Saturday, July 11, 2009

Saline Watermelon Festival 2009

It's that time of year again. I've been 'tracking' the festivities of the week on the beloved Facebook. ;) The kids' night, the treasure hunt, the pageants, etc. Been lots of fun already, looks like...and today will be awesome (hot, but so fun). ;) We haven't been able to be there since 2006 (I was preggers with Eissa at the time). Y'all have a great time for me there, ya hear (and eat a chicken on a stick too)? And guess what...WE'LL SEE YOU THERE NEXT YEAR!! Woohoo!!

Can you believe these awesome pictures?!? Love them. I stole them off Facebook...thanks Donnie C. and James David. ;) This is from the festival in 1931.
1933 Queen's Float
These girls were gorgeous. I don't recognize any of the names though...who are they...does anyone know? 1933 Queen and court...L to R: Virginia Taylor, Camille Hailey, Doris McCain (queen), Mary Evelyn Frey, Eleanor Stinson

1933. Love these pics. I can just feel the air of Saline right now. ;)


Haley Frederick said...

Love those pics! Has the festival changed much since 1993? That's the last time I was there. I remember my dad doing the watermelon toss competition when we first moved to Saline and split his pants open! So funny. I"m sure he would love that I just shared that story. :)

Jen Sprayberry said...

That is cool! Is the festival in the same place as those old pics?

Matt and Meredith said...

Great pics. The ladies always had perfectly in place hair back then. What happened to us? : )