Sinclair Lewis Days filled with fun and laughter

Quenching their thirst with lemonade served from a gigantic lemon are Hope Danzl, left, daughter of Steve Danzl and Lisa Danzel of Melrose, and Shantel Welle, daughter of Brianna Hellmann of Melrose.
Frank Kalina, left, of Alexandria bats for Diamond Point as Larry Grace, Jr., center of Apple Valley catches for Derek’s Pizza of Oak Grove, watched by umpire Randy Bergquist, right, of Melrose. Diamond Point took second and Derek’s Pizza, third.
Bouncing on the bungy bounce game is Jordan Sornsin of Arizona, visiting grandparents Bill and Janet Kranz of Sauk Center along with her parents, Brad and Connie Sornsin
Newly-crowned Miss Sauk Centre Hannah Salto assists with the cow milking contest at the Family Fun Festival.
Emily Christensen, daughter of Ginny Schmiesing of Otsego, tries her hand at the chimes along the lake in Sinclair Lewis Park.
Marie Eli of St. Anna spotted the perfect sign for her garden in a craft fair booth, declaring her yard to be an “experimental weed farm.”
Joe Feldman, son of Tom and Carol Feldman of Brooten, checks out the chess board at Sinclair Lewis’ boyhood home. Nobel prize winner Lewis wrote many books and short stories, including “Main Street.”