Family Night at the Festival is always a great time! There was a great turnout for the evening and many activities for the whole family:
Carnival rides, Agri-Land by Straatmann Feed, Premier Entertainment offered balloon animals, face painting and a magic show, New Melle Fire Department along with St. Charles County First Responders were on hand for demos, the 2nd Annual Little Miss and Mister Pageant (Winner - Emma Cenatiempo, click here to read more about the Pageant.), games, lots of food and drinks, and don’t forget the fried gizzards.
The festival continues on Friday, June 11 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 12 the parade is at 12:30 p.m. and the grounds open at 4 p.m.
Zander Newton and Anna Hausladen learning about the equipment from the Bomb/Swat teams.
Ben Settle giving knuckles to “Officer Bailey” with the St. Charles Count Police Dept.
St. Charles County Police Department helicopter landed in the ball field.
The New Melle Fire Department.Enjoying the baby chicks provided by Straatmann Feed: Grayson and Evelyn Williams.
Enjoying the sheep provided by Straatmann Feed: Logan Wilmes.
Enjoying the baby chicks provided by Straatmann Feed:
Lilly, Tenley, Ty, and Kaylee Koch of Defiance, with Patrick Straatmann.
Addison Smith, of Defiance, having her face painted.
The magic show is always a big hit.
Balloon animal artist.
Playing “Plinko” at the Peoples Savings Bank booth.