Happy crowds greet Fiesta Days …And then the rains came

  • Fiesta Days was sunny and fun-filled on Saturday, then gloomy and wet on Sunday. [photo by Patric Hedlund]

    Fiesta Days was sunny and fun-filled on Saturday, then gloomy and wet on Sunday. [photo by Patric Hedlund]

Sunday brought much-needed rain to the mountain. The happy Fiesta Days crowds thinned and rides stood idle, but there was still plenty of activity. 

By Gary Meyer and Patric Hedlund

Saturday morning the annual Ed Perine Memorial Fiesta Days parade wound its way toward a sunny day in Frazier Mountain Park.

Honorary Mayor Jerry Quick waved with a mighty smile. Supervisor David Couch enjoyed a tour in the Ridge Route Museum’s Model T. Fiesta Days Queen Janice Winter and her court looked like they were…

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Jen Welch and Drifter won the pet show first prize.

Above (l-r) First Place horseshoe contest winner, Fiesta Days Queen Janice Winter and Second Place winner Clarence Bettis. Right, Joshua Roe with the winning style that took First Place at the horseshoe pits.

Ian Moreland,13 — ‘It’s too sweet,’ Ian Moreland said about his pie

Madison Marasa enjoyed lemon meringue.

Arthur Hansen takes Doris Hansen to see a wood-cutter’s booth.

No hands were allowed in the pie and watermelon contests. It got messy.

Arlo Cox of Frazier Park going for that big tagged fish as rain fell on Frazier Mountain Park pond

The ducks were happy with water both above and below.

Customers at Don’s Liquor could hear Justin Jones screaming “Pull, Cat! Pull!” to
encourage Cat Whitelock to pull back on the saw.

Knight Jarecki and Everett Ludwig showed determination in the Junior class competition.

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