Labor Day Festival: Saturday Highlights
The second day of Greenbelt’s Labor Day Festival. Again way too much to see, and way too many photos to post. Here are some highlights.
9:44 a.m. The horseshoe tournament starts at 9:30 a.m. at the horseshoe pits by the Aquatic and Fitness Center. From left are George Linkenhoker, Tom Stutzman, Mike Ginsburg, and Wayne Cumberland.
10:05 a.m. Registration for children’s pet show starts at 9:30 a.m. and judging at 10 a.m. Here Julie (10) holds Peanut who is Siberian and eight months old.
10:35 a.m. Crafty kids corner starts at 10 and includes arts, crafts and face painting.
11:23 a.m. The carnival midway opens at 11 a.m. and it is quite slow at the beginning.
12:31 p.m. Information day and community exhibits start at 10:30 a.m. Here are several members of Toastmasters Club. From left are Marilyn Mack, Rachel Alexander, Marat Moore, Angela Nattilla, and Yining Xie. Mack, Alexander, and Moore are members of Greenbelt’s Toastmasters Club, which meets every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Greenbelt Community Church. Nattilla is the president of BARC’s Toastmasters Club. Xie is District 36’s Lt. Governor of Marketing.
1:22 p.m. Dan Bongino, the Republican Party’s candidate for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, currently represented by Ben Cardin, talks to a group at Roosevelt Center Mall.
3:55 p.m. Roller skating in the Youth Center gym.
6:28 p.m. Danny Leech (right) and Kenny Davis read out names on a remembrance list during a gathering behind the Mother and Child statue to honor friends and relatives who have passed away.
7:09 p.m. Dave Lockwood (left) and Martin Collins of St. Hugh’s Knights of Columbus cook Italian sausages at their booth.
7:33 p.m. Mayor Judith Davis (left) and City Councilmember Konrad Herling serve funnel cakes at the Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt Democratic Club’s booth with Sugar Daddy Funnel Cake of Pasadena, Maryland.
8:03 p.m. A heavy downpour drives fair-goers into the Greenbelt Community Center.
8:17 p.m. Two visitors make use of some interactive items in Greenbelt Museum’s new exhibit: “Greenbelt: The First 75 Years 1937-2012.”
9:08 p.m. After the rain has stopped, Bobby Parker, “Guitar Blues Legend,” plays on the festival stage.
9:17 p.m. Two festival-goers.