To carp means to complain, but from the looks of it, folks who lined up at the food table at the Carp Festival at Ruihley Park Pavilion in Archbold had nothing to, well, carp about. Fern Schrock, left, of Archbold arranges some of the delectables that were part of an ice cream social while Ginger Dalton, of Archbold looks what next to put on her plate.
Slug: NBRW carp17p B The Blade/Jeremy Wadsworth Date: 07/10/08 Caption: Jordan Miller, 7, Pettisville, Ohio, enjoys an ice cream social at the Carp Festival Thursday, 07/10/08, at Ruihley Park in Archbold, Ohio.
Jordan Miller, 7, of Pettisville, spoons in a sample of ice cream.
Slug: NBRW carp17p D The Blade/Jeremy Wadsworth Date: 07/10/08 Caption: Scott Towers of Montpelier, Ohio, and his daughter Reagan, 5 months, enjoy the ice cream social at the Carp Festival Thursday, 07/10/08, at Ruihley Park in Archbold, Ohio.
Nearby, Scott Towers of Montpelier watches the reaction of his daughter, Reagan, 5 months, to the goings on at the social. There also were a weekend full of activities such as a fish fry, a car show, a swing band, and at the village's swimming pool, a splash dance.