Bonnie George of Neapolis carves one of the ripe melons into halves.
There s nothing as refreshing as an icy-cold, red, luscious watermelon on a hot day.
Grant Donald, 7, and his brother Drew, 6, from left scramble on one of the inflated amusement areas.
That s one of the reasons for the turnout at the recent third annual Neapolis Melon Festival.
Zachary Schreiber, 11, of Grand Rapids takes a view of festival activities from a seat on one of the amusement rides.
Neapolis, located near Grand Rapids, OH, is one of the oldest communities in northwest Oho.
Gene Palmer and Lee Myers man the grilling pit.
No festival would be complete without some barbecued chicken.