Ferdinand Heimatfest

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    Charmian Klem of Bretzville encouraged her 11-month-old daughter, Ada, to pop bubbles during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Bruce "Butter" Flamion of Ferdinand, left, and Doyle Smith of English competed in the cornhole tournament with their sons during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Friday evening. Bruce and his son, Brent, participated together as the Flamethrowers. Doyle and his son, Steve, went by the team name The Crawford County Boys. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Collin Peters of Holland, 10, right, showed his "Spiderman powers" to James Karpiak of Huntingburg, 7, left, as the boys stopped themselves from sliding down the inflatable during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Friday evening. "You just need toes," Collin explained. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Anna Muller of Ferdinand, 10, laughed at her vacuum cleaner twisted balloon art, which was complete with the written word Hoover, during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Friday evening. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    The Best Home Furnishings hot air balloon flew over the festival during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Friday evening. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Santa Claus-native Lindsey Pund of Evansville held up her 3-month-old son, Caleb, as they watched her nephew Sway Voges of Mariah Hill, 2, jump in a inflatable obstacle course during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sway says the two cousins are best friends. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Kristian Alegria of St. Anthony, 14, kicked around a soccer ball with his friend Conner Knies of Ferdinand, 14, not pictured, during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Friday evening. As incoming freshmen at Forest Park High School, the boys plan on joining the soccer team. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Marilyn Leonard of Ferdinand hoisted her first and only grandchild, 8-month-old Andersen Stevens of Jasper, into the air during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Friday evening. Andersen was a contestant in the baby picture contest. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Chris Kramer of St. Henry competed in the volleyball tournament with the Voges Lawn Service team during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Isaiah Arthur of Ferdinand, 4, squirted his "fire extinguisher" from his cardboard firetruck during the box parade at Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Clark Welp of Ferdinand, 5, felt the nose of a donkey during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Brandon Whyde of Nashville tuned his guitar before performing at Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Erica Werner of Ferdinand, 13, left, watched as her friend Niya Zazzetti of Ferdinand, 13, stretched to reach the smallest drum during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Brielle Vaal of Santa Claus, 3, right, hugged her cousin Mya LaGrange of Ferdinand, 7, as they played in a kiddie pool with Brielle's sister, Cadence, 2, left, and Mya's sister, Ruby, 2, during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. They kept cool as they watched their family members compete in the volleyball tournament. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Larry the baby llama nibbled on the shirt of Lori Weyer of Ferdinand during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Ashlyn Dilger of Ferdinand, 12, created a giant bubble during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    The treeline and sky were reflected in bubbles during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Ava Widolff of Ferdinand, 14, center, joked around by trying to make a giant bubble with her friends Brianna Perry of Ferdinand, 14, left, and Mimi Lutz of St. Meinrad, 13, during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Friday evening. The three girls got matching flamingo twisted balloon art hats. "Like a little flock," Ava said. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Collin Peters of Holland, 10, used his twisted balloon art sword to pop bubbles during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Friday evening. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Charmian Klem of Bretzville used the toes of her 11-month-old daughter, Ada, to pop bubbles during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    "You're never too old for bubbles," said Tori King of Birdseye, 16, after she pulled a giant bubble during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Friday evening. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    "You're never too old for bubbles," said Tori King of Birdseye, 16, after she spun around to create a giant bubble during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Friday evening. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    The Bubble Truck used 37 galloons of bubbles during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Alex Rexing of Evansville, 14, left, and his sister, Emily, 17, created giant bubbles during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Ellie Cummings of Ferdinand, 2, giggled as she ran amongst the bubbles during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Friday evening. "She's just amazed that there can be so many," said Molly, Ellie's mother. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    "They taste like snack bubbles," said Madison Lindsey of Chrisney, 5, after she popped bubbles with her tongue during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Saturday. "She has sensory processing disorder, so anything like this she loves," explained her mother, Ashley Shephard. "She was nervous about the crowds but when she found out about the bubbles and the animals, we couldn't keep her away ... This is the calmest I've seen her in awhile." Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Caroline Vollmer of Huntingburg, 3, spun around to encircle herself in a giant bubble during Ferdinand Heimatfest at 18th Street Park on Friday evening. "She always loves bubbles," said her mother, Lacey. "She loves bubbles at home. She loves bubbles any where we go." Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald