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Summer Scrapbook: Making Memories At The Fete
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This trio of dancers from Power House Dance Studio brought some attitude to the stage on Saturday afternoon as part of the Park Fete fun; several age groups were featured and styles of dance were presented by local youngsters taking classes at the studio. Marg Jackson/The Times

While the temperatures topped 100 degrees both Friday and Saturday in Escalon, many still braved the summer sun and turned out for the city’s annual Park Fete celebration.

Kicking off at mid-afternoon on Friday, July 14, there was a full line up of entertainers for that night along with a busy schedule of activities on Saturday, July 15 from the early morning Park Fete runs to the late-night live concert music.

In between, attendees had the chance to eat, socialize, enjoy perusing the merchandise booths and more.

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Fun and Games brought several attractions to set up for the Park Fete celebration, including a train that drew plenty of riders Friday night and throughout the day on Saturday. Marg Jackson/The Times
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Escalon resident Mark Macsenti and his group The Tailights took to the Main Street Stage on Friday night, playing to an appreciative Park Fete crowd. Marg Jackson/The Times
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Chaplain Casey Den Ouden of the Escalon American Legion Post gives a solemn salute during a special Saturday afternoon presentation by the local Legion regarding full military honors the post often conducts for veteran’s funerals. Marg Jackson/The Times