Friday, September 23, 2011

Community Festival Day1

Where is the time going?
I can't believe it has been another 
 13 days since I posted last!
Last weekend
our town had 
it's annual festival

It use to be Old Fashion Days
but last year it didn't happen
and it was brought back this year
as Xenia Community Festival

Somewhere over the yrs it was
moved from downtown to a park 
this year it moved back downtown

A friend of ours
who is also running for city council
is on the committee and he asked
for volunteers to help

We got up and had to
 be downtown at 7 am

the roads were blocked
Friday am

The food vendors were the first to show abt 10am

Gotta have garbage cans

The amusement rides
started setting up abt the
same time
always amazes me
 how fast they can set up

The crafts etc vendors 
started showing up at noon
to set up

City Booth

Hats, tops misc

Sand Art for the kids

Incense and candles

tutus and headbands

Dollar Jewelry

 They had to be set up and vehicles removed by 3:30
Home improvement

Military Dog Fundraising

Kid Books

 A lot of the food vendors came early
because they had to prepare
the food

 Ribbon cutting was at 4

 Abt 5 it started to pick up

Band played early evening

It was Celtic Music

We were there until 10pm Fri night 

and returned at
8am for the parade
and another day

It was an exhausting weekend....

1 comment:

  1. That is quite the festival. What an event! I love local celebrations. That's a doozer! Have fun.