Strassenfest: Saturday and Sunday

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    Sydney Schmitt of Jasper, 9, got her pup, Zoe, ready before the pet contest at Robert E. Parker Park on Saturday. At right, Eliana Kaufmann of Jasper, 9, petted Shadow. The contest was part of the Jasper Strassenfest celebration. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Participants in an Insanity Exercise Routine was seen through the legs of Fit Together co-owners Jill Wigand, left, and Jamie Jahn, right, both of Jasper, at the Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Jason Harris of Jasper stretched after participating in an Insanity Exercise Routine at the Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Linus Hagedorn of Celestine gets his Belgian horses Charlie and Dale ready to pull logs at the Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Sydney Schmitt of Jasper, 9, pet her pup, Zoe, before the pet contest at Robert E. Parker Park on Saturday. The contest was part of the Jasper Strassenfest celebration. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Megan Rydberg of Jasper, 11, rubbed the belly of Buddy, her Golden Retriever/ Dachshund mix after the pet contest at Robert E. Parker Park on Saturday. The contest was part of the Jasper Strassenfest celebration. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Indianapolis Blues team manager Jonathan Dorris of Indianapolis kept score during the vintage baseball game against the Dayton Clodbusters at the Schroeder Complex on Saturday. The teams played two games with Civil War-era "base ball" rules as a part of the Jasper Strassenfest celebration. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Indianapolis Blues team member Mike McKitrick of Jasper prepared to bat during the vintage baseball game against the Dayton Clodbusters at the Schroeder Complex on Saturday. The teams played two games with Civil War-era "base ball" rules as a part of the Jasper Strassenfest celebration. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Indianapolis Blues team manager Jonathan Dorris of Indianapolis prepared to pitch during the vintage baseball game against the Dayton Clodbusters at the Schroeder Complex on Saturday. The teams played two games with Civil War-era "base ball" rules as a part of the Jasper Strassenfest celebration. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Neil Muherman of Dayton, Ohio ran home during the Dayton Clodbusters vintage baseball game against the Indianapolis Blues at the Schroeder Complex on Saturday. The teams played two games with Civil War-era "base ball" rules as a part of the Jasper Strassenfest celebration. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Vintage Base Ball accouterments laid on the grass during the Indianapolis Blues' game against the Dayton Clodbusters at the Schroeder Complex on Saturday. The teams played two games with Civil War-era baseball rules as a part of the Jasper Strassenfest celebration. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Adalyn Welp, 4, left, let her sister, Hanna, 14, both of Jasper try her root beer slushie at the Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Joel Levy, left, raced Alec Wehr, both 6 and of Jasper, toward the finish line and checkered flag during the big wheel race at the Jasper Strassenfest on Saturday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Kenna Brosmer, 9, of Celestine waited under the shade of an umbrella for the parade to start at Jasper Strassenfest on Sunday. Her sister, Ava, 8, was going to be throwing candy. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Sargent Dave Snyder of Fort Knox marched in the Jasper Strassenfest Parade on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Karen Grewe of Jasper threw candy as a representative for the Jasper Community Arts Commission at the Jasper Strassenfest Parade on Sunday. Their float was a take on Vincent Van Gogh's "Starry Night" painting to reflect this year's Strassenfest theme, "Alive with the Arts." Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Jeff Theising of Jasper threw candy while toting a huge American flag at the Jasper Strassenfest Parade on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Elizabeth Louviere of Jasper,8. cartwheeled through the Jasper Strassenfest Parade on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Steven Sturgeon, 6, watched the Jasper Strassenfest Parade with his sister, Trinity Mayfield, 3, both of Cordon, on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Corbyn Zehr of Dubois, 12, flipped during the Jasper Strassenfest Parade on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Horses, mules and their riders marched in the Jasper Strassenfest Parade on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Wes "Sniffles" Whiteside, center, Chad "Slug-O" Dewton, left, and Kelly "Juggles" Allen, right, all of Evensville, rode their clown car in the Jasper Strassenfest Parade on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    A float celebrated service men and women in the Jasper Strassenfest Parade on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Supporters of the LGBT community marched in the Jasper Strassenfest Parade on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Paige Troxal, 8, of Haysville, right, sought shade under an umbrella with Lorelei Poppe of Jasper, 8, at the Jasper Strassenfest Parade on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Joan Wealing of Remington rode her mule, Rosco, in the Jasper Strassenfest Parade on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    Richard Mangel of Holland caught candy in his hat at the Jasper Strassenfest Parade on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald

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    The Ellison Distributing float members sprayed the crowd at the Jasper Strassenfest parade on Sunday. Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald