Many popular local events are falling victim to the threat of heavy downpours and strong winds.
At least four events were canceled Saturday morning because of the weather, among them:
• Oktoberfest in Stuart. No makeup date has been announced.
• Bahama Terrace Neighborhood Cleanup in Stuart has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 15, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
• Jensen Beach's popular Leif Erikson Festival, in its 40th year, also was canceled. No word on a rescheduled date.
• The Family Jamboree at the Indian River County Fairgrounds has been rescheduled for October 29, starting at 11 a.m.