Heimatfest

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    Ed Weyer of Ferdinand lip-synced to the song "Lucy" by Skillet on the main stage during the lip-sync contest at the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Weyer said that his aunt Pam Weyer asked him to perform two years ago and he's been doing it each year since. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    A crowd watched as those lip-syncing took the main stage at the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    The Wrong Direction group of lip-syncing singers performed the song "What Makes You Beautiful" by One Direction during the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Members of the group included Emma Hassfurther of Ferdinand, left, Sydney Pinkstaff and Abby Fischer of Jasper, Leah Wilmes of St. Anthony and Hunter Hellming of Ferdinand, all 11, and Ethan Hassfurther of Ferdinand, 9. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Karyas Slaten of Paoli, 9, lip-synced to the song "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift during the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Mary Kaiser of Odon, left, her husband, Tom, Oscar Wilburn of Glendale, Randy Johnson of Orleans and T.J. Miller of Odon waited their turn to play cornhole during the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Kelley Schipp of Ferdinand, left, gave Little Miss Heimatfest winner Avari Schneider of Ferdinand, 7, a hug during the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Susan Luegers of Jasper, behind Avari, Avari's sister Addison, 5, and her parents, Brett and Becky, attended the fest together. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Adam Wehr of St. Anthony, left, and Jim Hagedorn of Ferdinand laughed as they worked the Knights of Columbus booth cooking turkey tenders, fried pickles and sweet potato chips during the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Tiffany Singer of Ferdinand, 17, left, and Addison Schneider of Ferdinand, 5, talked to Ed Weyer of Ferdinand before he took the stage for the lip-sync contest during the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Larry Englert of Ferdinand tried some ribs during the barbecue cookout at the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Saturday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Ferdinand volunteer firefighters Jarrod Oser, left, Matt Pund and Grant Kippenbrock all ducked as they were sprayed with a fire hose from members of their own department during a round of waterball at the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department's Grant Kippenbrock, left, yelled to teammates Jake Lindauer, Chris Schipp and Craig Lindauer to keep going during a round of waterball at the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department's Grant Kippenbrock feigned exhaustion and fell over after coaching his team in a round of waterball during the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Chris Lee of the Huntingburg Volunteer Fire Department, right, joked with Grant Kippenbrock of the Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department after the two faced off in a round of waterball during the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Alyssa Simmers of Jasper, left, and Rocky Schultz of Eckerty attempted to defend the net against Reece Heilers and Joel Weyer, both of Ferdinand, during the volleyball tournament at the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Saturday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    People gathered both outside and inside the beer garden at the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday night. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Tom Schipp, left, Dewey Durcholz and Petsy Oeding, all of Ferdinand, enjoyed a beer together at the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. The three guys grew up together in Ferdinand and recalled when they used to pack the dance halls in Dubois County on summer nights like Friday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Brian Vonderheide, second from right, and Bill Mehling, right, both of Ferdinand, grilled burgers at a food stand at the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    As Troy Miller performed onstage at the Heimatfest in Ferdinand on Friday, Gary White and Veatrice Clark of Owensboro danced to the music. Matthew Busch/The Herald