Sunday, September 6, 2009

Germania Home Days

Went to the Germania Old Home Days today. I took some pictures of the lawn tractor pull a humorous event, which these guys seem to take quite seriously. I guess the thrill of making a lawn tractor do a wheelie is all it takes to have some fun.
Germania was founded by German immigrants and has this festival every Labor day weekend. On Saturday they have a greased pig contest, which I guess can get quite rough. Past events have caused a few injuries to contestants all vying to be the one holding the pig.
They have good pork sandwiches(not from the
same pig they chased) and chicken on the Barbecue. They also have bingo, raffles and a horseshoe pitching contest. They compete with a host of other towns all having similar events the same weekend, Morris and Galeton both having events and the weather was picture perfect for everyone.
Most the camps in Leetonia were full this weekend and everyone seemed to be enjoying the great weather, cookouts and a relaxing weekend in the woods before going back to school or work next week.
The focus during the next two months is getting all the work done outside before the cold comes and the other thing we don't mention this early.
We still have some painting to finish that has been hard to get done this summer with all the rainy weather. Looks like next week is calling for chances of rain everyday. I can only hope they are wrong. Mountain girl, Paula, logging out.

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