Saturday, Aug 27, 2016
One of America's Great Newspapers ~ Toledo, Ohio

South

NEAPOLIS TURNS OUT FOR MELON FESTIVAL

  • NEAPOLIS-TURNS-OUT-FOR-MELON-FESTIVAL

    Bonnie George of Neapolis carves one of the ripe melons into halves.

    The Blade/Dave Zapotosky
    Buy This Image

  • NEAPOLIS-TURNS-OUT-FOR-MELON-FESTIVAL-3

    Zachary Schreiber, 11, of Grand Rapids takes a view of festival activities from a seat on one of the amusement rides.

  • NEAPOLIS-TURNS-OUT-FOR-MELON-FESTIVAL-4

    Gene Palmer and Lee Myers man the grilling pit.

  • NEAPOLIS-TURNS-OUT-FOR-MELON-FESTIVAL-2

    Grant Donald, 7, and his brother Drew, 6, from left scramble on one of the inflated amusement areas.

NEAPOLIS-TURNS-OUT-FOR-MELON-FESTIVAL

Bonnie George of Neapolis carves one of the ripe melons into halves.

The Blade/Dave Zapotosky
Enlarge | Buy This Image

There s nothing as refreshing as an icy-cold, red, luscious watermelon on a hot day.














NEAPOLIS-TURNS-OUT-FOR-MELON-FESTIVAL-2

Grant Donald, 7, and his brother Drew, 6, from left scramble on one of the inflated amusement areas.

Enlarge

That s one of the reasons for the turnout at the recent third annual Neapolis Melon Festival.









NEAPOLIS-TURNS-OUT-FOR-MELON-FESTIVAL-3

Zachary Schreiber, 11, of Grand Rapids takes a view of festival activities from a seat on one of the amusement rides.

Enlarge

Neapolis, located near Grand Rapids, OH, is one of the oldest communities in northwest Oho.










NEAPOLIS-TURNS-OUT-FOR-MELON-FESTIVAL-4

Gene Palmer and Lee Myers man the grilling pit.

Enlarge

No festival would be complete without some barbecued chicken.

Click to comment

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem?

Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet.

Copyright © 2015 Toledo Blade

To Top

Fetching stories…