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Blueberry Festival bakes under blue sky

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Danielle Knudsen of Williston, N.D. holds down the fort at the First Fruits Blueberry Farms booth owned by her mother, Debbie Yennie of Park Rapids. (Robin Fish/Enterprise)

The sky was just about the right color for the Blueberry Festival on Saturday in Lake George.

With the sun blazing down on a town crowded with visitors, vendors, and activities, the berries ripening at the First Fruits Blueberry Farms booth seemed to have the right idea.

Blueberry pies, blueberry jams and even a couple of grills serving sizzling blueberry brats went toward the theme of the annual summer event.

There were also a children’s carnival at the town hall, a kids’ pedal pull in the middle of a street, a rummage sale, and tables loaded with everything from craft items to baby gear.

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Robin Fish is a staff reporter at the Park Rapids Enterprise. Contact him at rfish@parkrapidsenterprise.com or 218-252-3053.
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