Wind sending their hair flying, Christian Stone and his daughter, Madison, of Monroe, breeze down a giant slide as part of the celebration that was the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce's River Days Carnival.
Also enjoying that hair-tossed feeling of speed is Grace Butler of Monroe, hanging on for a joyful amusement ride.
Philo Isak of Monroe hangs on to the merry-go-round while he looks into the crowd.
Nearby, Jeffrey Butler of Monroe aims to pop a balloon to win a stuffed animal, while getting a pointer from game employee Chad Thompson. The festivities were on East Front Street in Monroe.