It was VERY HOT this year. And even though my spot backed onto the bay, there was precious little breeze and no relief.
Better than rain, I suppose, which threatened or delivered on just about every other day in the entire summer!
This steam engine is actually a corn and potato cooker. Cool! They fired up the burner with wood and when steam starts to roll they divert it to a cooking container where they do up corn in the husk and new potatoes. And every once in a while the
Given the VERY HOT weather, working that contraption for three days must have been a real b*gger!
This group was set up on the hill across from me. (My spot is barely visible on the bottom right corner - I'm taking the shot from behind). They do story telling in the wigwam (that was VERY HOT) and drum making/chanting out front.
A few other shots from the Artisan Village:
And here is my humble spot:
The part I hate about all shows is the tear down at the end. Summerfolk goes to 9 p.m. on Sunday night, so tear down is in the dark. And dust. And did I mention it was VERY HOT!
It was well past the witching hour when I finally dragged my sorry butt outta there and I have absolutely no recollection of driving home to the farm.
But I'm here, so I must have done ok....