Canal Winchester’s Labor Day Festival

Messenger photos by Linda Dillman
People were not the only visitors enjoying the wide variety of food vendors at the Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival. Norman, an eight-month-old golden doodle, tries sharing Canal Winchester resident Emily Stanley’s lunch outside Town Hall.
A pair of visitors from Dayton, Michael Andrews (front) and Kyleigh Bowls (rear) check out one of the autos in the festival’s annual car competition.
Little Miss Canal Winchester Second Attendant Parker Schmit, 8, (left) and First Attendant Camilla Estes, 10, (center) take advantage of a cold treat from Canal Winchester Middle Schooler Sam Hockman (right). Hockman was a volunteer with the Canal Winchester Area Historical Society helping pass out the treats during the society’s ice cream social.
Pies were plentiful, but only for judging, at the historical society’s complex before a Sept. 4 competition. Checking in her entries with volunteer Jill Amos (left,)was first-time competitor Andrea Lyles (right) who entered a raspberry custard pie and a sour cream apple pie.
The Queen of the Line Depot was open to visitors during the 100th annual Labor Day Festival in Canal Winchester, including a massive motel train setup.
Two-year-old Laney Hummel of Canal Winchester enjoys a cold drink with her parents while taking a break during a visit to the Labor Day Festival on Sept. 4.


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