Celebrating Waterville Days!

Residents and visitors enjoyed the fun festivities of Waterville Days July 7-8.

Here are some scenes from throughout the celebration.

All photos by Empire Press correspondent Suzanne Robinson, except where noted

 

Over 250 people attend the spaghetti feei in Pioneer Park Friday to kick off festivities for Watervillle Days. (Empire Press photo/James Robinson)

 

Horseshoe pitching take place throughout the day. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

Food vendors in the park offer treats during Waterville Days. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

Fifth, sixth and seventh grade students from Eastmont School District’s Bonga Marimba Band perform on stage in the park. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

 

Participants in the Thin Air 5K race pass by Pioneer Park. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

Lauren Shiflett, Elsa Ashley and Cody Shiflett of Waterville Players take part in the parade. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

Darius Jerrels and sister Dariana Jerrels of Waterville enjoy the children’s activities in the park. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

Several arts and crafts vendors in Pioneer Park display their products during Waterville Days. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

 

 

JoAn Baumgart of East Wenatchee and Garna Colburn of Waterville visit the quilt show at United Lutheran Church. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

Tim Dekle with the Story Barn for kids, sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship in Wenatchee. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

Rick Becker and son Eric show their 1966 Porsche during Waterville Days, as part of the Pacific Northwest Porsche Club from Seattle. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

Pat Reid, a first time quilter, enjoys her time at Waterville Days. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

Mascots Coyote of the Wenatchee AppleSox and Walt the Wolf of the Wenatchee Wild prepare to ride along the parade route. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

Mayor Royal DeVaney in the town’s first fire truck from 1936 during the Waterville Days parade. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

A mother-daughter singing team ride on a float in the parade and later sing on stage in the park. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

 

Mark Tongate tries his luck at the fish pond run by Don Barrett. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)

 

 

 

Skye Long, Jorga Hope and Daniel Sheridan sell lemonade to those passing by. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)