festivals have been scaled back due to COVID-19, and that remains a possibility for the Kermis . Looney says it will happen, though, as its impact is vitally important to the church.
Some ideas to help modify the event involve extra space for social distancing and moving the silent auction and raffles online. The Brussels Kermis is scheduled for Labor Day weekend, September 6th.